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    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples
    Aug10

    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 10, 2016 (AFP) – The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday stripped Ukrainian javelin thrower Oleksandr Pyatnytsya of his silver medal from the 2012 Olympics as it announced the first sanctions after retests on doping samples from the London and Beijing Games.The sanctions against four athletes were the first...

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt
    Aug10

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt

    Igor Plotnytsky, the leader of independence-seeking insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk region, said Tuesday he came back to work three days after surviving an attempt on his life. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/10/c_135580711.htm target=_blank title="Ukrainian rebel leader returns to...

    Donald Trump faces Republican flak
    Aug10

    Donald Trump faces Republican flak

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina June 14, 2016. Photo: Reuters Washington, August 9 Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White House nominee Donald Trump, warning if elected he would be “the most reckless...

    Serena out of Rio tennis
    Aug10

    Serena out of Rio tennis

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Serena Williams shocked by Elina Svitolina in straight sets
    Aug10

    Serena Williams shocked by Elina Svitolina in straight sets

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 9, 2016 (AFP) – Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.Defeat for the 34-year-old American robbed her of the chance to secure a fifth gold medal and her 2016 Games are now over after she and sister Venus...

    Olympics: Muguruza crashes as Murray, Nadal breeze in Rio
    Aug10

    Olympics: Muguruza crashes as Murray, Nadal breeze in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – Garbine Muguruzas post-French Open slump continued Tuesday when she crashed out of the Olympics while Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal made the third round, happy to avoid Novak Djokovics fate.Third seed Muguruza slipped to a worrying 6-1, 6-1 loss to Monica Puig of Puerto Rico, the world number 34.Puig, 22, closed in on...

    Forecast: Armenia will be driven into a platform of unpopular decisions
    Aug09

    Forecast: Armenia will be driven into a platform of unpopular decisions

    Considering the series of Vladimir Putin’s meetings with Ilham Aliyev, Recep Erdogan, and Serzh Sargsyan on August 8,9, and 10, it appears that Armenia will be driven into a format of unpopular decisions soon. Alexey Kolomiets, President of the Kiev-based Center of European and Transatlantic Studies, made such statement to ArmInfo....

    Andy Murray reaches third round of the Olympic Games
    Aug09

    Andy Murray reaches third round of the Olympic Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 9, 2016 (AFP) – Defending champion Andy Murray raced into the Olympic Games third round Tuesday, blitzing close friend Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-3, 6-1.World number two Murray is looking to make the most of the shock opening round exit of top seed Novak Djokovic and become the first man to win two singles golds.The...

    Ukraine says no ‘critical’ need for new IMF aid
    Aug09

    Ukraine says no ‘critical’ need for new IMF aid

    KIEV – Ukraine’s finance minister has said the conflict-hit nation had no “critical” need for IMF funding as the global lender continues delaying the payout of billions of dollars in aid. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Putin says Russia will end sanctions on Turkey gradually
    Aug09

    Putin says Russia will end sanctions on Turkey gradually

    ST PETERSBURG: Russia will phase out sanctions against Turkey step-by-step but the priority is to bring bilateral ties between the two countries to their pre-crisis level, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. Putin, after meeting with President Tayyip Erdogan, said the talks will have an important bearing on the future of...

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