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    EU Juncker’s plan to visit Russia in June reopens EU sanctions debate
    May31

    EU Juncker’s plan to visit Russia in June reopens EU sanctions debate

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker looks on during a meeting at the Capitol Hill in Rome, Italy, May 5, 2016. REUTERS BRUSSELS: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s plan to meet President Vladimir Putin in June in Russia on Monday reignited a debate about ties with Moscow as the bloc weighs renewing sanctions...

    Tennis: ‘Roof essential’ as French Open suffers first washout in 16 years
    May31

    Tennis: ‘Roof essential’ as French Open suffers first washout in 16 years

    PARIS (AFP) – The French Open suffered its first rain washout in 16 years Monday, leaving tournament chiefs venting their frustration at Roland Garross isolation as the only Grand Slam without a covered stadium.There could be more problems on Tuesday with further heavy rain forecast throughout the day in Paris before conditions brighten on...

    Tennis: Weather leaves Djokovic facing hectic Paris schedule
    May31

    Tennis: Weather leaves Djokovic facing hectic Paris schedule

    PARIS (AFP) – Novak Djokovic will look to conquer both the weather and last-16 opponent Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday with more bleak conditions forecast at Roland Garros.The French Open suffered its first washout since 2000 on Monday when all scheduled matches were cancelled due to heavy rain, and there could be more problems on Tuesday...

    Kiev reports heavy losses in fresh clashes in E. Ukraine
    May31

    Kiev reports heavy losses in fresh clashes in E. Ukraine

    Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and eight others were wounded in clashes with independence-seeking insurgents in eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said here Monday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-05/31/c_135399927.htm target=_blank title="Kiev...

    French Open suffers first washout in 16 years
    May30

    French Open suffers first washout in 16 years

    The French Open suffered its first complete washout since 2000 on Monday when all scheduled matches were cancelled due to heavy rain. “Due to weather, there will be no matches played at #RG16 today,” said the Roland Garros Twitter feed. There could be more problems on Tuesday with further rain forecast throughout the day before conditions...

    Djokovic poised to become first man to hit $100 million jackpot
    May30

    Djokovic poised to become first man to hit $100 million jackpot

    World number one Novak Djokovic is poised to become the first man to win $100 million in prize money on Monday when he targets a place in the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time. Djokovic, chasing a first Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam, tackles Spain’s 14th seed Roberto Bautista Agut. The top seeded Serb has a...

    NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense
    May30

    NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense

    Tirana : NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia’s military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense, reports UNB. A unanimously approved declaration called on alliance members “to provide reassurance to those allies who feel their security is under threat,...

    Border management staff course for women leaders held in Dushanbe
    May30

    Border management staff course for women leaders held in Dushanbe

    DUSHANBE, May 30, 2016, Asia-Plus — A one-month Border Management Staff Course for Women Leaders concluded at the OSCE Border Management Staff College in Dushanbe on May 27. According to the OSCE Office in Dushanbe, the course trained 25 female border officials representing ten OSCE participating States – Belarus, Bosnia and...

    Sweden Lends Women of Burma Its Support
    May30

    Sweden Lends Women of Burma Its Support

    Women and children take shelter as they flee fighting in Burma’s Kachin State. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The Swedish government says women in Burma can count on its support in furthering gender equality and protecting them from violence over the next four years. Under Sweden’s recently adopted National Action Plan for...

    Germany slump to 3-1 home defeat against Slovakia
    May30

    Germany slump to 3-1 home defeat against Slovakia

    Slovakia’s Jan Durica (left) and Germany’s Leroy Sane challenge for the ball during a friendly football match between Germany and Slovakia in Augsburg, Germany, on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Photo: AP AUGSBURG: Germany’s European Championship preparations had a setback Sunday in a 3-1 thunderstorm-interrupted defeat to Slovakia....

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