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    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...

    Nepali archer Muktan loses to India’s Das in Rio Olympics
    Aug09

    Nepali archer Muktan loses to India’s Das in Rio Olympics

    Jit Bahadur Muktan of Nepal competes during 2016 Rio Olympics of Archery Preliminary Men’s Individual 1/32 eliminations at Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Photo: Reuters KATHMANDU: Nepali archer Jit Bahadur Muktan lost the round of 32 match of the men’s Individual Recurve 70m event in the Rio Olympics...

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
    Aug09

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen leaders began healing a bitter feud over Ankara’s downing of a Russian warplane. Erdogan’s visit to Putin’s hometown of Saint Petersburg is also his first foreign trip...

    Putin, Erdogan meet to mend strained ties
    Aug09

    Putin, Erdogan meet to mend strained ties

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen leaders began healing a bitter feud over Ankara’s downing of a Russian warplane. Erdogan’s visit to Putin’s hometown of Saint Petersburg is also his first foreign trip...

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