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    Getting slots for Rio 2016 just got much harder for Indian women boxers
    May18

    Getting slots for Rio 2016 just got much harder for Indian women boxers

    Five-time champion Indian star M C Mary Kom (51kg) will take on Sweden’s Juliana Soderstrom in her opening bout of a highly competitive World Women’s Boxing Championship where only three of her compatriots were given seedings in Astana on Wednesday. The event — the final qualifying tournament for women boxers in the three...

    Trump would speak to Kim Jong-Un: report
    May18

    Trump would speak to Kim Jong-Un: report

    FILE – In this April 15, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would speak with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in what would be a dramatic shift in US policy. “I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,” the...

    Would have no problem speaking to Kim Jong-Un, says Donald Trump
    May18

    Would have no problem speaking to Kim Jong-Un, says Donald Trump

    Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would speak with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un, in what would be a dramatic shift in United States (US) policy. “I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,” the Republican presumptive presidential nominee told media in an interview. Until now, the US strategy has been to try and isolate...

    Trump would speak to N.Korean leader: report
    May18

    Trump would speak to N.Korean leader: report

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would speak with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in what would be a dramatic shift in US policy. “I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,” the Republican presumptive presidential nominee told Reuters in an exclusive interview. Until now, the US strategy has been to...

    Rio 2016: 31 athletes caught in drug retests, might face ban
    May18

    Rio 2016: 31 athletes caught in drug retests, might face ban

    In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports could be barred from competing in this year’s Olympics after they were caught in retesting of drug samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, and other positive cases could emerge from the 2012 London Games. The International Olympic Committee opened disciplinary...

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    A combination photo shows a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) handout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released on May 10, 2016, and Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump posing for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, May 17, 2016. REUTERS NEW YORK:...

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea
    May18

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. –AP photo Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is willing to meet the North Korean leader to discuss Pyongyang’s nuclear programme. ‘I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,’ the businessman said of Kim Jong-un....

    Trump would engage North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would engage North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    Asked whether he would try to talk some sense into the North Korean leader, Trump replied, “Absolutely.” (Source: AP) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in US policy toward the isolated...

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars: UN
    May18

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars: UN

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean Tatars, who have faced growing persecution since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The China...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision winner brushes off Russian anger
    May17

    Ukraine’s Eurovision winner brushes off Russian anger

    KIEV – Ukraine’s Eurovision Song Contest winner Tuesday dismissed Russia’s anger over her triumph as a sign of “weakness” from a sore loser who saw political plots hatched in a light-hearted event. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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