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    Tennis: Czech Strycova knocks Ivanovic out of Dubai
    Feb19

    Tennis: Czech Strycova knocks Ivanovic out of Dubai

    DUBAI (AFP) – The depleted Dubai Tennis Championships lost another popular drawcard on Thursday as Czech Barbora Strycova defeated former number one Ana Ivanovic 7-6 (7/5), 6-3.The quarter-final exit of the Serb drove another nail into the only WTA tournament in history to lose all eight seeds as none won a single match to exit in the first...

    Tennis: Nadal through to last eight in Rio
    Feb19

    Tennis: Nadal through to last eight in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – Rafael Nadal won through to the quarter-finals of the clay-court event in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, beating compatriot Nicolas Almagro in straight sets 6-3, 7-5.The troubled Mallorcan is the top seed in what is his second tournament since being humbled in the first round of the Australian Open.Beaten in the...

    Ukraine’s ruling coalition collapses
    Feb19

    Ukraine’s ruling coalition collapses

    Ukraine’s ruling coalition collapsed on Thursday after the departure of Samopomich Party. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-02/18/c_135111020.htm target=_blank title="Ukraine’s ruling coalition collapses”...

    Top seeds Nadal and Ferrer reach quarterfinals in Rio
    Feb19

    Top seeds Nadal and Ferrer reach quarterfinals in Rio

    The King of Clay: Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Nicolas Almagro of Spain, during a Rio Open tennis match, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday. (AP/Silvia Izquierdo)The King of Clay Rafael Nadal and defending champion David Ferrer are into the quarterfinals of the Rio Open, the third clay-court tournament in the month-long swing around...

    Biden welcomes passage of Ukraine reforms in call with Poroshenko – White House
    Feb19

    Biden welcomes passage of Ukraine reforms in call with Poroshenko – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in a telephone call on Thursday, commended Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on the passage of anti-corruption legislation sought by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Biden welcomes passage of Ukraine reforms in call with Poroshenko – White House
    Feb19

    Biden welcomes passage of Ukraine reforms in call with Poroshenko – White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in a telephone call on Thursday, commended Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on the passage of anti-corruption legislation sought by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Secibd faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Feb18

    Secibd faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition

    MINSK: Ukraine’s governing coalition no longer commands a majority in parliament, after a second faction bailed out. Thursday’s move by Samopomich (Self Help), which has 26 seats in the 450-seat parliament, leaves the coalition partners with 217 votes. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s faction withdrew from the coalition...

    Ukraine vows to fight Russian US$3b debt claim in London court
    Feb18

    Ukraine vows to fight Russian US$3b debt claim in London court

    KIEV: Kiev vowed on Thursday to fight Russia’s demand for the full repayment of a US$3 billion (RM12.53 billion) loan it issued to Ukraine in 2013 under ousted Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych. Russia on Wednesday filed a lawsuit with the High Court in London after the two sides failed to reach a private settlement over the debt....

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits ruling coalition
    Feb18

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits ruling coalition

    Ukraine’s Samopomich party has decided to quit the ruling coalition, one of its leaders Oleh Berezyuk said on Thursday, increasing pressure on prime minister Arseny Yatseniuk to find new allies or risk the collapse of the government. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits ruling coalition
    Feb18

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits ruling coalition

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Samopomich party has decided to quit the ruling coalition, one of its leaders Oleh Berezyuk said on Thursday, increasing pressure on prime minister Arseny Yatseniuk to find new allies or risk the collapse of the government. …read more Source: The...

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