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Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia
Aug16

Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia

Ukrainian space agency acting chief Yuriy Radchenko talks to journalists during a press conference in Kiev on August 15, 2017. AFP/Genya Savilov KIEV: Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia.The...

Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia
Aug16

Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia

Ukrainian space agency acting chief Yuriy Radchenko talks to journalists during a press conference in Kiev on August 15, 2017. AFP/Genya Savilov KIEV: Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia.The...

Tennis: Pliskova, Halep lead five-woman fight for No. 1
Aug15

Tennis: Pliskova, Halep lead five-woman fight for No. 1

CINCINNATI (AFP) – With sidelined Serena Williams about to have a baby, five players have a chance to grab the world number one ranking at this weeks US Open tuneup event in Cincinnati.Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion who announced her pregnancy and the end of her season in April, owned the top spot for 186 consecutive weeks through...

Russian hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe
Aug12

Russian hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe

A cyber-spying group with suspected links to Russian military intelligence was probably behind a campaign targeting hotel guests in eight mostly European countries last month, researchers at security firm FireEye said on Friday. The espionage group, dubbed APT 28, sought to steal password credentials from Western government and business...

FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies
Aug10

FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies

WASHINGTON: A raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former 2016 election campaign manager showed an investigation of possible ties between the campaign and Russia is intensifying and focused on the financial dealings of Trump associates, sources familiar with the probe said.Longtime political consultant and lobbyist Paul...

Tourism cooperation to be strengthened between Pakistan and Ukraine: Ukrainian ambassador
Aug09

Tourism cooperation to be strengthened between Pakistan and Ukraine: Ukrainian ambassador

ISLAMABAD (AFP): Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov and Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Managing Director Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Khan agreed to strengthen bilateral relations and step up tourism cooperation between the two countries. In a meeting on Tuesday, Lakomov informed the PTDC MD that he had visited numerous places in...

Tennis: Wimbledon champ Muguruza storms into Stanford semis
Aug05

Tennis: Wimbledon champ Muguruza storms into Stanford semis

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza swept into the semi-finals of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Stanford on Friday with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Ana Konjuh.Spanish top seed Muguruza needed just 62 minutes to get past the fifth-seeded Croatian, breaking Konjuhs serve five times and never trailing in their first career...

Russia slams new EU sanctions as ‘hostile’ and ‘groundless’
Aug05

Russia slams new EU sanctions as ‘hostile’ and ‘groundless’

MOSCOW: Russia reacted angrily Friday after the European Union expanded its sanctions over the transfer of Siemens gasturbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea, calling the move “hostile”.”The decision of Brussels to include a number of Russian officials and companies as a retaliatory measure for alleged illegitimate supply of Siemens...

Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes
Aug03

Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as...

Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
Aug03

Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness,...

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