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    Pakistan wins seat on UN rights council
    Oct17

    Pakistan wins seat on UN rights council

    UNITED NATIONS (Dunya News) – Pakistan was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Pakistan will serve on the 47-member council from January 2018 through the end of 2020.Pakistan was among the 15 countries who won seats on the council during a vote at the UN General Assembly. They will serve on the 47-member council from January...

    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...

    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 blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’
    Aug03

    Russia blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lashed new US sanctions as a full-fledged economic war on Moscow, saying they crushed hopes for repairing ties and demonstrated President Donald Trump’s total weakness … in the most humiliating way.Trump reluctantly signed off on the new sanctions Wednesday, bowing to...

    Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury
    Aug03

    Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury

    SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the WTA Bank of the West Classic just before her scheduled second-round match Wednesday with a left arm injury, tournament officials announced.Were sad to announce that @mariasharapova has withdrawn after doctors advice regarding her left arm, a post on the...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
    Aug03

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril.Trump signed the legislation behind closed doors, after failed White House efforts to scupper or water down the bill.Trumps reluctance was on...

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse
    Aug02

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday he will meet with his Russian opposite number Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over the weekend, but warned US-Russia ties could still get worse.Some in Moscow and Washington had hoped relations between the former Cold War foes might improve under US President Donald Trump,...

    US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin
    Jul31

    US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in its ties after the US Congress backed new sanctions against the Kremlin.Putin added bluntly that Russia was able to raise the stakes with America even further, although he hoped this...

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates
    Jul29

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill.The U.S. Senate had voted almost...

    Three-man crew reaches International Space Station
    Jul29

    Three-man crew reaches International Space Station

    BAIKONUR (AFP) – A three-man space crew from Italy, Russia and the United States on Friday arrived at the International Space Station for a five-month mission Friday.Footage broadcast by Russias space agency Roscosmos showed the Soyuz craft carrying NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky and Paolo Nespoli of the...

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