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    Kuznetsova opens defence with win, seeds withdraw
    Jan08

    Kuznetsova opens defence with win, seeds withdraw

    Svetlana Kuznetsova opened the defence of her Sydney International title with a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 victory over Irina-Camelia Begu yesterday as the Australian Open warm-up event suffered a pair of big-name withdrawals. The Russian fifth seed started strongly by winning 10 of the first 11 games and after her Romanian opponent rallied in the...

    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter
    Jan08

    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter

    Dutch police have taken from a journalist items, including possible human remains, which he found at the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, prosecutors said Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Turkey’s tourism reels under terrorist attacks
    Jan07

    Turkey’s tourism reels under terrorist attacks

    ISTANBUL — The once bustling Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is astonishingly quiet. The shops and restaurants in the city’s trendy Istiklal Street are all but empty of foreign customers and the hotels in the upscale Nisantasi district are nearly deserted. Turkey’s economy is suffering in the face of a string of extremist attacks — including...

    Russian tourists in UAE increasing
    Jan07

    Russian tourists in UAE increasing

    The UAE has recently recorded an increasing number of Russian tourists after a strengthening in the value of the Russian ruble. Emirati news outlet the National reported yesterday that Dubai hotels have seen a significant increase in the number of Russian tourists in recent months. A spokeswoman at Rixos the Palm hotel said that almost 45 per...

    Ukraine’s military denies Russian hack attack
    Jan07

    Ukraine’s military denies Russian hack attack

    The conflict has claimed the lives of nearly 10,000 people and was one of the main factors why Moscow’s relations with the West are at a post-Cold War low. …read more Source: World...

    Kiev rebuffs billionaire’s calls for compromise with Russia
    Jan07

    Kiev rebuffs billionaire’s calls for compromise with Russia

    Kiev has rebuffed a plan of compromise with Russia, proposed by Ukrainian billionaire Viktor Pinchuk. …read more Source:...

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities
    Jan06

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities

    Watch out for the unexpected in commodities in 2017. Barclays said raw materials markets from energy to metals face the high likelihood of disruptions, giving a laundry list of possible threats including a default by Venezuela, riots in Chile and a trade war with China. “The new politics of populism and protectionist trade policies have the...

    Raonic knocks out Nadal
    Jan06

    Raonic knocks out Nadal

    Canada’s Milos Raonic reacts after winning his match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal in Brisbane Friday. – ReutersBRISBANE – Defending champion Milos Raonic beat former world No. 1 Rafa Nadal in three sets Friday to reach the Brisbane International semifinals. The big-serving Canadian blasted 50 winners, including 23 aces, to overcome...

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’
    Jan06

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’

    After the shock of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States in 2016, this will be a decisive year for Europe. Upcoming parliamentary elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands, and possibly Italy will decide whether the European Union will hold together, or whether it will...

    Aggressive Raonic ousts Nadal, in semis
    Jan06

    Aggressive Raonic ousts Nadal, in semis

    A more aggressive Milos Raonic moved into the semi-finals of the Brisbane International when he beat Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a high quality quarter-final yesterday. Raonic, the defending champion, came back from losing the first set to overhaul Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, disappointing the sell-out crowd who were almost all cheering for a Spanish...

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