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    Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout
    Dec09

    Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout

    World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua fights Eric Molina tonight, but all the talk this week has been about who the Briton could fight next. Joshua’s second defence of his IBF world crown might not be generating as much excitement and anticipation as his previous fights, but much is on the line. Should he prevail, Joshua will be set to...

    Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record
    Dec09

    Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record

    Chad le Clos, rebounding from what he considered a disappointing Rio Olympics, won his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Championships on Thursday with a world record-setting victory in the 100m butterfly. The South African’s time of 48.08sec improved his own world record of 48.44, set at the previous edition of the...

    EU breaks deadlock over visa waivers
    Dec08

    EU breaks deadlock over visa waivers

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) will allow Ukrainians and Georgians to visit the bloc without a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the plan. Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergencies ends mounting embarrassment for some EU leaders who...

    Russian shares hit record high after Rosneft stake sale
    Dec08

    Russian shares hit record high after Rosneft stake sale

    Emerging market stocks climbed the most in a month yesterday, as Russia’s approval of the sale of a €10.5bn stake in its largest oil firm sent Moscow shares to a record high and forecast-beating Chinese trade data lifted the mood.MSCI’s emerging market index jumped 1.3% in the wake of China reporting upbeat trade figures, with exports...

    Dealmaking king returns with Glencore’s bets on oil, Russia
    Dec08

    Dealmaking king returns with Glencore’s bets on oil, Russia

    A year ago Ivan Glasenberg (pictured) was fighting to save his company from short sellers. Today, the CEO of Glencore is back to doing what made his reputation: Cutting deals that shake up global commodity markets.Making a big bet on both the battered oil industry and Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund...

    Mayyaleh:Focusing on national product’s reputation
    Dec08

    Mayyaleh:Focusing on national product’s reputation

    Damascus, SANA- Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Adib Mayyaleh discussed on Thursday in two separate meetings with members of the Syrian side of the Syrian-Ukrainian and Syrian-Armenian Business Councils the mechanisms to activate joint economic relations and increase trade exchange between Syria and other countries. The minister stressed...

    It is time for Israel to accept that Hamas is invincible, so negotiate
    Dec08

    It is time for Israel to accept that Hamas is invincible, so negotiate

    Last month, the New York Times reported on preparations underway in Estonia for an invasion by Vladimir Putin’s Russia. These kind of preparations are entirely reasonable, for NATO will almost certainly not come to the defence of Estonia. The Kremlin has both the means, the precedent and the motive to take on at least one of the Baltic...

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures.Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergencies ends mounting embarrassment for some EU...

    EU: Migrant deal with Turkey producing results
    Dec08

    EU: Migrant deal with Turkey producing results

    A Turkish-EU deal on migrants is yielding positive results, the European Commission said on Dec. 8, but no progress was made on the issue of visa-free travel for Turks even though the process has been unblocked for Ukrainians and Georgians …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Western Countries Threats of New Russia Sanctions Groundless: Kremlin
    Dec08

    Western Countries Threats of New Russia Sanctions Groundless: Kremlin

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that the Western countries’ threats of imposing new sanctions on Russia over the situation in Syria are groundless. Moscow hopes that threats of imposing sanctions against Russia over the situation in Syria will not be implemented in practice, Peskov said. “The continuation of the sanctions...

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