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    Dimitrov stuns Nishikori, bags Brisbane trophy
    Jan08

    Dimitrov stuns Nishikori, bags Brisbane trophy

    BRISBANE — Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov won his first title in over two years when he upset world No. 5 Kei Nishikori in three sets to win the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament Sunday. In an enthralling final between two evenly matched opponents, Dimitrov claimed the Roy Emerson Trophy 6-2, 2-6, 6-3, his fourth singles title on the ATP...

    MH17 crash debris seized from Dutch journalist
    Jan08

    MH17 crash debris seized from Dutch journalist

    THE HAGUE: 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 on Sunday. Freelancer Michel Spekkers was met by police as he returned to Schiphol airport late on Saturday after visiting the region and writing an article about his...

    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...

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