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    Hosszu delights home fans with 200m IM title
    Jul24

    Hosszu delights home fans with 200m IM title

    Katinka Hosszu said defending her women’s 200m individual medley title in front of her home crowd at the world aquatics championships on Monday was an “unforgettable experience”. Hosszu clocked 2min 07.00sec to retain the gold medal with Japan’s Yui Ohashi in silver at 0.91sec and Madisyn Cox of the United States earning bronze,...

    Germany wants more sanctions on Russia
    Jul24

    Germany wants more sanctions on Russia

    Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc’s sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said.The EU has barred its firms from doing business with Crimea since the 2014 annexation, imposed sanctions on Russian...

    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy
    Jul24

    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy

    The new US special envoy on Ukraine said yesterday that Russia is responsible for the “hot war” in the country’s east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels.Kurt Volker, who was appointed this month as the State Department’s special representative for negotiations to end more than three years of...

    Taiwan parliamentarians scuffle during heated spending debate
    Jul19

    Taiwan parliamentarians scuffle during heated spending debate

    Politicians scuffled in Taiwan’s parliament yesterday during a heated debate over how billions of dollar for an infrastructure development plan will be allocated.Members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and opposition Nationalist party threw water and shoved each other to the floor of the legislature, according to video of...

    1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN
    Jul17

    1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

    Nearly one in 10 infants received no vaccinations in 2016, meaning that they missed the first innoculation against three lethal diseases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. A full 12.9mn infants received no vaccinations last year, WHO found in a joint report with the UN’s children’s agency, Unicef. As a result, they...

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing
    Jul17

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday insisted Russia must be held to account over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three years on from the tragedy that killed 298 people. International investigators have said the Boeing airliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown out of the sky over conflict-wracked east...

    Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new talks
    Jul17

    Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new talks

    French President Emmanuel Macron told Israel’s visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday that Paris opposes Israel’s expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory as he urged fresh Middle East peace talks.Stressing that international law should be “respected by all”, Macron said: “I am thinking here of...

    Brexit threatens UK’s place at the N-table
    Jul16

    Brexit threatens UK’s place at the N-table

    In the south of France, the largest scientific experiment mankind has ever embarked upon is rising out of the ground. This facility, the Iter project, will demonstrate nuclear fusion power on a commercial scale, involving the European Union, US, Japan, South Korea, China, Russia and India. Fusion is the process that powers the sun and the stars,...

    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia
    Jul16

    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia

    The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile over...

    Egypt police probe motives of beach resort attacker
    Jul16

    Egypt police probe motives of beach resort attacker

    Police yesterday questioned the suspected militant who stabbed to death two German women and wounded four others at a Red Sea beach resort, adding to the woes of Egypt’s hobbled tourism industry.Elsewhere the interior ministry said police killed six militants in two shootouts near Cairo and the eastern Ismailiya province.Egypt has struggled...

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