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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Murray battles past Klizan to set up Del Potro blockbuster
    Jun01

    Murray battles past Klizan to set up Del Potro blockbuster

    World number one Andy Murray set up a French Open blockbuster against Juan Martin del Potro yesterday, the latest chapter in what has developed into an epic rivalry.Murray, the 2016 runner-up, reached the third round with a bruising 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) win over Martin Klizan of Slovakia.Del Potro, playing in Paris for the first time in...

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia economic forum
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia economic forum

    Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West.Modi and Putin met on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the pair looking to bolster...

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Indian premier Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West. Modi and Putin met on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the pair looking to bolster...

    Sri Lankan in ‘bomb’ drama just released from psychiatric care
    Jun01

    Sri Lankan in ‘bomb’ drama just released from psychiatric care

    A Sri Lankan man who tried to enter an airline cockpit with what he said was a bomb, before terrified passengers managed to overpower him, had just been released from psychiatric care when he boarded the plane, Australian police said Thursday. Those on board the Malaysian Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur said they feared for their...

    Muguruza survives scare as Nadal, Djokovic march on
    May31

    Muguruza survives scare as Nadal, Djokovic march on

    French Open title rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic stormed into the last 32 yesterday, while women’s defending champion Garbine Muguruza survived a second-round scare.Nadal outclassed Dutchman Robin Haase 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 in one hour and 49 minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier to continue his quest for an incredible 10th Roland Garros...

    ‘Russian firms line up for Moscow listings’
    May30

    ‘Russian firms line up for Moscow listings’

    Seven big Russian companies are in advanced talks with the Moscow Exchange about listing their shares, the exchange’s CEO says, highlighting corporate Russia’s preference for listing at home amid sanctions and a standoff with the West.Russian companies previously flocked to the likes of the London and New York bourses to bolster their...

    Macron accuses Russian media, right next to Putin
    May29

    Macron accuses Russian media, right next to Putin

    French President Emmanuel Macron, standing alongside Russia’s Vladimir Putin yesterday, dubbed two Russian media outlets “agents of influence” which he said had spread fake news about him during his election campaign.In one of the sharper moments of a news conference marking a visit by Putin, Macron added that he had already raised the...

    Russia squares up to Boeing, Airbus with maiden jet flight
    May29

    Russia squares up to Boeing, Airbus with maiden jet flight

    Russia completed the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane yesterday, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft which it hopes will rival those of its Western competitors.In a surprise statement, manufacturer Irkut Corporation and its state-controlled parent company United Aircraft...

    G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate
    May26

    G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

    * G7 leaders to hold two days of talks in Sicily * Allies want Trump to endorse Paris Agreement * British suicide attack puts focus on security Leaders of the world’s rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after the US president lambasted Nato allies for not spending more on defence...

    Manchester attack scars Europa final
    May23

    Manchester attack scars Europa final

    Manchester United’s preparations for today’s Europa League final were plunged into sadness on Tuesday after a bomb attack at a Manchester pop concert killed 22 people and injured dozens more.Manager Jose Mourinho led his players in a solemn minute’s silence on United’s Carrington training pitches west of Manchester city...

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