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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Turkey replaces lost Russia wheat as trade spat rolls on
    Apr01

    Turkey replaces lost Russia wheat as trade spat rolls on

    Turkey is buying more wheat from other countries after restricting imports from its top supplier Russia as part of a food-trade dispute.In the last two weeks, Turkish firms agreed to import as much as 300,000 metric tonnes of Baltic grain, and more cargoes are being lined up, according to Linas Agro. That’s more than Turkey normally buys...

    Tillerson pushes US demand on Nato allies
    Apr01

    Tillerson pushes US demand on Nato allies

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reassured his nervous European counterparts over Washington’s commitment to Nato and pressed them again to spend more on defence, triggering a rebuke from Germany.Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said it was neither “reachable nor desirable” for Germany to spend the agreed Nato target of 2% of member...

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final
    Mar31

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final

    Roger Federer dramatically fought his way into the Miami Open semi-finals with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (8/6) victory over Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych on Thursday. The 35-year-old Swiss, who has already won the Australian Open and Indian Wells so far this year, extended his win streak over Berdych to seven matches. There was plenty of tension in the...

    UK-EU deal ‘in all our interests’, May tells European press
    Mar30

    UK-EU deal ‘in all our interests’, May tells European press

    British Prime Minister Theresa May published columns in seven European papers on Thursday to stress that a Brexit deal was ‘in all our interests’, striking a conciliatory tone before negotiations begin. ‘We will continue to play our part in ensuring that Europe remains strong and prosperous and able to lead in the world,’ May wrote in...

    Phillauri, the love story of a ghost
    Mar28

    Phillauri, the love story of a ghost

    I grew up in Bengal that was notorious for its tales of black magic and ghosts. And many popular writers penned stories of the supernatural with a kind of eerie flourish which created inexplicable fear even in adults. The narratives came from even well-known authors like Satyajit Ray, and he wrote these even for children – but of course carefully...

    Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy, Spain cruise
    Mar25

    Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy, Spain cruise

    Italy kept pace with Spain in European World Cup qualifying as goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played his 1,000th professional match in a 2-0 victory over Albania on Friday. A first-half Daniele De Rossi penalty and late second from Ciro Immobile was enough to earn the Azzurri three points but they remain behind Spain on goal difference at the top of...

    Putin hosts Le Pen
    Mar24

    Putin hosts Le Pen

    President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin yesterday, bestowing a level of international recognition that has so far eluded her in the countdown to France’s presidential election.Opinion polls show Le Pen, who has said she admires Putin, getting through to the second, decisive...

    France’s Le Pen meets Putin, criticises sanctions
    Mar24

    France’s Le Pen meets Putin, criticises sanctions

    Far-right leader says she’s always opposed EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict as ‘counterproductive’ …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine says Kremlin is responsible for former Russian lawmaker’s death
    Mar23

    Ukraine says Kremlin is responsible for former Russian lawmaker’s death

    Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovych was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev yesterday. Russia called the allegation “absurd”. Former parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who was armed...

    Eurovision to let singer perform by video link after she is banned
    Mar23

    Eurovision to let singer perform by video link after she is banned

    A Russian singer banned by Ukraine from entering the country will be able to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest through a live video link, the contest’s executive supervisor, Jon Ola Sand, said yesterday. Ukraine, which hosts the international contest in May, has imposed a three-year entry ban against singer Julia Samoylova, who...

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