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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Elkeson leads China’s Brazilian carnival
    Mar15

    Elkeson leads China’s Brazilian carnival

    Shanghai SIPG’s prolific marksman Elkeson scored with an outrageous 45-yard effort as China’s Brazilian imports justified their expensive price tags in the AFC Champions League yesterday. Hulk, a 55mn euro signing from Zenit St Petersburg, was another Brazilian on the scoresheet as Andre Villas-Boas’s SIPG kept their 100% record...

    Vesnina upsets Kerber to set up Venus quarter-final
    Mar15

    Vesnina upsets Kerber to set up Venus quarter-final

    Russia’s Elena Vesnina ousted German second seed Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California on Tuesday. The victory was the 14th-seeded Vesnina’s first against a top-three player and put the doubles specialist into a last-eight showdown against Venus Williams. “I think I...

    Ukraine halts all freight traffic with rebel-held east
    Mar15

    Ukraine halts all freight traffic with rebel-held east

    Pro-Kiev demonstrators had already been blocking railway freight traffic to protest against trade with coal-mining regions held by the rebels …read more Source: Gulf...

    European Nato defence spending slightly higher
    Mar13

    European Nato defence spending slightly higher

    Defence spending by European Nato states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016, the military alliance said yesterday, but still remained below the threshold the new US President Donald Trump said was crucial to achieve.Trump made North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) states in Europe nervous when he criticised the alliance as...

    Muguruza rallies to beat US teen, Pliskova advances
    Mar13

    Muguruza rallies to beat US teen, Pliskova advances

    French Open champion Garbine Muguruza survived a fierce challenge from US teenager Kayla Day on Sunday to reach the fourth round of the WTA Indian Wells hard court tournament. The seventh-seeded Spaniard had to dig in to subdue the hard-hitting Californian 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 and set up a meeting with 10th seeded Ukrainian Elina Svitolina. Day, last...

    Pliskova rallies past Puig to avoid upset
    Mar11

    Pliskova rallies past Puig to avoid upset

    Karolina Pliskova roared back from a set down to outlast Olympic gold medallist Monica Puig 1-6 6-4 6-4 as the Czech third seed avoided a major upset at the BNP Paribas Open in California on Friday. Pliskova, after falling behind 3-0 in the third set, fought through a long sixth game to help turn the tide and won six of the last seven games to...

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
    Mar11

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

    China yesterday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the government’s “Made in China 2025”...

    Saab targets submarine sales as Russia tensions lift demand
    Mar10

    Saab targets submarine sales as Russia tensions lift demand

    Gripen warplane manufacturer Saab is targeting a quarter of the 40 to 50 submarine sales for which it sees demand from accessible markets in coming years following a foray into naval vessels.“We can perhaps win contracts from three to four countries, or some 12 submarines, over 10 or 15 years,” chief executive officer Hakan Buskhe said in an...

    Focus on Qatar-Ukraine ties
    Mar09

    Focus on Qatar-Ukraine ties

    HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has received a letter from Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin focusing on Qatar-Ukraine bilateral relations and ways to enhance them. The letter was handed over to HE the Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry, Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi, by...

    Ukraine urged to reclaim Women’s Day
    Mar08

    Ukraine urged to reclaim Women’s Day

    Around a thousand people marched through Kiev yesterday, International Women’s Day, calling for a return to the original feminist meaning of a holiday now largely associated with flowers and gifts.March 8 was celebrated in the Soviet Union and is still one of the most widely marked holidays in Ukraine, but activists say that the emphasis on...

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