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    Wilder stops Washington to retain WBC crown
    Feb26

    Wilder stops Washington to retain WBC crown

    Undefeated Deontay Wilder stopped Gerald Washington in the fifth round to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title. The 31-year-old champion started poorly in front of hometown fans in Birmingham, Alabama, and was trailing on the scorecards when he sprang to life in the fifth round, knocking Washington down with a right-left...

    Wilder stops Washington to retain WBC crown
    Feb26

    Wilder stops Washington to retain WBC crown

    Undefeated Deontay Wilder stopped Gerald Washington in the fifth round to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title. The 31-year-old champion started poorly in front of hometown fans in Birmingham, Alabama, and was trailing on the scorecards when he sprang to life in the fifth round, knocking Washington down with a right-left...

    Svitolina breaks into top 10 after winning title in Dubai
    Feb25

    Svitolina breaks into top 10 after winning title in Dubai

    Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 to win a rain-delayed final at the Dubai Tennis Championships yesterday which sent her into the top 10. The Ukrainian cracked the elite on tenth for the first time as she defeated 2011 champion Wozniacki, a former world number one seven years ago. Svitolina’s victory in a match which began...

    Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels
    Feb25

    Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels

    By becoming one of the most high-profile Russians to join east Ukraine’s fighters, Prilepin has prompted outpourings of bile from top literary figures with more liberal views …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ensuring Euro-Atlantic security
    Feb23

    Ensuring Euro-Atlantic security

    The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War.But, despite stark differences, there are areas of existential common interest.As we did during the darkest days of the Cold War, Americans, Europeans, and Russians must work together to avoid catastrophe, including by preventing terrorist attacks...

    Three deadly viruses that could spawn pandemic
    Feb23

    Three deadly viruses that could spawn pandemic

    Bird flu is back.Chinese authorities are closing live poultry markets as H7N9 courses through the country, infecting 192 and killing 79 in January alone.So far, this strain of avian flu appears to have been transmitted only through contact with live poultry, but there’s always a fear it will mutate and start passing between...

    Opec needs to prolong cuts to eliminate glut: Total CEO
    Feb23

    Opec needs to prolong cuts to eliminate glut: Total CEO

    Opec and Russia will need to prolong their six-month deal to cut oil output if they plan to trim the global inventory glut that has kept a lid on prices, said Total chief executive officer Patrick Pouyanne.“If they want really to have an impact on the market, which means to have the inventories going down because inventories are quite high, it...

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai
    Feb22

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

    Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships yesterday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking. The top-seeded German who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took it back in September, could regain the number one ranking were she to win the Gulf event on...

    Russia court orders release of opposition activist
    Feb22

    Russia court orders release of opposition activist

    Russia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of an opposition activist who was the only person in the country jailed under a tough law against public protests. Ildar Dadin, 34, was sent to prison in 2015 for repeated unsanctioned protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule after the introduction of controversial...

    Ukraine tycoon held after shock Austria ruling
    Feb21

    Ukraine tycoon held after shock Austria ruling

    Austria has detained Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash yesterday over alleged links to organised crime in Spain, shortly after a Vienna court approved his extradition to the US on separate corruption charges. Police took the gas magnate into custody as he left the packed courtroom surrounded by his lawyers and bodyguards. The dramatic arrest of...

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