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    Cilic, Del Potro in 4th round, Dimitrov out
    Mar26

    Cilic, Del Potro in 4th round, Dimitrov out

    Croatian second seed Marin Cilic survived a tough examination by Canadian Vasek Pospisil to reach the fourth round of the Miami Open with a 7-5 7-6(4) victory after nearly two hours on Sunday.But the tournament, with world number one Roger Federer already ousted, lost another highly-ranked player when Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the third seed,...

    Suspected mastermind of $1bn bank hacks arrested in Spain
    Mar26

    Suspected mastermind of $1bn bank hacks arrested in Spain

    * Gang altered account balances, controlled cash dispensers * Suspect named as ‘Denis K.’ * Other gang members came from Russia and Ukraine Spanish police have arrested the suspected leader of a gang of cyber criminals who stole up €1bn ($1.2bn) from banks by altering account balances and instructing automatic teller machines to issue...

    US metal-tariffs showdown at WTO to shake world trade order
    Mar24

    US metal-tariffs showdown at WTO to shake world trade order

    Move over Russia, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia. The US looks set to join the group of countries embroiled in disputes at the World Trade Organization involving curbs imposed on national-security grounds.China said it would complain to the WTO about US President Donald Trump’s import tariffs on steel and aluminium after failing to win an...

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round
    Mar23

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round

    Ukrainian fourth seed Elina Svitolina ended Naomi Osaka’s remarkable recent run with a 6-4, 6-2 triumph over the Indian Wells champion in the second round of the Miami Open yesterday. The 20-year-old Japanese, who followed her Indian Wells title run with a first-round victory over eight-times Miami champion Serena Williams this week, simply...

    US showcases stealth fighter training on amphibious carrier
    Mar23

    US showcases stealth fighter training on amphibious carrier

    The US military yesterday launched vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) F-35Bs from the deck of the USS Wasp amphibious carrier in the waters around Okinawa in its first show of stealth aircraft force at sea. The exercise comes at a time when concerns remain high over North Korea’s nuclear programme, although regional tension has eased in...

    Osaka powers past Serena in Miami
    Mar22

    Osaka powers past Serena in Miami

    Serena Williams crashed out of the Miami Open in the first round here Wednesday, slumping to a straight sets defeat against Japan’s Naomi Osaka in the latest setback to the former world number one’s comeback.Osaka, who won her first major title in Indian Wells last weekend, was superior throughout and fully deserved her 6-3, 6-2 win...

    Top teams meet as friendlies point the way to World Cup
    Mar21

    Top teams meet as friendlies point the way to World Cup

    World Cup hosts Russia take on five-time champions Brazil, holders Germany meet the 2010 winners Spain, and Argentina are up against Italy in some of the top games in a big day of friendly internationals tomorrow.With the World Cup now less than three months away, national team coaches are fine-tuning their squads. Some teams at the June 14-July...

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards
    Mar21

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards

    US President Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his re-election, as the leaders raised the prospect of a summit in the near future — while sidestepping both the issue of election meddling and a spy attack that has rocked Moscow’s relations with the West. Trump told reporters at the White House he had spoken with...

    Essar Oil picks Trafigura, BP for $1bn loan
    Mar20

    Essar Oil picks Trafigura, BP for $1bn loan

    Essar Oil has picked Trafigura and BP to lend it $1bn to be repaid with cargoes of refined products as the Indian refiner’s new owners seek to diversify the firm’s financing base, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.Russian oil major Rosneft, fund UCP and Swiss commodities trader Trafigura bought Essar Oil’s large...

    Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in
    Mar20

    Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in

    Russia hit back at Britain in the spy poisoning row, demanding proof of its alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack, as international weapons experts arrived to take samples of the toxic substance. The March 4 poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal, which took place just two weeks ahead of Russia’s presidential poll in which...

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