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    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...

    Warren wants to see Fury back in ring soon
    Mar08

    Warren wants to see Fury back in ring soon

    Boxing promoter Frank Warren says he would be happy to link up with Tyson Fury again if the troubled former heavyweight world champion manages to put his demons behind him and secures a licence. Fury, who is still facing an anti-doping hearing and is provisionally suspended, said on Twitter on Monday that he aimed to make a comeback against an...

    Russia denies Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court
    Mar07

    Russia denies Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court

    Ukraine on Monday urged the ICJ to order emergency measures to bring stability to its eastern regions …read more Source: Gulf...

    Murray tightens grip on world No. 1
    Mar06

    Murray tightens grip on world No. 1

    Andy Murray tightened his grip on top spot in the latest ATP world rankings released yesterday following his Dubai Tennis Championships win. Murray, 29, beat Fernando Verdasco in straight sets in the final while his rivals both suffered setbacks. Number two Novak Djokovic slipped up on the hard courts of Acapulco, where he was beaten in the...

    Emerging equity prices rebound
    Mar06

    Emerging equity prices rebound

    Emerging stocks rose half a per cent yesterday, rebounding after two loss-making sessions as investors absorbed the likelihood of slower China growth and a March interest rate rise in the United States.Bourses in Asia and Russia chalked up solid gains while Turkey’s stock index roared 1.4% higher to a two-year high, led by shares of...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism in top UN court
    Mar06

    Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism in top UN court

    Nearly three years of conflict have claimed about 10,000 lives in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

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