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    Europe misses out on global LNG surge as Russian gas pumps at record rate
    Jan09

    Europe misses out on global LNG surge as Russian gas pumps at record rate

    Russia looks set to grab more market share in Europe’s natural gas sector in the first half of this year after gaining ground in 2016 despite EU efforts to diversify away from Moscow’s energy exports and a global glut of liquefied natural gas.With the United States finally breaking the seal on LNG exports last year, analysts envisaged...

    Kuznetsova opens defence with win, seeds withdraw
    Jan08

    Kuznetsova opens defence with win, seeds withdraw

    Svetlana Kuznetsova opened the defence of her Sydney International title with a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 victory over Irina-Camelia Begu yesterday as the Australian Open warm-up event suffered a pair of big-name withdrawals. The Russian fifth seed started strongly by winning 10 of the first 11 games and after her Romanian opponent rallied in the...

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities
    Jan06

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities

    Watch out for the unexpected in commodities in 2017. Barclays said raw materials markets from energy to metals face the high likelihood of disruptions, giving a laundry list of possible threats including a default by Venezuela, riots in Chile and a trade war with China. “The new politics of populism and protectionist trade policies have the...

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’
    Jan06

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’

    After the shock of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States in 2016, this will be a decisive year for Europe. Upcoming parliamentary elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands, and possibly Italy will decide whether the European Union will hold together, or whether it will...

    Aggressive Raonic ousts Nadal, in semis
    Jan06

    Aggressive Raonic ousts Nadal, in semis

    A more aggressive Milos Raonic moved into the semi-finals of the Brisbane International when he beat Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a high quality quarter-final yesterday. Raonic, the defending champion, came back from losing the first set to overhaul Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, disappointing the sell-out crowd who were almost all cheering for a Spanish...

    On the eastern front
    Jan06

    On the eastern front

    The forgotten residents of eastern Ukraine are shivering through a third cold winter …read more Source: Gulf...

    Raonic sets up mouthwatering clash with Nadal
    Jan05

    Raonic sets up mouthwatering clash with Nadal

    Defending champion and top seed Milos Raonic cruised into the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International with a regulation 6-3, 6-2 win over Argentine Diego Schwartzman yesterday. Raonic, who beat Roger Federer to win the 2016 Brisbane title, will now take on Rafael Nadal for a place in the semi-finals after the Spaniard crushed Germany’s...

    Is Russia’s ‘ghost train’ a sign of new Cold War?
    Jan04

    Is Russia’s ‘ghost train’ a sign of new Cold War?

    Russia’s “ghost train” is coming back. Just like in the grim Soviet-era days, a military train will soon be rolling through Russia’s vast terrain. It’s not just any kind of train: This one will be loaded with nuclear-tipped missiles, their guidance systems programmed to strike strategic targets in the West. Amid rising tensions...

    Wawrinka moves into quarters
    Jan04

    Wawrinka moves into quarters

    Reigning US Open champion Stan Wawrinka was in impressive form as he saw off Serbia’s Viktor Troicki in straight sets to move into the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International yesterday. In a high quality match, the Swiss world number four took just under 90 minutes to defeat Troicki 7-6 (7/5), 6-4. Wawrinka, 31, has traditionally...

    Nadal storms into second round
    Jan03

    Nadal storms into second round

    Spaniard took only 74 minutes to see off Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-3 Former world number one Rafael Nadal enjoyed an ideal start to his first Brisbane International yesterday, storming into the second round with a straight sets win over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov. Nadal took only 74 minutes to see off Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-3 and book a second round clash...

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