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    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Leaders agree that there had been insufficient progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement …read more Source: Gulf...

    Trump to announce Exxon chief as secretary of state
    Dec13

    Trump to announce Exxon chief as secretary of state

    President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly name ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson, an oilman with deep ties to Russia, as secretary of state on Tuesday despite mounting support for a congressional probe into Moscow’s alleged interference in the US election. “I will be making my announcement on the next Secretary of State tomorrow...

    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce
    Dec12

    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce

    During a career that spans five decades, English football legend Stuart Pearce has travelled the globe for major international tournaments as a player, a manager, a coach and a fan – and says the concept of a compact FIFA World Cup would become the norm for future editions. Pearce, who was in Doha to attend the Soccerex Asian Forum, spoke...

    Joshua ‘excited’ by Klitschko fight at Wembley
    Dec11

    Joshua ‘excited’ by Klitschko fight at Wembley

    Briton quickly disposes of American Eric Molina in a third round stoppage win Anthony Joshua says the size of the occasion will not get to him when he boxes Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on April 29 in “the biggest fight in British boxing history”. The Briton quickly disposed of American Eric Molina in a third round stoppage win on Saturday and...

    Cruising Chelsea face West Brom, aim for cloud nine
    Dec09

    Cruising Chelsea face West Brom, aim for cloud nine

    Antonio Conte’s Chelsea juggernaut rolls back into action against West Bromwich Albion tomorrow with the Premier League leaders chasing a ninth consecutive win. Chelsea produced the most impressive display of their winning streak last weekend when they came from behind to win 3-1 at Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. They have not won...

    United’s Mkhitaryan breaks duck
    Dec09

    United’s Mkhitaryan breaks duck

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Manchester United goal to set up a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in Ukraine on Thursday and take Jose Mourinho’s side into the last 32 of the Europa League. United required only a point to secure progress from Group A but Mkhitaryan’s 48th-minute strike and a late Zlatan Ibrahimovic goal separated the...

    Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout
    Dec09

    Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout

    World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua fights Eric Molina tonight, but all the talk this week has been about who the Briton could fight next. Joshua’s second defence of his IBF world crown might not be generating as much excitement and anticipation as his previous fights, but much is on the line. Should he prevail, Joshua will be set to...

    Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record
    Dec09

    Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record

    Chad le Clos, rebounding from what he considered a disappointing Rio Olympics, won his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Championships on Thursday with a world record-setting victory in the 100m butterfly. The South African’s time of 48.08sec improved his own world record of 48.44, set at the previous edition of the...

    Russian shares hit record high after Rosneft stake sale
    Dec08

    Russian shares hit record high after Rosneft stake sale

    Emerging market stocks climbed the most in a month yesterday, as Russia’s approval of the sale of a €10.5bn stake in its largest oil firm sent Moscow shares to a record high and forecast-beating Chinese trade data lifted the mood.MSCI’s emerging market index jumped 1.3% in the wake of China reporting upbeat trade figures, with exports...

    Dealmaking king returns with Glencore’s bets on oil, Russia
    Dec08

    Dealmaking king returns with Glencore’s bets on oil, Russia

    A year ago Ivan Glasenberg (pictured) was fighting to save his company from short sellers. Today, the CEO of Glencore is back to doing what made his reputation: Cutting deals that shake up global commodity markets.Making a big bet on both the battered oil industry and Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund...

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