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    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...

    US sanctions on Russia ‘out of proportion’: Trump aide
    Jan02

    US sanctions on Russia ‘out of proportion’: Trump aide

    President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming press secretary questioned whether the Obama administration’s sanctions after concluding Russia interfered in the election were out of proportion. “Why the magnitude of this?” Sean Spicer said on ABC. The White House announced last week that it was levying sanctions against Russian intelligence...

    Tech show looks beyond ‘smart,’ to new ‘realities’
    Jan02

    Tech show looks beyond ‘smart,’ to new ‘realities’

    The mega-extravaganza of the tech world in Las Vegas is showcasing an array of new devices that get smarts from computer chips, sensors and artificial intelligence, but go further by opening doors to augmented or virtual realities. The Consumer Electronics Show, which begins with a series of media events today will offer trade professionals a...

    Ferrer, Muguruza break Australian hearts
    Jan02

    Ferrer, Muguruza break Australian hearts

    Former world number three David Ferrer dashed local hopes when he downed Australia’s Bernard Tomic in straight sets in the first round of the Brisbane International yesterday. The eighth-seeded Spaniard was a model of consistency as he saw off Tomic 6-3, 7-5 on the Pat Rafter Arena. World number 21 Ferrer is ranked just five places above...

    Cyberspace: The new field for war in 21st century
    Dec31

    Cyberspace: The new field for war in 21st century

    Reportedly, Russia interfered in American elections through its attacks on the Democratic National Committee, a fact vigorously denied by Russian authorities. The use of cyberspace as a tool of war has changed the nature of conventional warfare. This not only poses problems in terms of how to respond to those threats but also how to develop...

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