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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push
    Oct13

    Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

    Russian and Syrian warplanes pounded Aleppo again on Thursday after two days of heavy bombardment that killed more than 70 civilians, as world powers prepared for last-ditch weekend talks on a ceasefire. Syria has been plunged into some of the worst violence of its five-year war after the collapse of a hard-won truce brokered by Washington and...

    G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector
    Oct12

    G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector

    The Group of Seven industrial powers yesterday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers. Policymakers have grown more worried about financial cyber security in the wake of numerous hacks of SWIFT, the global financial messaging...

    Duterte plans visit to China, criticises ‘arrogant’ US
    Oct11

    Duterte plans visit to China, criticises ‘arrogant’ US

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he would soon visit China and hoped also to travel to Russia, as he again criticised longtime ally the United States for “arrogance”.The mission to China will be Duterte’s first outside of Southeast Asia since assuming the presidency on June 30, in a symbolic move highlighting the...

    Immobile strike rescues Italy as Spain cruise
    Oct10

    Immobile strike rescues Italy as Spain cruise

    Lazio striker Ciro Immobile grabbed an injury-time winner as four-time champions Italy snatched a 3-2 comeback win at Macedonia on Sunday, narrowly avoiding a World Cup qualifying embarrassment. Italy, who had needed a late penalty to salvage a point against Group G rivals Spain on Thursday, were staring at a shock defeat in Skopje against a...

    Wales hopes hit Georgia hurdle
    Oct10

    Wales hopes hit Georgia hurdle

    Euro 2016 semi-finalists Wales were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw by Georgia in Cardiff yesterday as their push to reach a first World Cup since 1958 hit a roadblock. The draw followed a 2-2 stalemate against Austria four days ago as Chris Coleman’s side were left to regret not making the most of a host of chances in the first half. Real...

    Dominant Hosszu picks up five more victories
    Oct10

    Dominant Hosszu picks up five more victories

    Katinka Hosszu is a prime example of what an athlete can achieve if one pushes the limit. It’s amazing how the Hungarian competes in a bunch of events, but it’s even more astonishing when she clinches medals in every single one of them. After winning four gold and two silver medals on Day One of the FINA World Cup Series in Doha, the...

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art
    Oct08

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art

    The Dutch city of Hoorn erupted with joy yesterday as it welcomed back five masterpieces recovered from a criminal gang in Ukraine after being snatched from the town’s museum in 2005.“After 4,320 days … yes we counted the days … they are back!” an emotional museum director Ad Geerdink told hundreds of citizens who gathered at...

    Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria
    Oct07

    Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria

    Daniele De Rossi’s late penalty rescued a point for Italy against Spain in a heavyweight World Cup qualifier on Thursday, as Wales played out an entertaining draw in Austria. Spain dominated possession against the Italians in Turin and looked set to come away with a precious victory when Vitolo pounced on an uncharacteristic error by...

    EU sets import duties on cheap Chinese steel
    Oct07

    EU sets import duties on cheap Chinese steel

    The European Union has set provisional import duties on two types of steel coming into the bloc from China to counter what it says are unfairly low prices, in a move likely to anger Beijing. The duties are the latest in a line of trade defences set up against Chinese steel imports over the past two years to counter what EU steel producers say is...

    Murray storms into quarters, Kvitova sees off Muguruza
    Oct05

    Murray storms into quarters, Kvitova sees off Muguruza

    Andy Murray stormed into the China Open quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Andrey Kuznetsov yesterday, as on the outer courts the tournament’s younger players appeared in control. The 49th-ranked Russian broke Murray’s serve in the first game, battling through four deuces to take the first point of the match. The world number...

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