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    UN bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests
    Aug06

    UN bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests

    The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash by a third the Asian state’s $3 billion annual export revenue over its two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. The US-drafted resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and...

    Joshua ordered to defend WBA title against Ortiz
    Aug04

    Joshua ordered to defend WBA title against Ortiz

    The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, the organisation said yesterday. The 27-year-old Briton, who also holds the IBF and IBO titles, had been due to face Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch of their April bout that Josua won via an 11th round...

    Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko at Stanford Open
    Aug04

    Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko at Stanford Open

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Kateryna Bondarenko at the WTA Stanford tournament on Thursday, setting up a quarter-final clash with American teenager Cici Bellis. The second-seeded wildcard entrant needed just 60 minutes on the court, finishing with 31 winners and 10 unforced errors, while...

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump
    Aug03

    Ties with Russia at very dangerous low: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said yesterday that relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness, an angry Trump lashed out at...

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires
    Aug03

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires

    Wladimir Klitschko ruled the heavyweight scene with a steel glove for more than a decade yet it was a defeat by Anthony Joshua which ensured the Ukrainian retired yesterday with the universal respect that eluded him for so long.Often denigrated for a robotic style, short on flair, Klitschko reigned supreme in a heavyweight era suffering from a...

    Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury
    Aug03

    Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury

    Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the WTA Bank of the West Classic just before her scheduled second-round match Wednesday with a left arm injury, tournament officials announced. ‘We’re sad to announce that @mariasharapova has withdrawn after doctor’s advice regarding her left arm,’ a post on the...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law

    US President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, a White House official said on Wednesday. The US Congress voted last week by overwhelming margins for sanctions to punish the Russian government over interference in the 2016 presidential election, annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and other perceived...

    Pence slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit
    Aug01

    Pence slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit

    US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia’s ‘ocupation’ of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow ‘soon’. Pence is currently on a tour of Eastern Europe aimed at reassuring US allies rattled over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and backing for a bloody...

    Qatar Airways spreads its wings across Australia
    Jul29

    Qatar Airways spreads its wings across Australia

    Qatar Airways is continuing its growth and expansion plans and has announced its newest destination – Canberra, which is the national carriers’ fifth in Australia. The launch of Canberra service will be in 2018, Qatar Airways said yesterday.The launch follows a year of success and announcements from the ‘World’s Best Airline’,...

    Trump could seek ‘tougher’ Russia sanctions -White House aide
    Jul27

    Trump could seek ‘tougher’ Russia sanctions -White House aide

    US President Donald Trump could veto pending legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia in order to push for a tougher deal, a top White House aide said on Thursday. “He may sign the sanctions exactly the way they are or he may veto the sanctions and negotiate an even tougher deal against the Russians,” White House...

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