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    In Ukraine: Army and rebels say new truce in east disrupted
    Jan14

    In Ukraine: Army and rebels say new truce in east disrupted

    The deal brought fresh hope of an end to 31 months of fighting in which nearly 10,000 people have been killed. Ukrainian government forces and the pro-Russian separatist rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine on Saturday accused each other of disrupting a fragile truce declared late December.Kiev and the rebels agreed a new “indefinite”...

    Andy Murray: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Athlete
    Jan14

    Andy Murray: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Athlete

    The British tennis player will rather be called by his first name despite having a knighthood status. Andy Murray said there was no need to call him “Sir” on Saturday as he took a relaxed approach to his new status as a knight of the realm and world number one at the Australian Open.The laconic Scot said just being called...

    Andy Murray: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Athlete
    Jan14

    Andy Murray: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Athlete

    The British tennis player will rather be called by his first name despite having a knighthood status. Andy Murray said there was no need to call him “Sir” on Saturday as he took a relaxed approach to his new status as a knight of the realm and world number one at the Australian Open.The laconic Scot said just being called...

    Trump: President-elect pick could talk his way into war – Chinese media
    Jan13

    Trump: President-elect pick could talk his way into war – Chinese media

    Both papers, despite their warnings, agreed that it was too early to tell if Tillerson's words were more bark than bite. Prospective US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson better watch his mouth, angry Chinese media said Friday, warning Donald Trump’s nominee that his threats to block China in the South China Sea are fighting words.The...

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title
    Jan13

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title

    The American powerhouse faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the opening round. Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final.The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand...

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title
    Jan13

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title

    The American powerhouse faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the opening round. Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final.The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand...

    Australian Open: Murray, Djokovic face testing draws
    Jan13

    Australian Open: Murray, Djokovic face testing draws

    The British world number one has lost five Melbourne finals, four of those to defending champion Novak Djokovic. World number one Andy Murray could face challenges from Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka if he is to reach a sixth Australian Open final following Friday’s draw.The Scot, coming off a magnificent 2016 with a second Wimbledon...

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections
    Jan12

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that outside attempts to manipulate national elections cannot be tolerated, amid uproar over claims Russian interference helped Donald Trump win the US presidency.”Any attempt to intervene in, to influence national elections from outside is unacceptable,” Stoltenberg said when asked about...

    Australian Open: Kerber has Serena in her sights
    Jan11

    Australian Open: Kerber has Serena in her sights

    The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final. World number one Angelique Kerber spearheads a host of dangerous players looking to halt Serena Williams’ bid for an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open next week.The German left-hander stunned the...

    Sydney International: Top-ranked Kerber stunned by Russian teen
    Jan10

    Sydney International: Top-ranked Kerber stunned by Russian teen

    The 19-year-old underlined her huge potential with a confident performance to take out the German. Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina put Angelique Kerber’s Australian Open preparations in a spin with a straight-sets upset win over the world number one at the Sydney International on Tuesday.The 19-year-old, ranked 26, underlined her huge...

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