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    Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China
    Jan12

    Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China

    Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson hit out at China Wednesday during his Senate confirmation hearing, warning the US would send a “clear signal” that the Asian giant must abandon its artificial islands in the South China Sea. “We’re going to have to send China a clear signal that, first the island building stops, and...

    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...

    Top-ranked Kerber stunned by Russian teen
    Jan10

    Top-ranked Kerber stunned by Russian teen

    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 potential with a confident performance to take out the German, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 in a second-round match...

    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...

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties
    Jan07

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties

    President-elect Donald Trump condemned Russia critics on Saturday, calling those who oppose better relations with Moscow “stupid” people and “fools” in his latest Twitter tirade. His attack comes a day after the Republican president-elect met the country’s leading intelligence agency chiefs — including the director of national intelligence,...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday formally announced former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as his pick for US director of national intelligence. A mild-mannered former ambassador to Germany who also served on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Coats was widely expected to be selected for the job coordinating 16 intelligence and security...

    Angelique Kerber: World number one keen to shine at Sydney International
    Jan06

    Angelique Kerber: World number one keen to shine at Sydney International

    The world number one was unexpectedly dumped from the Brisbane tournament in the quarter-finals on Thursday. Angelique Kerber has one last chance to shine ahead of the Australian Open after crashing out early at the Brisbane International, but she insists she is happy with her game heading into her final warm-up at Sydney.The world number one,...

    Mikel receives emotional Chelsea farewell
    Jan06

    Mikel receives emotional Chelsea farewell

    John Obi Mikel has been sent an emotional farewell message from Nazar, a Chelsea supporter from Ukraine. The Super Eagles captain is set to leave Stamford Bridge in the January transfer window and… …read more Source:...

    AFCON 2017: Sofiane Boufal leads Morocco charge
    Jan05

    AFCON 2017: Sofiane Boufal leads Morocco charge

    Morocco will open their campaign against DR Congo on January 16 in Oyem before also facing Togo and the Ivory Coast. Sofiane Boufal of English Premier League side Southampton will lead Morocco’s Africa Cup of Nations bid after being included in the 23-man squad named by coach Herve Renard on Tuesday.Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia,...

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks
    Jan05

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks

    Kyiv has warned French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen of consequences for undermining Ukraine’s “sovereignty and territorial integrity.” The far-right leader claimed Crimean citizens “wanted to join Russia.” …read more Source:...

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