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    Russia says foiled Crimea ‘terrorist attacks’ by Kiev
    Aug10

    Russia says foiled Crimea ‘terrorist attacks’ by Kiev

    Russia’s security service on Wednesday said it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea by Ukrainian military intelligence and beaten back an armed assault by Kiev’s forces. …read more Source: Daily...

    Serena Williams Out Of 2016 Olympics
    Aug10

    Serena Williams Out Of 2016 Olympics

    World number one Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro games after she suffered shocking defeat to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina on Tuesday during their tennis tournament. The tennis player was beaten for the first time by Svitolina who is ranked 20th in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association. According to the guardian […]...

    Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics
    Aug10

    Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics

    Williams was visibly frustrated throughout the match as she struggling to find her range, making 37 unforced errors compared to 17 by Svitolina. Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams tumbled out of the Rio de Janeiro singles competition in the third round on Tuesday, August 9, after a shock defeat to Ukraine’s Elina...

    Republican national security officials reject Trump
    Aug09

    Republican national security officials reject Trump

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a purple heart medal given to him by Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman during a campaign event in Ashburn, Virginia, on August 2, 2016 © AFP/File / Molly RileyWashington, United States, Aug 9 – Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White...

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
    Aug09

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) jets into Russia on August 9, 2016, for a meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin © AFP/File / Eric FeferbergSaint Petersburg, Russian Federation, Aug 9 – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen...

    Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab
    Aug08

    Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab

    Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout. Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad on Monday, August 8 became the first American to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout in the women’s...

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?
    Aug08

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?

    Vladimir Putin welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in 2013 © AFP / ALEXANDER NEMENOVIstanbul, Turkey, Aug 8 – Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out. Ankara’s downing of a Russian war plane over the Syrian border last November prompted rapid retaliation from Moscow and a bitter...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes
    Aug07

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes

    More than 9,500 people have been killed since a Moscow-backed insurgency erupted in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Anatolii StepanovKiev, Ukraine, Aug 7 – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Ukraine’s war-scarred east, the military...

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack
    Aug07

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack

    Pro-Russian separatist leader Igor Plotnitsky has been injured in a blast in the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Regional officials say the bomb was an assassination attempt. …read more Source:...

    With fresh violence in Ukraine, is there hope for a solution?
    Aug05

    With fresh violence in Ukraine, is there hope for a solution?

    The UN has reported a major spike in civilian casualties due to fighting in Ukraine. DW spoke with the OSCE’s monitoring mission to find out why the conflict has taken another violent turn and if there is a solution. …read more Source:...

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