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    Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation
    Sep03

    Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lashed out at the judiciary for overturning his re-election, and refused opposition demands to replace the tarnished polls commission. While repeating his assertion that he respected the Supreme Court decision, a bellicose Kenyatta set the stage for a bitter and tense re-run of the presidential election...

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

    A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe’s highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain. The climber had alerted mountain rescuers that he was in trouble, but they could not come to his aid...

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad
    Aug10

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad

    Gremio midfielder Luan was a surprise inclusion in the Brazil squad announced on Thursday for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia. A reported target of Arsenal and Liverpool, the 24-year’s only previous appearance was as a substitute in the January friendly against Colombia, when coach Tite picked only home-based...

    Georgia slams Putin’s visit to Moscow-backed rebel region
    Aug09

    Georgia slams Putin’s visit to Moscow-backed rebel region

    Georgia reacted furiously on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Moscow-backed separatist region of Abkhazia on the anniversary of the outbreak of a brief war between Tbilisi and Moscow. Putin visited the Black Sea resort town of Pitsunda in Abkhazia for talks with the leader of the self-proclaimed country, Raul Khajimba,...

    Lomachenko outclasses Marriaga to retain WBO crown
    Aug06

    Lomachenko outclasses Marriaga to retain WBO crown

    Ukrainian southpaw Vasyl Lomachenko retained his WBO junior lightweight title, flooring challenger Miguel Marriaga with one second left in the seventh round en route to a technical knockout victory. The 29-year-old Lomachenko outclassed Marriaga from the opening bell, scoring two knockdowns in making the third defense of his 130-pound title.”It...

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law
    Aug03

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law

    US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the sanctions amounted to “full-fledged economic war on Russia” and demonstrates Trump’s “total weakness… in the...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    President Donald Trump has signed into law a package of sanctions against Russia, the White House said Wednesday, after he had privately opposed the measures and his aides had lobbied against them. Two White House sources said Trump had signed the bill behind closed doors and away from the cameras — in signing it, he avoided the humiliating...

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
    Jul30

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

    President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough new American sanctions. The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 — the same number Moscow has in...

    Trump renews attacks on own attorney general
    Jul25

    Trump renews attacks on own attorney general

    US President Donald Trump resumed his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, calling his onetime ally “VERY weak” in pursuing intelligence leaks and for failing to go after former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over her email. Trump’s latest Twitter salvo followed a report in the Washington Post that the...

    Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels
    Jul25

    Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday demanded Russia’s Vladimir Putin halt arms supplies to rebels as the leaders of France and Germany tried to revive a peace plan. After a spike in violence, the four leaders discussed the Ukraine crisis for two hours by telephone in the latest round of talks aimed at stilling a conflict that has...

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