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    Top seed Nishikori suffers shock first-round loss in Rio
    Feb22

    Top seed Nishikori suffers shock first-round loss in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Top seed Kei Nishikori crashed out of the Rio de Janeiro Open on Tuesday after suffering a 6-4, 6-3 first-round loss to Brazils Thomaz Bellucci.The Japanese world number five, who was stunned by unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in the Argentina Open final two days ago, was broken in the first game en route...

    Ukraine calls from more sanctions as Russia endorses passports issued to rebels by separatist authorities
    Feb22

    Ukraine calls from more sanctions as Russia endorses passports issued to rebels by separatist authorities

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    US warns of new Chinese missile launchpads in South China Sea
    Feb22

    US warns of new Chinese missile launchpads in South China Sea

    WASHINGTON: China is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two US officials told Reuters. The development is likely to raise questions about whether and how the United States will respond, given its vows to take a tough...

    U.S officials: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles
    Feb22

    U.S officials: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles

    WASHINGTON: China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S. officials told Reuters. The development is likely to raise questions about whether and how the United...

    Facing treason probe, Ukrainian MP plans to travel to Washington to pitch peace plan to Trump
    Feb22

    Facing treason probe, Ukrainian MP plans to travel to Washington to pitch peace plan to Trump

    A Ukrainian lawmaker who proposed an alternative plan for peace with Russian-backed separatists to U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration told Reuters on Tuesday he plans to travel to Washington to present the proposal publicly. On Monday, the New York Times reported that Andriy Artemenko had sent a proposal to associates of Trump...

    OSCE Head: Ukraine Ceasefire ‘Doesn’t Look Too Good’
    Feb22

    OSCE Head: Ukraine Ceasefire ‘Doesn’t Look Too Good’

    UNITED NATIONS – The head of the OSCE said on Tuesday that a ceasefire in Ukraine was not looking “too good” and confirmation of the agreed removal of heavy artillery would have to wait until at least Wednesday. “It looks like activities are continuing. I don’t have a last-minute confirmation, but it doesn’t look too...

    Russia Has Its Own A-10 Warthog (And It Was Meant to Be a NATO-Killer)
    Feb22

    Russia Has Its Own A-10 Warthog (And It Was Meant to Be a NATO-Killer)

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Europe The Su-25 Frogfoot is one of those aircraft that may not be at the cutting edge, but still has seen widespread service around the world because it offers an effective and useful solution to the need to blast targets on the ground. Like the A-10, the Su-25 was all about winning a titanic clash between the ground...

    Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles – U.S. officials
    Feb22

    Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles – U.S. officials

    FILE PHOTO: Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy May 21, 2015.REUTERS/U.S. NAVY/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, is...

    Trump lawyer denies NY Times claim he gave Ukrainian plan to White House
    Feb22

    Trump lawyer denies NY Times claim he gave Ukrainian plan to White House

    By Bill Hoffmann From Newsmax Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, told Newsmax on Monday that a New York Times article claiming he delivered a “sealed proposal” from a Ukrainian lawmaker to Trump’s national security adviser is a “fake news” story written as part of the newspaper’s ongoing plot to...

    Russia, Ukraine clash over tribute to UN ambassador (AFP)
    Feb22

    Russia, Ukraine clash over tribute to UN ambassador (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Russia and Ukraine clashed on Tuesday over a UN Security Council tribute to long-serving Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin whose death has triggered an outpouring of grief at the world body. …read more Source: The West...