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    Momentum with Man United as Liverpool heads to Old Trafford
    Jan12

    Momentum with Man United as Liverpool heads to Old Trafford

    MANCHESTER: With Manchester United on its longest winning run in eight years, it’s tempting to conclude that a giant of English soccer is starting to resemble the force of old. Some perspective is needed, however, when assessing United’s nine straight victories in all competitions since Dec. 8. Only one of its opponents in that...

    US wants China denied access to South China Sea islands
    Jan12

    US wants China denied access to South China Sea islands

    WASHINGTON: US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing before...

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

    Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China

    WASHINGTON – US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing...

    Tillerson shows readiness to oppose Trump on multiple fronts
    Jan12

    Tillerson shows readiness to oppose Trump on multiple fronts

    Former ExxonMobil executive Rex Tillerson told skeptical senators at his confirmation hearing that he would take a firm line with Moscow/AFPWASHINGTON, United States, Jan 11 – Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state signaled he is prepared to diverge from the US president-elect on numerous key issues, notably nuclear...

    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 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 second,...

    Uzbekistan lifts ban on 12 export items
    Jan12

    Uzbekistan lifts ban on 12 export items

    TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan has lifted a ban on the export of 12 types of products starting from January 1, 2017. The ban was lifted by the decree of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Uzbekistan Today news agency reports.The export ban was lifted for grain (wheat, rye, oats, rice, corn, buckwheat), bakery products, flour and...

    President Nazarbayev’s Political Address to UN Security Council Presented
    Jan12

    President Nazarbayev’s Political Address to UN Security Council Presented

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NEW YORK – Kazakhstan’s newly-minted Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov spoke at the ministerial-level open debate of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on “Maintenance of International Peace and Security,” Jan. 10, where he presented President...

    Fall in rankings has Federer seeded 17th at Australian Open
    Jan12

    Fall in rankings has Federer seeded 17th at Australian Open

    Switzerland’s Roger Federer reacts during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Photo: AP MELBOURNE: A long injury layoff and a fall in the rankings have created a tougher draw for 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Federer...

    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...

    ‘Face with tears of joy’ world’s most popular emoji, says study
    Jan12

    ‘Face with tears of joy’ world’s most popular emoji, says study

    People worldwide love the ‘face with tears of joy’ emoji, except the romantic French who prefer the ‘heart’ emoji, according to a new study that analysed 427 million messages from nearly four million smartphone users in 212 countries and regions. Researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M) in the US and Peking...