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    Tennis: Djokovic through to US Open last 16
    Sep03

    Tennis: Djokovic through to US Open last 16

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the US Open last 16 in just 32 minutes Friday when Mikhail Youzhny retired at 2-4 down in the first set of their third round clash.Russian 34-year-old Youzhny had needed treatment on a left leg injury after five games and called it quits just a game later.The outcome completed a...

    Tennis: Wozniacki, Vinci into US Open fourth round
    Sep03

    Tennis: Wozniacki, Vinci into US Open fourth round

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reached the US Open last-16 on Friday as two-time champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared to push into the second week.Wozniacki, who knocked out ninth-seeded former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round, clinched a seventh win in seven meetings...

    Mogherini Says Truce Holding In East Ukraine
    Sep03

    Mogherini Says Truce Holding In East Ukraine

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says a cease-fire is holding in eastern Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has killed more than 9,500 people since April 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine
    Sep02

    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – The European Union’s top diplomat said on Friday that a “back-to-school” ceasefire seemed to be holding in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed fighters took up arms against Kiev troops in April, 2014, a conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: The...

    Keys, Sock give US double joy by reaching fourth round
    Sep02

    Keys, Sock give US double joy by reaching fourth round

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Jack Sock sent 2014 champion Marin Cilic crashing out while Madison Keys mounted an epic final set comeback to give the hosts a double US Open celebration on Friday.Sock, the 26th seed, reached the fourth round for the first time by knocking out a cramping seventh seed Cilic, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 in tie where he did not face a...

    The United Nations: What’s the Point?
    Sep02

    The United Nations: What’s the Point?

    What if the United Nations didn’t exist? It’s a question easily answered, because for nearly all of human history, it didn’t. History “teaches us that order in international relations is the exception, rather than the rule,” Kevin Rudd, the former Australian prime minister, writes in a new report on the uncertain future of the...

    EU’s Mogherini says ‘back-to-school’ ceasefire holding in east Ukraine
    Sep02

    EU’s Mogherini says ‘back-to-school’ ceasefire holding in east Ukraine

    The European Union’s top diplomat said on Friday that a “back-to-school” ceasefire seemed to be holding in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed fighters took up arms against Kiev troops in April, 2014, a conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU’s Mogherini says ‘back-to-school’ cease-fire holding in east Ukraine
    Sep02

    EU’s Mogherini says ‘back-to-school’ cease-fire holding in east Ukraine

    The European Union’s top diplomat said Friday that a “back-to-school” cease-fire seemed to be holding in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed fighters took up arms against Kiev troops in April, 2014, a conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reach US Open last 16
    Sep02

    Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reach US Open last 16

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Former runners-up Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci reached the US Open last-16 on Friday as two-time champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared to push into the second week.Wozniacki, who knocked out ninth-seeded former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round, clinched a seventh win in seven meetings...

    Uzbekistan to bury dictator Karimov
    Sep02

    Uzbekistan to bury dictator Karimov

    KIEV — Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan’s authoritarian ruler for 27 years, has died after suffering a brain hemorrhage, and his funeral will take place on Saturday in his home city of Samarkand. Uzbek officials confirmed on Friday that the 78-year-old leader had passed away, after days of rumors of his demise. “Uzbek President Islam Karimov has...