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    What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday
    Aug20

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

    Day 15 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, soccer, basketball, golf, boxing, volleyball and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD Fresh off winning the 10 kilometer race in dramatic fashion , British standout Mo Farah is looking for his second double when the 5K sets off at 9:30 p.m. Farah...

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns
    Aug20

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns

    Donald Trump sought to reboot his flagging presidential bid Friday, dismissing his tainted campaign chairman, seeking to broaden his shrinking support base by appealing to black voters and visiting flood-ravaged Louisiana. The resignation of the seasoned Republican strategist Paul Manafort — under fire for his pro-Kremlin ties and role in a...

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Urge End to Conflict With Pro-Russian Forces
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Urge End to Conflict With Pro-Russian Forces

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called Friday for a resolution in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. A White House statement said Biden and Poroshenko spoke by telephone and “expressed deep concern over the recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where cease-fire...

    Bangladesh turns to Black Sea region for wheat as India supply fades
    Aug20

    Bangladesh turns to Black Sea region for wheat as India supply fades

    Grain millers in Bangladesh are boosting their wheat purchases from Russia and Ukraine as cargoes from key exporter India fade due to a supply squeeze in that country. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Vice President, Ukraine leader talk surge in fighting by phone
    Aug20

    U.S. Vice President, Ukraine leader talk surge in fighting by phone

    “The U.S. sent a message to Russia that the world is watching and underscored the need to de-escalate the situation,” the White House said. …read more Source:...

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia
    Aug20

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in a phone call urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow, the White House has said. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Pentagon downplays talk of Russian troop buildup near Ukraine
    Aug20

    Pentagon downplays talk of Russian troop buildup near Ukraine

    The Pentagon moved to tamp down talk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying extra troops along the border were associated with a regular military exercise …read more Source: Al...

    US, NATO main beneficiaries of crisis in Crimea: Pundit
    Aug20

    US, NATO main beneficiaries of crisis in Crimea: Pundit

    A political expert says US arms contractors and NATO are the main beneficiaries of escalation of the hostilities between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Thailand doubles visa-on-arrival fees
    Aug20

    Thailand doubles visa-on-arrival fees

    Bangkok, Aug 20: Thailand, a favourite destination for tourists from around the world, has doubled its visa-on- arrival fees for citizens of 18 countries, including India. The Thai visa fees will go up from Baht 1,000 (Rs 2000) to Baht 2,000 (Rs 4000) with effect from September 27 for visitors having up to 15-day stay. Visa-on-arrival is...

    Knee surgery may put Saina Nehwal out of action for 4 months
    Aug20

    Knee surgery may put Saina Nehwal out of action for 4 months

    Saina Nehwal, who underwent a knee surgery at a Mumbai hospital, is likely to be out of action for four months in a big setback for the badminton star, her father Harvir Singh said on Saturday. He said doctors who performed the procedure, have advised her rest for three to four months. “We have requested them (the doctors of Kokilaben...