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    Tennis: Wawrinka salvages Dubai match, Kyrgios makes winning debut
    Feb24

    Tennis: Wawrinka salvages Dubai match, Kyrgios makes winning debut

    DUBAI (AFP) – Stan Wawrinka needed a set and a half to get comfortable on his return to the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday but he pulled out a 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 first-round win over Sergiy Stakhovsky.The double Grand Slam-winning Swiss last played the event eight years ago and looked to be ready for the first flight back out as he...

    US sanctions on Russia do not bar use of Russian rocket engines – Pentagon
    Feb24

    US sanctions on Russia do not bar use of Russian rocket engines – Pentagon

    The Pentagon’s chief arms buyer on Tuesday said U.S. sanctions against Russia do not at this time bar the use of Russian RD-180 engines to power the Atlas 5 rockets that carry U.S. military and intelligence satellites into space. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. sanctions on Russia do not bar use of Russian rocket engines – Pentagon
    Feb24

    U.S. sanctions on Russia do not bar use of Russian rocket engines – Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon’s chief arms buyer on Tuesday said U.S. sanctions against Russia do not at this time bar the use of Russian RD-180 engines to power the Atlas 5 rockets that carry U.S. military and intelligence satellites into space. …read more Source: The...

    Guardiola appointment not behind City’s slump: Pellegrini
    Feb24

    Guardiola appointment not behind City’s slump: Pellegrini

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini during the prss conference. Reuters KIEV: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has rejected the notion that the club’s announcement that Pep Guardiola will take over at the end of the season has derailed their campaign. “Really, that’s not the problem,” the Chilean told a news conference...

    2,000 Ukrainian olim arrive in Israel via ‘Freedom Flight’
    Feb24

    2,000 Ukrainian olim arrive in Israel via ‘Freedom Flight’

    Many came from war-torn zones bordering Russia, where violence between Russians and Ukrainians has caused thousands of Jews to flee. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Germany, France urge Ukraine to step up reform process
    Feb24

    Germany, France urge Ukraine to step up reform process

    One year after Ukraine and the pro-Russian militias agreed on a peace deal, Kiev has not fulfilled its obligations. …read more Source:...

    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’
    Feb24

    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’

    Amnesty International has warned that human rights and the laws and institutions meant to protect them are under threat around the world from an “insidious and creeping trend” among governments that are deliberately attacking or neglecting them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vienna is the best city in the world to live in as German-speaking cities dominate
    Feb24

    Vienna is the best city in the world to live in as German-speaking cities dominate

    New York, Paris and London might dominate when it comes to fashion, nightlife and entertainment. But it is a more low-key city that has been crowned the best place in the world to live. The Austrian capital of Vienna beat 229 other cities to take the title in the 18th Mercer Quality of Life survey. Scroll down for video First place: Vienna,...

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine
    Feb24

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine

    All of a sudden, straight out of nowhere, Ukraine creeps back into the news. There is renewed fighting in the rebellious eastern regions. There is political warfare in Kiev. There is paralysis in the upper reaches. There is some new formation called the Revolutionary Right Forces occupying the Maidan—the very same Independence Square where, two...

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24
    Feb24

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24

    TV-radio listings: Soccer Manchester City at Dynamo Kyiv FS1 1:30 p.m. Soccer Aletico Madrid at PSV Eindhoven FS2 1:30 p.m. Soccer Salt Lake at Tigres UNAL FS2 7 p.m. Soccer Santos Laguna at Los Angeles FS1 9 p.m. …read more Source: The Houston...