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    Tennis: Djokovic and Nadal ease into Qatar Open quarter-finals
    Jan07

    Tennis: Djokovic and Nadal ease into Qatar Open quarter-finals

    DOHA (AFP) – Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal breezed through to the Qatar Open quarter-finals on Wednesday, raising hopes the pair will appear in a dream Doha final later this week.Number one seed Djokovic lost just four games in a comprehensive defeat of Spains Fernando Verdasco with the world number one triumphing 6-2, 6-2, in one hour...

    Russian Economy Killers: Oil and Sanctions
    Jan07

    Russian Economy Killers: Oil and Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gets a bad report card, even a failing grade, for his handling of the economic crisis in his country, according to 27 percent of analysts who participated in a major survey conducted by Bloomberg Business. These are hard times in Russia, with the collapse in oil prices, economic sanctions against the country for...

    Cyberattack on Ukraine power provider prompts US utilities to review defences
    Jan07

    Cyberattack on Ukraine power provider prompts US utilities to review defences

    Following reports that 80,000 customers of a Western Ukraine utility lost power for six hours following a cyber attack, a quasi-governmental US electric industry group last week advised members to review network defences. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas
    Jan07

    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas

    Many Orthodox Christians are celebrating the birth of Jesus on Thursday, following the older Julian calendar. On Wednesday, believers in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Serbia, Ethiopia and elsewhere observed Christmas Eve, while Christians who have adopted the Gregorian calendar celebrated the Feast of Epiphany. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Asian nations and international organizations condemn North Korea’s bomb test
    Jan07

    Asian nations and international organizations condemn North Korea’s bomb test

    THE reaction to North Korea’s announcement that it conducted a hydrogen bomb test Wednesday has been swift with Asian nations and international organizations vowing a tough response. This compilation of reports from the Associated Press presents the reactions from nations like South Korea, Japan, Australia and China, along with...

    Netflix becomes ‘global TV network’ in 190 countries
    Jan07

    Netflix becomes ‘global TV network’ in 190 countries

    LAS VEGAS (AFP) – Streaming pioneer Netflix said Wednesday it had significantly expanded its global footprint to 190 countries, making its Internet TV service available in 130 new markets including India — but not China.Netflix, which began as a mail-order DVD service but is now producing award-winning original content alongside its...

    U.S. officials look toward Russia while investigating cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid – report
    Jan07

    U.S. officials look toward Russia while investigating cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid – report

    Intelligence officials in Washington have reportedly begun investigating claims that Russian hackers launched a cyberattack last month that targeted the electrical grid in neighboring Ukraine. As many as 700,000 Ukrainian households lost power for several hours in late December as the result of an apparent cyberattack, and sources familiar with...

    Epiphany celebrated in Orthodox Christian, Catholic nations
    Jan07

    Epiphany celebrated in Orthodox Christian, Catholic nations

    The birth and baptism of Jesus: Citizens of Warsaw watchingthe Epiphany parade in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday. The Epiphany day celebrates the visit of the Three Kings to the infant Jesus. (AP/Czarek Sokolowski)Wednesday is Epiphany, a major holiday in much of Orthodox Christianity celebrating the birth and baptism of Jesus. Religious services are...

    Open Source: Coca-Cola Retreats From Social Media War Over Crimea
    Jan07

    Open Source: Coca-Cola Retreats From Social Media War Over Crimea

    Coca-Cola deleted a map of Russia from the web after managing to anger both Russians and Ukrainians by first excluding and then including Crimea. …read more Source: The New York...

    Jewish politician on trial in Ukraine invokes blood libel
    Jan07

    Jewish politician on trial in Ukraine invokes blood libel

    Hennadiy Korban runs the nationalist UKROP party and has a seat on the board of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...