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    Tennis: Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati final against Federer
    Aug23

    Tennis: Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati final against Federer

    CINCINNAT (AFP) – World number one Novak Djokovic will be aiming for a slice of ATP history on Sunday when he takes on six-time champion Roger Federer in the ATP Cincinnati Masters final.Djokovic battled back to beat Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Saturday to set up his 41st career meeting with Federer...

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, President Poroshenko says
    Aug23

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, President Poroshenko says

    Two killed, six wounded in shelling near east Ukraine’s port city of MariupolUkraine struggles to control maverick battalionsUkraine, rebels urged to sign deal extending arms withdrawalTense peace holds in divided UkraineFar right group challenges Ukraine government after shootoutTwo civilians killed, market destroyed in fresh fighting in...

    Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati Masters final against Federer
    Aug23

    Djokovic eyes history in Cincinnati Masters final against Federer

    Cincinnati (AFP) – World number one Novak Djokovic will be aiming for a slice of ATP history on Sunday when he takes on six-time champion Roger Federer in the ATP Cincinnati Masters final.Djokovic battled back to beat Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Saturday to set up his 41st career meeting with Federer...

    Belarus Frees Six Political Prisoners
    Aug23

    Belarus Frees Six Political Prisoners

    Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko has freed six political prisoners, including a former presidential candidate, in what appears to be an overture to the West. Lukashenko’s office released a statement Saturday calling the pardons a humanitarian gesture. Those freed include Mikola Statkevich who ran for president in...

    Kremlin critic Maria Gaidar upbeat after Ukraine switch (AFP)
    Aug23

    Kremlin critic Maria Gaidar upbeat after Ukraine switch (AFP)

    Odessa (Ukraine) (AFP) – She has long been a figure within Russia’s liberal opposition. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine Says Donbas Situation Worsening
    Aug23

    Ukraine Says Donbas Situation Worsening

    The Ukrainian military says the situation has worsened in eastern Ukraine where Russian-backed separatists are battling government forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin to be notable absentee at Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin (AFP)
    Aug23

    Putin to be notable absentee at Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The heads of Germany and France will meet Kiev’s pro-Western leader in Berlin on Monday for Ukrainian crisis talks most notable for their diplomatically-charged exclusion of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The West...

    Djokovic survives injury scare to reach Cincy final
    Aug23

    Djokovic survives injury scare to reach Cincy final

    CINCINNATI – World number one Novak Djokovic battled back to beat Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Djokovic struggles past qualifier in Cincinnati semifinal
    Aug22

    Djokovic struggles past qualifier in Cincinnati semifinal

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic rallied to avoid another upset at Cincinnati on Saturday, beating qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open.The world’s top-ranked player has never won the tournament — the only one of the nine ATP Masters to elude him — and needed a comeback in the...

    News24.com | Military pressure on Ukraine ‘will last decades’
    Aug22

    News24.com | Military pressure on Ukraine ‘will last decades’

    Military pressure on Ukraine from Russia and the separatists that Moscow supports is likely to last decades and future generations will have to undergo military training. …read more Source:...