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      Qatar Open: Whole new ball game – Cibulkova smells tennis success
      Feb16

      Qatar Open: Whole new ball game – Cibulkova smells tennis success

      Although she has spoken about her habit in the past, the Slovakian revealed that she had a favourite ball to sniff. World number five Dominika Cibulkova brought some much-needed fun to a sodden Qatar Open on Wednesday giving details of her strange ritual of sniffing tennis balls before serving.Although she has spoken about her habit in the past,...

      Rex Tillerson: G20 meets US Secretary of State: what to expect
      Feb16

      Rex Tillerson: G20 meets US Secretary of State: what to expect

      US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump's foreign policy will look like. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump’s foreign policy will...

      Rex Tillerson: All eyes on US Secretary of State at G20 in diplomatic debut
      Feb16

      Rex Tillerson: All eyes on US Secretary of State at G20 in diplomatic debut

      US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday will make his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany, where his counterparts hope to find out what "America First" means for the rest of the world. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday will make his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany, where his counterparts...

      Trump: US defence chief to NATO: pay up or we reduce support
      Feb16

      Trump: US defence chief to NATO: pay up or we reduce support

      US Defence Secretary James Mattis bluntly warned NATO allies Wednesday that Donald Trump's administration would "moderate its commitment" to the transatlantic alliance unless members met their spending pledges. US Defence Secretary James Mattis bluntly warned NATO allies Wednesday that Donald Trump’s administration would...

      In Ukraine: Government declares state of energy emergency
      Feb16

      In Ukraine: Government declares state of energy emergency

      Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by consumers. Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by...

      In Ukraine: Warring sides agree on heavy arms pullback
      Feb16

      In Ukraine: Warring sides agree on heavy arms pullback

      An international mediator on Wednesday said Ukraine's warring sides had agreed to withdraw heavy weapons from the volatile frontline by February 20 in line with a tattered peace plan. An international mediator on Wednesday said Ukraine’s warring sides had agreed to withdraw heavy weapons from the volatile frontline by February 20 in...

      NATO expert says Obama was so soft on Moscow that ‘Russian legislators made fun of him’
      Feb15

      NATO expert says Obama was so soft on Moscow that ‘Russian legislators made fun of him’

      "Obama’s sanctions are so soft, some Russian legislators made fun of him and begged the US to sanction them." President Donald Trump posed a question via Twitter on Wednesday morning: “Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia?” According to NATO expert Jorge Benitez of...

      The ruble dives after Trump tweets ‘Was Obama too soft on Russia?’
      Feb15

      The ruble dives after Trump tweets ‘Was Obama too soft on Russia?’

      The Russian ruble is tumbling. The Russian ruble extended its earlier losses after US President Donald Trump tweeted about President Barack Obama’s stance on Russia with respect to Crimea. The petro-currency is down by 1.2% at $57.8170 per dollar as of 7:55 a.m. ET. “Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was...

      Donald Trump: White House tries to insulate President from Russia scandal
      Feb15

      Donald Trump: White House tries to insulate President from Russia scandal

      Flynn was asked to resign on Monday, after what the White House said were weeks of internal investigation. The White House battled Tuesday to insulate Donald Trump from a scandal over his top aide’s contacts with Russia, as it emerged that the president was aware of the problem for weeks before acting.With calls for an independent...

      Rex Tillerson: Russia’s Lavrov to meet US Secretary on Thursday
      Feb15

      Rex Tillerson: Russia’s Lavrov to meet US Secretary on Thursday

      Lavrov will also hold his first meeting with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who was appointed last month. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to meet his US counterpart Rex Tillerson for the first time Thursday in Germany, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.”The meeting with Secretary of State Mr...