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      EU eyeing sanctions on Russia in Navalny case
      Sep04

      EU eyeing sanctions on Russia in Navalny case

      The European Union will likely impose new sanctions on Moscow over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, but not straight away to give time to uncover the culprits, according to the bloc’s executive and diplomatic sources. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the Kremlin critic, who is in intensive care in...

      Djoko through as Pliskova crashes out of US Open
      Sep04

      Djoko through as Pliskova crashes out of US Open

      Novak Djokovic overcame an early scare to move into the third round of the US Open Wednesday but top women’s seed Karolina Pliskova crashed out in the tournament’s first shock.Djokovic extended an undefeated run in 2020 to 25 matches as Pliskova was stunned in straight sets by France’s Caroline Garcia, the world number 50.World...

      Amir sends cable of congratulations to Ukraine president
      Aug25

      Amir sends cable of congratulations to Ukraine president

      His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thanisent on Monday a cable of congratulations to HE President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on the anniversary of his country’s Independence Day. HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin...

      Belarus leader decries ‘attempt to seize power’
      Aug19

      Belarus leader decries ‘attempt to seize power’

      The nascent political opposition in Belarus established a council inside the country yesterday, a move President Alexander Lukashenko denounced as an attempt to seize power 10 days after an election that has triggered mass demonstrations. Many of Belarus’s major opposition figures are either in jail or in exile, including presidential...

      Shakhtar’s European dream lives on far from Donetsk
      Aug17

      Shakhtar’s European dream lives on far from Donetsk

      Shakhtar Donetsk are better suited than most to deal with the eery surroundings of a Europa League semi-final behind closed doors as the Ukrainian champions continue to thrive despite not playing in their home city in six years.Uprooted by a war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists, Shakhtar have been forced...

      Protests continue to swell in Belarus
      Aug15

      Protests continue to swell in Belarus

      Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has ordered people to stay at home to avoid becoming “cannon fodder” for what he said were foreign-backed revolutionaries after huge crowds took to the streets for a sixth consecutive day to demand he step down.Lukashenko, whose claimed landslide re-election victory last Sunday has been branded a fraud by...

      China’s data deluge set to show economic recovery accelerating
      Aug10

      China’s data deluge set to show economic recovery accelerating

      China continues to supply evidence that the nation first into the coronavirus crisis will be the first major economy to pull out of it, with data this week set to show an accelerating recovery. Growth in industrial production is forecast to have picked up and retail sales may have stopped shrinking in July in numbers due on Friday. Investment for...

      Barca confident Messi will sign new deal
      Jul28

      Barca confident Messi will sign new deal

      Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu says he has “no doubt” that captain Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the La Liga club. Messi, whose deal expires in 2021, had called his side “weak” and “inconsistent” after they lost the league title to Real Madrid. “Messi has said many times that he wants to retire here and I have no doubt that...

      Germany to impose Covid-19 tests on returning travellers
      Jul28

      Germany to impose Covid-19 tests on returning travellers

      Germany will make coronavirus tests mandatory for travellers returning from at-risk areas, Health Minister Jens Spahn said yesterday, as fears grow over rising case numbers blamed on summer holidays and local outbreaks. “We must prevent returning travellers from infecting others unnoticed and thus triggering new chains of infection. I will...

      Zelensky defends movie post to end hostage crisis
      Jul23

      Zelensky defends movie post to end hostage crisis

      Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday defended his decision to agree to a hostage-taker’s bizarre demand that he post a movie recommendation to end a 12-hour stand-off.Zelensky described how he personally negotiated on Tuesday evening with a gunman who was holding 13 hostages on a bus in Lutsk, around 400km west of capital...