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      Obama presses Putin on Syria as Aleppo pummelled
      Nov21

      Obama presses Putin on Syria as Aleppo pummelled

      LIMA (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Sunday urged greater efforts to end violence in war-torn Syria in brief talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as concern mounts over a ferocious regime bombing campaign in rebel-held parts of Aleppo.Obama made the comments to his Russian counterpart on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific...

      European leaders, Obama vow to hold fast to NATO
      Nov19

      European leaders, Obama vow to hold fast to NATO

      BERLIN (AFP) – US President Barack Obama and top European leaders Friday warned Donald Trump to stick to a strong transatlantic partnership, urging ongoing NATO cooperation and pressure against Russia.Trumps shock election win has sparked fears of drastic policy upheavals as he has challenged a near 70-year-old security shield for US allies...

      Olympics: Ten 2008 Beijing medallists disqualified for doping
      Nov17

      Olympics: Ten 2008 Beijing medallists disqualified for doping

      LAUSANNE (AFP) – Sixteen athletes, including ten medallists, were on Thursday disqualified by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for doping at the 2008 Beijing Games.The ten medallists who competed in weightlifting, wrestling and athletics were all found to have taken banned substances after retesting of samples.They included three...

      Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
      Nov16

      Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

      BERLIN (AFP) – The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shoulders, analysts say, with some even crowning her the new leader of the free world.While the last decade has been defined by Britain, France, Germany...

      World leaders take stock of Trump win
      Nov09

      World leaders take stock of Trump win

      PARIS (AFP) – Politicians worldwide took stock Wednesday of Donald Trump’s shock US election victory, with the president-elect winning praise from far-right figures and cautious welcome from key US allies.European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini :EU-US ties are deeper than any change in politics. We’ll continue to...

      Tennis: Kvitova beats Svitolina to take Elite Trophy title
      Nov07

      Tennis: Kvitova beats Svitolina to take Elite Trophy title

      BEIJING (AFP) – Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in straight sets to take the title at the $2.2-million WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai on Sunday.Number three seed Kvitova dispatched the fourth seed 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and ten minutes, a month after she marked a return to form by...

      Turkey recall Barca’s Turan after Terim left
      Nov05

      Turkey recall Barca’s Turan after Terim left

      ISTANBUL: (AFP) – Turkeys star midfielder Arda Turan of Barcelona was on Saturday recalled to the national side for the World Cup qualifier against Kosovo after apparently healing a rift with coach Fatih Terim.Turan was included in the squad for the home game against Kosovo on Saturday in Antalya, winning a recall along with fellow veteran...

      Ukraine’s leader speaks to ‘fake’ Kyrgyz president
      Nov04

      Ukraine’s leader speaks to ‘fake’ Kyrgyz president

      KIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian president spoke to what he thought was his Kyrgyz counterpart by phone this week — only to discover that the person on the other end was someone else entirely.Details of the exchange between Petro Poroshenko and a man thought at the time to be Kyrgyzstan’s Almazbek Atambayev appeared on the Ukrainian...

      Manchester United stunned by Fenerbahce in Europa
      Nov03

      Manchester United stunned by Fenerbahce in Europa

      ISTANBUL (AFP) – Fenerbahce on Thursday claimed a famous 2-1 home victory against Manchester United in the Europa League, electrifying a raucous Istanbul crowd and adding to the woes of Jose Mourinho.The visitors looked flat against a razor-sharp performance by the Turkish side, who took the lead early on with a staggering Moussa Sow...

      Boxing: Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer
      Nov03

      Boxing: Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer

      LONDON (AFP) – A mouthwatering world heavyweight title showdown early next year between Britains Anthony Joshua and former champion Wladimir Klitschko took a major step closer on Wednesday after the WBA sanctioned it.The exciting Joshua, 27, who won the IBF title in April after it was voluntarily vacated by troubled compatriot Tyson Fury,...