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      Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
      Sep19

      Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

      MOSCOW (AFP) – Russias ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed.The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

      Aligned with Russia in Syria, Pentagon awkwardly treads on new terrain
      Sep15

      Aligned with Russia in Syria, Pentagon awkwardly treads on new terrain

      WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For Pentagon officers who cut their teeth during the Cold War, the prospect of U.S. battlefield cooperation with Russia in Syria is not only uncomfortable. It’s also unprecedented.Against that background, the reactions of U.S. military officials range from caution to outright skepticism over a Geneva-based joint...

      Mourinho demands Europa reaction after derby defeat
      Sep14

      Mourinho demands Europa reaction after derby defeat

      PARIS (AFP) – Fresh from giving his players a rollicking Jose Mourinhos focus turns from Manchester Uniteds derby defeat to European action with a tricky Europa League opener at in-form Feyenoord on Thursday.It will be the Portuguese managers first game in the second-tier European competition since winning its predecessor the UEFA Cup with...

      Kyrgios Davis Cup fitness ‘encouraging’ – Hewitt
      Sep12

      Kyrgios Davis Cup fitness ‘encouraging’ – Hewitt

      SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt said Monday Nick Kyrgios had a good chance of playing in this week’s World Group playoff and backed his young star after a slew of on-court controversies.Australia’s number one, who Monday rose to a career-high 15th, in the world, was forced to quit his third round US...

      Football: Red-hot Lewandowski fires Bayern past Schalke
      Sep10

      Football: Red-hot Lewandowski fires Bayern past Schalke

      BERLIN (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski and Joshua Kimmich struck late goals in Bayern Munichs 2-0 win at Schalke in the Bundesliga on Friday as teenage Portugal star Renato Sanches made his debut for the Bavarian giants.Dutch forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar rattled the crossbar for Schalke early in the second half as the hosts frustrated the...

      US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal ahead of new talks
      Sep09

      US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal ahead of new talks

      GENEVA (AFP) – The US pressed Russia on Thursday for a true cessation of hostilities in Syria ahead of high-level peace talks Friday in Geneva, warning that its patience is running thin.Foreign ministers from the two powers, which support opposite sides in the five-year conflict, will meet in the Swiss city to push for a peace agreement,...

      Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week
      Sep08

      Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week

      MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet Thursday and Friday in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said.But Kerrys spokesman would not confirm the meeting Wednesday, suggesting that last-minute negotiations were continuing.The two top diplomats agreed...

      Speed king Murray storms into US Open quarter-finals
      Sep06

      Speed king Murray storms into US Open quarter-finals

      NEW YORK (AFP) – Second seed and 2012 champion Andy Murray crushed Bulgarias Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to reach a sixth US Open quarter-final Monday, clocking up a personal fast serve record in the process.The 29-year-old reigning Wimbledon and Olympic champion stormed to an impressive seventh win in 10 meetings against the 22nd-seeded...

      Tennis: Andy Murray breezes into US Open quarter-finals
      Sep06

      Tennis: Andy Murray breezes into US Open quarter-finals

      NEW YORK (AFP) – Second seed and 2012 champion Andy Murray crushed Bulgarias Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to reach a sixth US Open quarter-final Monday, clocking up a personal fast serve record in the process.The 29-year-old reigning Wimbledon and Olympic champion stormed to an impressive seventh win in 10 meetings against the 22nd-seeded...

      Tennis: Del Potro faces Wawrinka for US Open semi-final spot
      Sep06

      Tennis: Del Potro faces Wawrinka for US Open semi-final spot

      NEW YORK (AFP) – Juan Martin del Potro became the lowest ranked player in 25 years to reach the US Open quarter-finals Monday, setting up a showdown with fellow Grand Slam title winner, Stan Wawrinka.The 142nd-ranked del Potro was leading eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem 6-3, 3-2 when the Austrian retired with a right knee injury.Del Potro, the...