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      Tennis: ‘Roof essential’ as French Open suffers first washout in 16 years
      May31

      Tennis: ‘Roof essential’ as French Open suffers first washout in 16 years

      PARIS (AFP) – The French Open suffered its first rain washout in 16 years Monday, leaving tournament chiefs venting their frustration at Roland Garross isolation as the only Grand Slam without a covered stadium.There could be more problems on Tuesday with further heavy rain forecast throughout the day in Paris before conditions brighten on...

      Tennis: Weather leaves Djokovic facing hectic Paris schedule
      May31

      Tennis: Weather leaves Djokovic facing hectic Paris schedule

      PARIS (AFP) – Novak Djokovic will look to conquer both the weather and last-16 opponent Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday with more bleak conditions forecast at Roland Garros.The French Open suffered its first washout since 2000 on Monday when all scheduled matches were cancelled due to heavy rain, and there could be more problems on Tuesday...

      Tennis: Djokovic on verge of $100 million breakthrough
      May30

      Tennis: Djokovic on verge of $100 million breakthrough

      PARIS (AFP) – World number one Novak Djokovic is poised to become the first man to win $100 million in prize money on Monday when he targets a place in the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time.Djokovic, chasing a first Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam, tackles Spains 14th seed Roberto Bautista Agut.The top seeded...

      Football: Slovakia stun green Germany in storm-hit friendly
      May30

      Football: Slovakia stun green Germany in storm-hit friendly

      BERLIN (AFP) – An inexperienced Germany team suffered a self-confidence sapping 3-1 defeat to Slovakia in Sundays storm-affected friendly ahead of Euro 2016 as the world champions looked out of sorts. Slovakia, who will make their European championships debut in Group B alongside Wales, England and Russia next month, deserved their win in...

      Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe
      May14

      Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe

      WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama warned Russia about its military build-up in northern Europe Friday as he hosted leaders from five Nordic countries at the White House.We are united in our concern about Russias growing, aggressive military presence and posture in the Baltic-Nordic region, Obama said at the end of the meeting.As...

      Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra
      May12

      Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra

      BEIRUT (AFP) – Syrian regime forces Wednesday battled jihadists who cut a key supply route west of ancient Palmyra, after new bombardments hit Aleppo city where a ceasefire was due to expire at midnight.The latest fighting comes as world powers prepare to meet in Vienna next week to try to revive peace talks aimed at ending a five-year...

      Cameron warns Brexit threatens peace in Europe
      May09

      Cameron warns Brexit threatens peace in Europe

      LONDON, (AFP) – Prime Minister David Cameron warned Monday that a British exit from the EU would threaten peace on the continent, as the campaign for next months crucial referendum gathered steam after regional elections.With polls showing the two campaigns are neck-and-neck, Cameron and the de-facto leader of the Leave movement, former...

      Russian firm milks chilly US-Kremlin ties with ‘Little Obama’ ice cream
      May09

      Russian firm milks chilly US-Kremlin ties with ‘Little Obama’ ice cream

      MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian company is trying to cash in on chilly relations between Moscow and Washington by releasing an ice cream called Little Obama, irritating U.S. officials.The product, called Obamka in Russian, is glazed with chocolate and its wrapping features an image of a smiling young African boy, wearing an ear ring and...

      Football: Sevilla down Shakhtar to reach another Europa final
      May06

      Football: Sevilla down Shakhtar to reach another Europa final

      MADRID (AFP) – Sevilla remained on course for a third consecutive Europa League title as Kevin Gameiro struck twice to down Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 and progress to a final meeting with Liverpool 5-3 on aggregate on Thursday.The Andalusians have won the competition four times in the last 10 years and can secure their place in next seasons...

      Kerry to travel to Paris for Syria talks
      May06

      Kerry to travel to Paris for Syria talks

      WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to Paris next week for talks on the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the State Department said Thursday.But a State Department spokesman was unable to say whether Kerry would attend a French meeting on Syria with Arab ministers called for the same day.Kerry will be in Paris on...