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      Tennis: Wozniacki downs Pliskova to reach Miami final
      Mar31

      Tennis: Wozniacki downs Pliskova to reach Miami final

      MIAMI (AFP) – Caroline Wozniacki booked her place in the final of the WTA Miami Open by rallying to defeat Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday.The Dane, who has never appeared in the Miami final, will play the winner of Thursdays later semi-final between a resurgent Venus Williams of the United States and Britains...

      Five dead in military helicopter crash in east Ukraine
      Mar27

      Five dead in military helicopter crash in east Ukraine

      MOSCOW (AFP) – A Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the war-torn east of the country on Sunday, killing all five people aboard after apparently hitting a power line, in what is believed to be an accident, the army said.Five people died in this tragedy — three crew members and two passengers, army spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianyk...

      Football: Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise
      Mar25

      Football: Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise

      PARIS (AFP) – Italy kept pace with Spain in European World Cup qualifying as goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played his 1,000th professional match in a 2-0 victory over Albania on Friday.A first-half Daniele De Rossi penalty and late second from Ciro Immobile was enough to earn the Azzurri three points but they remain behind Spain on goal...

      Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow
      Mar25

      Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow

      MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen as she visited Moscow on Friday, with the Russian leader stressing that the Kremlin does not meddle in Frances politics.Le Pens meeting with Putin — their first, according to Moscow — comes a month before the first round of the...

      One dead after blasts at eastern Ukraine arms depot
      Mar24

      One dead after blasts at eastern Ukraine arms depot

      KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Friday said one person has died as a result of a fire that broke out at an arms depot in the countrys east, sparking explosions and forcing a mass evacuation.Ukrainian authorities have blamed Thursdays fire on an act of sabotage and opened investigations into possible diversion or negligence of military personnel.The...

      Tennis: Kuznetsova reaches Indian Wells quarter-finals
      Mar15

      Tennis: Kuznetsova reaches Indian Wells quarter-finals

      INDIAN WELLS (AFP) – Eighth-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova sped past Caroline Garcia 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday to lead the way into the womens quarter-finals at Indian Wells.Kuznetsova is in the last eight in the California desert for the first time since reaching back-to-back finals in 2007 and 2008.The 31-year-old Russian, owner of two...

      China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
      Mar11

      China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

      BEIJING, March (AFP) – China on Saturday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the...

      Boxing: Plans for $50 million global tourney unveiled
      Mar10

      Boxing: Plans for $50 million global tourney unveiled

      NEW YORK (AFP) – Organizers of a new $50 million boxing tournament unveiled plans Thursday for the World Boxing Super Series, a September-to-May event with two weight classes of fighters chasing the Muhammad Ali Trophy.While developers were hopeful of a Champions League-style event, using top talent to produce global attention and an...

      Tens of thousands march for equality on Women’s Day
      Mar09

      Tens of thousands march for equality on Women’s Day

      NEW YORK (AFP) – Tens of thousands of women marched around the world Wednesday as protests stretched from Turkey to Spain to the United States demanding equal rights and slamming Donald Trump with an avalanche of criticism.As the world marked International Women’s Day, officials said 40,000 people gathered in Madrid to denounce...

      Russia claims Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court
      Mar07

      Russia claims Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court

      THE HAGUE (AFP) – Russia hit back Tuesday at claims it is sponsoring terrorism in war-torn eastern Ukraine, dismissing as neither factual nor legal Kievs contention that it is breaking its treaties by supporting pro-Moscow rebels.The Russian Federation complies fully with its obligations under (the) treaties that are now relied upon by...