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      Rafael Nadal beaten in first round at Queen’s
      Jun16

      Rafael Nadal beaten in first round at Queen’s

      LONDON- Just when it seemed safe for Rafa Nadal devotees to peer up from behind the sofa the Spaniard suffered another horror show at the hands of Ukrainian spin wizard Alexandr Dolgopolov at Queen’s Club today. Former world number one Nadal looked rejuvenated last week when he won the Stuttgart grasscourt title having endured a title-less...

      Kiev evacuates hundreds from site of deadly fuel blasts
      Jun10

      Kiev evacuates hundreds from site of deadly fuel blasts

      KRYACHKI, Ukraine – Ukraine urgently evacuated hundreds of residents Tuesday from the site of a series of fuel depot blasts near Kiev that set off a ferocious fire and left several people missing and at least one confirmed dead. The defence ministry said it was also taking emergency measures to prevent the flames engulfing a nearby military...

      G7 warns Russia of more sanctions
      Jun09

      G7 warns Russia of more sanctions

      ELMAU CASTLE, GERMANY – World leaders Monday warned Russia it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change. At a luxury retreat nestled in the picture-perfect Bavarian Alps, the leaders of the most powerful countries also tackled threats...

      G7 leaders prepare for summit
      Jun07

      G7 leaders prepare for summit

      GARMISCH- Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece’s debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine. Host Angela Merkel is hoping to secure commitments from her G7 guests to tackle global warming to build momentum in the run-up to a major United Nations...

      Prominent Soviet dissident Leonid Plyushch dies
      Jun05

      Prominent Soviet dissident Leonid Plyushch dies

      MOSCOW – Communist-era Ukrainian dissident Leonid Plyushch, who was detained for almost three years in a psychiatric ward by the Soviet authorities, died Thursday aged 76 close to Paris, a friend told AFP. “Leonid died on Thursday morning,” said Arina Ginzburg, another Soviet dissident. “He was a remarkable man who went through terrible...

      Russia imposes travel ban on 89 EU politicians
      May31

      Russia imposes travel ban on 89 EU politicians

      BERLIN – Russia has imposed an entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders, according to a list seen by Reuters, a move that has angered Europe and worsened its standoff with the West over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine conflict. More than 6,200 people have been killed in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and...

      Ukraine Tatars
      May19

      Ukraine Tatars

      Crimean Tatars attend a rally marking the 71st anniversary of their mass deportation from the peninsula to distant parts of the Soviet Union, in Kiev, Ukraine Crimean Tatars attend a rally marking the 71st anniversary of their mass deportation from the peninsula to distant parts of the Soviet Union, in Kiev, Ukraine Crimean Tatars attend a rally...

      No breakthrough at Putin-Kerry meeting
      May13

      No breakthrough at Putin-Kerry meeting

      SOCHI – US Secretary of State John Kerry said he had ‘frank’ talks about Ukraine, Syria and Iran with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and said it was important to keep in contact. With the United States and Russia on opposite sides of the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, Kerry’s trip appeared designed as much to...

      Anniversary of referendums
      May12

      Anniversary of referendums

      Supporters of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic attend a rally in Donetsk to mark the first anniversary of referendums called by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to split from the rest of the ex-Soviet republic, polls that have been slammed as “illegal” by Kiev and the West. Several hundreds of people,...

      Kerry, Putin will discuss Iran in Sochi
      May11

      Kerry, Putin will discuss Iran in Sochi

      WASHINGTON- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday to discuss Iran, Syria and Ukraine and other issues, the U.S. State Department said today. “This trip is part of our ongoing effort to maintain direct lines of communication with senior Russian officials and to ensure U.S....