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6 June, 2017 10:54 PM Russian fighter intercepts U.S. bomber over Baltic Sea

MOSCOW Russia scrambled a fighter jet on Tuesday to intercept a nuclear-capable U.S. B-52 strategic bomber it said was flying over the Baltic Sea near its border, in an incident that had echoes of the Cold War. The appearance of the B-52, a long-range bomber that first went into service in the 1950s, irked Moscow. A Russian Foreign Ministry official 227

6 June, 2017 7:42 PM Russian jet fighter intercepts U.S. bomber over Baltic Sea

MOSCOW Russia scrambled a fighter jet on Tuesday to intercept a nuclear-capable U.S. B-52 strategic bomber it said was flying over the Baltic Sea near its border, in an incident that had echoes of the Cold War. The appearance of the B-52, a long-range bomber that first went into service in the 1950s, irked Moscow. A Russian Foreign Ministry official 158

29 May, 2017 11:06 AM French Open: Effortless victories for Muguruza, Raonic

Muguruza will meet Estonia's Anett Kontaveit while Raonic will meet Youzhny or Rogerio Dutra Silva. Reigning French Open champion Garbine Muguruza breezed into the second round on Monday with a straight-sets win over 2010 Roland Garros winner Francesca Schiavone. Muguruza's middling form this season saw her arrive in Paris with just three wins on clay, but the Spaniard 23

24 May, 2017 5:02 PM Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia, a religiously conservative country where most women cover themselves up from head to toe. Why the difference? The answer is a complicated mix of personal preference, diplomatic protocol and religious dictates 188

2 May, 2017 9:47 AM What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

BANGKOK: In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as leader of the free world 60

30 April, 2017 12:46 PM Anas, Karhana star in Asian Athletics Grand Prix

National record holder quartermiler Muhammed Anas and shot putter Om Prakash Karhana clinched a gold each as India bagged a rich-haul of eight medals in the third and final Asian Athletics Grand Prix Meet in Taipie City on Sunday. Anas, who could not get visa for the first two legs of the Asian GP in two Chinese cities, clocked 45.69 secs to win the gold in his first 134

17 April, 2017 6:39 AM 3 Options For India In Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

We have tried one way. At the debate in parliament, the entire Opposition joined hands with Sushma Swaraj in proclaiming Kulbhushan's innocence, condemning Pakistan's military-run kangaroo court, and demanding Kulbhushan's repatriation. In response, Pakistan's opposition parties combined with their government in proclaiming Jadhav's guilt, upholding 251

27 March, 2017 5:18 PM India, Russia discuss disarmament, non-proliferation

New Delhi: India and Russia discussed a wide range of issues during the annual round of bilateral consultations on disarmament and non-proliferation held here, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday. The Russian team was led by Mikhail Ulyanov, Head of the Department of Non-Proliferation and Arms Control in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 28

26 March, 2017 7:42 PM Federer stretched but gets past Tiafoe

Sania & Strycova advance; Bopanna & Cuevas crash out The results: Men: Second round: Stan Wawrinka bt Horacio Zeballos 6-3, 6-4; Malek Jaziri bt Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 4-6, 6-3; John Isner bt Thomaz Belluci 7-5, 7-6(5); Alexander Zverev bt Lu Yen-Hsun 6-0, 6-3; Diego Schwartzman bt David Ferrer 6-2, 6-3; David Goffin bt Darian King 7-5, 6-1; Roger Federer 23

20 March, 2017 12:50 PM Assad ally Russia summons Israeli diplomat over Syria strike

Russia's foreign ministry says the Israeli ambassador to Moscow was summoned to explain an exchange of fire last week between Israeli jets and Syrian government forces. Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov says Russia "expressed concern" over the exchange in which Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes that were on a mission to destroy a weapons 229