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7 July, 2014 9:17 AM Georgia's Shevardnadze: Cold War Hero Who Fell from Grace

A file picture shows former Soviet Foreign Minister and former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze standing in front of a wreath of flowers he laid at the "Altar de la Patria" monument on October 4, 1986, in Mexico city. Tbilisi, Georgia: Eduard Shevardnadze was a hero in the West for helping to end the Cold War as the last Soviet foreign minister 28

2 July, 2014 5:47 AM Wimbledon 2014: Rohan Bopanna-Andrea Hlavackova Move to Mixed Doubles Pre-Quarters

Seventh-seeded Indo-Czech pair Rohan Bopanna and Andrea Hlavackova brushed aside the spirited challenge of the unseeded British team of Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae 6-4 7-5 in one hour and nine minutes in the second round. The seventh-seeded Indo-Czech team brushed aside the spirited challenge of unseeded British pair 6-4 7-5 in one hour and nine minutes 30

1 July, 2014 12:14 PM Iran Says Ready to Provide Iraq With Arms to Fight 'Terrorism'

Moscow: Tehran has not received a request from Baghdad to supply it with weapons but is ready to do so if asked, Iran's deputy foreign minister said on Tuesday during a visit to Moscow. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that Tehran had no plans to send troops to back government forces fighting the Sunni "terrorists" of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant 36

28 June, 2014 8:49 PM Wimbledon: Serena Williams Crashes Out, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer Advance

Serena Williams, the top seed, lost her Wimbledon third round tie to French 25th seed Alize Cornet 6-1, 3-6, 4-6 in a Court One clash which had been held up for over four hours because of torrential rain which saw 45 matches wiped off the schedule. Williams, the top seed, lost her third round tie to French 25th seed Alize Cornet 6-1, 3-6, 4-6 in a Court 39

28 June, 2014 3:54 PM Rafael Nadal Shines as Rain Swamps Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal lost the first set on tie-break but retured to beat Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 6-7, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 to enter fourth round. Rafael Nadal overcame an early blip to defeat Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin and reach the Wimbledon last 16, shining beneath the Centre Court roof on Saturday as heavy rain swept away the action outside. The 2008 and 2010 champion 34

27 June, 2014 4:41 AM Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams Advance to Third Round

While Rafael Nadal avenged his shock 2012 Wimbledon defeat to Lukas Rosol, Serena Williams crushed South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers. Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova also won their respective matches. World number one Nadal did it the hard way, however, dropping the first set and then trailing 2-4 in the second before then having to save a set point 42

26 June, 2014 7:51 PM Wimbledon 2014: Rohan Bopanna-Aisam Qureshi Make Winning Start, Enter Second Round

Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi defeated Frantisek Cermak and Mikhail Elgin in straight sets 7-6 (11-9), 7-6 (10-8), 6-3 in the opening round. In a late match on Day 3, India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black hardly broke sweat while defeating former singles champion Martin Hingis and Russian Vera Zvonareva in straight sets 6-2, 6-4. Bopanna-Qureshi 30

26 June, 2014 5:07 PM Wimbledon 2014: Rafael Nadal Takes Revenge for Lukas Rosol Humiliation, Moves Into Third Round

World No.1 Rafael Nadal's mighty roar and extravagant fist pump at the moment of victory, which shook Centre Court to the core, spoke volumes as the hurt and humiliation of two years ago was finally vanquished. World number one Nadal did it the hard way, however, dropping the first set and then trailing 2-4 in the second before then having to save a set point 42

25 June, 2014 5:39 PM Dumb in the Duma? Shock in Russia Over Lawmakers' 'Absurd' Bills

Moscow: If Russian lawmakers have their way, smoking for women under 40 will soon be banned, advertisement for condoms and pregnancy tests will be banished from the pages of mainstream media and using foreign words will result in a steep fine. The latest string of initiatives by MPs have become so bizarre that Russians say they don't know whether to laugh 35