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Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

Published 19/02/2018

Feb 13, 2018- Gangneung, South Korea- Aleksandr Krushelnitckii (OAR) during the mixed doubles curling bronze medal game during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at [more…]

Doping case launched against Russian athlete: tribunal

Doping case launched against Russian athlete: tribunal

Published 19/02/2018

Curling – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match - Olympic Athletes from Russia v Norway - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, [more…]

Nippon Steel worries about U.S. trade action, yen’s surge

Nippon Steel worries about U.S. trade action, yen’s surge

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is pictured outside its headquarters in Tokyo November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) [more…]

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and…

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and…

Published 19/02/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar [more…]

Philippine senate probes frigate deal- Duterte aide denies meddling

Philippine senate probes frigate deal- Duterte aide denies meddling

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (R) speaks with China's President Xi Jinping over the phone while with Christopher 'Bong' Go, Special Assistant to [more…]

Landmine kills poll candidate in troubled district of Indian state

Landmine kills poll candidate in troubled district of Indian state

Published 19/02/2018

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - A landmine explosion killed four people, including an election candidate, in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya in an area where four [more…]

Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners

Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners

Published 19/02/2018

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court has dropped charges against all but one of a group of 10 foreigners who were charged last month [more…]

Australian lawmaker’s online gun picture post sparks police review

Australian lawmaker’s online gun picture post sparks police review

Published 19/02/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian federal police were on Monday investigating a social media post by a government lawmaker that showed him aiming a gun and [more…]

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

Published 19/02/2018

Relatives of passengers who were believed to have been killed in a plane crash react near the town of Semirom, Iran, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tasnim [more…]

Alpine skiing: Vonn to defy online ‘bullies’

Alpine skiing: Vonn to defy online ‘bullies’

Published 19/02/2018

Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women’s Downhill Training - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 19, 2018 - Lindsey [more…]