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Damascus won`t let `enemies` benefit from de-escalation zones-minister

Damascus won`t let `enemies` benefit from de-escalation zones-minister

Published 23/06/2017

Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad speaks during an interview with Reuters in Damascus June 11, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

The Syrian government will not allow its enemies to benefit from the creation of de-escalation zones in western Syria, the Syrian deputy foreign minister has said, ahead of international talks on the zones scheduled for early July in Kazakhstan.

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Koepka takes road less traveled to U.S. Open triumph

Koepka takes road less traveled to U.S. Open triumph

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Hartford, WI, USA- Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK

Brooks Koepka took an unorthodox path to reaching the goal of all professional golfers on Sunday but the 27-year-old Floridian said he would not change a thing after claiming his first major title.

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Public sector investors favor real estate, renewables – survey

Public sector investors favor real estate, renewables – survey

Published 12/06/2017

Public sector investors plan to raise exposure to real estate, infrastructure, green bonds and renewables over the coming year, while cutting holdings of low-yielding government bonds, an annual survey showed on Monday.

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Russian, French astronauts return from space station stint

Russian, French astronauts return from space station stint

Published 02/06/2017

The Soyuz MS-03 capsule carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of Oleg Novitskiy of Russia and Thomas Pesquet of France descends beneath a parachute just before landing in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A Russian cosmonaut and a French astronaut returned to Earth on Friday aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule after six months at the International Space Station, while their U.S. crewmate remained on the orbiting laboratory for an extended stay, a NASA television broadcast showed.

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Yahoo hacking suspect appeals denial of bail in Canada

Yahoo hacking suspect appeals denial of bail in Canada

Published 26/05/2017

A Canadian suspected of involvement in a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo email accounts linked to Russia is appealing a decision to hold him in custody pending an extradition hearing, the man's lawyer said on Friday.

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Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cuts until March 2018

Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cuts until March 2018

Published 15/05/2017

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih (L) and Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak attend a joint briefing in Beijing, China May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song

Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's two top oil producers, agreed on Monday to extend oil output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 in a bid to erode a global crude glut, pushing up prices.

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U.S.-Russian crew reaches space station with `awesomeness`

U.S.-Russian crew reaches space station with `awesomeness`

Published 20/04/2017

Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the U.S. and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A two-man U.S.-Russian crew floated into the International Space Station on Thursday, hours after blasting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

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U.S. cargo ship blasts off for space station with supplies, experiments

U.S. cargo ship blasts off for space station with supplies, experiments

Published 18/04/2017

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off carrying the Orbital ATK Cygnus pressurized cargo module from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, United States April 18, 2017. NASA/Handout via REUTERSTHIS

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket lifted off from Florida on Tuesday, propelling a cargo capsule filled with supplies and science experiments toward the International Space Station.

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Teen Kazakh tennis player Arashov gets two-year doping ban

Teen Kazakh tennis player Arashov gets two-year doping ban

Published 13/04/2017

Kazakhstan teenager Arsan Arashov has been banned for two years after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Thursday.

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Canada judge denies bail for man U.S. wants over Yahoo hack

Canada judge denies bail for man U.S. wants over Yahoo hack

Published 11/04/2017

The John Sopinka Courthouse, where Karim Baratov appeared in front of a judge, in connection with a U.S. Justice Department investigation into the 2014 hacking of Yahoo, is pictured in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada March 15, 2017 . REUTERS/Peter Power

A Canadian judge on Tuesday denied bail to a 22-year-old man whom the United States wants to extradite to face charges of involvement in a massive hack of Yahoo email accounts, his lawyer said.

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