08 December 2019


North Korea says it carried out 'very important test' (9)
AP (AP) Announcement comes amid dimming prospects for a resumption of nuclear negotiations between North Korea and the United States. North Korea said Sunday it carried out a "very important test" at its long- range rocket launch site that US and South Korean officials said the North had partially dismantled as part of denuclearization steps. The announcement comes amid dimming prospects for a resumption of nuclear
Russia Not an Enemy? Macron's Moscow Strategy Faces First Test (5)
by Naharnet Newsdesk 08 December 2019, 12:40 French President Emmanuel Macron this week faces the first major test of his policy of directly engaging with Russia that has disturbed some European allies, as he hosts a summit seeking progress in ending the Ukraine conflict. Joined by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Macron will bring together Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr
Boxing: Joshua takes revenge on Ruiz in Saudi Arabia rematch (7)
DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight world championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June. Boxing - Andy Ruiz Jr v Anthony Joshua - IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Titles - Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia - December 7, 2019.
Ukraine faces new challenges in peace talks with Russia (5)
Dec. 8, 2019 at 2:51 am Updated Dec. 8, 2019 at 4:14 am By VANESSA GERA The Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) - When new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy sits down Monday for peace talks in Paris with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face meeting, the stakes couldn't be higher. More than five years of fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Moscow-backed separatists has killed more than 14,000 people,
Britain's Tesco considers Asia exit (2)
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest retailer, Tesco (TSCO.L), has signaled a further retreat from its once lofty global ambitions by starting a review of its remaining Asian businesses, which could result in a sale of those Thai and Malaysian operations. FILE PHOTO: A company logo is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Altrincham northern England, April 16, 2016.
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