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  • Serena slams Russian chief for 'sexist' slur

    Serena slams Russian chief for 'sexist' slur
    SINGAPORE - Top-ranked Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments after the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president described her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers." The WTA took...
  • Cilic and Pavlyuchenkova claim Kremlin Cup titles

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Croatian second seed Marin Cilic overcame Roberto Batusta Agut 6-4 6-4 to claim the Kremlin Cup crown on Sunday, while Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova lifted the women's title. World No. 8 Cilic, who already had a place at the ATP...
  • Business jet sales to keep rising but some purchases delayed

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Business jet buyers are expected to take delivery of as many as 675 new aircraft worth about $20.5 billion this year, a slight rise over deliveries worth $20 billion 2013, according to a forecast by Honeywell International Inc ....
  • Russian tennis president apologizes for calling Williams sisters men

    Russian tennis president apologizes for calling Williams sisters men
    MOSCOW -- Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) President Shamil Tarpishchev has officially apologized for making an inappropriate comment about the Williams sisters on state television. Appearing on a chat show, the program host had said: "I was at the...
  • Man accused of spying worked on strategic Polish gas project

    WARSAW (Reuters) - A lawyer arrested in Poland on Wednesday on suspicion of spying for a foreign state worked on a Polish gas project which officials view as strategically vital because it will cut dependence on imported Russian gas. Polish law only...
  • Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

    Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military
    Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....
  • Putin meets with European leaders over Ukraine; little progress made

    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with European leaders Friday, but little progress was made toward ending the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. Putin continued to insist his nation bears no responsibility for the conflict that has taken more than 3,700...
  • WTA bans Russia tennis chief for 'Williams brothers' jibe

    (Reuters) - The president of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 (15,540 pounds) and banned from the women's tour for a year after referring to Serena and Venus Williams as "the Williams brothers" on a television chat...
  • Serious differences remain after Merkel-Putin meeting: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Serious differences remain between Germany and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine following talks in Italy between Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Friday. A Kremlin statement released after the...
  • Defying Russia, Georgia to host NATO training center: minister

    TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia will not allow pressure from Russia to stop it hosting a NATO training center on its territory or deter its plans to deepen ties with the West, the former Soviet republic's defense minister said. The South Caucasus country...
  • U.N. Syria envoy to visit Russia next week

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura will visit Russia next week, the Moscow-based U.N. information center said on Friday. Russia, which has stood by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during the three-year-old conflict, has objected...