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Tennis

Romania's Simona #Halep breezed past Australian qualifier Casey #Dellacqua 6-2, 6-2 on Wednesday to book a semi-final berth at the Indian Wells …

Our times

FTC investigating Herbalife amid claims of questionable business practices

The US Federal Trade Commission has launched an investigation into nutritional supplement company Herbalife following more than a year of scrutiny over its business practices. The Los Angeles-based company, which has been accused of being a pyramid scheme, said it was being investigated today, …

Anand Beats Aronian in First Round Candidates’ Tournament

Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand went off to a good start at the Candidates’ Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk. At 44 the oldest player in the …

The Power of Ukraine's Billionaires

Part 2: 'Hard to Believe'<p>In the last parliamentary elections, Akhmatov filled roughly 60 spots on the Party of Regions list with his people while …

Russia

Locuitorii din Kiev au intrat pe domeniul preşedintelui Ianukovici (with images, tweets) · IIamandi

Ken Regan's Tandem Pawn Chess

Tandem Pawn Chess<p>I read the ChessBase news article "A New and More Challenging Chess Variant" with interest. Azlan Iqbal proposes a variant that is …

chessblog.com - Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Blog

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2014<p>Hello everyone,<p>Most chess players have trouble finding 'exciting' activities …

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French newspaper “Libération” to become a social network

The owners of Libération, the French left-leaning daily renowned for its bold headlines, announced on Saturday the 8th of February, that the …

What Does Pussy Riot Mean Now?

With all eyes on Russia, two members of the country's most notorious band of shit-stirrers are free after nearly two years of political imprisonment and enjoying the rock-star treatment during their first trip to the U.S. But the group's unlikely journey from art-school project to international …

Ce reprezintă Găgăuzia?

Intrarea în Găgăuzia. Foto: Radio Chişinău.<p><b>Teritoriu</b><p>Găgăuzia este formată din patru enclave din sudul Republicii Moldova. Cea mai importantă este …

Carlsen câștigă primul turneu după ce a devenit campion la șah

Noul campion mondial la şah Magnus Carlsen (Norvegia). Foto: AFP.<p>În Elveţia, la Zurich, s-a încheiat “cel mai puternic turneu de şah din …

Zurich 03: "Freak Occurrence"

The «Zurich Chess Challenge 2014» will be the first encounter between the newly crowned World Champion, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen, and the former title …

RT @BeschlossDC: Here a reminder of early 70s airline travel, including empty seats & 1 quasi-hippie: #LAPL http://t.co/JImHOUNDfv

Ukraine activist says he was abducted and tortured

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1048000/1048799_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522207212_e817cfbc936f9485c206fa1a9af9b92b<p><b>A leading activist in Ukraine's street opposition who vanished for eight days says he was abducted and tortured before being left to die in the …

Latin America

Journalists to be under digital surveillance at Sochi

A government decree signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on November 8, 2013, spelled this out unequivocally. The decree authorizes the …

chessblog.com - Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Blog

Thursday, January 30, 2014<p>World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen to Attend Sochi Olympics 2014<p>Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra …

RT @shaunwalker7: This is amazing. Ukraine's new acting PM Arbuzov in his 90s biznenmyen days. Where to start? http://t.co/O5FHARecuN (via @bizneweurope)

RT @TarjeiJS: Sitting next to a legend! #ZurichChess #Korchnoi http://t.co/vYWDTHZj0B

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel peace prize

Two Norwegian politicians say NSA whistleblower's actions have led to a 'more stable and peaceful world order'<p>Two Norwegian politicians say they have jointly nominated the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel peace prize.<p>The Socialist Left party politicians …

Zurich 2014 a few hours away

The «Zurich Chess Challenge 2014» will be the first encounter between the newly crowned World Champion, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen, and the former title …