British No 1 Johanna Konta has withdrawn from the Dubai Duty Free Championships because of an injury to her left foot.
The Look Japanese Street Style: Woodblock Patterns, Colors and Pink Hair Photographs by Mark HartmanFEBRUARY 18, 2017Mark Hartman, 35, a photographer and director from Brooklyn, recently spent three weeks in Japan, chasing a lifelong fascination with the country’s culture.
Kei Nishikori headlines this week’s Rio Open with former champions David Ferrer and Pablo Cuevas also in the line-up.
DETAILS TO FOLLOW BREAKING: #Iraq’s PM Abadi has just announced that the operation to retake western #Mosul has begun. Here we go. pic.twitter.com/GSPP4ZnSvF— Haidar Sumeri (@IraqiSecurity) February 19, 2017
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, together with aircraft from the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer started “routine operations in the South China,” the US Navy announced.
TrendsRussia-NATO relations The military alliance does not compare Russia with Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorism since it does not measure whether one threat is worse that another, but deems them both as “challenges,” NATO’s former Secretary General told RT on the sidelines of the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany.
TrendsRussia-NATO relations READ MORE: NATO expansion led to tension in Europe unprecedented in last 30 years – Lavrov On world order “They say that all wars begin in the minds of people, and by this logic, that’s where they are supposed to come to an end.
WASHINGTON Washington urged Beijing to keep pressure on North Korea to return to talks aimed at preventing Pyongyang from making further advances in its weapons program in violation of U.N. resolutions.
TrendsUkraine turmoil The rally took place at the central square of Donetsk on Saturday to commemorate the second anniversary of the Minsk agreements and to protest Ukrainian aggression. Despite the wintery weather, thousands of people, including representatives of the self-proclaimed republic’s authorities, took part in the anti-war march and demonstration, according to local media.