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LAS VEGAS | Golovkin meets an angry Alvarez for middleweight title

LAS VEGAS  — Gennady Golovkin wanted to make Canelo Alvarez angry and perhaps throw him off his fight plan. It worked for the weigh-in, but Alvarez vows he will be in control of his emotions Saturday night in their clash for the middleweight title. Alvarez lunged briefly at Golovkin at the weigh-in on Friday, saying … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Golovkin meets an angry Alvarez for middleweight title

WARSAW, Poland | Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions

WARSAW, Poland— Poland has used its powers as a European Union member to ban a Ukrainian human rights activist from all 26 countries in Europe’s Schengen area, saying she poses a security threat. Critics are accusing the government of misusing the system to intimidate its opponents. The activist, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, and her Polish husband Bartosz … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: On July 25, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov on the margins of the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C. Deputy Secretary Sullivan and Foreign Minister … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov

U.S. Department of State News: C5+1 Working Group Meetings a Success in Almaty, Tashkent

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement:   From July 20-23, U.S. government officials met with senior delegations from the five Central Asian republics in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to discuss progress under the three C5+1 Working Groups — Environment, Economic Connectivity, and Security.  The C5+1 is the primary regional … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: C5+1 Working Group Meetings a Success in Almaty, Tashkent

U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh Travels to Greece, Turkey, and Kazakhstan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh will travel to Athens, Greece; Istanbul, Turkey; and Almaty, Kazakhstan, July 16-20. On July 16 in Athens, the Assistant Secretary will meet with government counterparts to discuss U.S. economic priorities and explore means … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh Travels to Greece, Turkey, and Kazakhstan

U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States and China jointly hosted a regional workshop on Counter Nuclear Smuggling from July 10 – 12, 2018, at the China National Nuclear Security Center of Excellence outside of Beijing. This collaboration reaffirmed the commitment of both nations to partner together against … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan | Russian space capsule with 3 crew lands in Kazakhstan

DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts from the International Space Station has landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan. The capsule landed at 6:39 p.m. (1239 GMT) on Sunday without apparent problems, descending under a red-and-white parachute. Aboard were Russian Anton Shkaplerov, American Scott Tingle and Japan’s Norishige Kanai, ending … Continue reading DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan | Russian space capsule with 3 crew lands in Kazakhstan

Serena Williams set for 1st-round match at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. /March 07, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Serena Williams makes her return to the pro tour after a 14-month absence with a first-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday. She will play Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan in a night match at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Williams has played just one Fed Cup doubles … Continue reading Serena Williams set for 1st-round match at Indian Wells