US Open and Olympic champion Andy Murray Tuesday announced he will skip the French Open tennis due to a back injury. The World No.2 retired with the back problem in his second-round match against Spain's Marcel Granollers at the Rome Masters last week, which posed as a bad sign for his withdrawal from the second tennis Grand Slam of the year. Scotsman Murray will now aim to be fully fit for ...
Michael Douglas wept here Tuesday as he recounted how director Steven Soderbergh waited for the Oscar-winning actor to recover from throat cancer so he could star as flamboyant pianist Liberace in "Behind the Candelabra". "For me this it was right after my cancer. This beautiful gift was handed to me. I'm eternally grateful to Steven, Matt and Jerry," a tearful Douglas said, referring to ...
.The National Assembly on Wednesday was taking up an education-reform bill that would allow public universities to hold some courses - like science or economics classes - in English, a plan that has alarmed language purists and the political far-right ...
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August 1945: British wartime prime minister Clement Attlee, seated right, with US president Harry Truman, and Stalin. Foreign secretary Ernest Bevin stands behind, centre. Photograph: Yevgeny ...
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Stacy Keibler and Paul Wesley hit up the Stella Artois Suite during the 2013 Cannes Film Festival held at Radisson Blu on Wednesday (May 22) in Cannes, France. The 33-year-old entertainer looked gorgeous at the De Grisogono Party the evening ...
Charles Gillibert, Scott Stuber, Alexandra Milchan and Scott Lambert are joining forces for the thriller, which will mark French director Olivier Assayas' first film shot in the United ...
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France World number seven Juan Martin del Potro has become the second high-profile men's player to pull out of the French Open.The former US Open champion, who made the quarter finals at Roland Garros last year, has decided to withdraw due to a virus.World number two Andy Murray will also not compete in Paris after aggravating a back injury during the Rome Masters last week.The French ...
Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday. "Because of the decisions that have been taken by Hezbollah and the fact that they are fighting very harshly the Syrian population, we have decided to ask that the military branch of the Hezbollah would be considered as a terrorist organisation," Fabius told reporters in English. The United States has long designated the Lebanon-based militant group, ...
Nothing will ever completely replace playing the game I love, however I feel like I'm starting a new adventure and I'm genuinely excited about what lies ahead. I'm fortunate to have been given many opportunities throughout my career and now I feel it's my time to give back.
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MOSCOW Thorbjorn Jagland, secretary general of the Council of Europe, has told President Vladimir Putin that the human rights body is concerned about Russia's law requiring non-governmental organizations to register as foreign agents.
Jagland said Europe will watch how the Kremlin implements the law that went in effect last November, a measure requiring non-governmental organizations that receive foreign funding to register as "foreign agents" mdash; a term synonymous with espionage during the Soviet era.
Golos, Russia's only independent vote-monitoring agency, was recently fined nearly $10,000 for failing to register as a foreign agent. Its director says that the organization has not received any foreign funding since the law went into effect.
Since Russian President Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin for an unprecedented third term, throughout which has faced large-scale protests, he has consistently maintained the United States is funding the opposition. As a result, Russia's parliament quickly passed the new NGO law, and critics say the measure is meant to suppress dissent.
Despite widespread criticism from Europe and the West, Jagland says he believes the Kremlin will not budge when it comes to the new law. ...
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