Tag Archives: battle

Tsitsipas beats Medvedev in battle of debutants at ATP Finals

11 November, 2019 11:57 pm 11:57 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Daniil Medvedev 7-6(5) 6-4 in a high-quality battle of the debutants at the ATP Finals on Monday. Tsitsipas, the first Greek player to qualify for the tournament, had lost all five previous matches against the Russian, but turned the tables in impressive fashion. The 21-year-old served superbly and did … Read More

firefighters Australian battle widespread blazes worse condition

Australian firefighters battle widespread blazes, brace for worse condition...

11 November, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian firefighters will spend Sunday trying to contain bushfires as authorities warn that widespread fire danger on Tuesday will stretch their ability to protect people. The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) said on Sunday that they were expecting severe and extreme fire danger across broad parts of Australia’s most … Read More

Tennis: Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

08 August, 2019 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova overpowered Alison Riske 6-3 7-6(4) at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday to set up a tantalising second-round battle with world number two Ash Barty, who defeated the Russian at this year’s Australian Open. Sharapova struggled at times with her accuracy but unleashed some massive serves and played stout defence at … Read More


Tenth straight weekend: HK police, protesters refine battle tactics

08 August, 2019 1:14 am 1:14 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British colony where many are chafing at Chinese rule. Seeking to clear streets more quickly than before, police fired tear gas and … Read More

Riske, rewarded, Barty, battle, Wimbledon

Riske rewarded in Barty battle at Wimbledon

07 July, 2019 6:49 pm 6:49 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – In knocking world number one Ash Barty out of Wimbledon, Alison Riske showed that when your dad is a former secret service agent and FBI investigator, you learn how to turn the screw on even the most intimidating opponents. Riske created one of the biggest shocks of the tournament with her 3-6 … Read More

Gun, battle, Afghan, capital, Taliban, blast, wounds

Gun battle ends in Kabul after Taliban blast wounds 105

07 July, 2019 8:52 pm 8:52 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least 105 people, including 51 children, officials said. The gun battle lasted more than seven hours, a security official said, adding that the Taliban fighters in the under-construction building … Read More

Turkey govt vegetable stalls inflation battle ANkara

Turkey opens govt vegetable stalls in battle with inflation

02 February, 2019 11:36 pm 11:36 pm

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Battling a sharp rise in food costs, Turkey opened their own markets on Monday to sell cheap vegetables directly to shoppers, cutting out retailers who the government has accused of jacking up prices. Crowds queued outside municipality tents to buy tomatoes, onions and peppers in Istanbul’s Bayrampasa district of Turkey, waiting for … Read More

By-polls in NA-120 to be held tomorrow

09 September, 2017 12:45 pm 12:45 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Polling in NA-120 Lahore by-election will be held on Sunday (September 17). The polling will be held from 8am to 5pm without any break as 321,633 registered voters including 179,505 male and 142,128 female voters will exercise their right to vote in NA-120 by-polls. A total of 220 Presiding officers, 568 … Read More