Serbia bests Australia, to take on Hungary in final

DUBAI - Serbia's water polo team reached the final of the World League tournament in Dubai on Friday beating Australia 12:5 (2:1, 5:2, 2:0, 3:2).

Defending champion Serbia will next take on world champion Hungary that outlasted Montenegro 10:8.

The final is scheduled for Saturday 16:30 CET.

Photo Tanjug, T. Valic (archive photo)

Australia Imposes Sanctions on Russian Officials, Companies

Australia has imposed new sanctions on 38 Russian officials and 11 companies in connection with the situation in Ukraine.

This is the second round of sanctions by Australia, following similar ones in March, targeting 12 Russian and Ukrainian citizens, thus making a total of 50 individuals and 11 companies.

Chile end Spain's reign at World Cup

Spain's six-year reign as the world's pre-eminent team ended on June 18 as Chile sent them crashing out of the World Cup with a 2-0 win in Rio de Janeiro.

Spain had been seeking a fourth consecutive major title, but instead they became only the fifth defending champions - after Italy in 1950 and 2010, Brazil in 1966 and France in 2002 -- to go out in the World Cup's first round.

China, Turkey, Czech Republic Among Top Small Arms Exporters

China, Turkey and the Czech Republic have joined the list of the world's top exporters of small arms, which is led by the United States, according to the latest UN figures.

The UN statistics for 2011 from the United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database released Monday show that Italy joined the list of the top importers of small arms, which is also topped by the United States.

All in the name of God! Doesn’t matter which one!

I could not make up my mind: did he say this out of conviction or out of guilt wrapped up as faith? Whatever it was, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair once again jumped in to raise some eyebrows among international observers with his latest statement relating to the present sectarian chaos in Iraq.