Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki to win Dubai Championships

Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki to win Dubai Championships

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win the Dubai Championships and break into the world’s top 10 for the first time. The 22-year-old beat Danish 10th seed Wozniacki 6-4 6-2 to claim her sixth WTA title and her second of 2017. Svitolina beat top seed Angelique Kerber in the semi-finals. “I dreamed all my life to be in the top 10, so it’s an amazing feeling to enter the top 10…

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Donald Trump’s top team

Donald Trump’s top team

(CNN)President-elect Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia has never been under closer scrutiny. But this week, for the first time, the views of those who will serve alongside him at the highest level have also come under the spotlight. As Trump’s prospective defense secretary, secretary of state and CIA director have been quizzed at confirmation hearings this week, important differences have emerged between how they see Russia and the views of the President-elect. House Speaker Paul…

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Child monks of the Himalayas

Child monks of the Himalayas

High in the Himalayas, young novice monks in maroon robes take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh – known as the land of high passes – in Indian-administered Kashmir, disputed territory between India and Pakistan. With its whitewashed ramparts sitting over 3,000m high on a rocky crag, with breathtaking views across the Indus Valley to the mountains beyond, Thiksey is home to a monastic community affiliated with the “yellow hat”…

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