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    Conservative newcomer Duda wins Polish presidential cliffhanger
    May25

    Conservative newcomer Duda wins Polish presidential cliffhanger

    WARSAW: Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda (pix) on Sunday won a surprise victory in Poland’s presidential run-off, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski with promises of change and generous social spending. An MEP and lawyer with a populist streak, Duda scored 53% support ahead of Komorowski, who mustered 47%, exit...

    Ukrainian flight lands in Syria after years of suspension
    May25

    Ukrainian flight lands in Syria after years of suspension

    An Ukrainian airplane arrived Sunday in the airport of Syria’s coastal city of Latakia, the first foreign flight to land in the war-torn country since 2012. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine rebels deny internal strife behind commander’s slaying
    May24

    Ukraine rebels deny internal strife behind commander’s slaying

    KIEV: Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels rushed Sunday to dispel speculation that a bloody internal battle for control of Moscow’s money was behind the gangland-style slaying of a top warlord. Prizrak (Ghost) brigade commander Alexei Mozgovoi and at least six others — including his press secretary and armed guards — were shot dead Saturday...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist attacks in southeast – military
    May24

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist attacks in southeast – military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two others were wounded on Sunday when their positions came under attack from Russian-backed separatists in the southeast of Ukraine in violation of a ceasefire, a Ukrainian military official said. …read more Source: The...

    La Liga: Deportivo pull off great escape; Xavi plays final game for Barcelona
    May24

    La Liga: Deportivo pull off great escape; Xavi plays final game for Barcelona

    Atletico Madrid secured a berth in the Champions League group stage for next season and Deportivo La Coruna narrowly escaped relegation when they came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at champions Barcelona on the final day in La Liga on Saturday. Atleti made sure of third place thanks to a 0-0 draw at Granada, while Valencia twice had to come...

    Woman, 65, adds quadruplets to 13 kids
    May24

    Woman, 65, adds quadruplets to 13 kids

    A 65-year-old German woman, who already had 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday. Annegret Raunigk had three boys, named Dries, Bence and Fjonn, and one girl, Neeta, who were born premature at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have...

    One Ukrainian civilian killed, two wounded in Avdiyivka shelling – police
    May24

    One Ukrainian civilian killed, two wounded in Avdiyivka shelling – police

    KIEV (Reuters) – One civilian has been killed and two wounded in shelling of the Kiev-held town of Avdiyivka in east Ukraine, the head of Donetsk regional police Vyacheslav Abroskin said in a Facebook post on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Shelling halts production at Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest
    May24

    Shelling halts production at Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it has halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine, one of Europe’s biggest coke plants, after heavy shelling caused major damage. …read more Source: The...

    Rebel commander reportedly killed in eastern Ukraine
    May24

    Rebel commander reportedly killed in eastern Ukraine

    A separatist commander in eastern Ukraine was killed along with several other fighters after their car came under attack Saturday, rebel authorities announced. The defense ministry of the self-proclaimed Lugansk republic confirmed that Alexei Mozgovoi, the commander of a police battalion in the war-torn region, was among the dead and said it was...

    Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed
    May24

    Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed

    Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin’s anti-gay policies. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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