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    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...

    Putin signs Russian law to shut ‘undesirable’ organisations
    May24

    Putin signs Russian law to shut ‘undesirable’ organisations

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organisations “undesirable” in Russia and shut them down. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have condemned the measure as part of an “ongoing draconian crackdown which is squeezing the life out of civil...

    Atletico, Valencia secure Champions League spots
    May24

    Atletico, Valencia secure Champions League spots

    MADRID: 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. Atletico made sure of third place thanks to a 0-0 draw at Granada, while Valencia twice had...

    65-year-old gives birth to quadruplets
    May24

    65-year-old gives birth to quadruplets

    A 65-year-old German woman, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Rebel commander killed in eastern Ukraine
    May24

    Rebel commander killed in eastern Ukraine

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

    Rebel commander ‘killed in eastern Ukraine’
    May24

    Rebel commander ‘killed in eastern Ukraine’

    DONETSK (AFP) – A separatist commander in eastern Ukraine was killed along with several other fighters after their car came under attack Saturday, rebel authorities announced.The defence ministry of the self-proclaimed Lugansk republic confirmed that Alexey Mozgovoy, the commander of a police battalion in the war-torn region, was among the...

    Top rebel commander killed in east Ukraine – report
    May24

    Top rebel commander killed in east Ukraine – report

    KIEV (Reuters) – Aleksey Mozgovoi, a top rebel commander in east Ukraine, has been killed along with around six others in an attack by an unknown group of assailants, the press service for the separatist Luhansk territory (LITs) reported on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    German Woman, 65 and Mother of 13, Has Quadruplets
    May23

    German Woman, 65 and Mother of 13, Has Quadruplets

    A 65-year-old German woman, who is already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Russia links gas discount to Ukraine with debt repayments – agencies
    May23

    Russia links gas discount to Ukraine with debt repayments – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s decision on an extension of a gas discount to Ukraine may take into account Ukraine’s position on repayment of debts, Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday according to comments cited in Russian news agencies. …read more Source: The...

    65-year-old mother of 13 gives birth to quadruplets
    May23

    65-year-old mother of 13 gives birth to quadruplets

    BERLIN: A 65-year-old German woman, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early yesterday. The three boys and one girl were born premature at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have “good chances of surviving,” the report said. The...

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