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    Rio 2016: 31 athletes caught in drug retests, might face ban
    May18

    Rio 2016: 31 athletes caught in drug retests, might face ban

    In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports could be barred from competing in this year’s Olympics after they were caught in retesting of drug samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, and other positive cases could emerge from the 2012 London Games. The International Olympic Committee opened disciplinary...

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    A combination photo shows a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) handout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released on May 10, 2016, and Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump posing for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, May 17, 2016. REUTERS NEW YORK:...

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea
    May18

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. –AP photo Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is willing to meet the North Korean leader to discuss Pyongyang’s nuclear programme. ‘I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,’ the businessman said of Kim Jong-un....

    Trump would engage North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would engage North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    Asked whether he would try to talk some sense into the North Korean leader, Trump replied, “Absolutely.” (Source: AP) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in US policy toward the isolated...

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars: UN
    May18

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars: UN

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean Tatars, who have faced growing persecution since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The China...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision winner brushes off Russian anger
    May17

    Ukraine’s Eurovision winner brushes off Russian anger

    KIEV – Ukraine’s Eurovision Song Contest winner Tuesday dismissed Russia’s anger over her triumph as a sign of “weakness” from a sore loser who saw political plots hatched in a light-hearted event. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine will remain winner of Eurovision, EBU says
    May17

    Ukraine will remain winner of Eurovision, EBU says

    The results of the voting will not be revised. …read more Source: armenpress

    Ukraine is, and will remain, the winner of 2016 Eurovision Song Contest: EBU
    May17

    Ukraine is, and will remain, the winner of 2016 Eurovision Song Contest: EBU

    The European Broadcasting Union has issued a statement in response to the petition on Change.org calling for the results of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest to be revised: The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was a spectacular show and a testament to a year of hard work by so many people from so many countries. The live shows were world-class...

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin
    May17

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukrainian pleads guilty in hack-for-profit scheme
    May17

    Ukrainian pleads guilty in hack-for-profit scheme

    WASHINGTON: A Ukrainian national has pleaded guilty to charges of hacking into databases holding unpublished company press releases to gain insider information that led to US$30 million (RM120.50 million) in illicit gains, officials said. The US Department of Justice said 28-year-old Vadym Iermolovych pleaded guilty Monday before a federal judge...

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