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    Bulgaria’s Poli Genova Proceeds to Eurovision Final
    May13

    Bulgaria’s Poli Genova Proceeds to Eurovision Final

    Bulgarian singer Poli Genova, who represents Bulgaria at this year’s edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “If Love Was a Crime”, qualified for the final which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday. Genova, who also participated in 2011, was one of the eighteen artists performing in the second semifinal on...

    Petro Poroshenko ally takes Ukraine’s top legal post
    May12

    Petro Poroshenko ally takes Ukraine’s top legal post

    KIEV — Ukraine’s parliament appointed a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko to the post of prosecutor general Thursday, only hours after passing a law that would have barred him from the office because of his lack of the required legal qualifications. Yuriy Lutsenko is a close confidant of Poroshenko’s and led his faction in...

    Changing the System: An Outsider Takes on Political Corruption in Ukraine
    May12

    Changing the System: An Outsider Takes on Political Corruption in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s most popular politician lives far away from the country’s capital. The mayor of Lviv is admired for his pragmatic approach to politics and for his refusal to do the president’s bidding. Many believe he could soon bring his leadership style to Kiev. …read more Source: Der...

    [Ticker] Italian MPs go to Russia-occupied Crimea
    May12

    [Ticker] Italian MPs go to Russia-occupied Crimea

    Five Italian politicians – Pepe Bartolomeo, Paola De Pin, Simeoni Ivana, Nicholas Ciraci and Gabriele Sani – who mostly come from anti-EU parties, such as the Five Star Movement, are to visit Russia-occupied Crimea in Ukraine this weekend. They will go with a TV crew to meet EU-blacklisted local bosses. …read more Source:...

    Brussels threat to impose sanctions on Portugal coincides with  “most difficult time in EU history”
    May12

    Brussels threat to impose sanctions on Portugal coincides with “most difficult time in EU history”

    A flurry of stories in the international press suggesting Portugal along with Spain faces stiff EU sanctions for failing to make deficit targets has prompted a high-profile grilling of PM António Costa on evening television and endless controversy in the nation’s press. …read more Source: Portugal...

    Ukraine’s new PM congratulates Vucic after Serbian election
    May12

    Ukraine’s new PM congratulates Vucic after Serbian election

    Aleksandar Vucic has received “a letter from Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman,” the Serbian government said on its website on Thursday.Groysman “congratulated him on the victory (of Vucic’s party) in the recent parliamentary election.” …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor
    May12

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers paved the way on Thursday for a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko to become the new general prosecutor, a position seen by the West as crucial for Ukraine to tackle entrenched corruption. …read more Source:...

    London is the world’s billionaire capital
    May12

    London is the world’s billionaire capital

    LONDON — The British capital is also the world’s billionaire capital, according to research published on Thursday. The city has the highest concentration of multi-millionaires globally with 4,400 “super-rich” residents with net assets worth over £20.7 million (€26.7 million) which does not include the value of their main house,...

    Baby joy for couple who lost kids in MH17
    May12

    Baby joy for couple who lost kids in MH17

    An Australian couple whose three children died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have a new daughter. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Poli Genova to Perform at Eurovision Semifinal on Thursday
    May12

    Bulgaria’s Poli Genova to Perform at Eurovision Semifinal on Thursday

    The Bulgarian representative at this year’s edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Poli Genova, will perform in the second semifinal taking place in Stockholm on Thursday evening. Genova, who had previously represented Bulgaria in 2011, will compete with the song “If Love Was a Crime”. The Bulgarian representative will be the twelfth out...

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