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    Eurovision to let singer perform by video link after she is banned
    Mar23

    Eurovision to let singer perform by video link after she is banned

    A Russian singer banned by Ukraine from entering the country will be able to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest through a live video link, the contest’s executive supervisor, Jon Ola Sand, said yesterday. Ukraine, which hosts the international contest in May, has imposed a three-year entry ban against singer Julia Samoylova, who...

    Ukraine says Kremlin is responsible for former Russian lawmaker’s death
    Mar23

    Ukraine says Kremlin is responsible for former Russian lawmaker’s death

    Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovych was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev yesterday. Russia called the allegation “absurd”. Former parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who was armed...

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police

    Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian ‘state terrorism’ …read more Source: Gulf...

    Is Tuchel right fit to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?
    Mar20

    Is Tuchel right fit to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?

    After a disappointing Saturday afternoon, at least the funders of one of those aeroplanes hired to fly over The Hawthorns might have been pleased by news emerging from Germany the following day, as it was claimed that Arsenal had made Thomas Tuchel an offer to succeed Arsène Wenger. Even if the Bild story has been flatly denied by Arsenal and...

    Making Syria’s Cries heard
    Mar19

    Making Syria’s Cries heard

    Syrian journalist and activist Kholoud Helmi was struggling with her emotions.“It’s too much sometimes,” she said. “I feel like a chocolate that has a shell outside, but inside it’s hollow. People don’t want to hear the pain. And if I cry days and nights, it won’t change anything.”Helmi, from the Damascus suburbs, could be...

    Lebanon rescues Siberian tiger cubs en route to Syria
    Mar18

    Lebanon rescues Siberian tiger cubs en route to Syria

    An animal rights group in Lebanon is caring for three dehydrated, maggot-infested Siberian tiger cubs that were rescued on their way to a zoo in neighbouring war-ravaged Syria. Animals Lebanon said yesterday that its members rescued the cubs earlier this week after they had spent more than a week cooped up inside a cramped crate in “unacceptable”...

    Families of victims plant first trees at MH17 memorial park
    Mar18

    Families of victims plant first trees at MH17 memorial park

    Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014 planted the first trees yesterday in a Dutch memorial park not far from where the ill-fated plane departed. “Today is a very important day for all the next of kin. We are planting the first trees … to create a monument for MH17,” Evert van Zijtveld, chairman of...

    Russia marks Crimea takeover anniversary
    Mar18

    Russia marks Crimea takeover anniversary

    Russia marked yesterday a low-key third anniversary of the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, as Kiev blasted the annexation of the strategic Black Sea peninsula as a “crime”. State-run television showed footage of sparsely attended concerts and parades in cities across the vast country and there was much less fanfare over the event than in previous...

    Russia marks three years since Crimea takeover
    Mar18

    Russia marks three years since Crimea takeover

    Putin not expected to take part in any of the official celebrations …read more Source: Gulf...

    EU turmoil makes Russia a safe bet to bondholders
    Mar17

    EU turmoil makes Russia a safe bet to bondholders

    The political turbulence roiling the European Union is making Russia look like a safe bet to bondholders.For money managers wary of the elections looming in Europe, the worst relations with the West since the Cold War and sanctions on Russia’s biggest companies are no deterrent. The nation’s debt is cheaper to insure against default...

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