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    Italy leads the pack at Eurovision
    May13

    Italy leads the pack at Eurovision

    Italy and Portugal were the frontrunners going into last night’s final of the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual song and dance fest – held in Kiev this year – whose global audience topped 200mn people last year.Italian Francesco Gabbani is leading the pack with a number, viewed nearly 114mn times on YouTube, that mixes Buddhist imagery...

    Global cyber attack slows but risk of fresh strikes seen
    May13

    Global cyber attack slows but risk of fresh strikes seen

    * “Unprecedented attack” requires global inquiry – Europol* Carmakers Renault, Nissan targeted by cyber extortionists* Ransomware also hits German railway, Chinese Window users* UK expert stems ransomware spread but fresh attacks feared* Attackers use tools honed by US National Security Agency A global cyber attack described as...

    One horse races abound in Europe, from Bundesliga to Bulgaria
    May12

    One horse races abound in Europe, from Bundesliga to Bulgaria

    It’s a far cry from the Bundesliga’s ultra-modern stadiums and multi-million euro teams to Bulgaria’s more humble league, yet the two have one thing in common — predictability. Bayern Munich recently strolled to their fifth successive German title virtually unopposed, lifting the trophy with three matches to spare while...

    Euro, Brexit and Russia: What the Macron victory means for Europe
    May11

    Euro, Brexit and Russia: What the Macron victory means for Europe

    Emmanuel Macron’s decision to play Beethoven’s Ode to Joy as he walked on stage to mark his victory in the French presidential election had pro-Europeans in rapture.“I had tears in my eyes,” Daniel Cohn-Bendit, the longtime French-German politician who served as a European Union lawmaker for two decades, told broadcaster Europe1 about...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    Fulfils a key promise to cement ties with Kiev …read more Source: Gulf...

    Dress rehearsal
    May11

    Dress rehearsal

    Germany’s Levina performs with the song Perfect Life during the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Semi-Final 2 Dress rehearsal 1 at the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev, Ukraine. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Assad, Iran
    May10

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Assad, Iran

    US President Donald Trump yesterday called on Russia to rein in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his key ally Iran, as Washington and Moscow sought to boost their fragile ties with high-profile White House talks.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the highest-ranking Russian official to visit Washington since Trump came to power in...

    Fans can fire Man Utd to final: Herrera
    May10

    Fans can fire Man Utd to final: Herrera

    Ander Herrera wants Manchester United’s supporters to turn Old Trafford into a cauldron when his side look to complete victory over Celta Vigo in today’s Europa League semi-final return leg.Marcus Rashford’s sweet second-half free-kick brought United a 1-0 win in last week’s first leg, putting Jose Mourinho’s side...

    Putin urges fight against terror during Victory Day
    May09

    Putin urges fight against terror during Victory Day

    President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia could defeat any aggressors but insisted that the world come together to fight “terrorism” as Moscow marked 72 years since victory in World War II.Soldiers and military hardware paraded across Red Square in Moscow as the country held its annual pomp-filled celebration of the defeat of Nazi Germany...

    Putin holds out an olive branch
    May08

    Putin holds out an olive branch

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told France’s President-elect Emmanuel Macron yesterday that he wanted to put mistrust aside and work with him, in a change of tack after the Kremlin expressed support for Macron’s rivals in the presidential race.“The citizens of France have trusted you with leading the country at a difficult time for...

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