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    Russia’s Oval Office Victory Dance
    May11

    Russia’s Oval Office Victory Dance

    When President Donald Trump hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office Wednesday just hours after firing the FBI director who was overseeing an investigation into whether Trump’s team colluded the Russians, he was breaking with recent precedent at the specific request of Russian President Vladimir Putin.The chummy...

    Eurovision favourites Portugal, Armenia sail through semis
    May11

    Eurovision favourites Portugal, Armenia sail through semis

    KIEV: The Portuguese and Armenian entrants for the 2017 Eurovision song contest, among the favourites to win the continent-wide songfest, were two of 10 to qualify for the final in the first round of heats in Kiev. In Tuesday’s semi-final, Portuguese singer Salvador Sobral drew some of the loudest applause with his song ‘For The Both Of...

    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 Syria’s Assad, Iran
    May11

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Syria’s Assad, Iran

    WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to rein in Syrian President Bashar 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...

    Herrera calls for fans’ support
    May11

    Herrera calls for fans’ support

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

    IMF: Cut Off Funding To Ukraine Until Anti-Corruption Court Is Operating
    May10

    IMF: Cut Off Funding To Ukraine Until Anti-Corruption Court Is Operating

    “The IMF should not give one more dollar to Ukraine until the Anti-Corruption Court is in operation,” said Sergii Leshchenko in a May 9 telephone interview.Leshchenko is a hero of the Revolution of Dignity, a lanky and serious journalist-turned-politician who has risked his life and career for years to fight corruption in Ukraine. He’s not...

    IMF: Cut Off Funding To Ukraine Until Anti-Corruption Court Is Operating
    May10

    IMF: Cut Off Funding To Ukraine Until Anti-Corruption Court Is Operating

    “The IMF should not give one more dollar to Ukraine until the Anti-Corruption Court is in operation,” said Sergii Leshchenko in a May 9 telephone interview.Leshchenko is a hero of the Revolution of Dignity, a lanky and serious journalist-turned-politician who has risked his life and career for years to fight corruption in Ukraine. He’s not...

    What U.S.-Russia Crisis? Trump Seeks Closer Ties in WH Meeting
    May10

    What U.S.-Russia Crisis? Trump Seeks Closer Ties in WH Meeting

    WASHINGTON – All but ignoring the unfurling drama over Russia and the U.S. election, President Donald Trump on Wednesday sought to advance prospects for cooperation between the former Cold War foes in Syria and elsewhere in a rare Oval Office meeting with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s talks with Trump...

    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...

    Trump calls on Russia to rein in Assad and Iran during Lavrov meeting
    May10

    Trump calls on Russia to rein in Assad and Iran during Lavrov meeting

    WASHINGTON // US president Donald Trump on Wednesday 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 Sergey Lavrov, the highest-ranking Russian official to visit Washington since Mr Trump...