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    Romania ranks 7th at 2017 Eurovision, Portugal wins the contest
    May15

    Romania ranks 7th at 2017 Eurovision, Portugal wins the contest

    Romania ranked seventh in the 2017 Eurovision final organized last weekend in Kyiv, Ukraine, its representatives Ilinca and Alex Florea gathering 282 points with their song Yodel It!. This is Romania’s best ranking in the competition from the success achieved by Paula Seling and Ovi at the 2010 edition in Oslo (third place), and the fourth...

    Ransomware continues to wreak havoc worldwide
    May15

    Ransomware continues to wreak havoc worldwide

    A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File) TOKYO – The worldwide “ ransomware” cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Asia reported thousands of new cases but no...

    Why the B.C. Green Party should be wary of a coalition
    May15

    Why the B.C. Green Party should be wary of a coalition

    B.C. Green party leader Andrew Weaver is hugged by elected Adam Olsen, as Sonia Furstenau, (right) looks on during a speech to supporters at election headquarters at the Delta Ocean Pointe on election night in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.(Chad Hipolito/CP) Should the recent provincial election results hold, Andrew Weaver will wake...

    Kristian Kostov with Beautiful Mess earns second place for Bulgaria at 2017 Eurovision
    May15

    Kristian Kostov with Beautiful Mess earns second place for Bulgaria at 2017 Eurovision

    Bulgaria’s representative Kristian Kostov ranked second at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest held in Kiev, Ukraine. The song presented by the 17-year-old is entitled Beautiful Mess. It was voted second by the audiences. Ahead of the great final of Eurovision Kristian received two other prizes following the vote of journalists – for best...

    Monday morning blues as ‘WannaCry’ hits at workweek’s start
    May15

    Monday morning blues as ‘WannaCry’ hits at workweek’s start

    The initial attack, known as “WannaCry,” paralyzed computers running factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in scores of countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Spain, India and Japan, among others. Universities and other educational institutions in China were among the hardest hit, possibly because schools...

    Putin says Russia right to boycott Eurovision over Ukraine
    May15

    Putin says Russia right to boycott Eurovision over Ukraine

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    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words do matter’
    May15

    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words do matter’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher. In an extensive new interview for The Global Politico, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice acknowledges her concerns about a president accused of eroding democracy at home and ignoring it abroad. She says Trump, a novice in world affairs, has a...

    Ukraine, Israel to bolster ties after row over UN vote
    May15

    Ukraine, Israel to bolster ties after row over UN vote

    Groysman was uninvited to Israel in December due to Netanyahu’s anger that Kiev had voted at the United Nations in favor of the anti-settlement Resolution 2334. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag
    May15

    Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag

    Hundreds of deliriously happy, proud countrymen and women turned out in brilliant technicolour at Lisbon airport yesterday to welcome ‘the returning hero’ from Eurovision in Kiev – a slightly bemused Salvador Sobral. But as Sobral wondered out loud how he was going to “deal with all this”, there was another uncomfortable question in...

    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words Do Matter’
    May15

    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words Do Matter’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.In an extensive new interview for The Global Politico, the former secretary of state acknowledges her concerns about a president accused of eroding democracy at home and ignoring it abroad. She says Trump, a novice in world affairs, has a “steeper learning curve than most”...