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    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar with tragic tale for Eurovision
    Feb22

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar with tragic tale for Eurovision

    Ukrainians hear an echo of modern Russia’s annexation of Crimea in Jamala’s song about Stalin’s wartime deportation of her people …read more Source: The...

    Chelsea crush weakened City in FA Cup, Spurs knocked out
    Feb22

    Chelsea crush weakened City in FA Cup, Spurs knocked out

    Football Soccer – Chelsea v Manchester City – FA Cup Fifth Round – Stamford Bridge – 21/2/16Manchester City’s Fernando in action with Chelsea’s Willian. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Chelsea exploited Manchester City’s decision to field a weakened team by romping to a 5-1 win in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday as they joined London...

    Ukraine goes to Eurovision-2016 with song about mass deportation of Crimean Tatars
    Feb22

    Ukraine goes to Eurovision-2016 with song about mass deportation of Crimean Tatars

    Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer Jamala to represent the country on the song contest. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Chelsea crush weakened Manchester City 5-1 in FA Cup
    Feb22

    Chelsea crush weakened Manchester City 5-1 in FA Cup

    Chelsea exploited Manchester City’s decision to field a weakened team by romping to a 5-1 win in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday as they joined London rivals West Ham United and Crystal Palace in the quarter-finals. Second-half goals by Willian, Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard and Bertrand Traore, after the teams went into the break level at 1-1,...

    Turkey’s increasingly desperate predicament poses real dangers
    Feb22

    Turkey’s increasingly desperate predicament poses real dangers

    ISTANBUL — Turkey is confronting what amounts to a strategic nightmare as bombs explode in its cities, its enemies encroach on its borders and its allies seemingly snub its demands. As recently as four years ago, Turkey appeared poised to become one of the biggest winners of the Arab Spring, an ascendant power hailed by the West as a model and...

    Football: Five-goal Chelsea punish Pellegrini’s selection gamble
    Feb22

    Football: Five-goal Chelsea punish Pellegrini’s selection gamble

    LONDON (AFP) – Chelsea punished Manuel Pellegrinis controversial decision to field a remarkably inexperienced team as Eden Hazard inspired a 5-1 demolition of Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.With City due to make the long flight to the Ukraine on Monday ahead of their Champions League last 16 first leg tie at Dynamo Kiev...

    Tennis: Djokovic refreshed and ready to go in Dubai
    Feb22

    Tennis: Djokovic refreshed and ready to go in Dubai

    DUBAI (AFP) – Confident Novak Djokovic on Sunday was counting down to his start at the Dubai Tennis Championships confident of maintaining the devastating form which has left him as the dominating force in tennis for the past year.The world number one will begin at the Aviation Club in the first round against Spains Tommy Robredo, and the...

    Ukraine picks ethnic Crimean to sing in Eurovision, with pop song about horrors of Stalin
    Feb22

    Ukraine picks ethnic Crimean to sing in Eurovision, with pop song about horrors of Stalin

    Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry takes aim at Russian oppression
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry takes aim at Russian oppression

    Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song 1944, about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin, to represent the nationUkrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.Susana...

    US dominates arms trade as Asia, Mid-East boost imports
    Feb22

    US dominates arms trade as Asia, Mid-East boost imports

    STOCKHOLM: The global transfer of major arms has risen in recent years, with the United States increasing its dominance of the trade while the flow of weaponry to Africa, Asia and the Middle East has increased, a new study published Monday showed. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report, the volume of...