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    IOC: 31 caught in retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples
    May17

    IOC: 31 caught in retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples

    In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports were caught in retesting of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and other positive cases could emerge from the 2012 London Games, the IOC said Tuesday. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened disciplinary proceedings against the 31 unidentified athletes...

    Ukraine is, and will remain, the winner of 2016 Eurovision Song Contest: EBU
    May17

    Ukraine is, and will remain, the winner of 2016 Eurovision Song Contest: EBU

    The European Broadcasting Union has issued a statement in response to the petition on Change.org calling for the results of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest to be revised: The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was a spectacular show and a testament to a year of hard work by so many people from so many countries. The live shows were world-class...

    UN official slams Russian persecution of Crimean Tatars
    May17

    UN official slams Russian persecution of Crimean Tatars

    Russia has a duty to ensure Crimean Tatars are not subjected to discrimination or harassment, UN official says in Geneva …read more Source: World...

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and supporters attacked
    May17

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and supporters attacked

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and fellow anti-corruption activists were attacked, thrown to the ground and kicked by a group of men at an airport in southern Russia on Tuesday, according to video posted on social media. Footage showed the assailants, described by Navalny as Cossacks and wearing traditional fur hats, some in...

    MH17 Deaths Were ‘Mass Murder’, Coroner Rules
    May17

    MH17 Deaths Were ‘Mass Murder’, Coroner Rules

    The parents of one of the Australian victims of the apparent missile attack over Ukraine say “things can never be ok”. …read more Source: Sky...

    Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny, Supporters Attacked
    May17

    Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny, Supporters Attacked

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and fellow anti-corruption activists were attacked, thrown to the ground and kicked by a group of men at an airport in southern Russia on Tuesday, according to video posted on social media. Footage showed the assailants, described by Navalny as Cossacks and wearing traditional fur hats, some in...

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin
    May17

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Jamala Says Song More Artistic Than Political
    May17

    Jamala Says Song More Artistic Than Political

    Ukrainian Eurovision winner Jamala said her song was more about music and feelings than politics. Speaking at a news conference in Kyiv, she said she was “sad” it was being linked to politics. The song, entitled 1944, tells the story of the deportations of Crimean Tatars under Stalin — and has been widely seen as a comment on...

    Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Attacked And Beaten In Airport
    May17

    Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Attacked And Beaten In Airport

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and fellow anti-corruption activists were attacked, thrown to the ground and kicked by a group of men at an airport in southern Russia on Tuesday, according to video posted on social media.Footage showed the assailants, described by Navalny as Cossacks and wearing traditional fur...

    Ukrainian pleads guilty in hack-for-profit scheme
    May17

    Ukrainian pleads guilty in hack-for-profit scheme

    WASHINGTON: A Ukrainian national has pleaded guilty to charges of hacking into databases holding unpublished company press releases to gain insider information that led to US$30 million (RM120.50 million) in illicit gains, officials said. The US Department of Justice said 28-year-old Vadym Iermolovych pleaded guilty Monday before a federal judge...