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    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    WASHINGTON: A Ukrainian national has pleaded guilty to charges of hacking into databases holding unpublished company press releases to gain insider information that led to US$30 million (RM120.50 million) in illicit gains, officials said.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...

    US and allies ready to arm Libyan government to battle Islamic State
    May17

    US and allies ready to arm Libyan government to battle Islamic State

    US Secretary of State John Kerry The United States and other allied nations have agreed to provide Libya’s internationally recognized government with weapons, which they say is needed to battle ISIS and other militant groups gaining strength in the region. United States Secretary of State John Kerry noted the balance of providing such arms,...

    Russia Demands IMF include Ukrainian Debt in Aid Program
    May17

    Russia Demands IMF include Ukrainian Debt in Aid Program

    17 de mayo de 2016, 09:43Moscow, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Finance, Anton Siluanov, demanded today from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during a TV interview, to include the three billion dollars owed by Ukraine to Russia in its program of assistance to Kiev. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Aussie families of MH17 victims shown video at inquest
    May17

    Aussie families of MH17 victims shown video at inquest

    PETALING JAY: A video simulating how the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was blown up was shown to the families and friends of the six New South Wales (NSW) victims at an inquest in Sydney. According to news portal Daily Mail Online, the video, created by Dutch air crash investigators, simulated the final moments of the aircraft before it was shot...

    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

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss the issue of the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine in 2014 with visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak this week, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s Foreign Fighters Battle For Citizenship
    May17

    Ukraine’s Foreign Fighters Battle For Citizenship

    On both sides of the war in Ukraine, foreign fighters have flocked in their thousands to take part, many of them from the former Soviet Union.Whilst thousands of regular Russian soldiers and volunteers have fought alongside the DNR and LNR separatists, a number of Russians and Belorussians have also fought for the Ukrainians. With the worst of...

    Ukraine’s new police force battles corrupt prosecutors
    May17

    Ukraine’s new police force battles corrupt prosecutors

    Relieved Ukrainians turn new patrol police into internet stars …read more Source: Gulf...

    Germany coach Loew keeps faith with Schweinsteiger, Podolski
    May17

    Germany coach Loew keeps faith with Schweinsteiger, Podolski

    Germany’s coach Joachim Loew reacts during their Euro 2016 qualification match against Poland in Frankfurt, Germany, September 4, 2015. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Germany coach Joachim Loew is giving captain Bastian Schweinsteiger every chance to prove his fitness for the European Championship despite the Manchester United midfielder’s...