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    Watch: Russian Strongmen Lift Soviet ‘Tank’ With Bare Hands
    May13

    Watch: Russian Strongmen Lift Soviet ‘Tank’ With Bare Hands

    “Quantity is quality,” Joseph Stalin is often quoted as telling his Soviet troops. In modern Russia a group of factory workers appear to have taken that maxim to the extreme as a video of a dozen of them lifting a Red Army tank with their bare hands has spread online. The video, taken in a factory in central Russia, near the city of...

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown
    May13

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown

    Britain warned it may seek EU sanctions over “acts of repression” in the Democratic Republic of Congo …read more Source: Al...

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown (AFP)
    May13

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown (AFP)

    Kinshasa (AFP) – Britain warned Friday it may seek EU sanctions over “acts of repression” in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as police clashed with supporters of a key opposition leader accused of hiring foreign mercenaries. …read more Source: The West...

    Corruption: Nigeria, Ukraine want their money back
    May13

    Corruption: Nigeria, Ukraine want their money back

    Some of the world’s most corrupt nations have agreed to chase assets round the world and share more information. The accord is “weak”, but better than nothing, NGOs say. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song set to inflame
    May13

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song set to inflame

    Entry risks stirring already tense relations with Russia …read more Source: Financial...

    The Dark History Behind Eurovision’s Ukraine Entry
    May13

    The Dark History Behind Eurovision’s Ukraine Entry

    The camp, pop-filled bonanza that is the Eurovision Song Contest took a turn toward the serious on Thursday night, when Ukrainian jazz singer Jamala’s performed her evocative “1944” during the contest semi-finals. Performing live to millions of viewers, the 32-year-old Jamala sang: “when strangers are coming, they come to your house, they...

    Ukraine celebrates ‘brilliant operation’ recovering stolen Italian paintings worth $23.7 million
    May13

    Ukraine celebrates ‘brilliant operation’ recovering stolen Italian paintings worth $23.7 million

    Investigators analyzed thousands of hours of video and hundreds of phone calls to identify the thieves who took 17 precious paintings from a museum in Verona, Italy …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Israel reaches final of Eurovision song contest
    May13

    Israel reaches final of Eurovision song contest

    (JTA) — Israel will compete in the final of Europe’s biggest pop song contest for the second consecutive year. Israeli singer Hovi Star made the final cut Thursday — Israel’s Independence Day — for his song “Made of Stars.” The singer, whose real name is Hovev Sokulets, had tweeted before Thursday’s semifinal that he hoped to...

    Ukraine celebrates ‘brilliant operation’ recovering stolen Italian paintings worth $23.7 million
    May13

    Ukraine celebrates ‘brilliant operation’ recovering stolen Italian paintings worth $23.7 million

    KIEV, Ukraine — The 17 precious paintings stolen from a museum in Verona, Italy, including works by Tintoretto, Rubens and Mantegna, have been recovered by Ukrainian law enforcement agencies in what the nation’s president hailed Wednesday as a “brilliant operation.” President Petro Poroshenko said the recovery of the stolen art estimated to...

    Ukraine celebrates ‘brilliant operation’ recovering stolen Italian paintings worth $23.7 million
    May13

    Ukraine celebrates ‘brilliant operation’ recovering stolen Italian paintings worth $23.7 million

    KIEV, Ukraine — The 17 precious paintings stolen from a museum in Verona, Italy, including works by Tintoretto, Rubens and Mantegna, have been recovered by Ukrainian law enforcement agencies in what the nation’s president hailed Wednesday as a “brilliant operation.” President Petro Poroshenko said the recovery of the stolen art estimated to...