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    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm

    Jamala took the crown after 26 finalists – 25 Europeans and one Australian – battled it out in the Swedish capital’s Globe Arena. …read more Source: The Local...

    Glitz, Glam, Glory of Eurovision Song Contest Come to US
    May15

    Glitz, Glam, Glory of Eurovision Song Contest Come to US

    U.S. television viewers are finally getting a look at the biggest pop culture event in Europe: the Eurovision song contest, which is being broadcast on the U.S. Logo channel as well as on networks across Europe Saturday. The talent contest known for wild costumes and over-the-top performances drew 200 million viewers for its final round last...

    The Latest: TV chief: Eurovision Song Contest unifies Europe
    May14

    The Latest: TV chief: Eurovision Song Contest unifies Europe

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (all times local): 9 p.m. The director of the TV alliance that produces the Eurovision Song Contest says the show’s message of unity is particularly significant at a time when Europe is seeing its internal borders returning. European Broadcasting Union Director-General Ingrid...

    Live: Aussies pin hopes on Dami Im to bag Eurovision 2016 win
    May14

    Live: Aussies pin hopes on Dami Im to bag Eurovision 2016 win

    Will Ukraine finish higher than political foe and hot favourite Russia? Could Czech Republic break the curse of spot number two? And most importantly, can Dami Im bag a landmark win for Australia? Follow live to find out. …read more Source: ABC...

    A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces
    May14

    A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces

    Sol W. Sanders It’s early on but some new disturbing geopolitical trends are emerging or being emphasized from the Cyprus financial crisis that go far beyond continuing the very real threat to the Euro and the whole economic structure of the European Union. Offstage, it has exposed the growing deterioration of the Russian regime of Vladimir...

    Pentagon seeks 35 percent budget increase to fight ISIL
    May14

    Pentagon seeks 35 percent budget increase to fight ISIL

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The Pentagon on Feb. 2 will provide a preview of its 2017 budget requesting more funds to beef up U.S. forces in Eastern Europe and fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant extremist group. Ashton Carter.The Pentagon’s request for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 will total...

    Foreign Ministry: Al-Zara massacre aimed at foiling efforts to stop bloodshed
    May14

    Foreign Ministry: Al-Zara massacre aimed at foiling efforts to stop bloodshed

    Damascus, SANA – The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry sent on Saturday two identical letters to the UN Secretary General and Head of the Security Council demanding condemnation of the terrorist massacre committed in al-Zara village in southern Hama. After infiltrating the village at dawn on Thursday while its people were sleeping, terrorist...

    Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia performs 26th
    May14

    Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia performs 26th

    The Grand Final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest takes place tonight, 14th of May, live from the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, from 21:00 CET ( 23:00 Yerevan time). Tonight 26 countries will compete for the 2016 Grand Prix. The broadcast will be hosted by Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw who are eager to welcome the millions of viewers to...

    Four Reasons It Would Be Dangerous To Ban Russian Rocket Engines
    May14

    Four Reasons It Would Be Dangerous To Ban Russian Rocket Engines

    Loren B. Thompson, Ph.D and Constance Baroudos, M.A. | Lexington Institute After Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine in 2014, everybody in Washington agreed it was time to stop relying on Russian rocket engines for getting U.S. military satellites into orbit. So it’s no surprise that Congress is considering legislation to do just that. But if...

    Aussies get vocal on Eurovision
    May14

    Aussies get vocal on Eurovision

    WITH the final just hours away, Twitter is lighting up with funny posts about the contestants, with Ukraine’s emotive entry proving divisive. …read more Source:...