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    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 15 May 2016
    May15

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 15 May 2016

    Boris compares EU expansion to Hitler Boris Johnson has compared the EU’s expansion to Adolf Hitler’s attempts to conquer Europe. In remarks that prompted a strong rebuke from the Remain campaign, the Tory MP and Leave campaigner said both Napoleon and Hitler had failed to unite Europe under one authority – adding “the EU...

    Crimean Tatar stuns with Eurovision victory
    May15

    Crimean Tatar stuns with Eurovision victory

    Ukraine’s representative, Jamala, has been declared the winner in Stockholm after a heart-felt performance of ‘1944’, a song about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war

    Ukraine’s Jamala reacts on winning the Eurovision Song Contest final at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 14, 2016. REUTERS STOCKHOLM: Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a song “1944” about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in one of the...

    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war

    Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a song “1944” about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in one of the most controversial winners in the competition’s history. In a show known down the years for its playfulness and camp, 32-year-old Jamala struck a sombre...

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision

    After a tense vote count Jamala representing Ukraine was declared Eurovision 2016 winner after a heart-felt performance of “1944”, about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II. Photo by AFP STOCKHOLM: Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest, adding a touch of political...

    Eurovision winning entry: 1944, a harrowing family tale about Stalin’s deportation of Muslim Tatars
    May15

    Eurovision winning entry: 1944, a harrowing family tale about Stalin’s deportation of Muslim Tatars

    KIEV // “When strangers are coming, they come to your house, they kill you all and say, ‘we’re not guilty, not guilty’.”Those are the harrowing opening words of war-scarred Ukraine’s winning entry for the Eurovision song contest — a flamboyant and festive occasion more normally associated with laughs than...

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win
    May15

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win

    Ukraine’s Jamala, a 32-year-old Crimean Tatar, celebrates at a post-performance news conference after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. Her song, 1944, is about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of her entire nation to Central Asia in during World War II. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision song contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Ukraine’s Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision song contest on Saturday. In the grand finale that was held in the Swedish capital city of Stockholm, the songstress performed “1944.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest, Israel takes 14th
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest, Israel takes 14th

    The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final took place Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Cybersecurity challenges discussed at GUAM headquarters
    May15

    Cybersecurity challenges discussed at GUAM headquarters

    The 4th meeting of the working group on cybersecurity was held on May 12-13 in Kiev at the Secretariat of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM. The Azerbaijani delegation was among the participants of the event, which highlighted topical issues of cooperation between GUAM member states in the field of...