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    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest
    Feb21

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest

    Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest
    Feb21

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest. Susana Jamaladinova, who performs under the stage name Jamala, was chosen Sunday night. Her song “1944” refers to the year in which Stalin...

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest
    Feb21

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine nationalists rally to demand government’s ouster
    Feb21

    Ukraine nationalists rally to demand government’s ouster

    The demonstrators set up six tents in Kyiv’s Independence Square, known as Maidan, and lit symbolic fires in trash bins. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukrainian nationalists rally in Kiev as political tensions rise
    Feb21

    Ukrainian nationalists rally in Kiev as political tensions rise

    The low turnout reflected public weariness with street protests, rather than support for the beleaguered government, which survived a no-confidence vote in parliament last week. In recent weeks, political tensions have risen and some respected reformers have resigned, citing disenchantment with the government’s cronyism and entrenched...

    US rejected North Korean peace plan proposal before latest nuclear bomb test
    Feb21

    US rejected North Korean peace plan proposal before latest nuclear bomb test

    KCNA/ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States rejected a North Korean proposal to discuss a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War because it did not address denuclearization on the peninsula, the State Department said on Sunday. State Department spokesman John Kirby made the comment in response to a Wall Street Journal report...

    Nationalist activists protest against Ukrainian govt
    Feb21

    Nationalist activists protest against Ukrainian govt

    KIEV: About 100 nationalist activists set up tents in central Kiev on Sunday to press their calls for ousting the Ukrainian government, brought to power two years ago following months of protests. They were joined by around 200 others in an anti-government protest on Sunday on Independence Square, known as Maidan. Some lit fires in trash bins to...

    Tehran WGP Rd6-7: Nana Dzagnidze joins lead
    Feb21

    Tehran WGP Rd6-7: Nana Dzagnidze joins lead

    2/19/2016 – The sixth and seventh rounds offered great action, with a slew of decisive games, enough to satisfy any fan. After catching up with Natalija Pogonina, Nana Dzagnidze is now first be virtue of tiebreak, hoping to take over the lead. The youngest player in the competition, Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, is in full ascension as she scored...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Rally In Kyiv
    Feb21

    Ukrainian Nationalists Rally In Kyiv

    Up to 1,000 Ukrainian nationalists have rallied in central Kyiv to demand the ouster of the government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chelsea thrashes Man City 5-1 to reach FA Cup quarterfinals
    Feb21

    Chelsea thrashes Man City 5-1 to reach FA Cup quarterfinals

    Chelsea advanced to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup with a 5-1 victory against an understrength Manchester City side on Sunday, while Crystal Palace and West Ham also won. Palace defeated Tottenham 1-0, and West Ham came from behind to thrash second-tier Blackburn 5-1. At Stamford Bridge, City manager Manuel Pellegrini showed the focus was on his...