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    Poland’s WWII museum under political bombardment
    May15

    Poland’s WWII museum under political bombardment

    GDAŃSK, Poland — So sure was the staff of Poland’s new Museum of the Second World War that the country’s government would not like it, that it was advertised with the slogan, “See it before they close it.” They were right to be wary of the government’s reaction. Since the museum opened its...

    Experts fear surge of extortion plot victims as workweek opens
    May15

    Experts fear surge of extortion plot victims as workweek opens

    The initial attack, known as “WannaCry,” paralyzed computers that run Britain’s hospital network, Germany’s national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies worldwide in what was believed to be the biggest online extortion scheme ever recorded. Microsoft took aim at the U.S. government for “stockpiling” software...

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for the first time
    May15

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for the first time

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country’s history and celebrating with a call to “put emotion back into music”. Along with singers from Italy and Bulgaria, Sobral was a favourite going...

    No ‘clean slate’ between the US and Russia, Tillerson says
    May15

    No ‘clean slate’ between the US and Russia, Tillerson says

    WASHINGTON: Relations between the United States and Russia, at their lowest level since the Cold War, will not restart “with a clean slate,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday. The former ExxonMobil CEO, who was decorated in 2013 by Russian President Vladimir Putin, had said previously that the relationship between the two nuclear...

    Former Georgian Serviceman Killed Fighting for Ukraine
    May15

    Former Georgian Serviceman Killed Fighting for Ukraine

    44-year-old Davit Sikharulidze, who fought under the Aidar Battalion, left the Georgian military in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Former Georgian Serviceman Killed Fighting for Ukraine
    May15

    Former Georgian Serviceman Killed Fighting for Ukraine

    44-year-old Davit Sikharulidze, who fought under the Aidar Battalion, left the Georgian military in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Russian, Ukrainian Films Among Contenders At Cannes Festival
    May15

    Russian, Ukrainian Films Among Contenders At Cannes Festival

    The famed Cannes Film Festival will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year when it starts on May 17 along the French Riviera. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Log in, look out: Cyberattack havoc may grow at week’s start
    May15

    Log in, look out: Cyberattack havoc may grow at week’s start

    LONDON (AP) — An unprecedented “ransomware” cyberattack that has already hit tens of thousands of victims in 150 countries could wreak greater havoc as more malicious variations appear and people return to their desks Monday and power up computers at the start of the workweek. The initial ransomware attack, known as...

    Stalin Portrait Goes Up At Moscow Metro Station
    May15

    Stalin Portrait Goes Up At Moscow Metro Station

    A portrait of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin has been raised at a Moscow metro station in celebration of the 82nd anniversary of the opening of the Russian capital’s underground transport network. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    President Trump At The American-Arab-Islamic Summit
    May15

    President Trump At The American-Arab-Islamic Summit

    Washington was preoccupied this week with the fallout from the sacking of FBI director James Comey, in a move that has brought back President Donald Trump’s arbitrary tendencies to mind, after a time in which he appeared as though he had adapted to the solemnness of the presidential office and the need for a well-choreographed functioning...