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    Barshim wins in Shanghai
    May14

    Barshim wins in Shanghai

    Mutaz Barshim of Qatar competes in the high jump event during the Shanghai Diamond League athletics meeting in Shanghai yesterday. The Rio Olympics silver medallist leapt 2.33m to win the event ahead of China’s Yu Wang and Ukraine’s Andriy Protsenko who managed 2.3 and 2.27m respectively. Barshim had delighted home fans in Qatar a...

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv
    May14

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv

    As the glitz and glamour of Eurovision kicked off in Kyiv, people were being shelled to death in their own homes in eastern Ukraine. Authorities have blamed pro-Russia separatists for the attack. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president skips Eurovision after shelling kills four
    May14

    Ukraine’s president skips Eurovision after shelling kills four

    May 14, 2017 5:19 AMKIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday (May 13) cancelled his planned appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kiev after a shelling attack in the war-torn east reportedly killed four civilians. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Final of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest kicks off in Kiev
    May14

    Final of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest kicks off in Kiev

    Italy and Portugal were frontrunners as the final of the Eurovision Song Contest kicked off in Kiev on Saturday night. …read more Source: Global...

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv
    May14

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv

    As the glitz and glamour of Eurovision kicked off in Kyiv, people were being shelled to death in their own homes in eastern Ukraine. Authorities have blamed pro-Russia separatists for the attack. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Four civilians killed in artillery shelling in eastern Ukraine
    May14

    Four civilians killed in artillery shelling in eastern Ukraine

    2 hours 6 min agoKIEV – Ukrainian authorities said four civilians were killed on Saturday in renewed a …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Cancels Visit to Eurovision Due to Shelling of Avdiivka
    May14

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Cancels Visit to Eurovision Due to Shelling of Avdiivka

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Poroshenko said he had canceled his visit to the final of the 2017 Eurovision song contest set for May 13 because of the shelling of the town of Avdiivka in Donbas, resulting in casualties among civil population. Earlier in the day, Pavlo Zhebrivskyi, the governor of the Kiev-loyal Donetsk region administration, said that at...

    Italy leads the pack at Eurovision
    May13

    Italy leads the pack at Eurovision

    Italy and Portugal were the frontrunners going into last night’s final of the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual song and dance fest – held in Kiev this year – whose global audience topped 200mn people last year.Italian Francesco Gabbani is leading the pack with a number, viewed nearly 114mn times on YouTube, that mixes Buddhist imagery...

    Four civilians killed in eastern Ukraine artillery shelling
    May13

    Four civilians killed in eastern Ukraine artillery shelling

    Ukraine army says shelling carried out by rebels using artillery banned by Minsk peace deal …read more Source: The Irish...

    Israel performs in Eurovision final
    May13

    Israel performs in Eurovision final

    Imri Ziv wows Kiev, but will it be enough? …read more Source: The Jerusalem...