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    What’s Next: May 2, 2017
    May02

    What’s Next: May 2, 2017

    May 02, 2017 5:00 AMGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks today, her first visit since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Joshua’s epic win hailed for reviving heavyweight boxing
    May01

    Joshua’s epic win hailed for reviving heavyweight boxing

    London, Monday @timsimwa British boxer Anthony Joshua’s stunning 11th round knockout of Ukrainian legend Wladimir Klitschko was hailed Sunday as having restored some much-needed prestige to the tarnished image of heavyweight boxing. Joshua, 27, retained his unbeaten record in the most extreme of circumstances having been knocked to the...

    The Latest: Berlin officers hit with bottles, flag poles
    May01

    The Latest: Berlin officers hit with bottles, flag poles

    Police say they’ve made multiple arrests in the German capital after far-left demonstrators threw bottles at officers and small skirmishes ensued. Police told the dpa news agency that about 150 demonstrators who had attended a protest elsewhere started causing problems in Apolda’s town center after getting off a train Monday...

    Defiant rallies for worker rights mark May Day around world
    May01

    Defiant rallies for worker rights mark May Day around world

    Garment workers in Cambodia defied a government ban to demand higher wages, and businesses in Puerto Rico were boarded up as the U.S. territory braced for a huge strike over austerity measures. In Paris, police fired tear gas and used clubs on rowdy protesters at a march that included calls to defeat far-right presidential candidate Marine Le...

    Joshua knocks some prestige into heavyweight boxing
    May01

    Joshua knocks some prestige into heavyweight boxing

    Those were the times… This is an often repeated phrase by the old timers when it comes to the world of boxing. First-account tales of Mohamed Ali winning the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ with George Foreman in Zaire and that ‘Thrilla in Manila’ against Joe Frazier, leave the current generation of boxing fans in a wish-I-was-there scenario....

    Electoral risks govern protest response
    May01

    Electoral risks govern protest response

    The elected governments in Turkey, Brazil and Ukraine differed in the way they handled protests in 2013 …read more Source: The...

    Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin
    May01

    Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin

    Showtime cable network is presenting four hours of director Oliver Stone interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin on four consecutive nights in June. The network announced Monday that “The Putin Interviews” will air first on June 12 at 9 p.m. Eastern, with three additional hour-long installments on the following nights. Showtime said Stone...

    Eurovision 2017: Artsvik from Armenia had her first rehearsal
    May01

    Eurovision 2017: Artsvik from Armenia had her first rehearsal

    Being the winner of Armenian national selection in December 2016, Artsvik will represent Armenia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with her song ‘Fly With Me’. Shortly before the first rehearsal at Kyiv’s International Exhibition Centre Artsvik had no doubts about smooth running of the preparations. “I’m sure the rehearsals...

    PH sustains good record in USTR watch list for 4 yrs
    May01

    PH sustains good record in USTR watch list for 4 yrs

    The Philippines was able to sustain its good record in United States’ intellectual property rights (IPR) watch list for four consecutive years. In its US Trade Representative (USTR) 2017 Special 301 Report, the Philippines is not in the Priority Watch List nor in the Watch List, maintaining a clean record since 2014. It was in 2014 when...

    Ukrainians mourn poet Borys Oliynyk
    May01

    Ukrainians mourn poet Borys Oliynyk

    Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov paid tribute to the famous Ukrainian poet, translator and songwriter Borys Oliynyk who passed away in Kyiv. He was 81. Oliynyk died on April 30 at noon, after suffering a long and severe illness, said a press release issued on Monday. Oliynyk was a national hero of the Ukrainians who possessed all the...