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    European Bank Rejects Russian Request To Lift Ban On New Loans
    May11

    European Bank Rejects Russian Request To Lift Ban On New Loans

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on May 10 rejected Russia’s request to lift a ban on new loans, prompting Moscow to say it will look to banks led by China for funding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hungary’s latest refrain: ‘We will be slaves no longer’
    May11

    Hungary’s latest refrain: ‘We will be slaves no longer’

    BUDAPEST — For weeks on end, tens of thousands of mostly young Hungarians have demonstrated in the streets of Budapest, in what is becoming a new political movement against Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Initially sparked by a draft bill on nonprofits and legislation that essentially would close down the Central European University in...

    The Latest: Pence Offers ‘Unwavering Support’ to Ukraine
    May11

    The Latest: Pence Offers ‘Unwavering Support’ to Ukraine

    Vice President Mike Pence has expressed the Trump administration’s “unwavering support” for Ukraine’s sovereignty in a meeting with the country’s foreign minister. …read more Source: U.S....

    US criticises Russian build-up near Baltic states
    May11

    US criticises Russian build-up near Baltic states

    US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that a Russian missile deployment near the Baltic states was “destabilising”, and officials suggested the United States could deploy a Patriot missile battery in the region for Nato exercises in the summer. US allies are jittery ahead of war games by Russia and Belarus in September...

    Twerk for Peace: Activism and anger in the wake of the inauguration
    May11

    Twerk for Peace: Activism and anger in the wake of the inauguration

    Gaycation: United We Stand (Credit: Viceland) “The journey towards equality is not a linear journey.” – Parmesh Shahani, author of “Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)longing in Contemporary India” Before the rise of 45 and his rightwing minions, if you regularly watched “GAYCATION,” a docu-series/travelogue in which Ellen Page and her best...

    Russia’s Oval Office Victory Dance
    May11

    Russia’s Oval Office Victory Dance

    When President Donald Trump hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office Wednesday just hours after firing the FBI director who was overseeing an investigation into whether Trump’s team colluded the Russians, he was breaking with recent precedent at the specific request of Russian President Vladimir Putin.The chummy...

    Eurovision favourites Portugal, Armenia sail through semis
    May11

    Eurovision favourites Portugal, Armenia sail through semis

    KIEV: The Portuguese and Armenian entrants for the 2017 Eurovision song contest, among the favourites to win the continent-wide songfest, were two of 10 to qualify for the final in the first round of heats in Kiev. In Tuesday’s semi-final, Portuguese singer Salvador Sobral drew some of the loudest applause with his song ‘For The Both Of...

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Syria’s Assad, Iran
    May11

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Syria’s Assad, Iran

    WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to rein in Syrian President Bashar Assad and his key ally Iran, as Washington and Moscow sought to boost their fragile ties with high-profile White House talks. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the highest-ranking Russian official to visit Washington since Trump came to...

    Herrera calls for fans’ support
    May11

    Herrera calls for fans’ support

    LONDON — Ander Herrera wants Manchester United’s supporters to turn Old Trafford into a cauldron when his side looks to complete victory over Celta Vigo in Thursday’s Europa League semifinal return leg. Marcus Rashford’s sweet second-half free-kick brought United a 1-0 win in last week’s first leg, putting Jose...

    Dress rehearsal
    May11

    Dress rehearsal

    Germany’s Levina performs with the song Perfect Life during the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Semi-Final 2 Dress rehearsal 1 at the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev, Ukraine. …read more Source: Gulf...