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    France’s new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel
    May15

    France’s new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

    PARIS (AP) — On his first full day in office, French President Emmanuel Macron moved quickly Monday on fronts both foreign and domestic, naming 46-year-old lawmaker Edouard Philippe as his new prime minister before flying off to Berlin for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Philippe is also relatively unknown to voters, fulfilling...

    Leader Of 1953 Soviet Gulag Uprising Dies In Ukraine At 90
    May15

    Leader Of 1953 Soviet Gulag Uprising Dies In Ukraine At 90

    One of the leaders of the 1953 Norilsk uprising, a major protest by inmates of the Soviet gulag prison-camp system, has died in Ukraine at the age of 90. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘We have to stand united to protect our democratic values’
    May15

    ‘We have to stand united to protect our democratic values’

    President Rivlin meets with Ukraine PM, speaks about national tragedies and the two countries’ future relationship. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Liberals delay defence policy update until after NATO meeting
    May15

    Liberals delay defence policy update until after NATO meeting

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – The Liberal government has delayed the release of its new defence policy until after a major NATO summit next week. The Liberals...

    Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation
    May15

    Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation

    LISBON (AP) ” Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral was greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal on Sunday, a day after winning the song contest in Ukraine’s capital.The 27-year-old Sobral was a virtual unknown before… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Latest: Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal
    May15

    The Latest: Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Latest on the Eurovision song contest (all times local):4:45 p.m.Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has arrived in his native Lisbon after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine.The 27-year-old… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past
    May15

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past

    Between 1941 and 1945, an estimated 950,000 Jewish civilians were killed as part of Nazi extermination policies, with widespread collaboration from the Ukrainian population. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past
    May15

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past

    Between 1941 and 1945, an estimated 950,000 Jewish civilians were killed as part of Nazi extermination policies, with widespread collaboration from the Ukrainian population. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start
    May15

    Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start

    By SYLVIA HUI and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER LONDON (AP) — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they’re victims of a global “ransomware” cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. As a loose global network of cybersecurity...

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Fans of the annual Eurovision Song Contest gathered in the Ukrainian capital for Saturday’s grand final, when 26 acts will take to the stage in a riot of costume and glitter. …read more Source:...