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    Ukraine, Israel to bolster ties after row over UN vote
    May15

    Ukraine, Israel to bolster ties after row over UN vote

    Groysman was uninvited to Israel in December due to Netanyahu’s anger that Kiev had voted at the United Nations in favor of the anti-settlement Resolution 2334. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag
    May15

    Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag

    Hundreds of deliriously happy, proud countrymen and women turned out in brilliant technicolour at Lisbon airport yesterday to welcome ‘the returning hero’ from Eurovision in Kiev – a slightly bemused Salvador Sobral. But as Sobral wondered out loud how he was going to “deal with all this”, there was another uncomfortable question in...

    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words Do Matter’
    May15

    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words Do Matter’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.In an extensive new interview for The Global Politico, the former secretary of state acknowledges her concerns about a president accused of eroding democracy at home and ignoring it abroad. She says Trump, a novice in world affairs, has a “steeper learning curve than most”...

    Eurovision prankster detained by police, could face jail
    May15

    Eurovision prankster detained by police, could face jail

    Ukraine’s Interior Minister says police detained a Ukrainian prankster after he jumped on the stage of the Eurovision contest and dropped his pants. …read more Source:...

    U.N accuses Ukraine of supplying S. Sudan with arms
    May15

    U.N accuses Ukraine of supplying S. Sudan with arms

    May 14, 2017 (JUBA) – A United Nations panel of experts has accused Ukraine of supplying the young nation with weapons. Arms and light weapons have been used by both warring parties in South Sudan to commit abuses (Photo courtesy of SSANSA) The U.N report, for instance, mentioned the case of an Ilyunshinil-76 aircraft that was transported from...

    Institute for Bulgarian Language celebrates 75th anniversary
    May15

    Institute for Bulgarian Language celebrates 75th anniversary

    With a series of events today and tomorrow the Institute for Bulgarian Language at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences marks its 75th anniversary. An international conference is underway at the Academy’s Large Hall with scholars from Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Romania, Norway, Lithuania and Italy taking...

    RFE/RL: Majlis Podcast: Who Would Help Defend Central Asia From Insecurity In Afghanistan?
    May15

    RFE/RL: Majlis Podcast: Who Would Help Defend Central Asia From Insecurity In Afghanistan?

    These are certainly tense times for security officials in Central Asia. Barely halfway through this spring, the violence in northern Afghanistan, in provinces just across the border from Central Asia, has already reached levels not seen since the late 1990s. The April 21 attack on a military base in Balkh Province, just across the border from...

    Ransomware Attack Could Wreak Greater Chaos as Companies Re-Boot
    May15

    Ransomware Attack Could Wreak Greater Chaos as Companies Re-Boot

    (TOKYO) — Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend’s worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack. The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. The initial attack, known as “WannaCry,” paralyzed computers...

    Higher prices dent Putin’s sky-high popularity: paper
    May15

    Higher prices dent Putin’s sky-high popularity: paper

    Russians’ concern about rising prices has eroded President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings but these remain extremely high, the daily Vedomosti reported on Friday. It cited a poll by the Public Opinion Foundation as showing that 72 percent of Russians would have voted for Putin in August, down from 76 percent in May. Another poll,...

    Russia mainly bombing Syria insurgents, not Islamic State
    May15

    Russia mainly bombing Syria insurgents, not Islamic State

    Russia bombed Syria for a third day on Friday, mainly hitting areas held by rival insurgent groups rather than the Islamic State fighters it said it was targeting. Washington, which is leading its own air campaign against Islamic State, says Moscow has been using its campaign as a pretext to hit other groups opposed to Russia’s ally,...