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    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:...

    Ukraine Teeters on the Brink of Default as Kiev Struggles to Repay Debts
    May15

    Ukraine Teeters on the Brink of Default as Kiev Struggles to Repay Debts

    S&P Global Rating estimated Ukrainian debt repayment in 2017-2020 at over $20 billion, which exceeds the country’s current gold and exchange reserves. According to a report by Ukraine’s National Bank, as of May 1, the gold and exchange reserves are $17.2 billion. Ukraine began negotiations on the restructuring of its $19.3 billion...

    Israel forces asylum seekers to deposit 20% of pay as incentive to leave
    May15

    Israel forces asylum seekers to deposit 20% of pay as incentive to leave

    Refugees, activists and employers have condemned the Israeli government for requiring asylum seekers to deposit 20 per cent of their salaries with the authorities to be repaid only when they leave the country, Haaretz has reported. According to Kav L’Oved from the Workers Hotline, the new law which came into effect on 1 May also requires...

    Top films competing in Cannes Film Festival
    May15

    Top films competing in Cannes Film Festival

    From the tale of a mysterious beast to a migrant who finds he can levitate after being shot on a border fence, these are the 19 movies competing in the main competition at this week’s Cannes film festival which gets underway on May 17: – Wonderstruck – Todd Haynes in back in period mode after his huge hit “Carol” with the first of two...

    Romania ranks 7th at 2017 Eurovision, Portugal wins the contest
    May15

    Romania ranks 7th at 2017 Eurovision, Portugal wins the contest

    Romania ranked seventh in the 2017 Eurovision final organized last weekend in Kyiv, Ukraine, its representatives Ilinca and Alex Florea gathering 282 points with their song Yodel It!. This is Romania’s best ranking in the competition from the success achieved by Paula Seling and Ovi at the 2010 edition in Oslo (third place), and the fourth...

    Ransomware continues to wreak havoc worldwide
    May15

    Ransomware continues to wreak havoc worldwide

    A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File) TOKYO – The worldwide “ ransomware” cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Asia reported thousands of new cases but no...

    Why the B.C. Green Party should be wary of a coalition
    May15

    Why the B.C. Green Party should be wary of a coalition

    B.C. Green party leader Andrew Weaver is hugged by elected Adam Olsen, as Sonia Furstenau, (right) looks on during a speech to supporters at election headquarters at the Delta Ocean Pointe on election night in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.(Chad Hipolito/CP) Should the recent provincial election results hold, Andrew Weaver will wake...

    Putin says Russia right to boycott Eurovision over Ukraine
    May15

    Putin says Russia right to boycott Eurovision over Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...