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    Artillery Fire Kills 4 in Ukraine’s Restive East
    May14

    Artillery Fire Kills 4 in Ukraine’s Restive East

    Ukraine officials blamed pro-Russian separatists in the country’s restive east for the killings of four civilians Saturday by artillery fire in a government-controlled area near the Russian border. The shelling in the Donetsk region occurred just hours before the finals of the wildly popular Eurovision song contest, held this year in Kyiv....

    Portugal’s Sobral wins Eurovision with tender ballad
    May14

    Portugal’s Sobral wins Eurovision with tender ballad

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday in Kyiv with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event’s decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess. …read more Source:...

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada
    May14

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada

    TORONTO — Canada is not immune to online extortion, despite apparently sidestepping a massive attack that temporarily crippled networks around the world, a cybersecurity expert said. Atty Mashatan, a professor at Ryerson University’s School of Information Technology Management, said it was nothing more than a fluke that Canada appears to...

    Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Armenia comes 18th
    May14

    Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Armenia comes 18th

    Salvador Sobral from Portugal has won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Amar Pelos Dois’. The final outcome was decided by a 50:50 split between professional juries and televoting from all 42 participants. The jury votes were decided during the Jury Final last night and the televotes decided during tonight’s show. The 26...

    Worldwide Cyberattack Spreads Further in Second Day
    May14

    Worldwide Cyberattack Spreads Further in Second Day

    A cyberattack against tens of thousands of data networks in scores of countries, all infected by malware that locks computer files unless a ransom is paid, spread further in its second day Saturday, with no progress reported in efforts to determine who launched the plot. Computer security experts assured individual computer users who have kept...

    JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet
    May14

    JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet

    JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet As number 17 of 26 participants, Norway’s Eurovision hope JOWST was on stage in Kiev on Saturday night. By… The post JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet appeared first on Norway Today. …read more Source: Norway...

    4 killed in pro-Russian rebel attack in eastern Ukraine
    May14

    4 killed in pro-Russian rebel attack in eastern Ukraine

    President Poroshenko cancels appearance at finals of Eurovision Song Contest …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Barshim wins in Shanghai
    May14

    Barshim wins in Shanghai

    Mutaz Barshim of Qatar competes in the high jump event during the Shanghai Diamond League athletics meeting in Shanghai yesterday. The Rio Olympics silver medallist leapt 2.33m to win the event ahead of China’s Yu Wang and Ukraine’s Andriy Protsenko who managed 2.3 and 2.27m respectively. Barshim had delighted home fans in Qatar a...

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv
    May14

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv

    As the glitz and glamour of Eurovision kicked off in Kyiv, people were being shelled to death in their own homes in eastern Ukraine. Authorities have blamed pro-Russia separatists for the attack. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president skips Eurovision after shelling kills four
    May14

    Ukraine’s president skips Eurovision after shelling kills four

    May 14, 2017 5:19 AMKIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday (May 13) cancelled his planned appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kiev after a shelling attack in the war-torn east reportedly killed four civilians. …read more Source: The Straits...