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    Ukraine Says Detains Prankster Who Mooned During Eurovision
    May14

    Ukraine Says Detains Prankster Who Mooned During Eurovision

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian police have detained a Ukrainian prankster for jumping onto the stage at the Eurovision Song Contest and dropping his… …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine detains prankster who mooned during Eurovision final
    May14

    Ukraine detains prankster who mooned during Eurovision final

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Diary: The summer’s musical promise, the withering of the BBC, and universities after Brexit
    May14

    Diary: The summer’s musical promise, the withering of the BBC, and universities after Brexit

    “Ahead of us, the summer is thick with musical promise.” Right now, London is awash with gorgeous music. Amid the election and Brexit verbosity, how welcoming it is to relax in the harmonies of golden sounds. Recent treats include Thomas Adès’s new opera, The Exterminating Angel, at the Royal Opera House – an intense score of...

    Europol says Global Cyberattack Affects 150 Countries
    May14

    Europol says Global Cyberattack Affects 150 Countries

    Europe’s police agency Europol says a global cyberattack has affected at least 100,000 organizations in 150 countries, with data networks infected by malware that locks computer files unless a ransom is paid. Speaking to Britian’s ITV, Europol director Rob Wainwright said the healthcare sector in many countries is particularly...

    Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack
    May14

    Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack

    Two 20-something cyber experts helped bring down the widespread ransomware attack that infiltrated networks at hospitals, banks, and government agencies in multiple countries. A 22-year-old British researcher unintentionally found the so-called “kill switch” that authors of the malicious software left in the code. Later, he teamed up...

    Kiev’s Plan to End Reliance on Russian Nuclear Fuel May End in Rolling Blackouts
    May14

    Kiev’s Plan to End Reliance on Russian Nuclear Fuel May End in Rolling Blackouts

    Kiev has moved to accelerate the construction of a spent nuclear fuel storage facility in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, Minister of Ecology Ostap Semerak said Thursday. The facility will allow Ukraine to repatriate its spent radioactive materials from Russia, where they are currently being stored. “We must take [our] radioactive waste materials...

    WATCH | Silk Road Summit: Putin plays Russian anthems on piano as he awaits talks with China’s Xi Jinping
    May14

    WATCH | Silk Road Summit: Putin plays Russian anthems on piano as he awaits talks with China’s Xi Jinping

    Russian President Vladimir Putin played piano while awaiting Chinese leader Xi Jinping for bilateral talks in Beijing on Sunday. Putin spoke earlier on Sunday at a summit on China’s new Silk Road plan. He later arrived at state Diaoyutai residence for talks with Xi and other leaders. While waiting for his bilateral with Xi to begin, Putin...

    Thousands in Moscow protest plan to demolish Soviet-era apartments
    May14

    Thousands in Moscow protest plan to demolish Soviet-era apartments

    Thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to protest plans by the Russian government to demolish thousands of low-rise, Soviet-era apartment blocks in a move that could displace 1.6 million people from their homes over the next 20 years. Under a sunny sky that signalled that spring may have finally arrived in the Russian...

    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision
    May14

    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision

    Bulgarians had something to celebrate Saturday night when Kristian Kostov came second in the Kiev Eurovision. …read more Source: Balkan...

    China’s Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties
    May14

    China’s Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

    The launch was seen as a challenge to a new South Korean president who was elected last week and came as U.S., Japanese and European naval forces gathered for war games in the Pacific. The two-day meeting that started Sunday gives the Chinese president a platform to promote his image as a global leader and free trade advocate in contrast to...