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· May, 2014

Stories about Breaking News from May, 2014

Live blogging The Indian Lok Sabha Election 2014 Results

Madagascar to Start Distributing Crude Oil Locally and Hope to Boost Job Market

Death and Twitter: Reports from Ukraine

Today Russian journalist Ilya Azar reported on Twitter that members of Ukraine's newfangled National Guard had fired on civilian bystanders in Krasnoarmeysk.

Russians Hate Eurovision's Bearded-Lady Champion

On the Internet, Russians have reacted to Wurst’s victory with a mix of humor and homophobia.

Investigative Journalists Report on Macedonian Government Official's Hidden Wealth

Shamed Macedonian Government Caves in to Student Demands

Amid elections and economic instability, a student digital movement shames the Macedonian government into issuing a tender to fix appalling living conditions in the largest Skopje university dormitory.

Australia: Casino Tsar in Bondi Beach Boardwalk Brawl

A very public brawl in a Sydney street between Casino magnate James Packer and old friend Nine Network CEO David Gyngell has been captured in photos and video.

Trinidad and Tobago Stunned at Murder of Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal

Attorney Dana Seetahal was gunned down in Trinidad and Tobago early this morning; police say her death may be linked to her involvement in a high-profile murder case.

Tragedy and Confusion in Odessa

Over thirty pro-Russian protesters died in a fire in the cheerful Black Sea port of Odessa on May 2.

Laundering the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

The Kremlin might project its power into Ukraine’s mainland by encouraging, and perhaps arming, Crimean militia. In theory, Moscow might succeed in “laundering” an armed intervention in this way.

Nigeria: A Campaign to #Bringourgirlsback

Train Station Blast Kills 3, Injures Dozens in China

The attack highlighted the grim challenges of security and simmering ethnic tensions in the resource-rich province.

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