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    Tennis: Retirement not on Nadal radar
    Aug10

    Tennis: Retirement not on Nadal radar

    MONTREAL (AFP) – Rafael Nadal insisted Sunday that retirement is not on his mind despite a year in which he was dethroned as French Open champion and saw his ranking slip to its lowest in a decade.The 29-year-old former world number one and 14-time major winner said that he will hang up his racquet only when he has lost the thrill of...

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists – including France’s Gerard Depardieu
    Aug09

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists – including France’s Gerard Depardieu

    Ukraine has named 13 pro-Russian actors and singers whose work would be banned from TV, radio and cinema, including France’s Gerard Depardieu. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Attackers torch four OSCE vehicles in Donetsk
    Aug09

    Attackers torch four OSCE vehicles in Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine: OSCE observers based in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine said Sunday that four of their vehicles were torched outside their hotel in an apparent arson attack. The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s special monitoring mission to Ukraine wrote in a Tweet: “4 OSCE armoured...

    Four OSCE cars torched in separatist east Ukraine
    Aug09

    Four OSCE cars torched in separatist east Ukraine

    Four armoured vehicles belonging to the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine’s eastern conflict zone were destroyed overnight, the security watchdog said Sunday, describing the apparent arson attack as an attempt to restrict its work. …read more Source: Channel...

    Four OSCE cars torched in separatist east Ukraine
    Aug09

    Four OSCE cars torched in separatist east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four armoured vehicles belonging to the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine’s eastern conflict zone were destroyed overnight, the security watchdog said Sunday, describing the apparent arson attack as an attempt to restrict its work. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists
    Aug09

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists

    KIEV: Ukraine on Saturday named 13 pro-Russian actors and singers whose work would be banned from TV, radio and cinema, including France’s Gerard Depardieu. The blacklist issued by the ministry of culture described the 13 as “a threat to national security” for supporting President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea and...

    Ukraine bidding to become breadbasket of Europe again
    Aug09

    Ukraine bidding to become breadbasket of Europe again

    MALA DIVYTSA (UKRAINE) – Oleksandr Verzhykhovskiy slips a crisp stalk of wheat through his fingers and surveys the sun-drenched fields that once made war-torn Ukraine the “breadbasket of Europe” — and now embody its economic hopes. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    At least 12 killed as Mali hotel siege finally ends
    Aug09

    At least 12 killed as Mali hotel siege finally ends

    BAMAKO: At least 12 people including four foreign UN contractors died in a hostage siege at a hotel in central Mali that ended early Saturday when government troops stormed the building. “There are 12 dead in all,” an army officer told AFP after the operation at the Hotel Byblos in Sevare, listing the fatalities as five...

    ‘Face of War’: Putin portrait from bullet shells
    Aug09

    ‘Face of War’: Putin portrait from bullet shells

    A young Ukrainian artist has captured global attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5,000 empty bullet casings collected in the separatist east. Daria Marchenko’s “The Face of War” — a remarkably realistic and politically tinged depiction of Putin in a dark suit and red tie — stands more […] The...

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists, including Depardieu
    Aug09

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists, including Depardieu

    Ukraine on Saturday named 13 pro-Russian actors and singers whose work would be banned from TV, radio and cinema, including France’s Gerard Depardieu. The blacklist issued by the ministry of culture described the 13 as a … …read more Source: ANTARA...

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