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    South Africans, Russian and Ukrainian freed in Mali hotel siege
    Aug08

    South Africans, Russian and Ukrainian freed in Mali hotel siege

    BAMAKO (Reuters) – Four United Nations contractors, including two South Africans, a Russian and a Ukrainian, were freed when security forces stormed a hotel in central Mali being held by suspected Islamist militants, a spokeswoman for Mali’s U.N. mission MINUSMA said. …read more Source: The...

    Five foreigners rescued in Mali hotel siege
    Aug08

    Five foreigners rescued in Mali hotel siege

    BAMAKO: A “number” of people held by gunmen during a standoff at a hotel in central Mali have been freed overnight and at least five foreigners evacuated from the site, according to Malian military sources. “We cannot say that everything is finished, but a number of hostages” were freed by Malian forces deployed around the...

    Foreigners rescued as Mali hotel siege leaves seven dead
    Aug08

    Foreigners rescued as Mali hotel siege leaves seven dead

    Bamako (AFP) – Five foreigners have been evacuated and a number of hostages freed after they were trapped by gunmen in a hotel standoff with soldiers in central Mali that left at least seven people dead, military sources said early Saturday.We can not say that everything is finished, but a number of hostages were freed by Malian forces...

    ‘Face of War’: Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells
    Aug08

    ‘Face of War’: Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells

    A young Ukrainian artist has captured global media attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5,000 bullet shells collected in the separatist east. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Gunmen seize foreign hostages in deadly attack on Mali hotel
    Aug08

    Gunmen seize foreign hostages in deadly attack on Mali hotel

    BAMAKO: Gunmen stormed a hotel in central Mali on Friday, killing at least three people and seizing hostages including several foreigners in an ongoing standoff with the army. Among the dead were two Malian soldiers, while the body of a white man was seen lying sprawled outside the hotel in the town of Sevare, military sources said. Kiev...

    ‘Face of War’: Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells
    Aug08

    ‘Face of War’: Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells

    KIEV – A young Ukrainian artist has captured global media attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5,000 bullet shells collected in the separatist east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells
    Aug08

    Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells

    A young Ukrainian artist has captured global media attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5,000 bullet shells 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...

    Foreigners rescued as Mali hotel siege leaves seven dead
    Aug08

    Foreigners rescued as Mali hotel siege leaves seven dead

    The attackers launched the assault on the Byblos hotel in the early hours of Friday in what military sources and local residents said appeared to be a bid to abduct foreign guests. Five foreigners have been evacuated and a “number” of hostages freed after they were trapped by gunmen in a hotel standoff with soldiers in central Mali that left at...

    Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells
    Aug08

    Ukraine artist creates Putin portrait with bullet shells

    A young Ukrainian artist has captured global media attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5,000 bullet shells 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...

    ‘Face of War’: Ukraine Artist Creates Putin Portrait With Bullet Shells
    Aug08

    ‘Face of War’: Ukraine Artist Creates Putin Portrait With Bullet Shells

    A young Ukrainian artist has captured global media attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5,000 bullet shells collected in the separatist east. …read more Source:...

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