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    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:...

    Several foreigners held, at least seven killed in Mali hotel siege
    Aug08

    Several foreigners held, at least seven killed in Mali hotel siege

    BAMAKO (AFP) – Several hostages, including a number of foreigners, were caught in a standoff in central Mali Friday after gunmen stormed a hotel during a shootout with soldiers in which at least five troops and two attackers were killed, the government said.A Ukrainian hostage managed to escape from the four or five terrorists who were...

    Rebel leader warns fighting in E. Ukraine could escalate
    Aug08

    Rebel leader warns fighting in E. Ukraine could escalate

    A leader of the independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine said on Friday that fighting between rebel forces and the Ukrainian government army could escalate in the near future. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-08/07/c_134493321.htm target=_blank title="Rebel leader warns fighting in E....

    Gunmen Attack Hotel in Central Mali, One Dead
    Aug08

    Gunmen Attack Hotel in Central Mali, One Dead

    Bamako. At least one person was killed in an attack early on Friday by unidentified gunmen on a hotel in central Mali frequented by United Nations peacekeepers in the West African nation, a witness and a military spokesman said. The raid targeted a hotel on the road to the airport in Sevare, which services the larger town of Mopti. The body of...

    Egypt, other countries interested in French Mistral warships – source
    Aug07

    Egypt, other countries interested in French Mistral warships – source

    PARIS (Reuters) – About 10 countries, including Egypt, are interested in buying two French helicopter carriers whose planned sale to Russia has been cancelled due to the Ukraine crisis, a source familiar with the situation said. …read more Source: The...

    United States adds Russian oil field to sanctions list
    Aug07

    United States adds Russian oil field to sanctions list

    The United States has added a Russian oil and gas field, the Yuzhno-Kirinskoye Field, to its list of energy industry sector sanctions prompted by Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. The federal government said on Thursday the field, located in the Sea of Okhotsk of the Siberian coast and owned by Russia’s leading gas producer Gazprom,...

    Four dead in Mali hotel attack, gun battle raging
    Aug07

    Four dead in Mali hotel attack, gun battle raging

    Suspected Islamist militants attacked a hotel in central Mali used by United Nations staff on Friday, killing at least three people and exchanging fire with troops near the building, residents and military sources said. Smoke rose from the hotel and heavy weapons fire was heard as government forces moved in to dislodge the gunmen, who raided the...

    Gunmen seize hostages in deadly attack on Mali hotel
    Aug07

    Gunmen seize hostages in deadly attack on Mali hotel

    The attackers launched the assault on the Byblos hotel in Mali on Friday in what military sources and local residents said appeared to be a bid to abduct foreign guests. Gunmen stormed a hotel in central Mali on Friday in an apparent attempt to kidnap Westerners, killing at least three people and seizing hostages in an ongoing standoff with the...

    Ukraine buries unidentified soldiers months after eastern battle
    Aug07

    Ukraine buries unidentified soldiers months after eastern battle

    Ukraine buried on Friday 57 soldiers still unidentified up to a year after being killed in the eastern separatist conflict, highlighting the difficulties the country faces moving on from one of its deadliest military defeats. …read more Source: Channel...

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