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    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:...

    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...

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