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    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...

    In letter to Obama, US scientists praise Iran nuclear deal
    Aug09

    In letter to Obama, US scientists praise Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON: More than two dozen top US scientists, among them nuclear researchers and Nobel prize winners, in a letter to President Barack Obama on Saturday praised the Iran nuclear deal as major security achievement, The New York Times reported. The two-page letter, from some of the world’s most knowledgeable nuclear experts, could prove...

    Hostages killed in Mali from Russia, SA & Ukraine
    Aug09

    Hostages killed in Mali from Russia, SA & Ukraine

    The three hostages killed during a siege of a hotel in Mali used by United Nations staff were from South Africa, Russia and Ukraine, a Malian military spokesman said on Saturday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    At least 12 killed as Mali hotel siege ends
    Aug09

    At least 12 killed as Mali hotel siege ends

    BAMAKO (AFP) – 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 terrorists, five...

    At least 12 killed as Mali hotel siege finally ends
    Aug08

    At least 12 killed as Mali hotel siege finally ends

    BAMAKO (AFP) – 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 terrorists, five...

    Hostages killed in Mali hotel siege from South Africa, Russia, Ukraine
    Aug08

    Hostages killed in Mali hotel siege from South Africa, Russia, Ukraine

    BAMAKO (Reuters) – The three hostages killed during a siege of a hotel in Mali used by United Nations staff were from South Africa, Russia and Ukraine, a Malian military spokesman said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says one soldier killed in clashes in separatist east
    Aug08

    Ukraine says one soldier killed in clashes in separatist east

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of one soldier as clashes with pro-Russian separatists continue in the countrys war-torn east despite a shaky truce.Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said a further nine servicemen had been wounded in the past 24 hours of fighting.Ukrainian officials said three civilians were also injured...

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