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    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...

    Ukraine buries unidentified soldiers months after eastern battle
    Aug07

    Ukraine buries unidentified soldiers months after eastern battle

    ZAPORIZHZHYA, Ukraine (Reuters) – 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: The...

    Indian Air Force ‘beats British Air Force12-0’ in training exercise
    Aug07

    Indian Air Force ‘beats British Air Force12-0’ in training exercise

    Indian Air Force (IAF) seems to have defeated the Royal Air Force (RAF) in a face off, two-week exercise conducted in Linconshire, according to reports. The Indian Air Force brought four aircrafts from its fleet under Operation Indradhanush designed by Russia SU-30MKI Flanker fighter aircraft to RAF Coningsby for a showdown against RAF’s...

    UEFA Champions League play-off: Manchester United to face Club Bruges, Valencia and Monaco clash
    Aug07

    UEFA Champions League play-off: Manchester United to face Club Bruges, Valencia and Monaco clash

    Manchester United were given a troublesome tie against Club Bruges in the draw for the Champions League playoff round on Friday, although it could have been worse as they avoided Lazio, CSKA Moscow and Monaco. Lazio will meet Bayer Leverkusen as they attempt to return to the group stage for the first time since 2007-08 while another high profile...

    Gunmen attack hotel in central Mali, one dead
    Aug07

    Gunmen attack hotel in central Mali, one dead

    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 one victim...

    Kazakhstan willing to offer considerable volumes of coal to Ukraine – Energy Ministry
    Aug07

    Kazakhstan willing to offer considerable volumes of coal to Ukraine – Energy Ministry

    Ukraine is assessing a commercial offer from coal producers of Kazakhstan in prospective coal shipments, according to the press service of the Kazakh Energy Ministry. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

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