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    Several foreigners held hostage, eight killed in Mali hotel attack (AFP)
    Aug07

    Several foreigners held hostage, eight killed in Mali hotel attack (AFP)

    Bamako (AFP) – A Ukrainian hostage managed to escape from the “four or five terrorists” who were still barricaded inside the hotel in Sevare, telling soldiers that he had been with three South Africans and a Russian when the shooting began. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian hostage escapes Mali hotel siege: military  (AFP)
    Aug07

    Ukrainian hostage escapes Mali hotel siege: military  (AFP)

    Bamako (AFP) – A Ukrainian escaped from a hotel hostage standoff in Mali Friday, telling soldiers that three South Africans and a Russian were with him when gunmen stormed the building. …read more Source: The West...

    Hollande counts cost of warship deal with Russia
    Aug07

    Hollande counts cost of warship deal with Russia

    President Francois Hollande has resolved a spat with Russia over the future of two advanced warships Moscow ordered from France before its annexation of Crimea poisoned relations with the West.After seven months of negotiations,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine buries unidentified soldiers months after eastern battle (Reuters)
    Aug07

    Ukraine buries unidentified soldiers months after eastern battle (Reuters)

    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 … …read more Source: The West...

    France says ‘several’ nations interested in Mistral warships (AFP)
    Aug06

    France says ‘several’ nations interested in Mistral warships (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – France’s defence minister said on Thursday that “several” countries had expressed an interest in buying its Mistral-class warships, after Paris refused to deliver them to Russia because of the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    US Army Going the Distance to Reassure Allies in Eastern Europe
    Aug06

    US Army Going the Distance to Reassure Allies in Eastern Europe

    PENTAGON – Amid increased Russian aggression in Ukraine, the U.S. Army needed a fresh way to reassure its eastern European allies. The men and women of the Army’s 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment had … …read more Source: Big News...

    Poland Seeks More Active Role in Ukraine Conflict
    Aug06

    Poland Seeks More Active Role in Ukraine Conflict

    Warsaw, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The future president of Poland, Andrzej Duda, called for greater involvement in resolving the conflict in Ukraine today, a day before becoming head of state. "Talks … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine lifts ban on HIV-positive visitors (AFP)
    Aug06

    Ukraine lifts ban on HIV-positive visitors (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said on Wednesday it had removed its restriction on entry and foreign travel for HIV-positive people as part of growing efforts to improve relations with Europe after decades of Moscow rule. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev
    Aug05

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian security officials have renewed their request for U.S. weapons while meeting with a visiting congressional delegation headed by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi.The United States has provided training… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says next week last chance to make debt deal – statement (Reuters)
    Aug05

    Ukraine says next week last chance to make debt deal – statement (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is willing to postpone a debt restructuring meeting with a creditor group to early next week but sees this is as the “last opportunity” to reach a deal, the finance ministry s… …read more Source: The West...

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