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      Ukraine vows to withstand rebel advance
      Aug12

      Ukraine vows to withstand rebel advance

      UKRAINE vowed yesterday to use all weapons at its disposal to withstand an alleged new pro-Russian rebel advance that added urgency to a goodwill visit by Britain’s defence secretary. Kiev accused the eastern separatist fighters of launching another missile assault north of Mariupol – a government-held port that provides a land bridge...

      SA father killed in siege at Mali hotel
      Aug10

      SA father killed in siege at Mali hotel

      Malian security forces patrolling in Goundam back in June Photo: AFP A DAY after a South African was among at least 12 victims of an attack by extremists in a Mali town, gunmen killed 10 other civilians in an attack on a village yesterday. The attacks are the latest in what appears to be a campaign against Malian soldiers and United Nations...

      Putin portrait gets the bullet
      Aug10

      Putin portrait gets the bullet

      SHELLING IT OUT: Ukrainian artist Daria Marchenko with her artwork ‘The Face of War’ depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: EPA 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. Daria Marchenko’s The Face of War – a...

      Proud display
      Jul21

      Proud display

      Picture: AFP Ukrainian folk dancers perform for Ukrainian and US servicemen in a ceremony for joint-drill exercises between the two countries in Yavoriv polygon, Lviv district, in western Ukraine, yesterday. Ukrainian and US troops launched fresh drills near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face...

      Footage of Ukrainian rebels at jet crash site
      Jul20

      Footage of Ukrainian rebels at jet crash site

      FOOTAGE has emerged of the immediate aftermath of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as Russian-backed rebels at the crash site realised it was a passenger jet. The plane was shot down on July 17 a year ago. The armed Ukrainian separatists had reportedly been sent to the area to look for the wreckage of a fighter plane which had...

      Shocking MH17 footage emerges
      Jul17

      Shocking MH17 footage emerges

      This video, reportedly of Russian-backed rebels rummaging through the luggage of passengers killed after Flight MH17 was shot down, was published on YouTube by News Corp Australia. WARNING: The following content may be disturbing/offensive to some viewers. Australia said Friday it was “sickened” after new footage emerged purportedly of...

      Kiev fuel depot up in flames
      Jun10

      Kiev fuel depot up in flames

      – RAGING INFERNO: Emergency services in Ukraine tackle the enormous blaze at a fuel storage depot 30km outside Massive explosions may be sabotage UKRAINE evacuated hundreds of residents yesterday after a series of blasts at a fuel depot near Kiev set off a ferocious fire, with several people missing and at least one confirmed dead. The defence...

      Granny, 65, has quadruplets
      May25

      Granny, 65, has quadruplets

      A German woman, 65, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported on Saturday. Annegret Raunigk had three boys and a girl, who were born prematurely at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital, but had “good chances of surviving”. “However, the babies, in...

      Drunk forces flight return
      May11

      Drunk forces flight return

      A MALAYSIA Airlines flight to Colombo had to turn back to Kuala Lumpur due to a drunk passenger, the national carrier said yesterday. Flight MH179 had taken off from Kuala Lumpur late on Saturday. “The intoxicated passenger started harassing Malaysia Airlines’ crew shortly after the flight was airborne,” the company said. “Due to his big...

      More body parts found as MH17 search resumes
      Apr23

      More body parts found as MH17 search resumes

      DUTCH investigators have recovered many more body parts and pieces of wreckage after resuming their search at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine, the Netherlands said yesterday. All 298 passengers and crew onboard the Malaysia Airlines jetliner – most of them Dutch – died when it was shot down over rebelheld eastern Ukraine last year. “Many...