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    Ukraine, IMF in deal for $17.5 bn bailout: Lagarde
    Feb12

    Ukraine, IMF in deal for $17.5 bn bailout: Lagarde

    The International Monetary Fund and conflict-torn Ukraine have reached a preliminary deal on a new financial rescue plan worth US$17.5 billion that could be a “turning point” for Kiev, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday. In total, Ukraine will receive $40 billion in assistance over four years coupled with bilateral loans from...

    German foreign minister – Minsk deal not all we would have wished for
    Feb12

    German foreign minister – Minsk deal not all we would have wished for

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister said an agreement between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France on the Ukraine crisis was not all Germany would have wished for, but it was a much-needed step away from violence and towards fresh political momentum. …read more Source: The...

    Summit is focusing on securing a ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons
    Feb12

    Summit is focusing on securing a ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said Russian conditions in ongoing negotiations in Belarus over the conflict in Ukraine are unacceptable. He was speaking to media men during a break in marathon talks involving the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine in Belarus over halting the fighting in Ukraine. The summit is focusing on...

    Ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after marathon peace talks in Minsk
    Feb12

    Ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after marathon peace talks in Minsk

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    ‘Drastic decline’ in media freedom worldwide
    Feb12

    ‘Drastic decline’ in media freedom worldwide

    Media freedom suffered a “drastic decline” worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders said in its annual evaluation released Thursday. “There has been an overall deterioration linked to very different factors, with information wars,...

    Ukraine, IMF in deal for US$17.5b bailout: Lagarde
    Feb12

    Ukraine, IMF in deal for US$17.5b bailout: Lagarde

    The International Monetary Fund and conflict-torn Ukraine have reached a preliminary deal on a new financial rescue plan worth US$17.5 billion that could be a “turning point” for Kiev, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Thursday (Feb 12). …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday
    Feb12

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday

    MINSK (Belarus) – Russian President Vladimir Putin today (Feb 12) emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms. Mr Putin told… …read more Source:...

    Kiev, rebels sign roadmap to implement peace plan: Putin, Poroshenko
    Feb12

    Kiev, rebels sign roadmap to implement peace plan: Putin, Poroshenko

    Kiev and pro-Russian rebels have signed off on a roadmap to implement a Ukraine peace deal thrashed out during marathon talks in Minsk, President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Leaders Agree on Main Issues Over Ukraine: Vladimir Putin
    Feb12

    Leaders Agree on Main Issues Over Ukraine: Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday leaders had agreed on a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, IMF in deal for $17.5 bn bailout: Lagarde
    Feb12

    Ukraine, IMF in deal for $17.5 bn bailout: Lagarde

    The International Monetary Fund and conflict-torn Ukraine have reached a preliminary deal on a new financial rescue plan worth $17.5 billion that could be a “turning point” for Kiev, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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