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    Greece fails to reach bailout deal with Europe
    Feb12

    Greece fails to reach bailout deal with Europe

    BRUSSELS – Greece’s new anti-austerity government failed to reach a deal with its European partners Thursday on renegotiating its huge bailout, with talks now set to go down to the wire next week.Finance minister Yaris Varoufakis set out Athens’ proposals for a new debt programme at an emergency meeting with his counterparts...

    Leaders Hold Ukraine Peace Talks as Fighting Surges
    Feb12

    Leaders Hold Ukraine Peace Talks as Fighting Surges

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine held peace talks in Belarus deep into the night, while in Ukraine pro-Moscow separatists tightened the pressure on Kiev by launching some of the war’… …read more Source:...

    300 feared drowned in new Mediterranean boat tragedy
    Feb12

    300 feared drowned in new Mediterranean boat tragedy

    ROME (AFP) – More than 300 migrants are feared drowned after their overcrowded dinghies sank in the Mediterranean, triggering calls for the world to act after the latest boat disaster in a perilous crossing from Africa to Europe.The victims were mainly from sub-Saharan Africa who had left the coast of conflict-wracked Libya at the weekend...

    Marathon Ukraine peace talks drag on as leaders wrangle
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine peace talks drag on as leaders wrangle

    A tense peace summit in Minsk between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France dragged on into Thursday as the …read more Source: The Korea...

    Ukraine peace talks continue in Minsk
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace talks continue in Minsk

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France adjourned for dinner after more than four hours of talks here Wednesday in pursuit of a solution to the Ukrainian conflict that has claimed more … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Hospital under fire in rebel-held Ukraine
    Feb12

    Hospital under fire in rebel-held Ukraine

    “I couldn’t care less whether we’re under the Ukrainians or the separatists. I just want peace,” Irina, a war-weary doctor in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine, said as shelling boomed close to her hospital. Irina, who declined to give her surname, said she had backed the pro-Western government that came to power after the...

    Ukraines PM IMF Aid Accord Within Reach
    Feb12

    Ukraines PM IMF Aid Accord Within Reach

    KYIV – Ukraine and a team from the International Monetary Fund could reach an agreement on further financial aid for the country’s war-battered economy in the next 48 hours, even though talks are … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    IMF 'very close' to agreement on Ukraine bailout, Lagarde says
    Feb12

    IMF 'very close' to agreement on Ukraine bailout, Lagarde says

    [KIEV] The International Monetary Fund is “very close” to an agreement to bail out Ukraine’s war-damaged economy, managing director Christine Lagarde said. …read more Source: The Business...

    Minsk talks on Ukraine crisis could last six more hours – Kiev presidential aide
    Feb12

    Minsk talks on Ukraine crisis could last six more hours – Kiev presidential aide

    MINSK (Reuters) – Talks between leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine on the Ukraine crisis in Minsk, Belarus, could continue for at least another five to six hours, a Ukrainian presidential aide said early on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders hold Ukraine peace talks as fighting surges
    Feb12

    Leaders hold Ukraine peace talks as fighting surges

    The summit was being held in neighbouring Belarus under a Franco-German proposal to try to halt the fighting. Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Francois Hollande began talks with Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko and Russia’s Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: China...

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