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    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with the ceasefire agreement, reached after a week of marathon diplomacy led by France and Germany....

    Ukraine says forces shot at 60 times since truce began
    Feb15

    Ukraine says forces shot at 60 times since truce began

    Ukraine’s military said on Sunday that its forces had come under fire 60 times in the hours since a ceasefire came into force. …read more Source: The Times of...

    France and Germany say Ukraine ceasefire generally observed despite incidents
    Feb15

    France and Germany say Ukraine ceasefire generally observed despite incidents

    PARIS (Reuters) – France and Germany said a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine was being generally observed despite local incidents, which needed to be resolved quickly, according to a statement from the French presidency on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Playing ball
    Feb15

    Playing ball

    Ukrainian servicemen play soccer on a road at Svitlodarsk, approaching Debaltseve on Sunday. A cease-fire in Ukraine was cautiously observed by both sides, despite accusations by Kiev and the US that Russia had fueled a final push by rebels to gain territory before the deadline. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered troops to abide by the...

    Ukraine truce mainly holding start
    Feb15

    Ukraine truce mainly holding start

    Fighting dropped sharply across eastern Ukraine on Sunday but there was still sporadic shooting after a cease-fire came into force, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks.’Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire dealDocument suggests ceasefire from Feb 14 may be in Ukraine dealHopes of agreement after Ukraine peace talks,...

    OSCE says Ukraine rebels turn back monitors from Debaltseve
    Feb15

    OSCE says Ukraine rebels turn back monitors from Debaltseve

    KIEV (Reuters) – Rebels in eastern Ukraine refused to allow monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to reach the encircled town of Debaltseve after a ceasefire took effect on Sunday, the head of the OSCE mission said. …read more Source: The...

    Israel eyes European Jewish immigration after Denmark attack
    Feb15

    Israel eyes European Jewish immigration after Denmark attack

    JERUSALEM – After a deadly shooting at a Denmark synagogue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday such attacks will likely continue and Israel would welcome European Jews who choose to move there.The attacks resembled the deadly shootings in Paris in January at the office of weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo and two days...

    Relief, but doubts at truce in Ukraine conflict zone
    Feb15

    Relief, but doubts at truce in Ukraine conflict zone

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Residents of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday morning following a first night without bombardments after a fragile ceasefire came into force in east Ukraine.But despite the sudden outbreak of peace few around the conflict zone seemed confident that the truce would last long after the...

    Ukraine truce mainly holding after shaky start
    Feb15

    Ukraine truce mainly holding after shaky start

    Fighting dropped sharply across eastern Ukraine on Sunday but there was still sporadic shooting after a ceasefire came into force, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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