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    US welcomes Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Feb13

    US welcomes Ukraine ceasefire deal

    The United States welcomes the ceasefire agreement on the Ukraine crisis reached in the Belarusian capital of Minsk and calls for immediate implementation of the deal, the White House said Thursday. …read more Source: Global...

    British, French defense chiefs welcome Minsk ceasefire agreements
    Feb13

    British, French defense chiefs welcome Minsk ceasefire agreements

    British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday welcomed the Minsk ceasefire agreement which aims to bring peace to Ukraine, urging for an end to the conflict on the ground. …read more Source: Global...

    Tusk says Minsk deal of ceasefire “must be respected”
    Feb13

    Tusk says Minsk deal of ceasefire “must be respected”

    European Council President Donald Tusk said on late Thursday the Minsk deal of ceasefire in eastern Ukraine must be respected after an informal summit meeting of the European Union (EU) in Brussels. …read more Source: Global...

    World Bank to provide up to $2 bn in aid to Ukraine
    Feb13

    World Bank to provide up to $2 bn in aid to Ukraine

    Washington (AFP) – The World Bank said Thursday it is prepared to provide up to $2 billion in financial assistance to conflict-torn Ukraine this year, part of an international package of support.Today I am announcing that the World Bank is ready to commit up to $2 billion in 2015, supporting the people of Ukraine in the face of current...

    Ukraine deal leaves Putin stronger, and he loses little if cease-fire fails
    Feb13

    Ukraine deal leaves Putin stronger, and he loses little if cease-fire fails

    The peace agreement in the Ukrainian conflict may be tailor-made to satisfy Russian President Vladimir Putin: It keeps the authorities in Kiev under his thumb while avoiding an escalation of the confrontation that would tip his country’s economy deeper into crisis. Putin and the leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine on Thursday unveiled an...

    JCI rises, rupiah falls on Friday morning
    Feb13

    JCI rises, rupiah falls on Friday morning

    The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) on Friday opened on a positive note, strengthening by 0.38 percent to 5,363.98.In addition, stocks of the blue-chip firms traded on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), rose by 0.72 percent to 935.59 by 9 a.m on Friday.Valbury Asia Securities head of research Alfiansyah said that the ceasefire between Russia and...

    UPDATE1: Japan calls for implementation of cease-fire over Ukraine
    Feb13

    UPDATE1: Japan calls for implementation of cease-fire over Ukraine

    …read more Source: Kyodo...

    Greek PM edges towards bailout deal
    Feb13

    Greek PM edges towards bailout deal

    Brussels (AFP) – Greeces new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras edged closer to securing a massive overhaul of its huge bailout on Thursday after making his case to sceptical EU leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel.Tsipras, the leftist leader elected by austerity-weary Greeks last month, agreed that Athens would start technical...

    ‘A glimmer of hope’ after Ukraine peace talks
    Feb13

    ‘A glimmer of hope’ after Ukraine peace talks

    Left to right, Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko talk in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (AP Photo) The peace deal reached Thursday for Ukraine, if it holds, would be a partial win for both Moscow and Kiev: Ukraine retains the...

    EU warns Russia against new wave of sanctions if new peace deal not implemented fully
    Feb13

    EU warns Russia against new wave of sanctions if new peace deal not implemented fully

    A day after the four-way talks between France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine to reach a new truce deal concluded, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Moscow that it will face a new wave of … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

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