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    West looks impotent as Ukraine ceasefire frays: analysts
    Feb21

    West looks impotent as Ukraine ceasefire frays: analysts

    PARIS – The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine has made a mockery of the West’s latest attempts to negotiate a ceasefire but may ultimately pave the way for a more durable peace, say analysts. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia did not immediately respond to the accusation.
    Feb21

    Russia did not immediately respond to the accusation.

    Kiev has accused Russia of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine. Ukraine’s military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said that the troops and tanks were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk. Russia did not immediately respond to the accusation but in the past it has always denied accusations of its forces’...

    US Accuses Russia of ‘Undermining’ Global World Order
    Feb21

    US Accuses Russia of ‘Undermining’ Global World Order

    In some of its sharpest criticism to date, Washington accused Moscow on Friday of “undermining” the global order by supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    UN food agency facing worst challenge since World War II
    Feb21

    UN food agency facing worst challenge since World War II

    Cousin said the demands are overwhelming the donor community and as a result WFP had to cut food assistance to six million Syrians in January. The head of the World Food Program says the U.N. agency is confronting its worst challenge since World War II in trying to tackle five top-level humanitarian crises at the same time. Ertharin Cousin said...

    Young topples third-seeded Dolgopolov
    Feb21

    Young topples third-seeded Dolgopolov

    DELRAY BEACH, United States (AFP) – Donald Young toppled third-seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday to book a semi-final showdown with Australian Bernard Tomic at the ATP Delray Beach Open.Young, ranked 56th in the world, withstood 11 aces from the 24th-ranked Dolgopolov in a match lasting one hour and 56 minutes.I...

    Young topples third-seeded Dolgopolov at Delray Beach
    Feb21

    Young topples third-seeded Dolgopolov at Delray Beach

    DELRAY BEACH (UNITED STATES) – Donald Young toppled third-seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 to book a semi-final showdown with Australian Bernard Tomic at the ATP Delray Beach Open. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Germany, France demand Ukraine ceasefire be ‘fully respected’
    Feb21

    Germany, France demand Ukraine ceasefire be ‘fully respected’

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – Germany and France demanded Friday that a crumbling Ukraine truce be fully respected even as pro-Russian rebels celebrated a battlefield victory in a strategic town and exchanged artillery fire elsewhere with government troops.The ceasefire has been violated several times, French President Francois Hollande said...

    Moody’s downgrades Russia debt to ‘junk’ level
    Feb21

    Moody’s downgrades Russia debt to ‘junk’ level

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Moodys cut Russias debt rating by one notch into junk territory Friday, saying the Ukraine crisis and the fall in oil prices and the ruble will further undermine Russias economy.Russia is expected to experience a deep recession in 2015 and a continued contraction in 2016. The decline in confidence is likely to constrain...

    US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day
    Feb21

    US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The State Department faces thousands of cyber attacks every day, a top US official said Friday, refusing to confirm that hackers who breached their system in November were reportedly still lurking in the network.We have robust security to protect our computer systems and our information, which includes access to an...

    Ukrainian carnage leaves ‘zombies’ behind in Debaltseve
    Feb21

    Ukrainian carnage leaves ‘zombies’ behind in Debaltseve

    On a snowy, empty highway, a couple and their son emerge from weeks of hiding, wandering in a hungry daze. A rebel truck, mangled by a land mine, is blocking the road. Half a dozen Ukrainian corpses, several burned, lie in a ditch.Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine“Sanction sausages” churned out in Russia …read more...

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