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    Relief, but doubts at truce in Ukraine conflict zone
    Feb15

    Relief, but doubts at truce in Ukraine conflict zone

    DONETSK: 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 collapse of...

    Manager Pardew’s dream of FA Cup repeat ruined by Liverpool
    Feb15

    Manager Pardew’s dream of FA Cup repeat ruined by Liverpool

    Alan Pardew’s dream of reprising a celebrated 25-year-old FA Cup triumph was scuppered by Liverpool as the seven-times champions came from behind to book a place in the quarter-finals with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday. This year’s shock-laden competition had continued with second-tier Blackburn Rovers’ 4-1 thrashing...

    Kremlin says accords underpinning Ukraine truce must be 'unconditionally observed'
    Feb15

    Kremlin says accords underpinning Ukraine truce must be 'unconditionally observed'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The package of measures underpinning a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine must be “unconditionally observed”, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    Poroshenko says there is still alarm about encircled town; U.S. urges Russia to implement ceasefire; fighting had escalated in run-up to ceasefire …read more Source: The...

    Netanyahu calls for ‘massive’ Jewish immigration to Israel
    Feb15

    Netanyahu calls for ‘massive’ Jewish immigration to Israel

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for the “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following the shooting attack outside a Copenhagen synagogue that killed a Danish Jew.Netanyahu says the government on Sunday will discuss a US$46 million plan to encourage Jewish immigration from France, Belgium and...

    Two killed as Ukraine truce gets off to fragile start
    Feb15

    Two killed as Ukraine truce gets off to fragile start

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Two civilians were killed by rebel rocket fire shortly after the start of a ceasefire in east Ukraine Sunday, a pro-Kiev official said, but fighting reportedly died down across most of the conflict zone. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Separatist commander says rebels can fire on Ukrainian town of Debaltseve despite ceasefire
    Feb15

    Separatist commander says rebels can fire on Ukrainian town of Debaltseve despite ceasefire

    DONETSK (Reuters) – A senior pro-Russian separatist commander said on Sunday rebels have the right to fire on the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine despite a ceasefire as it is “our territory.” …read more Source: The...

    [Newsmaker] Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts
    Feb15

    [Newsmaker] Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

    KIEV ― A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a repr …read more Source: The Korea...

    Iran welcomes ceasefire on Ukraine crisis
    Feb15

    Iran welcomes ceasefire on Ukraine crisis

    Iranian Foreign Ministry welcomed the recent truce deal between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian militants to end clashes in the east of Ukraine, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday. …read more Source: Global...

    Two civilians killed after start of Ukraine ceasefire: Pro-Kiev official
    Feb15

    Two civilians killed after start of Ukraine ceasefire: Pro-Kiev official

    KIEV – Two civilians were killed by rockets fired by rebels shortly after the start of a ceasefire in east Ukraine Sunday, a pro-Kiev official said, but firing halted along most of the frontline.An elderly man and woman died after Grad missile fire hit the town of Popasna in the Lugansk region some 20 minutes after a truce came into force...

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