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    Battle rages as Ukraine’s rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb17

    Battle rages as Ukraine’s rebels reject ceasefire

    Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday and Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse. The European Union kept pressure on Russia and the rebels by announcing a new list of separatists and Russians targeted…...

    Third seed Dolgopolov advances at Delray Beach
    Feb17

    Third seed Dolgopolov advances at Delray Beach

    DELRAY BEACH (UNITED STATES) – Ukraine’s third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov advanced to the second round of the ATP Delray Beach Open on Monday by defeating Russia’s Teymuraz Gabashvili 7-6 (7/4), 6-3. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU urges ‘halt to shooting’ as Ukraine ceasefire teeters
    Feb17

    EU urges ‘halt to shooting’ as Ukraine ceasefire teeters

    The European Union, which backed the French- and German-mediated truce eked out last week, pleaded that “the shooting needs to stop”. …read more Source: Channel...

    World › Battle rages for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Feb17

    World › Battle rages for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week. Under the cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France, the...

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject cease-fire
    Feb16

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject cease-fire

    Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday and Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse. The European Union kept pressure on Russia and the rebels by announcing a new list of separatists and Russians targeted […]...

    Hollande, Merkel, Poroshenko ‘concerned’ at ongoing Ukraine fighting
    Feb16

    Hollande, Merkel, Poroshenko ‘concerned’ at ongoing Ukraine fighting

    PARIS – President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday they were “concerned” about post-ceasefire fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, the French president’s office said. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    France, Germany, Ukraine say OSCE monitors need free access
    Feb16

    France, Germany, Ukraine say OSCE monitors need free access

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine said on Monday that observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe must have “free access” for their work in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    European markets close down pending outcome of Greek debt talks
    Feb16

    European markets close down pending outcome of Greek debt talks

    LONDON (AFP) – European stocks closed slightly off on Monday as investors awaited the outcome of high-stakes debt talks between Greece and its eurozone partners in Brussels.Londons benchmark FTSE 100 index dipped 0.24 percent to close at 6,857.05 points in afternoon deals in the British capital.Frankfurts DAX 30 closed 0.37 percent off at...

    Greek shares fall, Europe slips as no deal seen in debt talks
    Feb16

    Greek shares fall, Europe slips as no deal seen in debt talks

    Greek shares fell and pan-European indexes slipped on Monday as investors tempered their expectations that euro zone finance ministers meeting in Brussels would find common ground with Greece’s new leftist government. The currency bloc’s finance ministers and the Greek government, elected last month on promises of ending austerity and...

    ‘Stop shooting’ European Union pleads as fresh Ukraine ceasefire teeters
    Feb16

    ‘Stop shooting’ European Union pleads as fresh Ukraine ceasefire teeters

    February 17, 2015 12:25 AMKIEV (AFP) – A two-day-old truce in Ukraine was under threat Monday as fighting raged around a strategic railway hub and other violations were reported, jeopardising an agreement to start withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline. …read more Source: The Straits...

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