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    Rupiah opens at Rp 12,758 per dollar on Tuesday
    Feb17

    Rupiah opens at Rp 12,758 per dollar on Tuesday

    The rupiah interbank trade rate in Jakarta in Tuesday’s first trading session weakened slightly by 11 basis points to Rp 12,758 per US dollar from Rp 12,747 per US dollar in the earlier trading session.Samuel Sekuritas economist Rangga Cipta said the rupiah was considered stable after Central Statistics Agency (BPS) data revealed that the...

    Few signs of peace in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Few signs of peace in Debaltseve

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled townUkraine military says no let-up in rebel offensive in eastFighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefireNew violence in Ukraine diminishes hopes before four-way summitUkrainian authorities, rebels evacuate civilians from front line town …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Nervous Bayern head east for Shakhtar clash
    Feb17

    Nervous Bayern head east for Shakhtar clash

    LVIV (UKRAINE) – Arjen Robben admits Bayern Munich have a few nerves as they head to the war-torn Ukraine for Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash away to Shakhtar Donetsk. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU widens blacklist over Ukraine, adds Russia’s Antonov
    Feb17

    EU widens blacklist over Ukraine, adds Russia’s Antonov

    The European Union blacklisted more Ukrainian separatists and Russian backers to protest the destabilization of Ukraine.Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled townGuns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine rebels bury fighters who died hours ahead of cease-fire
    Feb17

    Ukraine rebels bury fighters who died hours ahead of cease-fire

    After the coffins of four pro-Russian fighters killed hours before the Ukrainian cease-fire were lowered into the ground on Monday in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, their comrades fired Kalashnikov rifles into the icy air in a final salute. The field was already studded with dozens of graves of men killed in 10 months of […] The post Ukraine...

    Ukrainian woman proposes to boyfriend in Panda costume
    Feb17

    Ukrainian woman proposes to boyfriend in Panda costume

    The daily also reported that a Ukrainian woman proposed to her boyfriend on Valentine’s Day in Dujiang Yan, China, reported China Press.The woman, known only as Sasha, 26, had put on a panda costume before dancing in front of her boyfriend Da Bin, 30, and five others.Much to his surprise, she suddenly removed the costume and presented him...

    Poll: Americans view Russia as top threat
    Feb17

    Poll: Americans view Russia as top threat

    WASHINGTON: Russia now is considered by Americans as the United States’ greatest enemy amid increasing US-Russian tensions, Xinhua news agency reports citing a Gallup poll. Americans have become significantly more likely to view Russia’s military power as a critical threat to the US with 49 percent now holding this view compared with...

    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal
    Feb17

    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal

    Fighting between the government and pro-independence rebels persisted on Monday around a strategic railway hub in eastern Ukraine, dampening hopes that artillery exchanges could abate in the wake of a fresh peace agreement inked last week. …read more Source: Global...

    US urges Russia, rebels to ‘immediately’ halt Ukraine attacks
    Feb17

    US urges Russia, rebels to ‘immediately’ halt Ukraine attacks

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States called on Russia and the separatists it backs to immediately halt attacks in eastern Ukraine on Monday, expressing grave concern about ceasefire violations.A two-day old truce was on the verge of collapsing as fighting raged around a strategic railway hub and both sides said conditions were not met to...

    Ukraine ceasefire may collapse as fighting rages on
    Feb17

    Ukraine ceasefire may collapse as fighting rages on

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists around a strategic town in the east persisted on Monday in fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered last week. …read more Source: The Times of...

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