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    Croatian volunteers fighting alongside Ukrainian army; Serb counterparts helping pro-Russian rebels
    Feb12

    Croatian volunteers fighting alongside Ukrainian army; Serb counterparts helping pro-Russian rebels

    Croatian nationals, believed to be mostly veterans of the country’s 1990s war, joined Ukraine’s army to fight against pro-Russian rebels, Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic said Wednesday without giving any numbers. “As far as I know there are (Croatian fighters) who joined the Ukrainian army,” Pusic told reporters and added that the...

    Is Climate Change Fueling War?
    Feb12

    Is Climate Change Fueling War?

    Paris. For years, scientists and security analysts have warned that global warming looms as a potential source of war and unrest. Storms, droughts, floods, and spells of extreme heat or exceptional cold: all can destroy wealth, ravage harvests, force people off land, exacerbate ancient rivalries and unleash a fight for resources, they say. These...

    World › Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    World › Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine negotiated into the early hours Thursday to try to find a way to halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,300 people. The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels came amid intense… …read more Source: Japan...

    IMF's Lagarde to make statement on Ukraine on Thursday
    Feb11

    IMF's Lagarde to make statement on Ukraine on Thursday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will make a statement on Ukraine at 0800 GMT on Thursday in Brussels, her office said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine hopes IMF talks can be successfully concluded in next two days
    Feb11

    Ukraine hopes IMF talks can be successfully concluded in next two days

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and a team from the International Monetary Fund could reach an agreement on further financial aid for the country’s war-battered economy in the next 48 hours even though talks are proving tough, its prime minister said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Bloody battles rage ahead of Ukraine peace summit
    Feb11

    Bloody battles rage ahead of Ukraine peace summit

    Ukrainian forces battled pro-Russian rebels for territory on Wednesday on one of the bloodiest days in 10 months of fighting ahead of a pivotal peace summit on the conflict. The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany are to meet shortly in Minsk for what EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said would be a […] The post Bloody...

    World leaders in Belarus to discuss Ukraine crisis
    Feb11

    World leaders in Belarus to discuss Ukraine crisis

    The heads of state of Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany arrived here for negotiations on Ukraine crisis Wednesday evening. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko was the first to arrive at the Palace … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukrainian central bank says will hold 'concluding' press briefing with IMF on Thursday
    Feb11

    Ukrainian central bank says will hold 'concluding' press briefing with IMF on Thursday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said on Wednesday it would hold a “concluding” joint press conference with the International Monetary Fund and the Ukrainian Finance Ministry in Kiev on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders start Ukraine peace summit as bloodshed mounts
    Feb11

    Leaders start Ukraine peace summit as bloodshed mounts

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Wednesday (Feb 11) began a crunch peace summit in Minsk aimed at ending 10 months of fighting in Ukraine where violence claimed dozens more lives. …read more Source: Channel...

    Four leaders at Minsk talks plan to pledge support for Ukraine's sovereignty – Ukrainian delegation
    Feb11

    Four leaders at Minsk talks plan to pledge support for Ukraine's sovereignty – Ukrainian delegation

    MINSK (Reuters) – The four leaders meeting on Wednesday for peace talks in Belarus on the Ukraine crisis are planning to sign a joint declaration supporting Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, a Ukrainian delegation source said. …read more Source: The...

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