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    Merkel says has ‘no illusions’ after Ukraine deal, ‘big hurdles’ remain
    Feb12

    Merkel says has ‘no illusions’ after Ukraine deal, ‘big hurdles’ remain

    MINSK (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday she had no illusions after a Ukraine ceasefire deal hammered out at marathon talks in Minsk and that big hurdles remained in ending the 10-month conflict in the ex-Soviet country.We now have a glimmer of hope, she said in the Belarussian capital, according to a statement released...

    Greek PM confronts European leaders over bailout
    Feb12

    Greek PM confronts European leaders over bailout

    BRUSSELS – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras confronts European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his first EU summit Thursday, after his government failed to secure a deal on renegotiating its huge bailout.Tsipras warned ahead of the Brussels summit that the EU was now at a “turning point” following the...

    Germany urges parties to exercise restraint before ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Germany urges parties to exercise restraint before ceasefire in Ukraine

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday that the new agreement over Ukraine crisis was a “difficult birth,” and relevant parties should exercise restraint before the ceasefire agreed takes effect. …read more Source: Global...

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms
    Feb12

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    IMF agrees 17.5 bln in extended fund facility with Ukraine
    Feb12

    IMF agrees 17.5 bln in extended fund facility with Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed an extended fund facility of 17.5 billion US dollars, as part of an funding package worth 40 billion dollars in total for conflict-torn Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF
    Feb12

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    Facing bankruptcy, Ukraine last month asked the IMF to replace its programme with a new one to restore confidence in its finances. …read more Source: The...

    Ceasefire agreed on for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    Ceasefire agreed on for eastern Ukraine

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday. The deal, reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, included a cease-fire that would come into effect on Sunday, followed by the withdrawal of heavy […] The...

    Ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after Minsk summit
    Feb12

    Ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after Minsk summit

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday. The deal reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk included a ceasefire that would come into effect on February 15, followed by the withdrawal of heavy...

    9 Killed in Fresh Ukraine Fighting: Officials
    Feb12

    9 Killed in Fresh Ukraine Fighting: Officials

    Nine people were killed and 35 more wounded in fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine as marathon peace talks dragged on in Minsk, officials said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine summit agrees ceasefire, withdrawal of weapons: Putin
    Feb12

    Ukraine summit agrees ceasefire, withdrawal of weapons: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he and the leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine had agreed on the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Ukraine’s frontlines and a ceasefire to begin from February 15. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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