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    Two, three days to know fate of new Ukraine peace plan: German FM
    Feb07

    Two, three days to know fate of new Ukraine peace plan: German FM

    February 08, 2015 5:28 AMBERLIN (AFP) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Saturday it would take “two or three days” to know the fate of a new Franco-German push for peace in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Franco-German plan on Ukraine based on Minsk pact – U.S. official
    Feb07

    Franco-German plan on Ukraine based on Minsk pact – U.S. official

    MUNICH (Reuters) – A Franco-German initiative to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine is based on the Minsk peace accords but will contain more details on implementation and timing of a future deal, a senior State Department official said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    West presses Putin to back ‘last-chance’ Ukraine peace bid
    Feb07

    West presses Putin to back ‘last-chance’ Ukraine peace bid

    Western leaders challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin to prove he wants peace in Ukraine, warning both sides a new Franco-German peace drive may be a “last chance” to stop all-out war. …read more Source: Channel...

    ‘Time Running Out’ for Ukraine Resolution, Warns France
    Feb07

    ‘Time Running Out’ for Ukraine Resolution, Warns France

    An aide to French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that time is running out in the search for a resolution to the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Afghanistan not on NATO meeting agenda
    Feb07

    Afghanistan not on NATO meeting agenda

    KABUL (Khaama Press): The war in Afghanistan was not included in NATO defense ministers meeting for the first time in 13 years. The NATO defense ministers gathered in NATO HQ on Thursday to discuss issues being faced by the alliance including the threat of Islamic extremists and the Russian-backed separatists battling Ukraine’s government...

    Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance in face of U.S. criticism
    Feb07

    Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance in face of U.S. criticism

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel said on Saturday that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing sharp rebukes from U.S. politicians who accused Berlin of turning its back on an ally in distress. …read more Source: The...

    NATO and Russia Fail to Narrow Differences in Munich Talks
    Feb07

    NATO and Russia Fail to Narrow Differences in Munich Talks

    NATO and Russia failed to narrow their differences over the Ukraine crisis in talks on Saturday but agreed they would keep talking to each other. …read more Source:...

    Austria opposes arming Ukrainian government forces
    Feb07

    Austria opposes arming Ukrainian government forces

    VIENNA (AFP) – Austria opposes arming the Ukrainian government in their fight against rebels in the east of the country, Chancellor Werner Faymann was quoted as saying Saturday.I do not believe military action is the way to resolve conflict. I am opposed to sending arms, Faymann told the Kurier daily in an interview.Calls have been growing...

    Europe and US Clash Over How to Confront Russia Over Ukraine
    Feb07

    Europe and US Clash Over How to Confront Russia Over Ukraine

    Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel warned today that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing a sharp rebuke from a leading U.S. senator who… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine President Shows Captured Russian Military IDs to Leaders as Proof of Moscow’s ‘Presence’
    Feb07

    Ukraine President Shows Captured Russian Military IDs to Leaders as Proof of Moscow’s ‘Presence’

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Saturday brandished in front of world leaders several passports taken from Russian soldiers in what he said was proof of Moscow’s “presence” in his country. …read more Source:...

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