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    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...

    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:...

    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:...

    Football: Guardiola demands more despite Bayern win
    Feb07

    Football: Guardiola demands more despite Bayern win

    BERLIN (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has demanded leaders Bayern Munich improve despite picking up their first win of 2015 to stay eight points clear in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win at Stuttgart.Huub Stevens Stuttgart dropped to the bottom of the league following their home defeat while Guardiolas defending champions stayed on course for a third...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Leads Ukraine Peace Drive
    Feb07

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Leads Ukraine Peace Drive

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (C) and French President Francois Hollande at a meeting in Kremlin in Moscow on February 6. … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    ‘Time running out’ for Ukraine resolution: France
    Feb07

    ‘Time running out’ for Ukraine resolution: France

    MASSERET (AFP) – 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.On Sunday we will see whether we can move towards a conclusion. If it is not resolved tomorrow (Sunday), we will continue the discussions for as long as necessary, but we dont have...

    Poroshenko rejects change of territorial lines enshrined in Minsk pact
    Feb07

    Poroshenko rejects change of territorial lines enshrined in Minsk pact

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday he could not accept any changes to the so-called “demarcation lines” laid out in the Minsk peace agreement with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

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