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    NATO chief concerned over continuing Ukraine fighting
    Feb18

    NATO chief concerned over continuing Ukraine fighting

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) ” NATO’s secretary general says that he is “deeply concerned” on the deteriorating situation around the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve and said the refusal of pro-Russian separatists to respect a ceasefire threatened… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany condemns separatist advance on Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Germany condemns separatist advance on Debaltseve

    BERLIN (AP) ” The German government has condemned pro-Russian rebels’ advance on the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve and denounced it as “a massive violation” of a cease-fire that came into effect at the weekend.Chancellor Angela Merkel’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukrainian troops have been pulled out of Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukrainian troops have been pulled out of Debaltseve

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukrainian troops have been pulled out of Debaltseve. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine says rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say Russia-back rebels are continuing their onslaught on the railroad junction of Debaltseve, the epicenter of fighting between the separatist and government troops in eastern Ukraine.Fierce… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Biden condemns Ukraine cease-fire violations
    Feb18

    Biden condemns Ukraine cease-fire violations

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden is condemning violations of a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that the White House is blaming on pro-Russian separatists and Russian forces.Biden spoke by phone Tuesday with Ukrainian President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin suggests US is sending arms to Ukraine
    Feb17

    Putin suggests US is sending arms to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States is already delivering weapons to Ukraine.At a news conference Tuesday in Budapest with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Putin was asked how… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure
    Feb17

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Russia is asking the U.N. Security Council to vote Tuesday on a draft resolution endorsing the new cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to fully carry it out.The council’s current… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Born without arms, woman draws with her feet
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Born without arms, woman draws with her feet

    LESNOVKA, Crimea (AP) ” Marina Khodiy, 21, learned to draw early in childhood like most children. The only difference was that she had to do it with her toes, since she was born without arms.She also learned to use her feet to work… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Ukrainian presidential office calls on EU, NATO to condemn rebels for violating cease-fire
    Feb17

    The Ukrainian presidential office calls on EU, NATO to condemn rebels for violating cease-fire

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” The Ukrainian presidential office calls on EU, NATO to condemn rebels for violating cease-fire. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there were no clear signs that the conflict which has claimed more than 5,600 lives will end.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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