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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Merkel, Hollande consult with Putin ahead of cease-fire
    Feb15

    Merkel, Hollande consult with Putin ahead of cease-fire

    BERLIN (AP) ” The German government says the German and French leaders have spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin and have stressed that a planned cease-fire in Ukraine must be adhered to fully by all involved.The government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine fighting persists as cease-fire time approaches
    Feb14

    Ukraine fighting persists as cease-fire time approaches

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Officials in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol say an array of artillery attacks hit areas near the city during the morning, as the deadline for a cease-fire creeps closer.The city’s press service reported… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to carry it out.U.N. diplomats say the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner
    Feb13

    Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian investigators say there are no grounds to release a key Ukrainian prisoner despite claims by Ukraine’s president that she would soon be freed.In a statement posted online Friday, Russia’s Investigative Committee… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says 8 troops killed in past day despite peace deal
    Feb13

    Ukraine says 8 troops killed in past day despite peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine says that eight troops have been killed and 34 wounded overnight, despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline.Vladislav Seleznyov, spokesman for the Ukrainian army general staff, said in comments… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US warily eyes new peace deal for Ukraine
    Feb13

    US warily eyes new peace deal for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Obama administration is taking a wary, wait-and-see approach toward the new Ukraine peace agreement, which was reached without direct American input and while the U.S. considers whether to give defensive weapons… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF
    Feb12

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The International Monetary Fund has agreed to give Ukraine a new bailout deal worth 15.5 billion euro ($17.5 billion) that could climb to around $40 billion over four years with help from other lenders like Europe… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US: Ukraine deal could be major step toward peace
    Feb12

    US: Ukraine deal could be major step toward peace

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The White House says a new peace deal between Russia and Ukraine could be a significant step toward peacefully resolving the conflict.White House press secretary Josh Earnest is calling on all sides to follow through… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) ” U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine.Whole Foods jumped 4 percent after the high-end grocery chain reported better earnings than… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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