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    Renewed fighting in Ukraine casts a shadow over four-way peace talks
    Feb10

    Renewed fighting in Ukraine casts a shadow over four-way peace talks

    Intense fighting in Ukraine, including a rocket strike on Kiev’s military headquarters in the east, have killed at least 23 people on the eve of a four-way peace summit.As diplomats scrambled to finalise a deal to end the 10-month… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama talks to Ukraine leader as US weighs lethal aid
    Feb10

    Obama talks to Ukraine leader as US weighs lethal aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is updating President Barack Obama about a new round of peace talks aimed at securing a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.Obama and Poroshenko spoke… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed
    Feb10

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed

    PARIS (AP) ” French president Francois Hollande said he is determined for Ukraine peace talks to succeed, but without any certainty, ahead of a planned meeting Wednesday in Minsk between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the besieged town of Debaltseve, prompting Ukrainian authorities to evacuate some residents.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk
    Feb10

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s Foreign Ministry says talks between senior officials from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to pave the way for a summit of leaders in Minsk will resume in the Belarusian capital.The ministry says that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive
    Feb10

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” At the Trudovskoi bus station in Donetsk, the gossip these days focuses on whose house has been hit by shelling and where you can get food handouts.Day and night, mortars and rockets rain down on the rebel… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Feb10

    Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak says Poland will not send lethal weapons to Ukraine but says there is little optimism in the west about the outcome of peace negotiations.In interviews for Polish media Tuesday,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian army reports gains in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Ukrainian army reports gains in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Government forces are reporting gains in rebel-held eastern Ukraine as the parties in the conflict gear up for talks.Fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatists has killed more than 5,300… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel says Ukraine conflict can’t be solved by military
    Feb10

    Merkel says Ukraine conflict can’t be solved by military

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the conflict between Russia and Ukraine cannot be solved by “military means” and she is hopeful it will be solved through diplomacy.Merkel made the remark in a joint news… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Diplomat: Buffer zone, border controls key to Ukraine talks
    Feb10

    Diplomat: Buffer zone, border controls key to Ukraine talks

    PARIS (AP) ” A French diplomatic source says a demilitarized zone between Ukraine and Russia is essential for a cease-fire but is a sticking point in a new international push for peace.The official said Monday night that the other… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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