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    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference
    Feb06

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference

    MUNICH (AP) ” Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are converging on Munich for a security conference that comes amid a frantic diplomatic push to end the violence in eastern Ukraine.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rebels, Ukrainian forces agree on humanitarian corridor
    Feb06

    Rebels, Ukrainian forces agree on humanitarian corridor

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” The pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine say they have reached agreement with government forces on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting.The move comes as German Chancellor… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A look at previous Ukraine peace talks and their fates
    Feb05

    A look at previous Ukraine peace talks and their fates

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Since a pro-Russian insurgency flared up in eastern Ukraine in April, international mediators have repeatedly tried to help end hostilities that have killed more than 5,300 people, according to the United Nations. This… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin congratulates new Greek premier, invites him to Moscow
    Feb05

    Putin congratulates new Greek premier, invites him to Moscow

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece’s new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European Union policy on Ukraine.Alexis Tsipras expressed his intention… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate
    Feb05

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Following a massive fall in its currency that has stoked inflationary pressures, Ukraine has raised a key interest rate by a massive 5.5 percentage points.The National Bank of Ukraine said in a statement on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine
    Feb05

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The top NATO commander says any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia.U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove says any action the U.S. or… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry to meet with Iranian foreign minister in Germany
    Feb05

    Kerry to meet with Iranian foreign minister in Germany

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A State Department officials says that Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Munich, Germany on Saturday to discuss the ongoing nuclear negotiations.The official spoke… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    PARIS (AP) ” French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are heading to Ukraine with a new peace initiative.Speaking at a news conference in Paris and describing the Ukrainian conflict as a war,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    French president says he, German chancellor heading to Ukraine today with new peace initiative
    Feb05

    French president says he, German chancellor heading to Ukraine today with new peace initiative

    PARIS (AP) ” French president says he, German chancellor heading to Ukraine today with new peace initiative. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms
    Feb05

    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kiev to help it fight Russian-backed separatists.Amid a fast-moving… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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