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    Ukraine ceasefire: European leaders sceptical peace plan will work
    Feb12

    Ukraine ceasefire: European leaders sceptical peace plan will work

    Worries privately voiced about potential escalation of fighting before truce is supposed to take hold in eastern Ukraine on SundayEuropean leaders on Thursday praised Germany and France for brokering a ceasefire and peace plan for Ukraine, but privately voiced scepticism that the pact struck after a marathon all-night summit in Belarus would...

    [Ticker] US endorses Ukraine ceasefire plan
    Feb12

    [Ticker] US endorses Ukraine ceasefire plan

    US secretary of state John Kerry has said he “welcomes” the Minsk peace deal on Ukraine but urged the Russian side to make “an immediate halt” to fighting near Debaltseve, in east Ukraine. The White House earlier said the “escalation” is “inconsistent with the spirit of the accord”. …read more...

    Coffee and milk ‘fuelled Ukraine deal’
    Feb12

    Coffee and milk ‘fuelled Ukraine deal’

    “Buckets” of coffee and local dairy produce helped the leaders hammer out a Ukraine ceasefire deal, the Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko says. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Minsk deal brings ‘glimmer of hope’ that end could be in sight
    Feb12

    Ukraine crisis: Minsk deal brings ‘glimmer of hope’ that end could be in sight

    Deal struck after Vladimir Putin put unprecedented pressure on separatist leaders, but leaders warn “much work” still to be done …read more Source: The...

    HSBC files: Swiss bank hid money for suspected criminals
    Feb12

    HSBC files: Swiss bank hid money for suspected criminals

    Documents detail customers who faced allegations including drug-running, corruption, doping and money launderingHSBC’s Swiss bank concealed large sums of money for people facing allegations of serious wrongdoing, including drug-running, corruption and money laundering, leaked files reveal. Despite being legally obliged since 1998 to make...

    Ukraine ceasefire deal: US cautiously optimistic amid ‘escalation of fighting’
    Feb12

    Ukraine ceasefire deal: US cautiously optimistic amid ‘escalation of fighting’

    White House concerned Thursday’s fighting threatens ‘spirit of the accord’ as soldiers on both sides have until midnight Saturday to begin withdrawing heavy weapons​The White House has warned that continued fighting in Ukraine is breaching the spirit of the ceasefire deal reached overnight in Minsk.US officials are cautiously...

    US could still impose fresh sanctions on Russia
    Feb12

    US could still impose fresh sanctions on Russia

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    MFA welcomes Ukraine ceasefire agreement reached in Minsk
    Feb12

    MFA welcomes Ukraine ceasefire agreement reached in Minsk

    TIRANA, Feb 12 /ATA/ – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania (MFA) welcomed the ceasefire agreement between the leaders of Ukraine and Russia, with the mediation of Germany and France, which puts an end to the bloody crisis, armed conflict and the extremely aggravated humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine, according to a...

    Relief, skepticism in Brussels following Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Feb12

    Relief, skepticism in Brussels following Ukraine ceasefire deal

    An agreement meant to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine has been met with relief but also skepticism in Brussels. As an EU summit opened, the bloc’s leaders were not expected to discuss new sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    US Give Cautious Welcome to Ukraine Ceasefire Deal
    Feb12

    US Give Cautious Welcome to Ukraine Ceasefire Deal

    The US administration on Thursday welcomed with guarded optimism the latest Ukraine ceasefire agreement and called for its “full and unambiguous implementation”. ”The agreement represents a potentially significant step toward a peaceful resolution of the conflict and the restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty consistent with the Minsk...

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