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    Netanyahu says European Jews should immigrate to Israel
    Feb15

    Netanyahu says European Jews should immigrate to Israel

    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has called for “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following the shooting attack outside a Copenhagen synagogue that killed a Danish Jew. Netanyahu said the government on Sunday will discuss a $46M plan to encourage Jewish immigration from France, Belgium and Ukraine. “This...

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    Poroshenko says there is still alarm about encircled town, as U.S. urges Russia to implement ceasefire …read more Source: World...

    Separatist commander says can fire on Ukrainian transport hub town despite truce
    Feb15

    Separatist commander says can fire on Ukrainian transport hub town despite truce

    A senior pro-Russian separatist commander said on Sunday that, despite a ceasefire, rebels have the right to fire on the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine as it is “our territory.” The truce between government troops and rebels came into force at midnight. The Ukrainian military have since reported shelling around Debaltseve, a strategic...

    Germany: Damned if it leads, damned if it doesn’t
    Feb15

    Germany: Damned if it leads, damned if it doesn’t

    Merkel’s role in the diplomatic frenzy over Ukraine creates a new political reality in Europe. …read more Source: AL...

    Netanyahu calls for ‘massive immigration’ of European Jews to Israel
    Feb15

    Netanyahu calls for ‘massive immigration’ of European Jews to Israel

    After two shootings in Copenhagen, PM says cabinet to discuss $46 million plan to encourage Jewish immigration from Ukraine, France and Belgium; Bennett: European views should not Israel is their home. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Two killed as Ukraine truce gets off to fragile start
    Feb15

    Two killed as Ukraine truce gets off to fragile start

    Two civilians were killed by rebel rocket fire shortly after the start of a ceasefire in east Ukraine on Feb. 15, a pro-Kyiv official said, but fighting reportedly died down across most of the conflict zone …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Guns mostly fall silent in east Ukraine as ceasefire takes hold
    Feb15

    Guns mostly fall silent in east Ukraine as ceasefire takes hold

    Ukrainian tanks near Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, on February 14, 2015. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)Donetsk and Artemivsk, Reuters—Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with a ceasefire agreement, although periodic shooting near a front-line railway junction showed that the truce was fragile. Reuters journalists...

    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire
    Feb15

    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

    Shelling stopped abruptly at midnight on Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko ordered government forces to halt firing in line with a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending the country’s bloody conflict. Poroshenko, wearing the uniform of the armed forces supreme commander, said in a televised...

    Ukraine military says ceasefire generally observed
    Feb15

    Ukraine military says ceasefire generally observed

    Despite some limited shelling, the ceasefire has generally been observed. …read more Source: World...

    Cease-Fire Comes Into Force in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-Fire Comes Into Force in Ukraine

    A fragile cease-fire began in Ukraine at midnight Saturday (12 a.m. Sunday local time, 2200 UTC Saturday) after hours of intense fighting in the eastern part of the country. Isolated incidents of violence have been reported since the cease-fire took effect. Under terms of the European-brokered deal, Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatist...

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