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    Ukraine peace talks drag on
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace talks drag on

    Ukraine said on Thursday there was no good news yet after 14 hours of tortuous talks between Kiev, Moscow, Berlin and France, as the Kremlin was posing “unacceptable conditions” on ending the 10-month conflict in the ex-Soviet country. …read more Source:...

    Press freedom: SA is 39th on world list
    Feb12

    Press freedom: SA is 39th on world list

    Freedom of the press is good in Finland. It’s terrible in Eritrea. How well does South Africa fare? ||| Paris – Media freedom suffered a “drastic decline” worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders said in its annual evaluation released on...

    Ukraine peace talks end
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace talks end

    Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France have left the negotiating room in the Belarusian capital Minsk where they were locked in all-night talks on a plan to end 10 months of fighting in Ukraine. A diplomatic source of Reuters news agency said early on Thursday that the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France would sign a document...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    Intense talks on ending the war in Ukraine stretched through the night on Thursday as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany sought to unt …read more Source: The New...

    Greece minister enters lions’ den
    Feb12

    Greece minister enters lions’ den

    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis headed for a showdown with euro zone finance ministers yesterday after his new leftist-led government won a parliamentary confidence vote for its refusal to extend an international bailout. ||| Costas Pitas and Alastair Macdonald Athens and BrusselsGreek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis yesterday began...

    Asia’s stocks fall as Greek uncertainty saps confidence
    Feb12

    Asia’s stocks fall as Greek uncertainty saps confidence

    Asian stocks and the euro fell on Thursday as markets erred on the side of caution over the ongoing Greek debt negotiations. ||| Tokyo – Asian stocks and the euro fell on Thursday as markets erred on the side of caution over the ongoing Greek debt negotiations amid conflicting headlines on progress in the talks. MSCI’s broadest index...

    Greece, euro zone fail to agree on debt
    Feb12

    Greece, euro zone fail to agree on debt

    Greece’s new leftist government and its international creditors failed to agree on a way forward after seven hours of talks. ||| Brussels – Greece’s new leftist government and its international creditors failed to agree on a way forward on the country’s unpopular bailout and will try again on Monday, with time running out...

    Violence hits eastern Ukraine ahead of talks
    Feb11

    Violence hits eastern Ukraine ahead of talks

    More than 20 people have been reported killed in separate attacks in eastern Ukraine, as leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France prepare for peace talks in Minsk, Belarus. Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk as fighting continued to rage in the country’s east in advance of Wednesday’s talks. Rebel...

    Watch this huge explosion in Ukraine
    Feb11

    Watch this huge explosion in Ukraine

    An explosion rocked the city of Donetsk, Ukraine this week, with the massive fireball being caught on camera as well. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine peace summit overshadowed by surge in fighting
    Feb11

    Ukraine peace summit overshadowed by surge in fighting

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine were due to attend a peace summit on Wednesday, with Ukraine’s pro-Moscow separatists tightening the pressure on Kiev by launching some of the war’s worst fighting in an assault on a government garrison. …read more Source: The Sunday...

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