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    Chemical plant in eastern Ukraine catches fire
    Feb09

    Chemical plant in eastern Ukraine catches fire

    An explosion and fire have rocked a chemical plant outside a separatist stronghold in eastern Ukraine. Rebels say it was hit by government shelling. …read more Source: The New...

    Merkel, Obama to discuss Ukraine conflict
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama to discuss Ukraine conflict

    Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in the US for talks with President Barack Obama expected to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine. ||| Berlin – Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived on Sunday in Washington for talks at the White House with President Barack Obama expected to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine.Merkel is sure to express her...

    Divergent views on dealing with Russia
    Feb09

    Divergent views on dealing with Russia

    German chancellor to take her ‘no arms for Ukraine’ message to Washington …read more Source: Business...

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says progress has been made and that he is hopeful the meeting in Minsk will lead to a ‘swift and unconditional ceasefire’ in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Business...

    Ukrainians have to end crisis – Putin
    Feb09

    Ukrainians have to end crisis – Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said the conflict in Ukraine will continue if rival groups there do not agree among themselves. …read more Source:...

    Tough task for central bankers, ministers
    Feb09

    Tough task for central bankers, ministers

    Finance ministers and central bankers face a tough task co-ordinating action to spur global growth at G20 meetings this week, with major economies running at different speeds and monetary policies diverging. ||| Nick Tattersall IstanbulFINANCE ministers and central bankers face a tough task co-ordinating action to spur global growth at Group of...

    Merkel Says Prospects For Peace In Ukraine Is Uncertain
    Feb08

    Merkel Says Prospects For Peace In Ukraine Is Uncertain

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that prospects for peace in Ukraine are “uncertain”, as Francois Hollande, the French President, warned it was “one of the last chances” for peace. Merkel and French President Francois Hollande met with the Russian President in Moscow on Friday. Speaking at a security conference in Munich, Mrs...

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Leaders Set For Putin Talks
    Feb08

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Leaders Set For Putin Talks

    French President, Francois Hollande and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a proposal they would then take on to Moscow. The coordinated trip by Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Francois Hollande comes as rebels advanced on a railway hub held by Ukrainian troops after...

    Kerry To Hold Talks In Ukraine
    Feb08

    Kerry To Hold Talks In Ukraine

    As fighting intensifies in Ukraine, the Unites States Secretary of State, John Kerry, is expected to arrive in the country to hold talks with President Petro Poroshenkom, and his Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatseniuk. A superior source said that Kerry would offer U.S. support for efforts by Ukraine to negotiate a new ceasefire. The issue of weapon...

    Merkel warns against military answer to Ukraine crisis
    Feb08

    Merkel warns against military answer to Ukraine crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that it is uncertain whether a flurry of diplomacy aimed at resolving the crisis in Ukraine will succeed, as fighting resumed in eastern Ukraine after a brief and fractious truce ended. After returning from talks in Moscow with French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Merkel...

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