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    News24.com | Leaders to discuss ‘last chance’ Ukraine peace bid
    Feb08

    News24.com | Leaders to discuss ‘last chance’ Ukraine peace bid

    French, German and Ukrainian leaders are to discuss a last-ditch peace bid for east Ukraine with Vladimir Putin on Sunday, after the US called for “deeds” from the Russian leader accused of masterminding the conflict. …read more Source:...

    Putin pressed to back Ukraine peace bid
    Feb08

    Putin pressed to back Ukraine peace bid

    Western leaders challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday to prove he wants peace in Ukraine, warning both sides a new Franco-German peace drive may be a “last chance” to stop all-out war. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Nato commander: Military option a possibility in Ukraine
    Feb07

    News24.com | Nato commander: Military option a possibility in Ukraine

    The West should not rule out the military option in Ukraine, Nato’s top military commander has said. …read more Source:...

    NATO commander: West shouldn’t rule out military option in Ukraine
    Feb07

    NATO commander: West shouldn’t rule out military option in Ukraine

    The West should not rule out the military option in Ukraine, NATO’s top military commander said on Saturday, adding that he was referring to the possibility of helping Ukraine with weapons and equipment rather than sending in soldiers. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Zuma: We will protect foreigners
    Feb07

    Zuma: We will protect foreigners

    President Jacob Zuma has assured high commissioners and ambassadors that foreigners in South Africa will be protected. “We will ensure that all our people, including foreign nationals, always feel enveloped by an abiding sense of security wherever they are in the country,” he said yesterday. “In this regard, our law enforcement agencies will...

    Ukraine peace plan close
    Feb07

    Ukraine peace plan close

    The leaders of Russia, Germany and France agreed during late-night talks in Moscow to draw up a plan to end fighting in Ukraine as rebels wage a deadly offensive in the country’s east, officials said Saturday. …read more Source:...

    German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for peace in Ukraine
    Feb06

    German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for peace in Ukraine

    Chancellor Angela Merkel, President François Hollande expected to take peace proposals to Moscow on second leg of dramatic initiative to end conflict in Ukraine …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine forex market in confusion
    Feb06

    Ukraine forex market in confusion

    Move by central bank to ditch unofficial peg for hryvnia has plunged foreign exchange market into confusion. ||| Kiev – A move by Ukraine’s central bank to ditch an unofficial peg for the hryvnia has plunged the foreign exchange market into confusion, with buyers of hard currency putting off purchases and sellers holding out for...

    Merkel and Hollande in Moscow for talks on rising tension in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Merkel and Hollande in Moscow for talks on rising tension in Ukraine

    German and French leaders propose a ‘new initiative’ to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as US top envoy warns Russia …read more Source: Business...

    Australian PM to face leadership vote
    Feb06

    Australian PM to face leadership vote

    Australian PM Tony Abbott will face a vote on his leadership after disgruntled government lawmakers called a challenge. ||| Sydney – Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will face a vote on his leadership at a party-room meeting next week after disgruntled government lawmakers called a challenge on Friday following weeks of...

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