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    Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages
    Feb17

    Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages

    Pro-Russian rebels bombarded government troops encircled in east Ukraine pushing a fragile peace deal closer to collapse. ||| Nikishine, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels bombarded government troops encircled in east Ukraine on Tuesday and a plan for both sides to pull back their heavy guns stalled, pushing a fragile peace deal closer to...

    Ukraine Crisis: Sides Refuse To Withdraw Big Guns
    Feb17

    Ukraine Crisis: Sides Refuse To Withdraw Big Guns

    Ukraine Government and pro-Russian separatists said they would not carry out an agreement to pull back heavy guns in east Ukraine on Tuesday, pushing a shaky peace deal closer to collapse. Fighting had eased in many areas since a ceasefire came into force on Sunday, but the rebels have refused to halt attacks on a town where Ukrainian forces are...

    US stock index futures flat
    Feb17

    US stock index futures flat

    Futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors continued to watch the Greek and Ukrainian situations. ||| New York – US stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday, the first trading session after the S&P 500 closed at a record high, although investors continued to watch the uncertainty over a Greek debt deal and a fragile...

    European stocks reverse losses
    Feb17

    European stocks reverse losses

    European stocks reversed early losses on Tuesday as investors focused on the prospects of a Greek deal. ||| London – European stocks reversed early losses on Tuesday and yields on lower-rated euro zone bonds fell as investors reassessed the collapse of Greek debt talks and focused on the prospects of a deal. The euro also recovered from...

    EU calls for Ukraine weapon pull-back
    Feb17

    EU calls for Ukraine weapon pull-back

    The European Union has called for the immediate pull-back of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Markets fall after Greece talks
    Feb17

    Markets fall after Greece talks

    Stocks fell and lower-rated euro zone bond yields rose on Tuesday after talks between Athens and European partners collapsed. ||| London – Stocks fell and lower-rated euro zone bond yields rose on Tuesday after talks between Athens and its European partners over the country’s debt crisis collapsed, raising doubts about Greece’s...

    News24.com | Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree steps on ceasefire
    Feb17

    News24.com | Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree steps on ceasefire

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed on concrete steps with the leaders of Russia and Ukraine to allow the OSCE to observe the situation in eastern Ukraine given the fragility of the agreed ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine peace deal on verge of collapse
    Feb17

    Ukraine peace deal on verge of collapse

    The US said it was “gravely concerned” by the fighting in and around an eastern Ukrainian town after a truce that came into force on Sunday. ||| Vuhlehirsk, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday and Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a...

    Western leaders push to save Ukraine deal
    Feb17

    Western leaders push to save Ukraine deal

    Western leaders are seeking to save the ceasefire deal between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels as the rivals refuse to withdraw heavy weaponry from the established buffer zone as agreed. The warring sides were scheduled to begin scaling back after midnight on Monday, but both of them said they were not going to do so. Vladimir...

    US urges halt to Ukraine attacks
    Feb17

    US urges halt to Ukraine attacks

    The United States called on Russia and the separatists it backs to “immediately” halt attacks in eastern Ukraine on Monday, expressing grave concern about ceasefire violations. …read more Source:...

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