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    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:...

    New Ukraine truce on verge of collapse
    Feb17

    New Ukraine truce on verge of collapse

    Pro-Russian rebels pound encircled Ukrainian government forces, Kiev says it will not pull back heavy guns while a truce is being violated …read more Source: Business...

    News24.com | Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb17

    News24.com | Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

    Russian rebels have pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces and Kiev says it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce is being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse. …read more Source:...

    EU offers Zim aid after long period of sanctions
    Feb17

    EU offers Zim aid after long period of sanctions

    The EU had given Zimbabwe E234 million (R3.1 billion), the first time the bloc had given financial aid to the southern African nation’s government since imposing sanctions in 2002, it said yesterday. ||| ReutersTHE EU had given Zimbabwe E234 million (R3.1 billion), the first time the bloc had given financial aid to the southern African...

    Worldwide markets spike on prospects of Greece deal
    Feb17

    Worldwide markets spike on prospects of Greece deal

    Global shares hit their highest since September and the euro firmed yesterday with investors cautiously optimistic euro zone finance ministers would reach a deal to shore up Greece’s dwindling finances. ||| Nigel Stephenson LondonGLOBAL shares hit their highest since September and the euro firmed yesterday with investors cautiously...

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