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    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    Europe fights Jewish migration call
    Feb16

    Europe fights Jewish migration call

    European leaders rejected calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration of the continent’s Jews, urging unity instead. ||| Paris – Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Copenhagen, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration...

    EU resumes direct aid to Zimbabwe
    Feb16

    EU resumes direct aid to Zimbabwe

    The European Union has given Zimbabwe financial aid for the first time since imposing sanctions in 2002. ||| Harare – The European Union has given Zimbabwe 234 million euros, it said on Monday, the first time the bloc has given financial aid to the southern African nation’s government since imposing sanctions in 2002. The 28-nation EU...

    News24.com | Ukraine under fire 112 times despite ceasefire
    Feb16

    News24.com | Ukraine under fire 112 times despite ceasefire

    Ukrainian forces have come under fire from pro-Russian rebels over 100 times in the last 24 hours, despite a ceasefire coming into force at midnight, Ukraine’s foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin says. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine truce threatened by fighting
    Feb16

    Ukraine truce threatened by fighting

    A shaky new truce in Ukraine was already at risk on its second day on Monday as Kiev said there were persistent rebel attacks. …read more Source:...

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