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    Ukraine agrees to Russian proposal to lift truck ban
    Feb24

    Ukraine agrees to Russian proposal to lift truck ban

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will accept a Russian proposal to lift reciprocal transit bans on road cargo, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    UK voters divided over Brexit: Poll
    Feb24

    UK voters divided over Brexit: Poll

    A referendum to decide Britain’s future in or out of the European Union (EU) set for June 23 has divided the British public, according to an opinion poll released on Wednesday. Thirty-eight percent of those polled by YouGov for ‘The Times’ backed “Brexit” or an exit from the 28-nation economic bloc and 37 % wished to...

    Russia Gives a Gift of 10,000 Automatic Rifles to Afghanistan
    Feb24

    Russia Gives a Gift of 10,000 Automatic Rifles to Afghanistan

    Afghan officials took delivery of 10,000 automatic rifles and millions of rounds of ammunition as a gift from Russia on Wednesday, another sign of deepening involvement by Moscow in the war-torn country. Dependent almost entirely on foreign aid, Afghan security forces are struggling to secure the country amid a rising insurgency. As the NATO-led...

    REPORT: French special forces are waging a ‘secret war’ against ISIS in Libya
    Feb24

    REPORT: French special forces are waging a ‘secret war’ against ISIS in Libya

    Thomson ReutersPARIS (Reuters) – French special forces and intelligence commandos are engaged in covert operations against Islamic State militants in Libya in conjunction with the United States and Britain, the French newspaper Le Monde reported on Wednesday. It said President Francois Hollande had authorized “unofficial military...

    Ukrainian Forces Report Surge in Pro-Russian Rebel Shelling
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Forces Report Surge in Pro-Russian Rebel Shelling

    Ukraine’s forces stationed in the east have reported shelling from pro-Russian rebels, in a massive surge in ceasefire violations since Tuesday morning. The Anti-Terrorist Operations command (ATO), the press center for forces stationed in the war-torn Donetsk and Luhansk regions, reported on Wednesday morning that over the last day it had...

    Turkey’s president says Russia continues to violate Turkish airspace
    Feb24

    Turkey’s president says Russia continues to violate Turkish airspace

    Sergei Karpukhin/ReutersANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused Russia of continuing to violate Turkish airspace, three months after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border. Erdogan, who was speaking to a group of local officials in Ankara in a speech broadcast live, also said the Syrian...

    Russia just gave Afghanistan a ‘donation’ of 10,000 automatic rifles
    Feb24

    Russia just gave Afghanistan a ‘donation’ of 10,000 automatic rifles

    RIA Novosti /ReutersKABUL (Reuters) – Afghan officials took delivery of 10,000 automatic rifles and millions of rounds of ammunition as a gift from Russia on Wednesday, another sign of deepening involvement by Moscow in the war-torn country. Dependent almost entirely on foreign aid, Afghan security forces are struggling to secure the...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, etsy, aapl)
    Feb24

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, etsy, aapl)

    Reuters/Pavel RebrovHere is what you need to know. The British pound is below 1.40 for the first time in seven years. The British pound is worth less than $1.40 for the first time since 2007. While many reasons have been given as to why the pound has slumped nearly 5% since early January, many believe it is due to the uncertainty related to the...

    Ukraine: Uptick in fighting in Donbas area
    Feb24

    Ukraine: Uptick in fighting in Donbas area

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Officials in Ukraine say that Russia-backed rebels in the eastern part of the country violated a fragile cease-fire agreement and used heavy mortar launchers to fire on Ukrainian forces.The fighting in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rivals Accuse Each Other Cease-Fire Violations In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb24

    Rivals Accuse Each Other Cease-Fire Violations In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s government and Russia-backed separatists have accused each other of violating a fragile cease-fire agreement by launching heavy mortars against each other in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...