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    Putin, Obama discuss Syria on phone (Updated)
    Feb14

    Putin, Obama discuss Syria on phone (Updated)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama agreed to intensify diplomatic and other cooperation to implement an agreement on Syria struck at talks in Munich, the Kremlin said on Sunday. Major powers agreed on Friday to a temporary “cessation of hostilities” in Syria. The pause is due to begin in a week’s time . After...

    MK Yaakov Margi to be prosecuted by Ukraine
    Feb14

    MK Yaakov Margi to be prosecuted by Ukraine

    Ukraine threatens to try Shas MK for private meeting with Russian puppet government in Crimea. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Cuba, from antagonist to diplomatic player
    Feb14

    Cuba, from antagonist to diplomatic player

    Spurned for decades by Western powers, Cuba is now taking an ever bigger role in international relations.Havana hosted a historic meeting between the heads of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches on Friday. Cuba’s President Raul Castro, 84, witnessed their kiss and embrace.Those talks were significant in the context of tension between...

    World has slipped into new Cold War: PM
    Feb14

    World has slipped into new Cold War: PM

    Munich – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday that strains between Russia and the West had plunged the world into a “new Cold War”. With tensions high over the Ukraine conflict and …read more Source: Big News...

    Facing Russia, NATO Seeks Balance Of Deterrence, Dialogue
    Feb14

    Facing Russia, NATO Seeks Balance Of Deterrence, Dialogue

    NATO must mix robust deterrence and “hard-headed engagement” with Russia to address the potential threats posed by Moscow’s aggressive activity, senior officials of the alliance and member states say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia warns of new Cold War amid surging violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia warns of new Cold War amid surging violence in eastern Ukraine

    Violence in eastern Ukraine is intensifying and Russian-backed rebels have moved heavy weaponry back to the front line, international monitors warned on Saturday as Moscow responded by accusing the West of dragging the world back 50 years. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev described East-West relations as having “fallen into a new Cold War”...

    Libyans intercept suspected fuel-smuggling ship
    Feb14

    Libyans intercept suspected fuel-smuggling ship

    TRIPOLI: The Libyan coastguard on Saturday intercepted a ship with a 12-man foreign crew that it said was smuggling diesel and escorted it to the marine base in Tripoli. “The coastguard was conducting a reconnaissance mission when it intercepted the tanker carrying about 1.66 million litres of diesel,” coastguard official Abu Ajila...

    Ukraine’s graft problem tests Western patience and resolve
    Feb14

    Ukraine’s graft problem tests Western patience and resolve

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s failure to fight state graft is testing the patience of its Western allies and threatening renewed economic and political chaos in a country still healing the wounds of war. The latest and perhaps sternest warning to the pro-EU team of President Petro Poroshenko came Wednesday, February … …read more...

    Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground
    Feb14

    Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground

    MEGAN THOMPSON, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Rebel-held areas around Aleppo, Syria, continue to be subject to fierce fighting, as government forces try to retake the city. And a new report from the independent Syrian Center for Policy Research estimates 470,000 Syrians have died in the war, almost double previous estimates. “New York Times”...

    Russia Warns of New Cold War as East Ukraine Violence Surges
    Feb14

    Russia Warns of New Cold War as East Ukraine Violence Surges

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...