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    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite pullback deadline
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite pullback deadline

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Army, Rebels Face Deadline to Start Weapons Pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine Army, Rebels Face Deadline to Start Weapons Pullback

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine— Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels faced a deadline Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine, but Associated Press reporters saw no signs of it on the ground. Ukrainian military spokesman Anatoliy Stelmakh said in televised comments Tuesday that the separatists...

    FP’s Situation Report: Egypt and Libya pound Islamic State targets; More similarities between Copenhagen and Paris attacks emerge; Ukrainian military and separatists battle for a key eastern city; and much more from around the world.
    Feb17

    FP’s Situation Report: Egypt and Libya pound Islamic State targets; More similarities between Copenhagen and Paris attacks emerge; Ukrainian military and separatists battle for a key eastern city; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Egypt and Libya pound Islamic State targets in eastern Libya. Egyptian and Libyan warplanes bombed targets in Libya one day after Islamic State militants executed 21 Coptic Christians, opening a new front in the fight against the terror group. The Washington Post’s Erin Cunningham and Heba Habib: “The...

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite pullback deadline
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite pullback deadline

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine — Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels faced a deadline Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine, but Associated Press reporters saw no signs of it on the ground.Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters Tuesday that the separatists continued to attack...

    5 more Ukrainian forces killed
    Feb17

    5 more Ukrainian forces killed

    …read more Source: CNN

    Ukraine fighting continues despite deadline to withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb17

    Ukraine fighting continues despite deadline to withdraw heavy weapons

    Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels have failed to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine army, rebels face deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels face deadline to start weapons pullback

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine — Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels faced a deadline Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine, but Associated Press reporters saw no signs of it on the ground.Ukrainian military spokesman Anatoliy Stelmakh said in televised comments Tuesday that the separatists...

    Ukraine army, rebels face deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels face deadline to start weapons pullback

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    German investor confidence rises to highest level in a year
    Feb17

    German investor confidence rises to highest level in a year

    BERLIN (AP) — A survey shows that investor confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has risen to its highest level in a year though the increase was a little short of expectations amid concerns over Ukraine and Greece. …read more Source: U.S....

    REPORTS: Pro-Moscow rebels just captured a key Ukrainian town
    Feb17

    REPORTS: Pro-Moscow rebels just captured a key Ukrainian town

    Reports in Russian media suggest that pro-Russian rebels have taken the railway town of Debaltseve from besieged Ukrainian government forces. The rebels claim that most of the city is now under the control of armed groups loyal to the breakaway Donetsk People’s Republic, according to Riga-based online newspaper and news aggregator...