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    France, Germany to Help ‘Verify’ Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal
    Feb12

    France, Germany to Help ‘Verify’ Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process …read more Source: ABC...

    Lose one minister, shuffle three. Stephen Harper’s new election face
    Feb12

    Lose one minister, shuffle three. Stephen Harper’s new election face

    It’s been a busy “off-week” on Parliament Hill. First Eve Adams bolted from the Conservatives — after the party abandoned her — to became a Liberal. As floor-crossings go, this was a doozy. Twitter erupted. Talking heads talked. Ink was spilled. And people outside of Ottawa wondered why any of it mattered. Then German Chancellor Angela...

    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process
    Feb12

    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process

    French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are committed to helping verify the cease-fire process in Ukraine, along with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders. …read more Source: FOX...

    Report: Peace deal close on Ukraine
    Feb12

    Report: Peace deal close on Ukraine

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will sign a peace agreement at the end of talks Thursday in Belarus, Russia’s state-run Ria Novosti news agency reported. …read more Source:...

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Leader Extended
    Feb12

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Leader Extended

    A court in Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, has prolonged the pretrial detention for a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Photo of Loving Couple Wins World Press Photo Award
    Feb12

    Photo of Loving Couple Wins World Press Photo Award

    Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won the 58th World Press Photo contest for his portrait of Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia. The deeply personal and subtle portrait stands in stark contrast with the hundreds of graphic images of protests, suffering and death that have marked 2014 – from Ukraine...

    France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire deal
    Feb12

    France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire deal

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are committed to helping verify the cease-fire process… …read more Source:...

    ‘Therin Lies Hope’: Cease-Fire Reached in Ukraine Violence
    Feb12

    ‘Therin Lies Hope’: Cease-Fire Reached in Ukraine Violence

    World leaders announced a cease-fire to violence in Ukraine that has claimed some 5,000 lives and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. …read more Source:...

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo
    Feb12

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo

    Last year was a great one for Agence France-Presse photographer Bulent Kilic. For this work in 2014, he was named Wire Photographer of the Year by TIME and by The Guardian, he won First Place in the Pictures of the Year International competition, and has now bagged the first and third prizes in the Spot News Singles category at World Press Photo,...

    Ukraine Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal
    Feb12

    Ukraine Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal

    The leaders of France and Germany brokered a renewed deal to end Ukraine’s conflict with Russia-backed separatists, reviving and amending a failed September cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: The Wall Street...