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    At Least 8 Killed In Ukraine Clashes In 24 Hours Despite Ceasefire Deal And EU Warning
    Feb13

    At Least 8 Killed In Ukraine Clashes In 24 Hours Despite Ceasefire Deal And EU Warning

    At least eight Ukrainian service personnel were killed and 34 others injured in clashes with pro-Russian rebels in the eastern part of the country in the last 24 hours, Kiev military said Friday, according to Reuters. The killings come just a day after ceasefire was agreed upon between Ukraine, Russia, Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk...

    8 Ukraine soldiers killed despite upcoming cease-fire
    Feb13

    8 Ukraine soldiers killed despite upcoming cease-fire

    Fighting raged on Friday in east Ukraine as the warring sides attempted to bolster their positions ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine cease-fire accord brings hope, and doubt
    Feb13

    Ukraine cease-fire accord brings hope, and doubt

    But the peace plan’s success hinges on the combatants delivering on promises they’ve made — and broken — before.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching
    Feb13

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching

    REUTERS/Al Youm Al Saabi Newspaper Five stories in the news today, Feb. 13, from The Canadian Press: MOHAMED FAHMY LEAVES PRISON ON BAIL After more than 400 days in a Cairo prison, Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy was freed late Thursday, less than 24 hours after an Egyptian court ordered him released on bail. However, the 40-year-old’s...

    Battles persist despite Ukraine peace deal, looming ceasefire
    Feb13

    Battles persist despite Ukraine peace deal, looming ceasefire

    Fierce fighting raged on Friday in east Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed separatists as the warring sides attempted to bolster their positions ahead of a weekend ceasefire deadline. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine battles persists ahead of cease-fire
    Feb13

    Ukraine battles persists ahead of cease-fire

    Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says that eight troops have been killed and 34 wounded overnight, despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine battles persists ahead of cease-fire
    Feb13

    Ukraine battles persists ahead of cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says that eight troops have been killed and 34 wounded overnight, despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine fighting resumes as ceasefire set to start Sunday
    Feb13

    Ukraine fighting resumes as ceasefire set to start Sunday

    Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fight fiercely for control of a strategic railway junction despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source:...

    FP’s Situation Report: U.N. peace efforts in Syria backfire; U.S. and Iranian interests align in Yemen; Carter cruises to confirmation; and much more from around the world.
    Feb13

    FP’s Situation Report: U.N. peace efforts in Syria backfire; U.S. and Iranian interests align in Yemen; Carter cruises to confirmation; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat U.N. peace plans in Syria backfire. The U.N. was counting on fears about the rise of the Islamic State to bring Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and groups who oppose him to the bargaining table. Months later, the opposite has occurred. FP’s Colum Lynch: “In the end, the Syrian government and the...

    Leonid Bershidsky: A win for Putin
    Feb13

    Leonid Bershidsky: A win for Putin

    When world leaders pull an all-nighter, something has to come out of it. What came out of the 17-hour, Ironman-level endurance test in Minsk is a ceasefire deal for eastern Ukraine that mitigates the Kyiv government’s defeat in a war it could not have won, gives Russian-backed rebels two days to make final territorial gains and freezes the...