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    ISIS Unites the World
    Feb12

    ISIS Unites the World

    During the Cold War, science fiction writers and politicians like Ronald Reagan imagined that the threat of an invasion from outer space could break down ideological barriers and unify the world. The arrival of giant bug-eyed creatures bent on death and destruction would prompt world leaders to set aside their petty rivalries for the higher...

    After marathon talks, a chance at peace in eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    After marathon talks, a chance at peace in eastern Ukraine

    French President Francois Hollande (fourth from right) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) attend talks over the crisis in Ukraine on Feb. 12 in Minsk, Belarus. The talks produced an agreement between Russia and Ukraine on bringing peace to eastern Ukraine. Photo by Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images After 16-hour talks that...

    Oil rallies on back of Ukrainian truce
    Feb12

    Oil rallies on back of Ukrainian truce

    Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) — A cease-fire in Ukraine helped offset otherwise weak economic indices Thursday, giving oil prices more than a 3.5 percent lift early in the trading day. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine peace deal: Agreement details, and who got what
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace deal: Agreement details, and who got what

    The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year. …read more Source: CTV...

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    EU official: No new sanctions against Israel in pipeline
    Feb12

    EU official: No new sanctions against Israel in pipeline

    (JTA) — The European Union and its member states do not envision passing any new sanctions against Israel, an EU official said in refuting reports to the contrary. The official spoke to JTA on Wednesday under condition of anonymity about a report that appeared the previous day on the Israeli news website Walla. The report quoted unnamed Israeli...

    France Could Deliver Mistral Warship To Russia By March After Ukraine Ceasefire Agreement, Report Says
    Feb12

    France Could Deliver Mistral Warship To Russia By March After Ukraine Ceasefire Agreement, Report Says

    A Russian “military diplomatic source” expressed optimism Thursday that France could complete its long-delayed delivery of a Mistral-class helicopter carrier to Russia by March, according to independent Russian news agency Interfax. …read more Source: International Business...

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine.Whole… …read more Source:...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    MINSK, Belarus – The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine negotiated into the early hours Thursday to try to find a way to halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,300 people. The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels came amid intense anxiety over the sharp...

    Explosion at chemical plant in eastern Ukraine sparks fire
    Feb12

    Explosion at chemical plant in eastern Ukraine sparks fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine – A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant and set it on fire Monday outside the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where fierce fighting has surged despite a renewed diplomatic push for peace. In Washington, President Barack Obama held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about reviving an elusive...