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    Most Asian Shares Rise
    Feb13

    Most Asian Shares Rise

    Stocks in Asia were mostly higher after a breakthrough in talks with Ukraine and a friendlier tone between negotiators in Europe over Greece’s debt troubles. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    A deal for Ukraine — and a last-ditch to avert a wider war in Europe
    Feb13

    A deal for Ukraine — and a last-ditch to avert a wider war in Europe

    After 17 hours of tough negotiation at the Minsk Summit, we have a ceasefire deal for Ukraine. It’s a fragile peace, and in no way does it solve the political issues that led to the civil war. What it does do is provide critical breathing space for the parties to step back and re-examine their respective positions. There is a measure of...

    UN Hails Ukraine Cease-fire; US Warns Against its Violation
    Feb13

    UN Hails Ukraine Cease-fire; US Warns Against its Violation

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is praising the efforts of key world leaders to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, saying he expects the truce deal reached Thursday in Belarus to be honored by all parties. Ban’s statement came hours after the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France announced a pullback of forces battling...

    News Wrap: Greece agrees to bailout talks with EU officials
    Feb13

    News Wrap: Greece agrees to bailout talks with EU officials

    JUDY WOODRUFF: As the peace plan was announced, Ukraine also got good news from the International Monetary Fund. It agreed to finance a new bailout deal worth $17.5 billion to shore up the country’s battered finances. GWEN IFILL: The United States Senate has confirmed Ashton Carter to be the next secretary of defense. The vote today was...

    Asian shares jump on Ukraine ceasefire, hopes on Greece
    Feb13

    Asian shares jump on Ukraine ceasefire, hopes on Greece

    By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares gained on Friday on news of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine, while Sweden’s surprise move to… …read more Source:...

    The Libertarian Cold War Heats Up
    Feb13

    The Libertarian Cold War Heats Up

    Ron Paul’s noninterventionist supporters are getting into a war of their own—against libertarians who support Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Interpretations of Ukraine Cease-Fire Pact Could Clash
    Feb13

    Interpretations of Ukraine Cease-Fire Pact Could Clash

    The Ukraine cease-fire agreement signed Thursday in Minsk shares many of the features of the cease-fire accord reached in the Belarusian capital last September. That accord ended up being violated more than observed. The new agreement could be undermined by provisions that are all its own. The September’s agreement called for “permanent...

    Why is Iran holding a U.S. journalist?
    Feb13

    Why is Iran holding a U.S. journalist?

    RELATED LINKSEgypt’s conviction of Al Jazeera journalists sparks international outcry Protesters, human rights groups demand release of Al-Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt Egypt releases jailed Al Jazeera journalist JUDY WOODRUFF: An Egyptian court ruled today that two Al-Jazeera journalists who had been jailed for more than 400 days...

    Minsk deal offers ‘glimmer of hope’ amid major obstacles for Ukraine, Russia
    Feb13

    Minsk deal offers ‘glimmer of hope’ amid major obstacles for Ukraine, Russia

    The post Minsk deal offers ‘glimmer of hope’ amid major obstacles for Ukraine, Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    What’s in the Ukraine ceasefire agreement
    Feb13

    What’s in the Ukraine ceasefire agreement

    World leaders expressed cautious optimism in the wake of a ceasefire deal that could bring an end to the violence in Ukraine. CBC News looks at five aspects of the agreement. …read more Source:...