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    France, Germany, Ukraine ‘Concerned’ Over Fighting In East
    Feb16

    France, Germany, Ukraine ‘Concerned’ Over Fighting In East

    The leaders of France, Germany, and Ukraine have said they were “concerned” about post-cease-fire fighting in the encircled town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hollande, Merkel, Poroshenko ‘concerned’ at ongoing Ukraine fighting
    Feb16

    Hollande, Merkel, Poroshenko ‘concerned’ at ongoing Ukraine fighting

    Paris (AFP) – President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday they were “concerned” about post-ceasefire fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, the French president’s office said.The three leaders, who spoke by telephone, “also expressed...

    How Hackers Stole $1 Billion Dollars From Banks, ATMs Across the Globe [Video]
    Feb16

    How Hackers Stole $1 Billion Dollars From Banks, ATMs Across the Globe [Video]

    A group of cyber-criminals stole as much as $1 billion dollars from over 100 financial institutions over 2 years via a phishing campaign targeting bank employees, according to a report Kaspersky Labs produced with help from law enforcement agencies. Banks from the United States, Germany, and China were all targeted, but a majority of the victims...

    Despite cease-fire, five Ukraine soldiers killed in fight for rail hub
    Feb16

    Despite cease-fire, five Ukraine soldiers killed in fight for rail hub

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of launching 112 attacks on government positions during the first day of a cease-fire as both sides cast doubt on their likelihood to comply with the next stage of the peace plan — withdrawing heavy weaponry from the war zone. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Cyber Gang Hitting Banks for Big Bucks
    Feb16

    Cyber Gang Hitting Banks for Big Bucks

    You won’t be able to see it, but in the dark corners of the internet, hundreds of millions of dollars are being stolen from banks all over the world. Cybercriminals in Russia, Ukraine and China are at the heart. And the attacks are still happening right now says Russian computer security firm Kaspersky. It’s released a report...

    Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine threatens ceasefire deal
    Feb16

    Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine threatens ceasefire deal

    Agreement brokered by European leaders last week at risk as government forces trade fire with Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: Toronto...

    E. Ukraine Truce on Verge of Collapse
    Feb16

    E. Ukraine Truce on Verge of Collapse

    A new cease-fire in Ukraine is teetering on the brink of collapse as Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia separatist rebels are accusing each other of violating the truce. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Photos Feb 16: Top images from around the world
    Feb16

    Photos Feb 16: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Philadelphia firefighters work the scene of an overnight blaze in west Philadelphia, where ice has formed from the water used to fight the fire. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma) A Philadelphia firefighter works...

    Jochen Bittner: Angela Merkel — the free world’s new leader?
    Feb16

    Jochen Bittner: Angela Merkel — the free world’s new leader?

    Hamburg, Germany — Consider the following sentences. First: “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” And second: “I call … upon Russia to use its considerable influence over...

    Ukraine Peace Deal Threatened By Ongoing Violence
    Feb16

    Ukraine Peace Deal Threatened By Ongoing Violence

    (LUHANSKE, Ukraine) — Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week. Under a cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia,...