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    US officials take wait-and-see approach toward Ukraine peace deal
    Feb13

    US officials take wait-and-see approach toward Ukraine peace deal

    The Obama administration is taking a cautious approach toward the new Ukraine peace deal that was reached Thursday without any input from American… …read more Source:...

    Chisinau to restore Jewish cemetery destroyed in World War II
    Feb13

    Chisinau to restore Jewish cemetery destroyed in World War II

    (JTA) — The mayor of Chisinau, Moldova, said he would restore a landmark structure, largely destroyed during the Holocaust, as a monument to local Jews who died in the genocide. Dorin Chirtoaca on Monday said he would restore the dome-shaped Tahara room located at one of Europe’s largest Jewish cemeteries to commemorate this year’s...

    Fighting Rages in Run-Up to Ukraine Ceasefire
    Feb13

    Fighting Rages in Run-Up to Ukraine Ceasefire

    A ceasefire is due to come into effect Sunday under the agreement, envisages a withdrawal of heavy weaponry. …read more Source:...

    50 Russian tanks roll into Ukraine to aid rebels (+video)
    Feb13

    50 Russian tanks roll into Ukraine to aid rebels (+video)

    As Putin held peace talks in Minsk, Belarus, tanks, missiles, and armored vehicles entered eastern Ukraine to bolster rebel forces. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Hopes for Greek debt deal rise but no quick solutions
    Feb13

    Hopes for Greek debt deal rise but no quick solutions

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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...

    Baloney Meter: Is Canada stature in the world growing, as John Baird says?
    Feb13

    Baloney Meter: Is Canada stature in the world growing, as John Baird says?

    OTTAWA – “I have seen the stature of our country grow, in the eyes of the world … Today, Canada stands tall in the world.” — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in his resignation speech in the House of Commons, Feb. 3.___John Baird surprised many with his sudden resignation last week from federal politics, which also...

    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...

    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...

    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...