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    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb13

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know in markets today. The German economy surged in the final quarter of 2014. Growth hit 0.7%, a very strong figure for the eurozone, and reached 1.6% year-on-year. That’s almost twice as strong as economists were expecting. Analysts predicted 1% growth year-on-year and 0.3% in the final quarter...

    World Bank To Provide Ukraine With $2 Billion
    Feb13

    World Bank To Provide Ukraine With $2 Billion

    The World Bank announced on February 12 that it will provide Ukraine with up to $2 billion in support in 2015, with assistance focused on aiding the poor, supporting reforms and fighting corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Separatist: Too many women, children died for ceasefire
    Feb13

    Separatist: Too many women, children died for ceasefire

    On the front lines of Eastern Ukraine, a ceasefire may be a tough sell for those who have been forced to bury so many loved ones. Nick Paton Walsh reports. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine peace deal brokered by European leaders
    Feb13

    Ukraine peace deal brokered by European leaders

    The Obama administration on Thursday cautiously embraced the peace deal brokered by Germany and France to end Ukraine’s civil war, despite critics who say Russia and the Ukrainian separatists it is backing got the better of the deal, solidifying their hold on disputed territory while delaying any expanded Western military …...

    50 Russian tanks roll into Ukraine to aid rebels
    Feb13

    50 Russian tanks roll into Ukraine to aid rebels

    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...

    EU Wary About Ukraine Peace Deal
    Feb13

    EU Wary About Ukraine Peace Deal

    European Union leaders have expressed caution about the peace deal hammered out for eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Possible Outcomes of Nuclear Negotiations with Iran
    Feb13

    The Possible Outcomes of Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

    With the end of next month, nuclear talks between Iran and the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France, and Germany will reach a historical juncture that will determine the future of nuclear armament in the region, regardless of whether the talks fail or culminate in an agreement. From now until the seven weeks pass, the American-Russian...

    Canada to give satellite imagery to Ukrainian military
    Feb13

    Canada to give satellite imagery to Ukrainian military

    In expected deal, data feed from RADARSAT-2 would give Kiev new high-resolution battle intelligence …read more Source: The Globe and...

    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...