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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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:...