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    Leaders At Ukraine Peace Talks Reach Deal For Cease-Fire, Putin Says
    Feb12

    Leaders At Ukraine Peace Talks Reach Deal For Cease-Fire, Putin Says

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms. Putin told reporters that the cease-fire will be effective starting from Sunday, but he added that he and...

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo
    Feb12

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo

    Last year was a great one for Agence France-Presse photographer Bulent Kilic. For this work in 2014, he was named Wire Photographer of the Year by TIME and by The Guardian, he won First Place in the Pictures of the Year International competition, and has now bagged the first and third prizes in the Spot News Singles category at World Press Photo,...

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday
    Feb12

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a ceasefire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring the cease-fire, the other to implement it....

    Ukraine’s president says the accords signed in Minsk give no autonomy to rebel-held areas.
    Feb12

    Ukraine’s president says the accords signed in Minsk give no autonomy to rebel-held areas.

    MINSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says the accords signed in Minsk give no autonomy to rebel-held areas. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal
    Feb12

    Ukraine Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal

    The leaders of France and Germany brokered a renewed deal to end Ukraine’s conflict with Russia-backed separatists, reviving and amending a failed September cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    ‘Therin Lies Hope’: Cease-Fire Reached in Ukraine Violence
    Feb12

    ‘Therin Lies Hope’: Cease-Fire Reached in Ukraine Violence

    World leaders announced a cease-fire to violence in Ukraine that has claimed some 5,000 lives and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. …read more Source:...

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process
    Feb12

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process

    PARIS (AP) — France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process. …read more Source:...

    Putin: Leaders agree Ukraine cease-fire deal
    Feb12

    Putin: Leaders agree Ukraine cease-fire deal

    A previous peace deal agreed in Minsk has failed to quell the violence. …read more Source: USA...

    Report: Peace deal close on Ukraine
    Feb12

    Report: Peace deal close on Ukraine

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will sign a peace agreement at the end of talks Thursday in Belarus, Russia’s state-run Ria Novosti news agency reported. …read more Source:...

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Leader Extended
    Feb12

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Leader Extended

    A court in Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, has prolonged the pretrial detention for a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...