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    Peace plan still faces significant hurdles
    Feb12

    Peace plan still faces significant hurdles

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of the Ukrainian city of Donetsk say they’ll believe it when they see it. The city has been pounded daily by artillery since late May, as pro-Russia rebels battle government forces in eastern Ukraine. And residents aren’t ready to believe that a cease-fire will take effect under a peace deal that was...

    Ukrainian MPs brawl in halls of parliament
    Feb12

    Ukrainian MPs brawl in halls of parliament

    There’s a ceasefire in Ukraine – but not in its halls of Parliament. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    These are the elite Russian troops that are allegedly fighting some of the most crucial battles in Ukraine
    Feb12

    These are the elite Russian troops that are allegedly fighting some of the most crucial battles in Ukraine

    Peace talks aimed at ending the crisis in Ukraine are underway in Belarus. But Russian soldiers are still believed to be operating along the front lines of the conflict. US Army Europe commander Ben Hodges said while touring a NATO facility in Poland that it was obvious that there was direct Russian intervention around the strategically important...

    ISIS Unites the World
    Feb12

    ISIS Unites the World

    During the Cold War, science fiction writers and politicians like Ronald Reagan imagined that the threat of an invasion from outer space could break down ideological barriers and unify the world. The arrival of giant bug-eyed creatures bent on death and destruction would prompt world leaders to set aside their petty rivalries for the higher...

    After marathon talks, a chance at peace in eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    After marathon talks, a chance at peace in eastern Ukraine

    French President Francois Hollande (fourth from right) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) attend talks over the crisis in Ukraine on Feb. 12 in Minsk, Belarus. The talks produced an agreement between Russia and Ukraine on bringing peace to eastern Ukraine. Photo by Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images After 16-hour talks that...

    Oil rallies on back of Ukrainian truce
    Feb12

    Oil rallies on back of Ukrainian truce

    Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) — A cease-fire in Ukraine helped offset otherwise weak economic indices Thursday, giving oil prices more than a 3.5 percent lift early in the trading day. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine peace deal: Agreement details, and who got what
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace deal: Agreement details, and who got what

    The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year. …read more Source: CTV...

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine.Whole… …read more Source:...

    EU official: No new sanctions against Israel in pipeline
    Feb12

    EU official: No new sanctions against Israel in pipeline

    (JTA) — The European Union and its member states do not envision passing any new sanctions against Israel, an EU official said in refuting reports to the contrary. The official spoke to JTA on Wednesday under condition of anonymity about a report that appeared the previous day on the Israeli news website Walla. The report quoted unnamed Israeli...