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    Photos Feb 10: Top images from around the world
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    Photos Feb 10: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A couple sitting on their motorcycle cross a flooded road on a cart in Jakarta on February 10, 2015. BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images People walk during a sandstorm in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. (AP...

    Ukraine: Hollande Determined for Peace Talks to Succeed
    Feb10

    Ukraine: Hollande Determined for Peace Talks to Succeed

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed, but without any certainty …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian Parliament Endorses Nominee For Prosecutor-General
    Feb10

    Ukrainian Parliament Endorses Nominee For Prosecutor-General

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted to endorse President Petro Poroshenko’s nominee for prosecutor-general. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed
    Feb10

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed

    PARIS (AP) — French president Francois Hollande said he is determined for Ukraine peace talks to succeed, but without any certainty, ahead of a planned meeting Wednesday in Minsk between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. …read more Source: U.S....

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 7 dead in artillery attack
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 7 dead in artillery attack

    Fighting intensified Tuesday in eastern Ukraine ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances. The government accused the Russian-backed rebels of killing seven people and wounding 58 by shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rockets fly in eastern Ukraine despite talk of peace
    Feb10

    Rockets fly in eastern Ukraine despite talk of peace

    With world leaders striving to find a solution to the crisis in Ukraine, rocket attacks in Kramatorsk and Luhansk are driving a rebel recruitment drive in Donetsk. Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia
    Feb10

    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia

    A ranking Kremlin official has accused the United States of attempting to drag Russia into the Ukraine conflict with the aim of weakening Moscow and effecting regime change, according to excerpts of an interview published Tuesday by a Russian government daily. “For the U.S., Ukraine in and of itself is not a matter of interest. Their aim is to...

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary
    Feb10

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary

    A U.S. Senate committee has backed President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Pentagon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia’s Brand New Rocket System Used In Attack, Says Government Official
    Feb10

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia’s Brand New Rocket System Used In Attack, Says Government Official

    Rockets hit a government-controlled town in Ukraine Tuesday about 50 miles from the front line, where government troops are nearly surrounded by rebel forces. At least six people were killed and 21 wounded, according to Agence France-Presse. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the rockets were part of a state-of-the-art Russian system that...

    Donetsk Native, Backed by Putin, Unites Ukraine Rebels
    Feb10

    Donetsk Native, Backed by Putin, Unites Ukraine Rebels

    Separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko will not be present at a summit on east Ukraine this week but his actions will help determine the success or failure of any peace deal. While Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in the West as holding the key to peace, Zakharchenko is regarded vital for ensuring Moscow’s decisions are...