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    Ukraine Rebels Disavow Ceasefire At Encircled Town
    Feb15

    Ukraine Rebels Disavow Ceasefire At Encircled Town

    (Reuters) – Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with the ceasefire agreement, reached after a week of marathon diplomacy led by...

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Said To Be Holding Despite Scattered Incidents
    Feb15

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Said To Be Holding Despite Scattered Incidents

    The cease-fire in Ukraine that came into effect during the night is generally holding, despite some reports of scattered shelling. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Israel’s Cabinet approves $46 million immigration plan
    Feb15

    Israel’s Cabinet approves $46 million immigration plan

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Cabinet approved a more than $46 million plan to encourage immigration and to adapt the absorption process to Jews from France, Belgium and Ukraine. The plan was approved Sunday, hours after a gunman killed a volunteer Jewish guard at a synagogue in Copenhagen. “We say to Jews, to our brothers and sisters: Israel...

    Ukraine Rebels Disavow Ceasefire at Encircled Town
    Feb15

    Ukraine Rebels Disavow Ceasefire at Encircled Town

    By Anton Zverev and Gleb Garanich DONETSK/ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with the...

    Ukraine cease-fire largely holding, Debaltseve still tense
    Feb15

    Ukraine cease-fire largely holding, Debaltseve still tense

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) – A cease-fire that went into effect Sunday in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding, officials said, except for around the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve. Heavy fog shrouding sodden fields muffled the sound of artillery, but regular shelling could still be heard Sunday from Luhanske, … …read...

    Sporadic Shelling Continues As Ukraine Truce Takes Effect
    Feb15

    Sporadic Shelling Continues As Ukraine Truce Takes Effect

    The fighting continued around the Luhansk region and in the heavily disputed city of Debaltseve.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Slain Jewish guard in Denmark described as ‘irreplaceable’
    Feb15

    Slain Jewish guard in Denmark described as ‘irreplaceable’

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for the “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following the shooting attack outside a Copenhagen synagogue that killed a Danish Jew. Netanyahu says the government on Sunday will discuss a $46 million plan to encourage Jewish immigration from France,...

    Ukraine cease-fire holds, except in one spot
    Feb15

    Ukraine cease-fire holds, except in one spot

    Strategic rail hub bombarded by Russian military hardware, according to U.S.; rebel commander claims it’s okay to fire on it because “it is our territory” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding, Debaltseve Still Tense
    Feb15

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding, Debaltseve Still Tense

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine— A cease-fire that went into effect Sunday in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding, officials said, except for around the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve. Heavy fog shrouding sodden fields muffled the sound of artillery, but regular shelling could still be heard Sunday from Luhanske, a town about 15 kilometers (9...

    Ukraine cease-fire largely holding, but sounds of shelling heard from Debaltseve
    Feb15

    Ukraine cease-fire largely holding, but sounds of shelling heard from Debaltseve

    A cease-fire that went into effect Sunday in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding, officials said, except for around the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve. …read more Source: Global...