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    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process
    Feb12

    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process

    French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are committed to helping verify the cease-fire process in Ukraine, along with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders. …read more Source: FOX...

    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...

    Putin, Poroshenko agree to cease-fire in Ukraine after surge in violence
    Feb12

    Putin, Poroshenko agree to cease-fire in Ukraine after surge in violence

    KIEV, Ukraine — It was a high-stakes, multi-act roller coaster of a drama played out on Internet live streams and social media. It took more than half of a day of intense wrangling, but Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, as well as pro-Russian separatist leaders, agreed in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on...

    ‘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:...

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on deal for Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on deal for Ukraine cease-fire

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a cease-fire 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 … …read more...

    Photo of Loving Couple Wins World Press Photo Award
    Feb12

    Photo of Loving Couple Wins World Press Photo Award

    Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won the 58th World Press Photo contest for his portrait of Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia. The deeply personal and subtle portrait stands in stark contrast with the hundreds of graphic images of protests, suffering and death that have marked 2014 – from Ukraine...

    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:...

    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,...

    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...

    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....