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    Leaders scramble to avert dramatic spiral in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Leaders scramble to avert dramatic spiral in Ukraine

    MUNICH — The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine amid escalating violence there and signs of cracks in the transatlantic consensus on confronting Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Iran presses for progress in nuclear negotiations
    Feb09

    Iran presses for progress in nuclear negotiations

    MUNICH — As consultations continued here on a possible new cease-fire arrangement with Russia and Ukraine, Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said Sunday that Tehran does not favor another extension of the talks on limiting its nuclear program and expects economic sanctions to be quickly lifted if an accord is reached....

    Four-way emergency Ukraine summit planned for Wednesday
    Feb09

    Four-way emergency Ukraine summit planned for Wednesday

    Kiev (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France are pushing for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in a frantic bid to halt escalating bloodshed in eastern Ukraine.The four leaders discussed the meeting in a phone call Sunday as part of their efforts to achieve a “comprehensive settlement” in the...

    Harper to discuss trade, Ukraine, Greece with Angela Merkel in Ottawa
    Feb09

    Harper to discuss trade, Ukraine, Greece with Angela Merkel in Ottawa

    German Chancellor’s meeting with PM expected to cover range of global issues, including possible Europe-Canada free-trade deal …read more Source: The Globe and...

    10 Things to Know for Monday
    Feb09

    10 Things to Know for Monday

    By The Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine: YouTube Videos, Photos Capture Huge Blast
    Feb09

    Ukraine: YouTube Videos, Photos Capture Huge Blast

    A large explosion rocked the Ukrainian region of Donetsk, and it was captured via several videos and uploaded on YouTube. The blast–recorded on Sunday night–wasn’t a “tactical nuclear weapon,” as claimed by some, but it was likely caused by artillery fire or possibly Tochka ballistic missiles. Ukrainian news site TSN.ua, citing, nationalist...

    Pep targets tiki-taka for Bayern’s Europe assault
    Feb09

    Pep targets tiki-taka for Bayern’s Europe assault

    Berlin (AFP) – As Bayern Munich steam towards an inevitable 25th German league title, Pep Guardiola wants a return to “tiki-taka” football in the Bavarian giants’ assault on the much-coveted Champions League title.”We’re not perfect, I know that. We have to improve,” said Bayern’s perfectionist...

    Memo From Munich: Crisis in Ukraine Underscores Opposing Lessons of Cold War
    Feb09

    Memo From Munich: Crisis in Ukraine Underscores Opposing Lessons of Cold War

    Officials from Germany and the United States drew very different lessons from the West’s 20th-century showdown with the Soviet Union, as they clashed over whether to arm Kiev’s troops. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO Satellite Captures Massive Ukraine Blast from Space, Apparently
    Feb09

    NATO Satellite Captures Massive Ukraine Blast from Space, Apparently

    The large explosion that hit Ukraine’s Donestk region on Sunday night–which many erroneously thought was a nuclear weapon–was spotted from space. A NATO satellite apparently captured the explosion, and it’s a sight to behold. The Donetsk explosion as seen from a NATO satellite pic.twitter.com/leXNwJH6Mn — fabri (@fabripav) February 8,...

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to meet with Harper, Obama over Ukraine crisis amid reports of rift
    Feb09

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to meet with Harper, Obama over Ukraine crisis amid reports of rift

    Comments from a private meeting of American officials and politicians laid bare the contempt of the U.S. for Europe’s attempts to broker peace …read more Source: Vancouver...