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    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed
    Feb10

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed

    Germany’s Foreign Ministry earlier said talks between senior officials from the four countries to pave the way for the summit of leaders in Minsk will take place Tuesday evening. French Foreign minister Laurent Fabius said later Tuesday that France is defending five main principles as the basis for negotiations: an immediate cease-fire, a...

    Obama calls Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko on eve of key diplomatic meeting
    Feb10

    Obama calls Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko on eve of key diplomatic meeting

    A day before a key meeting that may represent the last true hope to end the fighting in Ukraine through diplomacy, President Obama on Tuesday called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and expressed optimism that a settlement can be reached. Mr. Obama is weighing whether to provide the Ukrainian military with … …read more Source: The...

    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… …read more Source:...

    Rockets hit Jewish welfare center in Ukraine without exploding
    Feb10

    Rockets hit Jewish welfare center in Ukraine without exploding

    (JTA) — Two rockets hit the building housing a Jewish social welfare center in the eastern Ukraine city of Kramatorsk but did not explode. The nine-story building housing the Hesed social welfare center was hit Tuesday, according to a statement by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, or JDC, which supports the Hesed center’s...

    Obama talks to Ukraine leader as US weighs lethal aid
    Feb10

    Obama talks to Ukraine leader as US weighs lethal aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-SHEHN’-koh) is updating President Barack Obama about a new round of peace talks aimed at securing a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Obama talks to Ukraine leader as US weighs lethal aid
    Feb10

    Obama talks to Ukraine leader as US weighs lethal aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-SHEHN’-koh) is updating President Barack Obama about a new round of peace talks… …read more Source:...

    Hollande Determined for Peace Talks to Succeed
    Feb10

    Hollande Determined for Peace Talks to Succeed

    PARIS—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. Hollande said “it is our common interest to get a global agreement.” He spoke to reporters following a meeting...

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed, but without any certainty
    Feb10

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed, but without any certainty

    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: FOX...

    Photos Feb 10: Top images from around the world
    Feb10

    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...

    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...