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    Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine

    The German chancellor and her French counterpart, Francois Hollande, want to keep Washington from arming the rebels as part of a peace deal they are trying to forge.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal

    MUNICH (AP) — A flurry of diplomacy aimed at calming the conflict in Ukraine will bring German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other players together at a conference in Germany.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    France Pitches Ukraine Unarmed Zone, More Eastern Autonomy
    Feb07

    France Pitches Ukraine Unarmed Zone, More Eastern Autonomy

    MUNICH— German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy for the separatist eastern region. Merkel and French President Francois Hollande traveled to Kiev Thursday and...

    Ukraine’s Conflict a Complicated Puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s Conflict a Complicated Puzzle

    As leaders sketch out peace plan for Ukraine, issues are many and complicated …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries’ leaders. A pact in September that called for a cease-fire and a pullback of heavy weapons failed to take hold,...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal

    MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy for the separatist eastern region.Merkel and French President Francois Hollande traveled to Kiev Thursday and...

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries’ leaders. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries’ leaders…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Jordan Signals Aggressive Campaign Against ISIS
    Feb07

    Jordan Signals Aggressive Campaign Against ISIS

    NPR’s Scott Simon talks with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius from the Munich Security Conference about Jordan’s response to the group known as ISIS and the worsening situation in Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...