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    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...

    Ukraine’s president says the accords signed in Minsk give no autonomy to rebel-held areas.
    Feb12

    Ukraine’s president says the accords signed in Minsk give no autonomy to rebel-held areas.

    MINSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says the accords signed in Minsk give no autonomy to rebel-held areas. …read more Source:...

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process
    Feb12

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process

    PARIS (AP) — France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process. …read more Source:...

    Leaders At Ukraine Peace Talks Reach Deal For Cease-Fire, Putin Says
    Feb12

    Leaders At Ukraine Peace Talks Reach Deal For Cease-Fire, Putin Says

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms. Putin told reporters that the cease-fire will be effective starting from Sunday, but he added that he and...

    Ukraine Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal
    Feb12

    Ukraine Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal

    The leaders of France and Germany brokered a renewed deal to end Ukraine’s conflict with Russia-backed separatists, reviving and amending a failed September cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    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...

    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, 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...

    Putin Announces Cease-Fire in Bloody Ukraine Conflict
    Feb12

    Putin Announces Cease-Fire in Bloody Ukraine Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday a ceasefire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,000 people. …read more Source:...

    Vladmir Putin says ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine agreed upton
    Feb12

    Vladmir Putin says ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine agreed upton

    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. …read more Source:...