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    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference
    Feb06

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference

    MUNICH (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are converging on Munich for a security conference that comes amid a frantic diplomatic push to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was already in Munich on Friday following talks in Kiev the day before, and was planning on meeting with Iranian...

    Glimmers of hope as stakes rise in Ukraine war
    Feb06

    Glimmers of hope as stakes rise in Ukraine war

    French and German leaders to hand-carry new peace plan to Putin’s office as warring sides in Ukraine agree on limited humanitarian respite …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Hollande and Merkel set for Putin talks
    Feb06

    Ukraine crisis: Hollande and Merkel set for Putin talks

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are due to hold talks in Moscow to try to end escalating fighting in east Ukraine. Their meeting with President Vladimir Putin follows urgent talks in Kiev, where a new peace plan was presented. A temporary truce has reportedly been declared to allow some civilian evacuations...

    Agreement reached to move civilians away from fighting zone in eastern Ukraine
    Feb06

    Agreement reached to move civilians away from fighting zone in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia rebels and the Ukrainian authorities agreed Friday on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Feb06

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — As the minibus crammed with elderly evacuees idled at the gas station on the outskirts of town Tuesday, Olga Tarasenko, 65, broke down. For several weeks, Tarasenko was holed up in the basement of her apartment building 30 miles southeast in the city of Debaltseve, hiding from near-constant shelling that has turned the area...

    Ex-NATO chief warns Putin could attack Baltics as Ukraine, rebels reach humanitarian deal
    Feb06

    Ex-NATO chief warns Putin could attack Baltics as Ukraine, rebels reach humanitarian deal

    NATO’s former secretary-general has warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin could engineer a Ukraine-style intervention in one of the Baltic republics as the leaders of France and Germany flew to Moscow to make a last-ditch bid for peace in eastern Europe. …read more Source: FOX...

    Strap in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride
    Feb06

    Strap in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride

    Happy Friday, and welcome to today’s economic whiplash. The price of oil, the Loonie, and the TSX all saw a bump yesterday after the previous day’s calamitous drops in oil prices. After losing more than a cent on Wednesday, the Loonie gained almost a cent yesterday, while the price of oil dropped to the south side of $48 yesterday...

    Rebels, Ukrainian Forces Agree on Humanitarian Corridor
    Feb06

    Rebels, Ukrainian Forces Agree on Humanitarian Corridor

    (DONETSK, Ukraine) — The pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine say they have reached agreement with government forces on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting. The move comes as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are set to leave for Moscow to talk with Russian President Vladimir...

    Rebels and Ukrainian authorities agree on humanitarian corridor
    Feb06

    Rebels and Ukrainian authorities agree on humanitarian corridor

    DONETSK, Ukraine – The pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine say they have reached agreement with government forces on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting. The move comes as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are set to leave for Moscow to talk with Russian President Vladimir...

    Ukraine and rebels agree to evacuate civilians
    Feb06

    Ukraine and rebels agree to evacuate civilians

    The pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine say they have reached agreement with government forces on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicentre of fighting. …read more Source: CTV...