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    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb12

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Thursday. 1. The International Monetary Fund has agreed to a $40 billion (£26.2 billion) bailout for Ukraine’s economy. 2. Greece rejected a deal over its debt crisis at an emergency meeting of Europe’s finance ministers on Wednesday. 3. US President Barack Obama has...

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels yet to reach deal on Ukrainian pullout from strategic eastern town
    Feb12

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels yet to reach deal on Ukrainian pullout from strategic eastern town

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Putin says Ukraine, rebels yet to reach deal on Ukrainian pullout from strategic eastern town. …read more Source:...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday
    Feb12

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday. …read more Source:...

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms
    Feb12

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide Ukraine with 15.5 billion euros ($17.6 billion) to help support economic reforms. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Announces a Cease-Fire in Eastern Ukraine Midnight Saturday
    Feb12

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Announces a Cease-Fire in Eastern Ukraine Midnight Saturday

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday …read more Source: ABC...

    IMF Earmarks $17.6 Billion for Ukraine Reforms
    Feb12

    IMF Earmarks $17.6 Billion for Ukraine Reforms

    IMF to offer $17.6 billion to promote economic reform in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms
    Feb12

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide Ukraine with 15.5 billion euros ($17.6 billion) to help support economic reforms. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday that “this new program offers an important opportunity for Ukraine to move its economy forward at a critical moment in the...

    Quotations in the News
    Feb12

    Quotations in the News

    By The Associated Press “The entire world is waiting to see whether the situation moves toward de-escalation, weapons pullback, cease-fire, or … spins out of control.” — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany were struggling to reach a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine....

    Leaders in Minsk spend night in crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk spend night in crucial Ukraine peace talks

    MINSK, Belarus – Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany were struggling to reach a deal Thursday morning in the 15th hour of talks aimed at ending fighting in eastern Ukraine. Officials have remained tight-lipped, praising progress but would divulge details. In the morning, the leaders briefly left the session hall but later came back to...

    Ukraine to get $40-billion in funding, IMF chief says
    Feb12

    Ukraine to get $40-billion in funding, IMF chief says

    The ex-Soviet republic is on the brink of bankruptcy after a year of political upheaval and war and was hoping to clinch a deal with the IMF to unlock the wider financing package …read more Source: The Globe and...