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    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms
    Feb05

    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kiev to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. Amid a fast-moving flurry of international diplomacy, Kerry arrived in Kiev on Thursday bringing with … …read more...

    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms to help fight Russian-backed separatists
    Feb05

    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms to help fight Russian-backed separatists

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kiev to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: FOX...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb05

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Thursday. 1. Taiwan rescuers are still searching for 12 missing people after a plane crashed Wednesday shortly after take-off from Songshan airport in Taipei. 2. Greece may run out of cash as early as March as the new radical government refuses to except more bailout loans. 3. The European...

    Ukraine’s Central Bank Hikes Rate
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s Central Bank Hikes Rate

    Ukraine’s central bank increased its key rate to 19.5% from 14% and scrapped foreign currency auctions, moving the battered local currency a step closer to a free float in an effort to steady the market. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. This follows artillery strikes on the rebel stronghold on Wednesday which hit a hospital, leaving five people dead. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government forces picked up in January after a month of...

    3 people killed in overnight shelling in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 people killed in overnight shelling in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine

    The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. …read more Source: FOX...

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government forces picked up in January after a month of relative calm. The rebels pledge to carry on with their offensive on the government positions until Kiev stops shelling cities like Donetsk. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine raises key interest rate to 19.5%
    Feb05

    Ukraine raises key interest rate to 19.5%

    Ukraine’s central bank will raise its key interest rate to 19.5 percent from February 6 from 14 percent to fight inflation. …read more Source:...

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism. …read more Source: U.S....