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    Obama and Merkel try to find common ground on Ukraine strategy
    Feb09

    Obama and Merkel try to find common ground on Ukraine strategy

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, seen here with U.S. President Barack Obama in Brisbane, Australia in November, is in Washington Monday to discuss the politics of aiding Ukraine. Photo by REUTERS/Peter Parks/Pool WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential...

    Watch the Dramatic Explosion at Ukrainian Chemical Factory
    Feb09

    Watch the Dramatic Explosion at Ukrainian Chemical Factory

    Fighting in Ukraine took an explosive turn Sunday night when residents of Donetsk felt the repercussions of a major blast. …read more Source: ABC...

    EU holds off on new Russian sanctions until Minsk meeting on Ukraine
    Feb09

    EU holds off on new Russian sanctions until Minsk meeting on Ukraine

    The EU foreign ministers are throwing their weight behind fresh diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Merkel, Obama, Try to Bridge Differences on Arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama, Try to Bridge Differences on Arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters to wage a more effective battle against Russian-backed separatists. That was the unstated point of Monday’s meeting at the White House, where Merkel was to brief Obama on...

    Merkel, Obama, try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama, try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    By STEVEN R. HURST read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Obama, Merkel aim to keep united front amid dispute over arming Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel aim to keep united front amid dispute over arming Ukraine

    A previously scheduled Monday morning White House meeting between President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken on greater… …read more Source:...

    EU Delays Sanctions Amid Push for Ukraine Deal
    Feb09

    EU Delays Sanctions Amid Push for Ukraine Deal

    European Union foreign ministers delayed for a week the implementation of sanctions against a new group of individuals and companies in Russia and eastern Ukraine, citing momentum behind a new peace initiative, EU officials said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Explosion at chemical plant in east Ukraine
    Feb09

    Explosion at chemical plant in east Ukraine

    A strong explosion was reported at a Donetsk chemical goods plant in eastern Ukraine, the city’s website reported Monday. …read more Source:...

    Merkel to meet Obama as arming Ukraine debated
    Feb09

    Merkel to meet Obama as arming Ukraine debated

    As the deadly violence in Ukraine ramps up, so does the international scramble to find a solution. …read more Source:...

    Merkel to brief Harper on Ukraine talks
    Feb09

    Merkel to brief Harper on Ukraine talks

    OTTAWA – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be in Ottawa later today to give Prime Minister Stephen Harper an update on her frenzied transatlantic shuttle diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis.Merkel will be in Washington earlier today for a previously scheduled meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama, amid reports of a rift between the U.S....