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    Ukraine conflict: 9 soldiers killed by rebels since Sunday, government says
    Feb09

    Ukraine conflict: 9 soldiers killed by rebels since Sunday, government says

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 26 wounded in fighting with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Merkel to have quick meeting with Harper in Ottawa on Ukraine talks
    Feb09

    Merkel to have quick meeting with Harper in Ottawa on Ukraine talks

    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. …read more Source: Global...

    Crimean Authorities Place More Activists In Pretrial Detention
    Feb09

    Crimean Authorities Place More Activists In Pretrial Detention

    A court in Crimea has jailed a local resident, Oleksandr Kostenko, on charges of attacking a Ukrainian security officer in Kyiv during the February 2014 protests in Kyiv against pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Oil volatility, Swiss secrets, and a G20 meeting
    Feb09

    Oil volatility, Swiss secrets, and a G20 meeting

    Will the volatility continue this week? Friday finished off a bumpy week, and the question for Monday is whether we’ll be seeing more swings to come. After jumping almost a cent the day before, the Loonie ended the day down 0.7 cents, while the TSX ended slightly down despite news from Statistics Canada of a boost in jobs last month. Oil...

    Merkel and Obama to meet at White House to discuss Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel and Obama to meet at White House to discuss 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 better battle Russian-backed separatists. That was the unstated point of Monday’s meeting at the White House, where Merkel was to brief Obama on upcoming talks aimed at...

    Explosion, fire rock eastern Ukraine chemical plant
    Feb09

    Explosion, fire rock eastern Ukraine chemical plant

    An explosion and fire rocked a chemical plant outside a separatist stronghold in eastern Ukraine Monday. Rebels said it was hit by government shelling. …read more Source: FOX...

    Has Putin driven a Ukrainian wedge through NATO?
    Feb09

    Has Putin driven a Ukrainian wedge through NATO?

    Kerry insists “no split” among allies over how to stop rebels’ advance in east Ukraine, as Merkel briefs Obama on peace talks U.S. not attending …read more Source:...

    Chemical plant in eastern Ukraine catches fire
    Feb09

    Chemical plant in eastern Ukraine catches fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — An explosion and fire have rocked a chemical plant outside a separatist stronghold in eastern Ukraine. Rebels say it was hit by government shelling. No casualties or damage were immediately reported from the blast which was so powerful that it was heard as far as downtown Donetsk.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Merkel to brief Obama on four-party talks on Ukraine crisis
    Feb09

    Merkel to brief Obama on four-party talks on Ukraine crisis

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

    Merkel to brief Obama on four-party talks on Ukraine crisis
    Feb09

    Merkel to brief Obama on four-party talks on Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN’-geh-lah MEHR’-kuhl) are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters to battle Russian-backed separatists more effectively. …read more Source: U.S....