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    France Pitches Ukraine Unarmed Zone, More Eastern Autonomy
    Feb07

    France Pitches Ukraine Unarmed Zone, More Eastern Autonomy

    MUNICH— German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy for the separatist eastern region. Merkel and French President Francois Hollande traveled to Kiev Thursday and...

    Ukraine’s Conflict a Complicated Puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s Conflict a Complicated Puzzle

    As leaders sketch out peace plan for Ukraine, issues are many and complicated …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries’ leaders. A pact in September that called for a cease-fire and a pullback of heavy weapons failed to take hold,...

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries’ leaders…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Jordan Signals Aggressive Campaign Against ISIS
    Feb07

    Jordan Signals Aggressive Campaign Against ISIS

    NPR’s Scott Simon talks with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius from the Munich Security Conference about Jordan’s response to the group known as ISIS and the worsening situation in Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Social Media Pages Give Vivid Glimpses Into Ukraine Conflict
    Feb07

    Social Media Pages Give Vivid Glimpses Into Ukraine Conflict

    Ukrainians are documenting the conflict with Russia online. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with the Wall Street Journal’s Paul Sonne about how once-lighthearted websites have become grim logs of destruction.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis Tops Agenda At Munich Conference
    Feb07

    Ukraine Crisis Tops Agenda At Munich Conference

    Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry are planning to meet with European leaders to discuss the crisis in Ukraine during this year’s Munich Security Conference.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Hollande: Peace Deal ‘One of Last Chances’ to End Ukraine Crisis
    Feb07

    Hollande: Peace Deal ‘One of Last Chances’ to End Ukraine Crisis

    Hollande, speaking Saturday at a security conference in Munich, was referring to peace talks that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have held together with Russian President Vladimir Putin …read more Source: Voice of...

    France pitches Ukraine unarmed zone, more eastern autonomy
    Feb07

    France pitches Ukraine unarmed zone, more eastern autonomy

    MUNICH (AP) — A flurry of diplomacy aimed at calming the conflict in Ukraine will bring German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other players together at a conference in Germany.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Divisions on Display Over Western Response to Ukraine at Security Conference
    Feb07

    Divisions on Display Over Western Response to Ukraine at Security Conference

    Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, said she bluntly opposed providing lethal military support to Kiev during a security conference in Munich on Saturday. …read more Source: The New York...