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    Oil rallies on back of Ukrainian truce
    Feb12

    Oil rallies on back of Ukrainian truce

    Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) — A cease-fire in Ukraine helped offset otherwise weak economic indices Thursday, giving oil prices more than a 3.5 percent lift early in the trading day. …read more Source: United Press...

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine peace deal: Agreement details, and who got what
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace deal: Agreement details, and who got what

    The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year. …read more Source: CTV...

    After marathon talks, a chance at peace in eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    After marathon talks, a chance at peace in eastern Ukraine

    French President Francois Hollande (fourth from right) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) attend talks over the crisis in Ukraine on Feb. 12 in Minsk, Belarus. The talks produced an agreement between Russia and Ukraine on bringing peace to eastern Ukraine. Photo by Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images After 16-hour talks that...

    EU official: No new sanctions against Israel in pipeline
    Feb12

    EU official: No new sanctions against Israel in pipeline

    (JTA) — The European Union and its member states do not envision passing any new sanctions against Israel, an EU official said in refuting reports to the contrary. The official spoke to JTA on Wednesday under condition of anonymity about a report that appeared the previous day on the Israeli news website Walla. The report quoted unnamed Israeli...

    France Could Deliver Mistral Warship To Russia By March After Ukraine Ceasefire Agreement, Report Says
    Feb12

    France Could Deliver Mistral Warship To Russia By March After Ukraine Ceasefire Agreement, Report Says

    A Russian “military diplomatic source” expressed optimism Thursday that France could complete its long-delayed delivery of a Mistral-class helicopter carrier to Russia by March, according to independent Russian news agency Interfax. …read more Source: International Business...

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    US indexes open higher following cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, following sharp gains in Europe as world leaders clinched a cease-fire deal for Ukraine.Whole… …read more Source:...

    France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire deal
    Feb12

    France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire deal

    PARIS – French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are committed to helping verify the cease-fire process in Ukraine, along with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders. Speaking at the end of marathon peace talks, Hollande said Thursday the announcement of a new cease-fire deal has come as a “relief to Europe.”...

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal

    MINSK, Belarus – Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control of the Russian border by the end of the year under a peace deal hammered out Thursday in all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany The deal was full of potential pitfalls,...

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF
    Feb12

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    BRUSSELS – The International Monetary Fund has agreed with Ukraine on a new bailout deal worth 15.5 billion euro ($17.5 billion) that could climb to around $40 billion over the next four years with help from other lenders like Europe and the U.S. Ukraine has so far received $4.6 billion as part of a $17 billion aid package from the IMF agreed on...