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    Greek uncertainty obscuring underlying European recovery
    Feb11

    Greek uncertainty obscuring underlying European recovery

    A raft of indicators have pointed to a pick-up in activity that puts the 19-country eurozone economy in a position to outperform expectations this year — provided it doesn’t stumble into a messy Greek exit from the euro or relations deteriorate between the West and Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. For years, the eurozone has been in...

    Seventy per cent likely Ukraine accord to be reached on Wednesday, Russian source says
    Feb11

    Seventy per cent likely Ukraine accord to be reached on Wednesday, Russian source says

    ‘The presidents aren’t traveling (to Minsk) for no reason,’ the source said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks

    Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk Wednesday as fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. …read more Source: Global...

    Fighting rages on in Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting rages on in Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk Wednesday as fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s fate hangs in balance as leaders meet in Minsk
    Feb11

    Ukraine’s fate hangs in balance as leaders meet in Minsk

    A previous peace deal reached in Minsk failed to stop the fighting. …read more Source: USA...

    Crises abound, from oil prices to Greece to Ukraine
    Feb11

    Crises abound, from oil prices to Greece to Ukraine

    It’s another day of high-stakes geopolitics today, so make sure you have a big breakfast. Finance ministers and central bankers are heading home after the G20 meeting wrapped up in Istanbul yesterday, during which officials expressed worry over how massive economic inequality has become, while Stephen Poloz denied he is talking down the...

    Nazarbaev Calls U.S. And EU Sanctions On Russia ‘Barbaric’
    Feb11

    Nazarbaev Calls U.S. And EU Sanctions On Russia ‘Barbaric’

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has described U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia as “barbaric,” saying that they are harming Kazakhstan and calling for the “de-dollarization” of the Central Asian country’s economy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to brief EU summit in Brussels
    Feb11

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to brief EU summit in Brussels

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will brief EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on Thursday, alongside the German and… …read more Source:...

    Fighting in Ukraine continues overnight ahead of diplomatic push
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues overnight ahead of diplomatic push

    Dmitry Lovetsky/AP DONETSK, Ukraine – Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine Wednesday ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where an Associated Press reporter saw one body and was told by rebel officials that another body had been recently removed from the scene....

    Battle Rages in Ukraine Ahead of Talks
    Feb11

    Battle Rages in Ukraine Ahead of Talks

    Heavy fighting continued in eastern Ukraine just hours before leaders were expected to gather for a high-stakes summit to negotiate a cease-fire in the 10-month-old conflict between pro-Russian separatists and Kiev. …read more Source: The Wall Street...