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    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed
    Feb10

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed

    PARIS (AP) — French president Francois Hollande said he is determined for Ukraine peace talks to succeed, but without any certainty, ahead of a planned meeting Wednesday in Minsk between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. …read more Source: U.S....

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 7 dead in artillery attack
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 7 dead in artillery attack

    Fighting intensified Tuesday in eastern Ukraine ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances. The government accused the Russian-backed rebels of killing seven people and wounding 58 by shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rockets fly in eastern Ukraine despite talk of peace
    Feb10

    Rockets fly in eastern Ukraine despite talk of peace

    With world leaders striving to find a solution to the crisis in Ukraine, rocket attacks in Kramatorsk and Luhansk are driving a rebel recruitment drive in Donetsk. Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary
    Feb10

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary

    A U.S. Senate committee has backed President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Pentagon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia
    Feb10

    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia

    A ranking Kremlin official has accused the United States of attempting to drag Russia into the Ukraine conflict with the aim of weakening Moscow and effecting regime change, according to excerpts of an interview published Tuesday by a Russian government daily. “For the U.S., Ukraine in and of itself is not a matter of interest. Their aim is to...

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia’s Brand New Rocket System Used In Attack, Says Government Official
    Feb10

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia’s Brand New Rocket System Used In Attack, Says Government Official

    Rockets hit a government-controlled town in Ukraine Tuesday about 50 miles from the front line, where government troops are nearly surrounded by rebel forces. At least six people were killed and 21 wounded, according to Agence France-Presse. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the rockets were part of a state-of-the-art Russian system that...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the besieged town of Debaltseve, prompting Ukrainian authorities to evacuate some residents. The new Greek government survived a confidence vote, Russians marked the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad...

    Dutch government releases MH17 documents, many redacted
    Feb10

    Dutch government releases MH17 documents, many redacted

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government released dozens of documents Tuesday about the aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but much of the information was redacted. One of the Dutch broadcasters that requested the information be made public, RTL News, said it would protest against the number of redactions and take...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the… …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the besieged town of Debaltseve, prompting Ukrainian authorities to evacuate some residents…. …read more Source: Associated...