Kyiv accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine on Monday, all but burying a week-old European-brokered ceasefire deal.
Ukraine lost 179 troops in the one-month battle with pro-Russian rebels that ended in defeat over the key eastern town of Debaltseve, Yuri Biryukov, an advisor to Ukraine’s president has said on his Facebook page
The German government appeared to open the door to a last-minute deal between Athens and its creditors, saying Friday that Greece's request for a loan extension from its eurozone partners provided "a starting point" for more talks.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande brokered a truce between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Feb. 12 in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to subdue the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. After intense and acrimonious negotiations, the four leaders agreed on a deal that came into effect in the early hours of Feb. 15
Ukrainian President Poroshenko on Feb. 18 called for European peacekeepers to enforce a shattered ceasefire deal in east Ukraine after a flashpoint strategic town fell to a fierce assault by pro-Russian rebels
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Feb 19 jointly urged a tattered truce in east Ukraine be restored and condemned breaches in recent days, according to official accounts of a four-way telephone call.
Greece will submit a request to the euro zone on Wednesday to extend a "loan agreement" for up to six months but EU paymaster Germany says no such deal is on offer and Athens must stick to the terms of its existing international bailout.
The leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine have agreed on 'concrete measures' to allow OSCE observers to monitor the shaky ceasefire in Ukraine, Berlin announced
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With news that moments after the Ukraine cease-fire went into effect, there were some serious violations, fingers were crossed with wishes that the “glimmer of hope” as described by Angela Merkel – who together with President François Hollande of France brokered the deal in talks in Minsk, Belarus with Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine – will hold
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The new leftist government in Greece will have to face another week of tough negotiations with its creditors. But sounds coming Washington have definitely contributed to the optimism in Athens
Greece goes into talks with its eurozone partners on Feb. 16 demanding changes to a massive debt rescue programme which could ultimately force it out of the single currency bloc and into the unknown
Two civilians were killed by rebel rocket fire shortly after the start of a ceasefire in east Ukraine on Feb. 15, a pro-Kyiv official said, but fighting reportedly died down across most of the conflict zone
Greece's finance minister said on Feb. 15 he was confident a deal with the EU over the country's loathed bailout could be found while warning the February 28 deadline may be too tight
European powers warned Russia it risked fresh sanctions if a ceasefire deal aimed at ending the 10-month war between Ukraine troops and pro-Moscow rebels was not implemented.
Greece began tough negotiations with its creditors on Friday as hopes grew of a deal to replace its detested bailout after new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pushed his case at a European summit.
Three civilians and eight soldiers have been killed in fighting in east Ukraine in the past 24 hours, government and rebel officials said Feb. 13, a day afer a peace deal was inked to end the conflict.
The fighting between government forces and separatists in eastern Ukraine has flared up again despite attempts to ease the tension through a cease-fire agreement, signed in Minsk on Sept. 5, 2014.
The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Feb. 12.
The International Monetary Fund and conflict-torn Ukraine have reached a preliminary deal on a new financial rescue plan worth $17.5 billion dollars that could be a "turning point" for Kyiv, Christine Lagarde said Feb. 12.
Greece’s new anti-austerity government failed to reach a deal with its European partners early Feb. 12 on renegotiating its huge bailout, with talks now set to go down to the wire next week.
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