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US, Qatar hope for Israel-Hamas truce within days

Mediator Qatar expressed hopes Tuesday that a new truce between Israel and Hamas could be secured within days, after U.S. President Joe Biden said a ceasefire could start next week and last through Ramadan.

As a dire humanitarian crisis unfolds in Gaza, the U.N. humanitarian agency OCHA and the United States appealed for aid to be allowed into the war-battered Palestinian territory.

What did Macron say? Well, Putin will get angry

And it seems that the deployment of Western ground forces is no longer ruled out either, writes Deutsche Welle.
Emmanuel Macron does not rule out the use of French ground forces in Ukraine. Nothing has been ruled out to prevent Russia's victory in Ukraine, the French president said after the end of the conference on aid to Ukraine held last night (February 26) in Paris.

Greek PM in Paris for ongoing Ukraine working meeting

French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron welcomed his Greek counterpart, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, on Monday at the Elysee Palace in the French capital for a short-notice working meeting on the war in Ukraine.

Currently under way, the conference aims to send the message to Moscow that Ukraine's allies are determined to prevent Russia's dominance in the conflict it initiated three years ago.

Russian Shelling Wounds Civilians in Eastern Ukraine, Weastern Leaders Gather In Paris

In Eastern Ukraine, a recent bout of Russian shelling in Dnipro has left four individuals injured and hospitalized, as confirmed by Serhiy Lysak, the head of the regional military administration. The attack also resulted in significant damage to 10 homes.

PM to attend Ukraine summit on Monday

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be attending a meeting of European leaders and government representatives in Paris on Monday to discuss Ukraine, his office said.

The summit will be hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, in an effort to send a message to Moscow that there is no "Ukraine fatigue" in Europe.

Macron seeks to rally European support for Ukraine

French President Emmanuel Macron is due to host European leaders Monday for a conference aimed at strengthening Western support for Ukraine, two years into the Russian invasion.

The meeting in Paris will be a chance for participants to "reaffirm their unity as well as their determination to defeat the war of aggression waged by Russia in Ukraine", the French presidency said.