Around the World in 60 seconds: Today’s top headlines


Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 18, 2015.

Ukraine forces quit town as pro-Russia rebels advance

Thousands of Ukrainian troops have been pulled out of the town of Debaltseve, which had been besieged by pro-Russian separatists ignoring a new ceasefire in the country.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Soccer fans prevent black man from boarding Paris train

The issue of racism among soccer fans has come to the fore after a video captured fans of English club Chelsea allegedly chanting racist songs after refusing to let a black man board a train in Paris.

[Read more from CNN]

New Dr. Seuss book to be published

Random House Children's Books has revealed it will publish a recently discovered manuscript with Dr. Seuss sketches, called What Pet Should I Get.

[Read more from USA Today]

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