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    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction
    Dec20

    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction

    WASHINGTON: Despite her conviction by a French court for negligence, Christine Lagarde is likely to continue to lead the International Monetary Fund even at the risk of weakening the fund’s image. The fate of the former French finance minister — who replaced another former French official caught up in a sex scandal — now is in the hands of...

    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction
    Dec20

    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction

    WASHINGTON: Despite her conviction by a French court for negligence, Christine Lagarde is likely to continue to lead the International Monetary Fund even at the risk of weakening the fund’s image. The fate of the former French finance minister – who replaced another former French official caught up in a sex scandal – now is in the hands of...

    41 die in Siberia after drinking bath oil for alcoholic kicks
    Dec20

    41 die in Siberia after drinking bath oil for alcoholic kicks

    MOSCOW: At least 41 residents of the Siberian city of Irkutsk have died after drinking scented bath oil in a desperate search for an alcoholic high in one of the deadliest cases of its kind in years, Russian investigators said on Monday. Use of counterfeit or surrogate alcohol is rife in Russia’s regions, where two years of economic pain...

    NATO seeks to allay concerns at meeting with Russia
    Dec19

    NATO seeks to allay concerns at meeting with Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO and Russia held more than three hours of talks on Monday, discussing ways to reduce military accidents but also underscoring their deep disagreement on the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    OCCRP Reporting Leads to Moves Against Baltic Banks
    Dec19

    OCCRP Reporting Leads to Moves Against Baltic Banks

    A series of investigative reports by OCCRP has led to regulators in Ukraine and Latvia taking steps to rein in the use of Baltic banks to launder the proceeds of corruption. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months
    Dec19

    Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukraine said five of its troops were killed Sunday by pro-Russian insurgents in the bloodiest clash in the war-scarred ex-Soviet republic in months. …read more Source: The China...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 months
    Dec19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 months

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Union on Monday, December 19, extended for another 6 months damaging economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine. EU leaders decided at a summit last week to roll over the sanctions first imposed in 2014 and the European Council, which groups the 28 … …read more Source:...

    5 troops killed in new Ukraine clash
    Dec19

    5 troops killed in new Ukraine clash

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Ukraine said five of its troops were killed on Sunday by pro-Russian insurgents in the bloodiest clash in the war-scarred ex-Soviet republic in months. Kiev military spokesman Leonid Matyukhin told Agence France-Presse that another six soldiers were wounded in the battle for control of the strategic city of Debaltseve. The...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine for six months
    Dec19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine for six months

    [BRUSSELS] The European Union on Monday extended for another six months economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine open for Azerbaijani investors
    Dec19

    Ukraine open for Azerbaijani investors

    …read more Source: Today.Az

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