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    Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe to stay at IMF
    Jan22

    Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe to stay at IMF

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde garnered strong backing from Europe Thursday for a second mandate as IMF managing director.With her term coming to an end in July, the International Monetary Fund formally began accepting nominations for who will guide the global crisis lender for the next five years.Lagarde, who has led the IMF through...

    Euro dips after ECB signals more stimulus
    Jan22

    Euro dips after ECB signals more stimulus

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The euro slipped against the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank signaled further stimulus could soon be on the way for the eurozone.In volatile trade, the euro tumbled to a two-week low of $1.0778, before regaining its footing at $1.0878 around 2200 GMT.Nevertheless, that was weaker than the $1.0890 trade at...

    Putin probably okayed Litvinenko killing: UK probe
    Jan21

    Putin probably okayed Litvinenko killing: UK probe

    The grave of murdered ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko is seen at Highgate Cemetery in London, Britain, January 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters London, January 21 Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably approved” the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonising death by radiation poisoning found today....

    Putin ‘probably approved’ Litvinenko killing: UK inquiry
    Jan21

    Putin ‘probably approved’ Litvinenko killing: UK inquiry

    Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably approved” the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonizing death by radiation poisoning found Thursday, January 21. Litvinenko, a prominent Kremlin critic, died in 2006 aged 43, three weeks after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium at an upmarket London...

    Davos Forum: Azerbaijan May Lose Economic Achievements under Such Scenario
    Jan21

    Davos Forum: Azerbaijan May Lose Economic Achievements under Such Scenario

    BAKU / 21.01.16 / TURAN: The US News & World Report in cooperation with the consulting company BAV Consulting and the University of Pennsylvania rated 60 “best countries of the world.” Azerbaijan took the 53rd place there. In the first five positions are Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, USA and Sweden. In the last three are Iran,...

    UK inquiry: Putin ‘probably approved’ Litvinenko killing
    Jan21

    UK inquiry: Putin ‘probably approved’ Litvinenko killing

    LONDON: Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably approved” the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonising death by radiation poisoning found Thursday. Litvinenko, a prominent Kremlin critic, died three weeks after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium at an upmarket London hotel in 2006. Two...

    Silk Road Renewed With Launch of New Commercial Transit Route
    Jan21

    Silk Road Renewed With Launch of New Commercial Transit Route

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The first trial run of a container train following the Ukraine – Georgia – Azerbaijan – Kazakhstan – China route left the Odessa region in Ukraine on Jan. 15, reported Tengrinews, citing the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure. Photo credit: Facebook...

    Germany’s Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security
    Jan21

    Germany’s Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security

    Germany’s input in improving security in the eastern European part of NATO alliance should be its help in resolving the conflict in Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany's Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security
    Jan21

    Germany's Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany’s input in improving security in the eastern European part of NATO alliance should be its help in resolving the conflict in Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Chris Smith’s legislation unlikely to pass – Washington Post
    Jan21

    Chris Smith’s legislation unlikely to pass – Washington Post

    The close U.S.-Azerbaijan partnership can be better explained by three major strategic factors: Azerbaijan’s significance as an energy transit point linking Central Asia to Europe; Aliyev’s resistance to Russian sovereignty violations in Georgia and Ukraine; and Azerbaijan’s solidarity with the United States against both...

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