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    Davutoglu to visit Ukraine
    Feb12

    Davutoglu to visit Ukraine

    The visit will take place on February 15. …read more Source: News.Az

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch
    Feb12

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

    (File) Pope Francis leads the Ash Wednesday mass opening Lent, the forty-day period of abstinence and deprivation for Christians, before Holy Week and Easter, on February 10, 2016 in Vatican. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI by Jean-Louis DE LA VAISSIERE Vatican City, Holy See — Pope Francis heads to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in...

    Indonesian jazz prodigy to perform at Grammys
    Feb12

    Indonesian jazz prodigy to perform at Grammys

    Indonesian jazz prodigy Joey Alexander plays the piano. The 12-year-old musician is set to perform during the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb. 15 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo courtesy of joeyalexandermusic.com)Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander has made history by becoming the first Indonesian musician to be nominated for a Grammy...

    Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief
    Feb12

    Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown.The executive board of the global crisis lender announced that there were no challengers facing Lagarde, for the five-year term that...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House
    Feb11

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the need for governance reforms in Ukraine during a phone call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House
    Feb11

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the need for governance reforms in Ukraine during a phone call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine: IMF Threatens to Halt Bailout If Reform Continues to Lag
    Feb11

    Ukraine: IMF Threatens to Halt Bailout If Reform Continues to Lag

    Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), warned Ukraine’s government to “act now” to improve governance and fight corruption or risk losing out on critically- needed funding. …read more Source:...

    Russia will not request lifting of EU sanctions at Munich conference – deputy PM
    Feb11

    Russia will not request lifting of EU sanctions at Munich conference – deputy PM

    Russia will not use a conference in Munich to ask European countries to lift their sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict and does not plan to lift its own counter-sanctions for now, a Russian deputy prime minister said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Christine Lagarde to head International Monetary Fund for second term
    Feb11

    Christine Lagarde to head International Monetary Fund for second term

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde to head the agency for a second term. (Source: AP Photo) International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated to a second term as the agency’s managing director, the IMF said in a statement on Thursday. Lagarde, the first woman to lead the IMF, took the helm as its 11th...

    Russia will not request lifting of EU sanctions at Munich conference – deputy PM
    Feb11

    Russia will not request lifting of EU sanctions at Munich conference – deputy PM

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will not use a conference in Munich to ask European countries to lift their sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict and does not plan to lift its own counter-sanctions for now, a Russian deputy prime minister said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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