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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Investors remain confident on Russia monetary easing
    Nov28

    Investors remain confident on Russia monetary easing

    Foreign investors aren’t taking the Bank of Russia’s “no” for an answer. Despite the central bank’s pledge in September to hold interest rates at least through the end of the year, a bond-market anomaly still shows some remain confident that slowing inflation will allow for monetary easing to resume sooner rather than later....

    Russia poised to gain from freeze in oil production
    Nov27

    Russia poised to gain from freeze in oil production

    With its oil output at record levels and state coffers running low, Russia has little to lose and much to gain from agreeing a deal with the Opec on limiting production.Ahead of an Opec meeting set for November 30 in Vienna, Moscow – which is not a member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries – is pushing for an agreement to be...

    Russia sets sights on foreign investments
    Nov25

    Russia sets sights on foreign investments

    Even before the US presidential election raised hopes of warmer ties with the Kremlin, some big Western companies were betting Russia’s economy will soon come out of the deep freeze. Big retailers like Sweden’s Ikea Group and France’s Leroy Merlin have begun pumping billions of dollars in new stores and factories, counting on...

    EU closes in on visa deal with Ukraine
    Nov24

    EU closes in on visa deal with Ukraine

    The European Union strengthened its support for Ukraine yesterday, allocating millions of euros for an anti-corruption programme in the former Soviet republic and inching closer to enabling Ukrainians to travel to the EU without a visa.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told a press conference at the bilateral summit in Brussels that a...

    Duterte wants media as ‘watchdog and partner’
    Nov24

    Duterte wants media as ‘watchdog and partner’

    President Rodrigo Duterte welcomes media’s role as watchdog even as he considers it a partner in informing the people about what the government is doing for them, a palace official has said.In a message he delivered on behalf of press secretary Martin Andanar at the launching of the Media Ownership Monitor (MOM) website, press...

    French presidential candidate a friendly face for Putin
    Nov23

    French presidential candidate a friendly face for Putin

    French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon has known Russian leader Vladimir Putin through good times and bad — and believes that dialogue, not threats, are key to handling the Kremlin strongman. Fillon, a conservative hoping to clinch the nomination for the Republicans party over the centrist Alain Juppe at the weekend, has taken an overtly...

    Finland to set up centre to counter ‘hybrid’ threats
    Nov21

    Finland to set up centre to counter ‘hybrid’ threats

    Several NATO and EU countries are planning to establish a centre in Helsinki to research how to counter ‘hybrid’ warfare, a senior Finnish government official said on Monday. Finland has a 1,300-km (800-mile) border with Russia, which has been accused of mounting ‘hybrid’ campaigns in the Ukraine conflict – combining...

    Merkel to seek fourth term as chancellor
    Nov20

    Merkel to seek fourth term as chancellor

    Angela Merkel has announced that she wants to run for a fourth term as German chancellor in next year’s election, a sign of stability after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as the next US president. Despite a voter backlash over her open-door migrant policy, the 62-year-old conservative said...

    Shades of Eastern Europe at Global Village
    Nov18

    Shades of Eastern Europe at Global Village

    New area sees goods from Ukraine and other former Soviet states …read more Source: Gulf...

    Obama praises Merkel, says she’d get his ‘vote’
    Nov17

    Obama praises Merkel, says she’d get his ‘vote’

    US President Barack Obama called German Chancellor Angela Merkel an “outstanding” ally yesterday and said she might get his support if he were a German citizen and she decided to run for a fourth term as leader of Europe’s largest economy.Obama praised Merkel as a leader who had shown “her integrity, her truthfulness, her...

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