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World Bank launches financing facility to fight pandemics in the Caribbean
May21

World Bank launches financing facility to fight pandemics in the Caribbean

World Bank starts new initiative to protect region against pandemics The World Bank Group has launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), an innovative, fast-disbursing global financing mechanism designed to protect the world against deadly pandemics, which will create the first-ever insurance market for pandemic risk. Japan, which...

EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed
May19

EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July, she told a German newspaper on Thursday. Asked by Die Welt in an interview if sanctions expiring in July would be extended, the former Italian foreign minister said: “I expect so.” In a text of her...

MEPs Review Use of Loans and Corruption in Ukraine
May18

MEPs Review Use of Loans and Corruption in Ukraine

18 de mayo de 2016, 10:07Kiev, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Committee on Budgetary Control in the European Parliament is investigating the spending of European funds, and how the fight against corruption involving those finances goes. …read more Source: Prensa...

Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord
May18

Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in U.S. policy toward the isolated nation. In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters, Trump also called for a renegotiation of the Paris climate accord,...

Russia Studies Reactivating Electronic Surveillance Site in Crimea
May17

Russia Studies Reactivating Electronic Surveillance Site in Crimea

17 de mayo de 2016, 11:03Moscow, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The high military command of Russia is considering the reactivation of the electronic surveillance station in Sevastopol, Crimea, to prevent missile strikes, according to official sources. …read more Source: Prensa...

IOC: 31 caught in retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples
May17

IOC: 31 caught in retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples

In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports were caught in retesting of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and other positive cases could emerge from the 2012 London Games, the IOC said Tuesday. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened disciplinary proceedings against the 31 unidentified athletes...

Russia Demands IMF include Ukrainian Debt in Aid Program
May17

Russia Demands IMF include Ukrainian Debt in Aid Program

17 de mayo de 2016, 09:43Moscow, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Finance, Anton Siluanov, demanded today from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during a TV interview, to include the three billion dollars owed by Ukraine to Russia in its program of assistance to Kiev. …read more Source: Prensa...

New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine
May17

New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine

The launch of Ukraine’s new police patrol force last year sparked an internet craze of citizens posting selfies with newly recruited officers. Their popularity stemmed not from their uniforms, body cameras and tablets, but the fact they did not demand bribes. The most visibly successful reform to have emerged from the pro-European Maidan...

Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit
May14

Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit

President Barack Obama toasted Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland at a star-studded state dinner on Friday, lauding the nations for their global influence on civil rights, humanitarian issues and curbing climate change. The red carpet glamor followed a White House summit where Obama and the leaders of the five nations presented a united...

Solution to Political Issues in Minsk Agreements Still Pending
May13

Solution to Political Issues in Minsk Agreements Still Pending

13 de mayo de 2016, 09:29Moscow, May 12 (PL) The implementation of the political segment of the Minsk agreements for lasting peace in Donbass is still pending, and without it there will be no solution to the Ukrainian internal conflict, a source of the negotiating process, Boris Gryzlov, warned yesterday. …read more Source: Prensa...

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