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    Russia-NATO Council may meet within weeks – agencies cite deputy foreign minister
    Apr08

    Russia-NATO Council may meet within weeks – agencies cite deputy foreign minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A meeting of the Russia-NATO Council may take place within weeks for the first time since the Ukraine crisis erupted in 2014, Alexey Meshkov, a deputy Russian foreign minister, was cited as saying on Friday by Russian news agencies. …read more Source: The...

    IMF: Brexit is worrisome risk for global economy
    Apr08

    IMF: Brexit is worrisome risk for global economy

    WASHINGTON: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday that the possibility that Britain would vote to pull out from the European Union poses risks for the already weak world economy. “The risk of Brexit is a worry because it’s uncertainty,” Lagarde told a New York audience. “The outcome of any new regime is totally...

    Pellegrini risks Belgium ire with desire to play Kompany
    Apr08

    Pellegrini risks Belgium ire with desire to play Kompany

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini during press conference. Reuters Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini’s plans to play captain Vincent Kompany in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final, second-leg against Paris St Germain could rekindle his feud with Belgium manager Marc Wilmots over the defender. Kompany, who has...

    #PanamaPapers: Europe’s banks face scrutiny
    Apr08

    #PanamaPapers: Europe’s banks face scrutiny

    Banking watchdogs across Europe are checking whether lenders have ties to a massive document leak from Panama. ||| Geneva – Banking watchdogs across Europe have begun checking whether lenders have ties to a massive document leak from Panama that showed how offshore companies are used to stash clients’ wealth. Switzerland’s...

    After Panama papers leak, EU warns of sanctions on the low-tax haven
    Apr08

    After Panama papers leak, EU warns of sanctions on the low-tax haven

    Panama is listed by the EU as a country that is not cooperative on tax issues. A European Union official has threatened to sanction Panama and other nations if they don’t cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed the small country remains a key destination for people who want to hide money. The...

    Arson Attack Destroys Ukrainian Judge’s Office In Kyiv
    Apr08

    Arson Attack Destroys Ukrainian Judge’s Office In Kyiv

    An arson attack has destroyed the office of a Ukrainian judge presiding over the case of two Russian nationals charged with fighting alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hiroshima in focus as top US diplomat, G7 foreign ministers meet
    Apr08

    Hiroshima in focus as top US diplomat, G7 foreign ministers meet

    TOKYO: When John Kerry joins his fellow G7 foreign ministers for talks this weekend in Hiroshima, the city’s symbolism as the first ever target of an atomic attack will take centre stage. Kerry will become the first ever US secretary of state to visit Hiroshima, obliterated by an American atomic bomb in 1945, with his trip seen as possibly...

    Dutch referendum result on Ukraine ‘bad news for Poland’
    Apr08

    Dutch referendum result on Ukraine ‘bad news for Poland’

    President Andrzej Duda’s foreign policy advisor has described the result of the Dutch referendum on an EU-Ukraine partnership as ‘bad news for Poland.’ …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    State Committee head holds talks with IFC delegation
    Apr08

    State Committee head holds talks with IFC delegation

    On April 5, the State Committee of Uzbekistan on privatization, demonopolization and development of competition (State Committee) hosted a meeting between the Chairman of the Committee Davron Khidoyatovawith the delegation of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) headed by Galina Klimenko – head of investment banking and financial...

    Kerry’s visit to Hiroshima grabbing spotlight at G-7 meeting
    Apr08

    Kerry’s visit to Hiroshima grabbing spotlight at G-7 meeting

    TOKYO (AP) — Next week, Secretary of State John Kerry will become the highest-ranking American government official to visit Hiroshima, where 140,000 Japanese died from the first of two atomic bombs dropped by his country in the closing days of World War II more than 70 years ago. Kerry and the other Group of Seven foreign ministers are scheduled...