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    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support
    Dec11

    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support

    WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund has been accused of giving in to political pressure in dropping a long established rule on prudential lending so that it can proceed with assistance for Ukraine. That follows similar charges that the fund, the world’s essential backstop in financial crises, bent its rules to support a bailout of...

    9 things Europeans must know about Donald Trump
    Dec11

    9 things Europeans must know about Donald Trump

    If you’re European, chances are you hate the idea of Donald Trump — and are utterly fascinated by it. The Republican frontrunner’s call to ban the entry of Muslims into the United States Monday swept across Europe faster than the Bubonic plague, sparking denunciations from prime ministers and presidents across the continent, and in...

    The bizarre world of Jeremy Corbyn and Stop the War
    Dec11

    The bizarre world of Jeremy Corbyn and Stop the War

    LONDON — The world of the British far-left is a small one. A consequence of this is that the same old faces seem to continually pop up in its various incarnations. The Stop the War Coalition is a case in point. Initially a front group for the Trotskyist Socialist Workers Party (SWP), Stop the War’s leading lights — Lindsey German (ex-SWP),...

    Chaos and corruption on demarcation line in east Ukraine (AFP)
    Dec11

    Chaos and corruption on demarcation line in east Ukraine (AFP)

    Zaytseve checkpoint (Ukraine) (AFP) – It used to take Vadym two hours to drive to see his relatives in east Ukraine but now the journey involves days waiting in the freezing cold at government checkpoints to leave rebel-held territory. …read more Source: The West...

    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support
    Dec11

    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support

    WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund has been accused of giving in to political pressure in dropping a long established rule on prudential lending so that it can proceed with assistance for Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support
    Dec11

    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support

    [WASHINGTON] Has the world’s crisis lender become politicised? …read more Source: The Business...

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine are Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip
    Dec11

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine are Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that in spite of differences with the United States over the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia has been “constructive” in the multinational effort to find a political settlement for Syria. Kerry commented on the sidelines of the climate change summit in Paris as he announced plans to...

    SpaceX to launch rocket Dec 19, six months after blast
    Dec11

    SpaceX to launch rocket Dec 19, six months after blast

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – SpaceX on Thursday announced plans to launch its Falcon 9 on December 19, its first mission since a massive explosion after liftoff destroyed the rocket and its space station cargo six months ago.SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that the company is preparing for a static fire — an engine test on the launch pad...

    European Union Will Likely Extend Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec11

    European Union Will Likely Extend Sanctions Against Russia

    The EU targeted Russia’s energy, banking and defense sectors in July 2014, blaming Moscow for driving a separatist revolt in east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin bogging down in Syria
    Dec11

    Putin bogging down in Syria

    As Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow next week to meet with Vladimir Putin, U.S. and Israeli officials say Putin’s intervention in Syria is showing slower results than the Russian president had hoped, possibly making Putin more willing to cooperate with U.S. efforts to settle Syria’s civil war. Kerry has sidestepped the...