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    Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe to stay at IMF
    Jan22

    Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe to stay at IMF

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde garnered strong backing from Europe Thursday for a second mandate as IMF managing director.With her term coming to an end in July, the International Monetary Fund formally began accepting nominations for who will guide the global crisis lender for the next five years.Lagarde, who has led the IMF through...

    Euro dips after ECB signals more stimulus
    Jan22

    Euro dips after ECB signals more stimulus

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The euro slipped against the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank signaled further stimulus could soon be on the way for the eurozone.In volatile trade, the euro tumbled to a two-week low of $1.0778, before regaining its footing at $1.0878 around 2200 GMT.Nevertheless, that was weaker than the $1.0890 trade at...

    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment
    Jan22

    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment

    The British may form the world’s most orderly line-ups but they tend to lose patience when people don’t live up to their commitments. At the conclusion of the NATO summit in Wales two years ago, all countries signed a declaration reaffirming collective defence, after Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and agreeing to increase...

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue
    Jan21

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue

    The grave of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London Toby Melville / ReutersIn many ways it all began with the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko. Not that Vladimir Putin’s Russia was exactly a model global citizen before the November 2006 killing of the former KGB spy who defected to Great Britain. But when Litvinenko was lethally...

    Hewitt goes down fighting
    Jan21

    Hewitt goes down fighting

    Retiring Aussie slams match-fixing slur as ‘absolute farce’ Murray, Azarenka and Wawrinka roll at Australian Open MELBOURNE — Former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt slammed match-fixing allegations as an “absolute farce” Thursday as his emotional retirement at the Australian Open was tainted by the corruption claims which have rocked tennis....

    Russia charges in absentia Muslim Tatar Leader
    Jan21

    Russia charges in absentia Muslim Tatar Leader

    Mustafa Jemilev, 72, is accused of “premeditated crimesâ€� and has been put on the wanted list by a Crimean court. …read more Source: AL...

    Putin probably okayed Litvinenko killing: UK probe
    Jan21

    Putin probably okayed Litvinenko killing: UK probe

    The grave of murdered ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko is seen at Highgate Cemetery in London, Britain, January 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters London, January 21 Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably approved” the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonising death by radiation poisoning found today....

    The Litvinenko inquiry sends a clear message to Moscow
    Jan21

    The Litvinenko inquiry sends a clear message to Moscow

    Marina Litvinenko, the wife of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, speaks to the media outside the Royal Courts of Justice, London, where the findings of the inquiry into his death were revealed. ©Philip Toscano/PA Wire/Press Association Images Sir Robert Owen, the chairman of the enquiry into the assassination of former Russian spy and UK...

    Coca-Cola and Pepsi Face Criminal Probe by Ukrainian Government in Crimea
    Jan21

    Coca-Cola and Pepsi Face Criminal Probe by Ukrainian Government in Crimea

    The Prosecutor of Ukraine’s regional government in exile in Crimea has launched a criminal probe against officials of the Coca-Cola Company and Pepsi, after the two companies presented Crimea as a part of Russia in separate incidents. The Crimean peninsula was annexed by Russia in 2014 from the territory of Ukraine and Moscow’s...

    Rites of Spring: Ukrainian New Year in Strathcona
    Jan21

    Rites of Spring: Ukrainian New Year in Strathcona

    Kazotsky kicks keep revelers in splits. Photo: Scott Alpenread more …read more Source: Vancouver...