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    Andreichenko: Belarus is interested in better relations with Europe, the United States
    Sep07

    Andreichenko: Belarus is interested in better relations with Europe, the United States

    On 31 August-2 September Vladimir Andreichenko took part in the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in New York. Speaking about the attitude of international organizations to Belarus amid the recent events in Ukraine, Vladimir Andreichenko said: “The relations have visibly improved. However, I cannot say that they have become...

    Belarus Prepares to Take Part in EXPO 2017
    Sep07

    Belarus Prepares to Take Part in EXPO 2017

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The organising committee on the preparation of the Belarusian national pavilion for EXPO 2017 has been set up, Kazinform reported recently. The relevant resolution was signed by the Belarusian Prime Minister on Sept. 1. The committee will be chaired by...

    Artist’s death at 92 leaves Hamtramck ‘Disneyland’ future uncertain, in legal limbo
    Sep07

    Artist’s death at 92 leaves Hamtramck ‘Disneyland’ future uncertain, in legal limbo

    Brightly painted ceiling fans and rocking horses, a kid-sized jet and helicopter, plastic Santas and the rest of a whimsical array attached to two small backyard garages attract visitors from thousands of miles away to the folk art known as “Hamtramck’s Disneyland.” But since the death in May of its creator, Ukrainian immigrant Dmytro...

    IMF chief urges Ukraine’s creditors to back debt restructuring plan
    Sep07

    IMF chief urges Ukraine’s creditors to back debt restructuring plan

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday lauded Ukraine’s economic progress and urged its creditors to join in a deal to restructure $18 billion of its sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt.Speaking in Kiev alongside Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Lagarde said Ukraine had “surprised the world” by its...

    IMF chief urges Ukraine’s creditors to back debt restructuring plan (Reuters)
    Sep07

    IMF chief urges Ukraine’s creditors to back debt restructuring plan (Reuters)

    By Natalia Zinets and Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday lauded Ukraine’s economic progress and urged its creditors to join… …read more Source: The West...

    State of Juncker’s union
    Sep07

    State of Juncker’s union

    The EU’s political credibility will take center stage along with one of its leading politicians when Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers the “State of the Union” address Wednesday, an annual event taking on heightened importance this year as Europe grapples with several ongoing crises. Unlike his predecessor José Manuel...

    Good Samaritans rescue ailing maid
    Sep07

    Good Samaritans rescue ailing maid

    NormaWenceslao, a 31-year-old domestic helper, is just one test away from undergoing a kidney transplant, thanks to kindhearted souls, one of them her employer in Hong Kong. The Leyte native was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease in March, a grim predicament that her mere salary as a maid could not possibly alleviate. But she never had to...

    IMF chief says 'extremely encouraged' by Ukraine reforms
    Sep07

    IMF chief says 'extremely encouraged' by Ukraine reforms

    [KIEV] International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday heaped praise on Ukraine’s reform efforts in a visit to Kiev following a deal to restructure the country’s debt burden. …read more Source: The Business...

    IMF chief says ‘extremely encouraged’ by Ukraine reforms
    Sep07

    IMF chief says ‘extremely encouraged’ by Ukraine reforms

    KIEV (AFP) – International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday heaped praise on Ukraines reform efforts in a visit to Kiev following a deal to restructure the countrys debt burden.Im extremely encouraged by the progress that you have been achieving (over) the past few months, Lagarde said at a press conference alongside...

    IMF Chief Pleased with Economic Progress in Ukraine
    Sep06

    IMF Chief Pleased with Economic Progress in Ukraine

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has told Ukraine’s president that she was impressed with the progress his government has made toward stabilizing the Ukrainian economy.Lagarde was in Kiev before a visit by an IMF mission to assess whether Ukraine has met… …read more Source:...