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  • War, misogyny, brutality distant memories in the universe next door

    In my parallel universe — the one that still sustains me in hope, the one where fear is rarely a thought — the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over and done, and the young man from Missouri who sat next to me on a plane would be more...
  • To win, Romney needs a strategy for China

    To win, Romney needs a strategy for China
    China should be at the center of the 2012 Republican campaign for the White House. Unless Mitt Romney emphasizes specific solutions for creating jobs by ending unnecessary outsourcing to the Middle Kingdom, he won't win. President Barack Obama's...
  • Central bank rule handicaps India's infrastructure hopes

    MUMBAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A central bank ban on Indian banks buying new issues of infrastructure bonds has handicapped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chances of gathering billions of dollars needed for mega-projects through the bond market. Elected in...
  • India better prepared for eventual Fed rate hike, says RBI chief

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is better prepared to handle the impact of interest rate increases in the United States as foreign funds are less likely to desert the country due to signs of an upturn in economic growth, its central bank chief said in an...
  • Ebola jumps to 5th country as Guinean treated in Senegal

    Ebola jumps to 5th country as Guinean treated in Senegal
    ACCRA- Ghana — West Africa's Ebola outbreak spread to a fifth country as a Guinean man tested positive for the virus in Senegal, a setback in efforts to contain the worst epidemic of the illness on record. The patient, a 21-year-old man, is in...
  • Ignorance of Africa's geography deters tourists fearing Ebola

    Ignorance of Africa's geography deters tourists fearing Ebola
    JOHANNESBURG — When Canadian tourist Shauna Magill posted on Facebook that she'd arrived safely in Uganda, a friend warned her to beware of "a thing called Ebola please." But another friend pointed out a Google Maps link that showed Uganda's...
  • EU says could send over 1 billion euros more aid to Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union may disburse more than one billion euros in loans to Ukraine over the coming months and could consider further aid beyond that, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Saturday. In March, the EU...
  • ECB ready to adjust monetary policy, Coeure says in Greek paper

    ATHENS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is ready to adjust its monetary policy further if needed and boost bank liquidity, ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure said in an essay published in Greek newspaper Ta Nea on Saturday. Coeure said the...
  • IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe

    IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's board on Friday stood behind the global lender's leader Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe dating from 2008. French magistrates...
  • IMF approves loan tranche for Ukraine, warns of risks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund signed off on its first review of Ukraine's $17 billion loan program on Friday, but warned risks loomed ahead as long as Kiev continued to fight a pro-Russian separatist rebellion in the east. The...
  • IMF board signs off on $1.4 billion tranche for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The IMF's board on Friday signed off on a $1.4 billion disbursement to Ukraine under its loan program, confirming Kiev was on track so far with the conditions of the bailout. The International Monetary Fund in late April approved a...
  • Special Report: The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

    LISBON (Reuters) - On June 9, with his 150-year-old Portuguese corporate dynasty close to collapse, patriarch Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado made a desperate attempt to save it. Salgado signed two letters to Venezuela's state oil company, which had...