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IMF chief urges Arab states to slash spending

Related Articles DUBAI: IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Saturday urged Arab countries to slash public wages and subsidies in order to rein in spending, achieve sustainable growth and create jobs.Speaking at the one-day Arab Fiscal Forum in Dubai, Lagarde welcomed ...

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Syria’s Afrin urges Russia to oppose Turkish-led assault

Related Articles AFRIN: Local authorities in Syria’s Afrin called on Sunday for world powers to intervene to halt a Turkish-led assault on their region, accusing Russia of complicity in civilian deaths there.Ankara and allied rebels launched operation “Olive Branch” on ...

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Donald Trump urges Turkey to limit military actions in Syria

Related Articles WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump urged Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday to curtail a military operation against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria and avoid actions that risk conflict with American forces in the region, the White ...

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U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions; urges China, Russia expulsions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States announced new sanctions aimed at stopping North Korea’s nuclear weapons development on Wednesday and urged China and Russia to expel North Koreans raising funds for the programs. The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on nine ...

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IMF’s Lagarde urges action to improve prospects for EU youth

Related Articles WASHINGTON: Declining incomes for European youth since the global financial crisis are dimming their prospects, and IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday urged governments to take action to ensure they do not fall further behind.A new International Monetary ...

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