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Eurozone lenders must be "far more specific" in their commitment to adebt-relief package for Greece -- IMF


© AFP | IMF chief Christine Lagarde arrives in Bari, Italy, for a G7 summit of finance ministers on May 11, 2017

BARI (ITALY) (AFP) – IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Friday urged eurozone lenders to be “far more specific” in their commitment to a debt-relief package for Greece. 343 more words

Ivanka, 100 days in: Just the merest hint of nerves at global coming-out reveals her growing confidence

‘Who do you represent, Ivanka? Your father, the American people or your business?” As an opening gambit, the question put to the First Daughter at the start of last Tuesday’s W20 Summit certainly echoed what people at home were thinking. 1,400 more words


Europe is not buying Ivanka Trump as the face of women’s empowerment

Ivanka Trump’s first foreign trip as an official White House advisor got off to a chilly start in Germany on Monday, where she was invited by German chancellor Angela Merkel to sit on a G20 panel about women’s empowerment. 368 more words

Remainer Tory MPs quit Open Britain campaign and other stories

Three Remain-supporting Conservative MPs have quit the Open Britain campaign group after it launched a bid to unseat Eurosceptic Tory MPs.

Open Britain had released a list of targeted seats that included those of high profile Conservative MPs Iain Duncan Smith and Theresa Villiers. 380 more words


Why the troika and Syriza must remove Greece’s debt roadblocks together

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras answers questions in parliament, 10 February 2017

Image: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

19 Apr 2017

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GST reform an 'act of courage': IMF chief

Describing the ongoing Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform as an “act of courage”, IMF chief Christine Lagarde today said she expects “some positive outcome” as a result of the decision. 323 more words