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Lebanon's finance minister ready to resign, local media says

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIRUT - Lebanon's Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni, a key negotiator with the IMF over a rescue plan to help Lebanon exit a financial crisis, has prepared his resignation letter...
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Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters regroup: Live updates

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

US President Donald Trump announces 'substantial' aid; IMF vows to redouble efforts but also demands economic reforms.
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Lebanon Must Ensure Debt Sustainability to Borrow, IMF Says

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Lebanon needs to ensure debt sustainability and a solvent financial system to be able to borrow, according to the International Monetary Fund.
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IMF to start negotiating new Argentine lending deal over coming weeks

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina will start talks with the International Monetary Fund in the coming weeks aimed at clinching a new program to replace a defunct $57 billion standby...
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IMF to start negotiating new Argentine lending deal over coming weeks

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina will start talks with the International Monetary Fund in the coming weeks aimed at clinching a new program to replace a defunct $57 billion standby...
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Global oil demand will shrink by 8% in 2020 - IMF

Global oil demand will shrink by 8% in 2020 - IMF

5 days ago   |   RT

The coronavirus crisis will lead to global oil demand dropping by around 8 percent this year compared to last year, the International Monetary Fund said in a new report, as...
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Namibia Applies for $273 Million IMF Loan to Fight Coronavirus

13 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Namibia has approached the International Monetary Fund for a 4.5 billion Namibian dollar emergency loan to help the government battle the Covid-19 pandemic, the Finance...
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South Africa May Give In to IMF By Introducing Debt Ceiling

13 days ago   |   Bloomberg

South Africa may introduce a debt limit in its budget, bowing to a suggestion proposed by the International Monetary Fund almost two years ago.
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IMF Bailout May Be Half What Lebanon Sought When Aid Talks Began

14 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Lebanon may only count on the International Monetary Fund for as little as half the bailout it had originally sought to help unlock other assistance the country critically...
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IMF Grants $4.3 Billion to South Africa in Biggest Virus Loan

14 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The International Monetary Fund approved $4.3 billion in emergency funding for South Africa, the largest emergency disbursement for any country yet to assist with fighting the...
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

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In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

Derecho with 100 mph winds moving across the Midwest

Derecho with 100 mph winds moving across the Midwest

A derecho is a widespread, long-lived wind storm associated with a band of rapidly moving showers or thunderstorms. Read more ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls. Read more ...