Tag Archives: International relations

05Oct/16

Sterling hits new low on ‘hard’ Brexit fears

Britain’s pound has fallen again on fears over a so-called “hard” Brexit, dropping below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985. And the UK’s key services sector PMI has also fallen slightly, with financial services in particular bracing for fallout. Hayley Platt reports.
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28Nov/15

UK protesters march against possible Syria strikes

Thousands protest in London against the prospect of British air strikes in Syria after Prime Minister David Cameron calls for lawmakers to back military intervention against Islamic State. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading

11Oct/15

Farrakhan praises protesters behind Black Lives Matter

Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan praises the protesters behind Black Lives Matter, as he addresses crowds at a “Justice or Else” rally in Washington, commemorating the Million Man March 20 years later.

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30Sep/15

IMF: Softness in global economy to extend into 2016 as developing world drags

Speaking at the Council of the Americas, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says China needs to keep trying to rebalance its economy away from commodity-intensive investment but also must be careful to safeguard “demand and financial stability.”

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31Jul/15

US cites fair trial considerations in Zimbabe lion killing extradition request

In the wake of a request by Zimbabwe for the extradition of a US citizen accused of killing Cecil the Lion, U.S. State department says that all extradition requests take into account the ability of a country to provide a fair trial and other “humanitarian” considerations.

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31Jul/15

Zimbabwe wants lion-killer Palmer to face charges

(DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY OXFORD UNIVERSITY / REUTERS) – Zimbabwe’s environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says she wants Dr Walter Palmer brought back to Zimbabwe to face charges for killing Cecil — Zimbabwe’s celebrated lion.
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20Jul/15

Cuban flag raised at embassy in Washington

(REUTERS) – The Cuban flag was raised at Havana’s embassy in Washington, DC, at 10:30 a.m. (1430 GMT) for the first time in 54 years on Monday (July 20).
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14Jul/15

IAEA signed roadmap with Iran to resolve nuclear issues by year end

The International Atomic Energy Agency has signed a roadmap with Iran that aims to resolve all outstanding nuclear issues by the end of 2015, its chief Yukiya Amano says.

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13Jul/15

Many Greeks angry at Germany for terms of bailout deal

Greeks in Athens rage against Germany, blaming Berlin for the tough terms their government accepted to secure an agreement to negotiate a third Greek bailout.
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13Jul/15

Greece reached euro zone deal

(EBS) – Euro zone leaders clinched a deal with Greece on Monday (July 13) to negotiate a third bailout to keep the near-bankrupt country in the euro zone after a whole night of haggling at an emergency summit.
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