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IMF Head Upbeat After Spring Meetings

Posted April 21st, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The semi-annual International Monetary Fund-World Bank meetings in Washington came to a close Saturday after top economies pledged more money to the IMF to help combat future economic troubles around the world, especially in Europe. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said the big development of the meetings was the combined $430 billion pledge in additional […]

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US Senator: China Cannot Avoid ‘Arab Spring’

Posted February 4th, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A leading U.S. senator and one-time presidential candidate is warning China, “the Arab Spring is coming.” Republican Senator John McCain made the comment to Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun Saturday during a high level security conference in Munich. McCain, in his Arab Spring warning, referenced the recent self-immolations by Tibetan monks to protest Chinese […]

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US Senator: China Cannot Avoid ‘Arab Spring’

Posted February 4th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A leading U.S. senator and one-time presidential candidate is warning China, “the Arab Spring is coming.” Republican Senator John McCain made the comment to Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun Saturday during a high level security conference in Munich. McCain, in his Arab Spring warning, referenced the recent self-immolations by Tibetan monks to protest Chinese […]

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Amnesty Calls for More Reform in Middle East

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Amnesty International has urged governments in the Middle East to provide the kind of reforms their populations want, and it says governments elsewhere should be more supportive of those protesting and dying for freedom. In a report issued Monday, the London-based human rights group said violence and repression will continue in the Middle East and […]

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