International Monetary Fund

IMF at center of budget debate
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Who'd have guessed it but there's the International Monetary Fund in the middle of the omnibus bill talks — a potential bargaining chip for House Republicans but also a symbol of divisions in the party given the right's suspicion of such international …

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Kabul restaurant attack: three UN staff and local IMF head among 21 dead
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Two Britons and two Americans were among at least 21 people killed when a suicide bomber and gunmen attacked one of Kabul's most popular restaurants. The head of the International Monetary Fund's Afghanistan office and three UN staff of the were also …

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Wabel Abdallah Dead in Kabul Attack: Was IMF Representative in Afghanistan
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Wabel Adballah, the International Monetary Fund's representative in Afghanistan, has been killed in the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan. Abdallah, 60, was a Lebanese International who joined the fund in 1993. “We have just learned that our dear …

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India saves Rs 14000 crore as US refuses higher IMF quota
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NEW DELHI: The United States' refusal to sign off on a higher quota for developing countries such as India in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given the government an opportunity to save Rs 14,000 crore that it had budgeted for this reform and …

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IMF's Afghan Chief, UN Workers Among Dead in Kabul Attack
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The International Monetary Fund's senior official in Afghanistan and four United Nations workers were among 21 people killed in a suicide bomb attack near a Lebanese restaurant in Kabul. The La Taverna du Liban targeted in yesterday's attack in the …

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India saves Rs 14000 crore as US refuses higher IMF quota
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NEW DELHI: The United States' refusal to sign off on a higher quota for developing countries such as India in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given the government an opportunity to save Rs 14,000 crore that it had budgeted for this reform and …

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IMF funding, IRS guidelines collide in spending bill
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But in the course of House-Senate negotiations, the IMF became paired with an amendment shaped by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) who wanted to block Treasury from implementing new IRS rules to curb political activity by tax-exempt …

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IMF funding, IRS guidelines collide in spending bill
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But in the course of House-Senate negotiations, the IMF became paired with an amendment shaped by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) who wanted to block Treasury from implementing new IRS rules to curb political activity by tax-exempt …

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IMF warns on threat of income inequality
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The International Monetary Fund has highlighted the threat posed to the global economy by growing income inequality as the world's business and political leaders prepare to head off to the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. Christine Lagarde …

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IMF warns on threat of income inequality
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The International Monetary Fund has highlighted the threat posed to the global economy by growing income inequality as the world's business and political leaders prepare to head off to the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. Christine Lagarde …

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US Congress again rebuffs IMF funding request
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Congress must sign off on the IMF funding to complete 2010 reforms that would make China the IMF's third-largest member and revamp the Fund's board to reduce the dominance of Western Europe. The changes would also give greater say to nations such …

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IMF reform on hold not good for global affairs
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THE US Congress has not approved International Monetary Fund (IMF) reforms because it has refused to ratify a capital increase for the fund which was agreed to four years ago. Congress omitted funding for the IMF from an approved budget of US$1.012 …

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IMF chief hopes US will approve funding shift
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WASHINGTON — International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said she hopes Congress will approve a transfer of money to an IMF program that allows the organization to respond more nimbly to economic crisis abroad. Lagarde said …

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CIGI Experts Present Research on Sovereign Debt Crises to International …
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Experts from The Centre for International Governance Innovation's (CIGI) Global Economy program today presented their latest research, on addressing sovereign debt crises, to members of the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and …

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IMF, UN officials killed in Kabul suicide bomb attack
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IMF, UN officials killed in Kabul suicide bomb attack. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative in Afghanistan has been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a restaurant in Kabul. Four UN employees also died in the blast, in which up to 21 …

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US fails to approve IMF reforms
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International financial reform and the G20 have suffered a serious blow after the US Congress refused to ratify a capital increase for the International Monetary Fund agreed four years ago. A $1.012 trillion budget package agreed on Monday evening left …

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IMF Chief Lagarde Sees Growing Global Economy
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The International Monetary Fund says that the global economy should strengthen in 2014, but that growth is "too low, too fragile and too uneven." IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said Wednesday in Washington that the effects of the 2008 world …

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Spending Plan Ignores Overhaul for IMF
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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a $1.1 trillion spending bill for the current fiscal year, leaving behind what might have been the Obama administration's best chance to overhaul the International Monetary Fund and meet its …

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IMF head Christine Lagarde warns of deflation risks
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The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned about the risks to global economic recovery of deflation. Christine Lagarde said that "optimism is in the air" about growth, but the recovery is still "fragile". "If inflation is the genie, then …

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Kenya warming up to more diplomatic IMF
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Lagarde, however, interestingly approached the Kenyan situation cautiously, saying that IMF is a partner and not the traditional lender. Naturally, when you go through a child's report form, you do not start by looking at what he or she has performed …

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