IMF says Iran should safeguard stability in face of U.S. sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Iran should implement policies to safeguard its macroeconomic stability in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions that will cut Iranian economic growth by reducing oil exports. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice also told a regular media briefing that the Fund was urging Iran to strengthen its anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism […]

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Intel Withdraws Funding For White Supremacist GOP Congressman Steve King

Technology corporation Intel has dropped its support for Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), an eight-term congressman who has been expressing racist beliefs in increasingly undisguised terms. In an internal email sent last week, Dawn Jones, Intel’s director of policy and external partnerships, told employees that the company would no longer donate to King’s re-election campaign after it looked into his “public statements […]

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China says it is helping Africa develop, not accumulate debt

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is helping Africa achieve development, not accumulate debt, a top Chinese official said on Tuesday, as the government pushes back against criticism it is loading the continent with an unsustainable burden during a major summit in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attend the 2018 Beijing Summit Of The Forum On […]

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