MOSCOW — America, you can rejoice, at least for a while, because the Kremlin has found a new object for its vitriol: Canada.That’s right. The United States’ Mountie-loving, maple-syrup-toting neighbor to the north —the one whose flag Americans love to pin on their backpacks when they travel abroad so as to look innocuous — is a bigger thorn in Russia's side than Moscow’s former Cold War rival, acc
Greece will need an extra 50bn euros over the next three years to stabilise its finances under the existing, disputed bailout plans, the IMF says.
By Renee Maltezou and David Chance ATHENS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning on Thursday of the huge financial hole facing Greece as angry and uncertain voters prepare for a referendum that could decide their country's future in Europe. Days after Greece defaulted on part of its IMF debt, the Fund, part of the lenders' "troika" behind successive inte
VIENNA — A diplomatic row is brewing between Russia and Finland over Helsinki’s refusal to grant entry visas to six Russian officials who are on a sanctions blacklist over the crisis in Ukraine.Sergei Naryshkin, the speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament, was among those barred from traveling to Helsinki this weekend for a meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in E
NEW DELHI — Every weeknight, millions of Indians tune their radios to the mellifluous voice of Neelesh Misra spinning tales of a vanishing way of life in a fictional Indian town.He calls it Yaad Sheher, or Memory Town, a place on the cusp of change where people are leaving behind extended families and back yards with tamarind trees for boxy new city apartments.Read full article >>