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Libya exodus gathers pace as Tripoli clashes kill 22 TRIPOLI: The exodus of foreigners from Libya gathered pace on Sunday as the government said at least 22 people were killed in clashes in Tripoli and warned of a "worsening humanitarian situation".Thousands of Egyptians seeking to flee the strife-torn North African country were being airlifted home after being allowed into neighbouring Tunisia, many after a wait of several days at a border crossing.And a British navy ship was evacuating Britons from Tripoli, the defence ministry in London said.On the political front, a formal opening session of Libya's elected parliament scheduled for Monday hung in the balance, with Islamists insisting on a Tripoli venue and nationalists calling for it to be held in the eastern city of Tobruk.The parliament, elected on June 25, is to take over from the interim General National Congress (GNC) chosen in the wake of the 2011 revolt which toppled longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi."We're in a situation ...

Mavericks owner rips IOC after injury: report DALLAS: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban blasted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the wake of NBA star Paul George suffering a broken right leg playing for the US national team.Cuban told ESPN he sees the IOC as reaping all the profits while clubs take all of the risks when it comes to athlete injuries."The greatest trick ever played was the IOC convincing the world that the Olympics were about patriotism and national pride instead ...

Death toll from southwest China quake rises to 357: Xinhua BEIJING: The death toll from a strong earthquake that hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province on Sunday has risen to 357, the official news agency Xinhua reported.The 6.1 magnitude quake struck Zhaotong prefecture at a relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres at 4:30 pm (0830 GMT), according to the United States Geological Survey.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

US Ebola patient 'seems to be improving': CDC chief WASHINGTON: A US doctor infected with the Ebola virus "seems to be improving," a top US health official said Sunday after the aid worker was flown back to the United States from Africa for treatment.Kent Brantly, one of two American aid workers infected with the deadly virus in West Africa, is being treated in an isolation unit at Emory University hospital in Atlanta. "It's encouraging that he seems to be improving. That's really important, and ...

Japan's naming of disputed islands a 'farce' says China BEIJING: China's state media on Sunday slammed Japan's move to name islands at the edge of its territorial waters claimed by Beijing as a "farce", saying they already had Chinese names.Tokyo on Friday named 160 uninhabited islands in the East China Sea which include five in an archipelago known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China over which the two nations have long been at loggerheads."Japan's naming farce can't change China's sovereignty over Diaoyu ...

'No hope' of survivors in deadly Nepal landslide: official KATHMANDU: Rescuers on Sunday ruled out finding any more survivors of a landslide in northeast Nepal that is feared to have buried dozens of people under tonnes of mud and rocks.Eight bodies have been pulled from the rubble after the landslide struck hamlets along a river in Sindhupalchok district before dawn on Saturday burying homes and leaving at least 100 people missing."It has been over 24 hours that people would have been buried in mud. ...

WWI altar cloth back at London cathedral LONDON: An altar cloth embroidered by 138 wounded World War I soldiers was to take its place again Sunday at Saint Paul's Cathedral in London to mark the centenary of the conflict's outbreak.The frontal which has not been on display here for seven decades was embroidered by severely wounded or shell-shocked men from Britain, Australia, Canada and South Africa in memory of their fallen comrades in arms."Of the many forms of rehabilitation, embroidery was seen ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.988 bln
Exports $1.835 bln
Imports $3.823 bln
WeeklyOctober 08, 2015
Reserves $20.05 bln