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Parents of 43 missing Mexican students demand new search MEXICO CITY: Parents and relatives of 43 Mexican students missing for 10 months and presumed dead marched Sunday to demand the government resume the search for the young men.Authorities say corrupt local police abducted the students in September last year and handed them over to a drug gang, which slaughtered them, but families are angry at the handling of the case and refuse to believe their children are dead."We demand the relaunching of the search and the reopening of the case, which this corrupt government has refused to do," said Vidulfo Rosales, a lawyer for the families.Officials say police officers in Iguala, southern Mexico, handed the students to the Guerreros Unidos drug gang, who killed them and incinerated their bodies, according to prosecutors.Dozens of officers and gang suspects have been detained, along with the mayor.Only one of the students -- who came from a teacher training college -- has been ...


Strong quake strikes remote Alaska islands LOS ANGELES: A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled remote islands in the US state of Alaska on Sunday, seismologists said, but there was no tsunami warning.The underwater quake hit off the Fox Islands, by the Aleutian Trench, more than 1,500 kilometers (1,000 miles) west of Anchorage, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.The quake had a depth of 11 kilometers and struck at 5:49 pm (0449 GMT Monday), USGS said. The National Tsunami Warning Center noted the ...

South Korea police block anti-North leaflet launch SEOUL: South Korean police on Monday blocked activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the heavily fortified border, after fresh North Korean warnings about dire consequences if such events went ahead.Dozens of activists had planned to launch helium-filled balloons carrying about 30,000 leaflets criticising the North's ruling Kim family.But hundreds of police blocked the launch site near the border, forcing organisers to cancel the operation."They kept saying it was dangerous... we didn't buy the argument but ...

Britain's Osborne pushes EU reform in Paris PARIS: Britain's finance minister was Monday to push the case for European Union reform as he kicked off a European roadshow with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership next year.George Osborne will meet counterpart Michel Sapin, but also Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius as Britain tries to drum up support for a reformed European bloc still reeling from the Greece crisis.Britain wants to ...

At least 15 dead after blast at market in northern Nigeria DAMATURU: A blast set off by a female suicide bomber tore through a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu on Sunday, killing at least 15 people, a police spokesman said.No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion, which witnesses said occurred at around 9.30 a.m. (0830 GMT)."Fifteen people have been confirmed dead so far and more dead bodies are being brought to the hospital," said police spokesman Toyin Gbadegasin. Witnesses said around ...

Iran launches charm offensive among wary Gulf Arabs DUBAI: Iran's foreign minister began a charm offensive in the Gulf on Sunday to defend a nuclear deal seen by some Arab states as heralding greater Iranian support for armed groups and governments opposed to the hereditary monarchies.Most Gulf Arab states are worried that Iran's July 14 accord with world powers will hasten detente between Tehran and Washington, emboldening Tehran to increase backing for Middle Eastern allies at odds with Gulf Arab countries.The minister, Mohammad ...

Iraq forces retake university on edge of Ramadi BAGHDAD: Iraqi government forces recaptured a university campus Sunday on the outskirts of Ramadi from the Islamic State group, seizing a key position for any offensive to retake the city, officials said.Iraqi forces had recaptured parts of Anbar University in May, shortly after losing the provincial capital to the jihadists, but later pulled back.The university was retaken by elite forces from Iraq's Counter Terrorism Service (CTS), known as the "Golden Brigade"."The Golden Brigade managed to ...


 



 
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Banking Review 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyJune-July
Trade Balance $-22.095 bln
Exports $23.885 bln
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