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Spain judge upholds W. Sahara genocide charges against Moroccan officials MADRID: A Spanish judge Thursday upheld genocide charges against 11 Moroccan ex-officials accused of atrocities in Western Sahara, a court ruling showed -- a penultimate step towards a possible trial.Judge Pablo Ruz upheld accusations against the 11 ex-security officials and governors of ethnically motivated torture, killings and detentions in the former Spanish colony between 1975 and 1991, the ruling said. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...

Greek unemployment eases to 25.7pc in January ATHENS: Greece's jobless rate eased to 25.7 percent in January from a downwardly revised 25.9 percent rate in the previous month, statistics agency ELSTAT said on Thursday.January's reading, based on seasonally adjusted data, is the lowest since October 2014 when unemployment stood at 25.9 percent. The jobless rate hit a record high of 28 percent in September 2013.Unemployment has come down from record highs as the economy stabilised last year after a severe slump, but ...
$1bn disappears -- and Moldova looks for answers CHISINAU: A billion dollars is a lot for Europe's poorest state of Moldova -- particularly when it disappears.Anti-corruption prosecutors and American auditors have been searching the books for clues about the mysterious transactions, an embarrassment for the ex-Soviet state on track for EU membership.The scandal has even threatened to destabilise the banking system in the country of 3.5 million people.The case of the vanishing billion came to light when the Central Bank of Moldova discovered ...
Spain king visits Lebanon after peacekeeper's death BEIRUT: Spain's King Felipe VI called for "peace and harmony" in Lebanon Tuesday on a visit that will take him to the country's troubled border where Israeli artillery killed a Spanish peacekeeper.The king's first visit to Lebanon since he took the throne last June follows a joint Spanish-Israeli probe into the death in January of Corporal Javier Soria Toledo, 36.At the start of his two-day visit Felipe paid tribute to Soria and the 12 other ...
British PM mocked for eating hot dog with knife and fork LONDON: Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has been skewered in the middle of a tense election campaign -- for eating a hot dog with a knife and fork.The Conservative leader's visit on Monday to a voter barbecue backfired as an attempt to appear as an everyman, relaxing in a blue shirt as the beer flowed.The image was shattered when Cameron picked up cutlery to tackle the sausage-stuffed bread roll.Newspapers and social media seized on the ...
Italy PM Renzi rules out spending cuts, tax hikes in 2015 ROME: Italy's 2015 budget contains no new spending cuts or tax hikes, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Tuesday, outlining a financial planning document that sees the deficit falling from 2.6 percent of GDP this year to 1.8 percent in 2016."There are no cuts, there is no increase in taxes," he told reporters after a cabinet meeting that signed off on the 2015 financial and economic planning document for the coming three years.Renzi confirmed the ...
Greece puts a figure on World War Two reparation claims from Germany ATHENS: Greece's deputy finance minister said on Monday Germany owes Greece nearly 279 billion euros ($305.17 billion) in reparations for the Nazi occupation of the country. Greek governments and also private citizens have pushed for war damages from Germany for decades but the Greek government has never officially quantified its reparation claims. A parliamentary panel set up by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's government started work last week, seeking to claim German debts, including war reparations, ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.586 bln
Exports $1.932 bln
Imports $3.518 bln
WeeklyApril 30, 2015
Reserves $17.717 bln