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IEA names Paul Simons deputy executive director in more change at top PARIS: The International Energy Agency named US diplomat Paul Simons as its new deputy executive director on Tuesday, just months after naming Turkish economist Fatih Birol in the executive director role.Simons has served since 2011 as executive secretary of the Inter American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), where he coordinates drug policy and criminal justice reform initiatives for the 34 members of the Organization of American States. Before that he was the US Ambassador to Chile.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

Hungary PM calls for debate on death penalty BUDAPEST: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called Tuesday for a debate on reintroducing the death penalty in the EU member state, saying existing penalties were too soft."The death penalty question should be put on the agenda in Hungary," Orban told reporters in the southern city Pecs.The right-wing leader said that current punishments for murder, which include life sentences without recourse to parole, were "not enough of a deterrent". He was speaking after the recent deadly ...
Russian cargo spacecraft hit by glitch MOSCOW: Russian officials said on Tuesday an unmanned Progress spacecraft carrying supplies to the International Space Station had suffered a glitch, after a successful launch earlier in the day."The ship reached orbit but the full volume of telemetry (data transmissions) is not being received," a spokesman for the mission control told AFP.As a result, the controllers had opted to change the flight plan and extend the vessel's journey to two days instead of six hours, ...
Cyprus sees reunification hope after Turkish Cypriot vote NICOSIA: Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said Monday that he saw new hope of ending the island's decades-long division following the election as Turkish Cypriot leader of reconciliation champion Mustafa Akinci."At long last hope is created that our homeland can be reunited to create a modern state governed by EU principles, creating the prospects of cooperation, peace and tranquility," Anastasiades told a conference in Nicosia."Our hand is stretched out... as an invitation for cooperation. I would ...
German Chancellor, Greek PM agree to stay in touch to reach debt deal ATHENS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in a phone conversation on Sunday to maintain contact during talks between Athens and its lenders to reach a debt deal, a Greek government official said."During their communication, they expressed their common will for a steady communication throughout the course of negotiations in order to have a mutually beneficial solution soon," said the official, who declined to be named.Shut out of international markets ...
Putin says 'no regrets' on Crimea MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he had no regrets over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea and that it was righting a historical injustice."I think we did the right thing and I don't regret a thing," Putin said of his decision to take back the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, interviewed in a state television documentary."When we defend our (interests), we go to the end," Putin said."If people want ...
Putin says can picture leaving Kremlin for 'ordinary flat' MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he can "completely imagine" leaving the Kremlin for a more modest abode and does not consider himself a member of his country's elite."If someone can return to an ordinary flat and live there instead of in palace interiors, I think he has not lost contact with the outside world," Putin said in an interview broadcast Sunday on state television. "I can completely imagine life outside this position."In the interview ...


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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
WeeklyMay 21, 2015
Reserves $17.75 bln