International relations http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23226/all en Britain's top tabloid scolds Argentina over the Falklands http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/britains-top-tabloid-scolds-argentina-over-the-falklands <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Sun letter to the editor new salvo in diplomatic battle</p> <p>* Britain retained the islands 1982 Falklands War</p> <p>* Oil exploration raises stakes in sovereignty row</p> <p>By Hugh Bronstein and Estelle Shirbon</p> <p>BUENOS AIRES/LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Britain's biggest-selling newspaper had a simple message for Argentina in an editorial published on Friday in the South American country: "HANDS OFF" the Falkland Islands.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/britains-top-tabloid-scolds-argentina-over-the-falklands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ARA General Belgrano Argentina Argentina Blockades Cristina Fernandez Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Economy of the Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Falklands War International relations Manuel Belgrano Margaret Thatcher Person Career Political geography The Sun the Sun Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:31:00 +0000 reuters 5731126 at http://www.globalpost.com IMF's Lagarde says conflict "enemy number one" of Africa growth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/imfs-lagarde-says-conflict-enemy-number-one-africa-growth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* African growth impressive despite global downturn</p> <p>* Continent still struggling to end cycle of war</p> <p>By Joe Bavier</p> <p>ABIDJAN, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Africa's emerging nations have<br /> become a driving force for world economic growth, International<br /> Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Monday, but armed<br /> conflicts pose the principal threat to the continent's future<br /> development.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/imfs-lagarde-says-conflict-enemy-number-one-africa-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Business Christine Lagarde Christine Lagarde French people International development International economics International Monetary Fund International relations Person Career Quotation Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:21:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731371 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-IMF official in Egypt as currency crisis bites http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-2-imf-official-egypt-currency-crisis-bites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* IMF official to discuss $4.8 bln loan</p> <p>* HSBC sees IMF visit as positive</p> <p>* Parliamentary vote looms in coming months</p> <p>* Qatari PM due in Cairo on Tuesday for talks</p> <p>By Tom Perry and Yasmine Saleh</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A senior IMF official met Egypt's<br /> government on Monday to discuss a vital $4.8 billion loan as the<br /> Islamist-led state battles to contain a currency crisis set off<br /> by political turmoil that is depleting its foreign reserves.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-2-imf-official-egypt-currency-crisis-bites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab world Business Disaster Egypt Hosni Mubarak International development International economics International Monetary Fund International Monetary Fund International relations Person Career Person Communication Politics Pound sterling Quotation Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731338 at http://www.globalpost.com IMF had 'productive' discussion with Egypt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/imf-had-productive-discussion-egypt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The International Monetary<br /> Fund held "productive" discussions with Egypt about its economic<br /> strategy, a senior Fund official said on Monday after a visit to<br /> the country.</p> <p>Egypt is desperately seeking a $4.8 billion loan from the<br /> IMF to help prop up its budget and contain a currency crisis set<br /> off by political turmoil.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/imf-had-productive-discussion-egypt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab world Economy of Egypt Economy of the Arab League Egypt International economics International Monetary Fund International Monetary Fund International relations Person Career Political geography Quotation Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:46:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731422 at http://www.globalpost.com U.N. nuclear chief Amano has no rivals for new term http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/un-nuclear-chief-amano-has-no-rivals-new-term <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>VIENNA, Jan 7 (Reuters) - U.N. nuclear chief Yukiya Amano, a<br /> key figure in international diplomacy on Iran's disputed nuclear<br /> work, is set to win another four-year term as he faces no rivals<br /> for the post.</p> <p>A letter from the chairman of the 35-nation governing board<br /> of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to member<br /> states of the U.N. agency, dated Jan. 7, said no other<br /> candidates had come forward by a Dec. 31 deadline.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/un-nuclear-chief-amano-has-no-rivals-new-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amano Candidate Position CDATA International Atomic Energy Agency International relations Mohamed ElBaradei Nuclear proliferation Person Career Yukiya Amano Yukiya Amano Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:47:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731432 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt says expects IMF committee in 2-3 weeks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/egypt-says-expects-imf-committee-2-3-weeks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Egypt expects a visit from an<br /> International Monetary Fund technical committee in two to three<br /> weeks, the presidential spokesman said on Tuesday, after a visit<br /> to Cairo by a senior IMF official.</p> <p>"Negotiations with the IMF team will resume from where they<br /> stopped," Yasser Ali, spokesman for President Mohamed Mursi,<br /> said. Asked when the committee would visit, he said to expect it<br /> in "two to three weeks".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/egypt-says-expects-imf-committee-2-3-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab world Cairo CDATA Egypt Geography of Africa International Monetary Fund International Monetary Fund International relations Person Career Person Communication Person Location Politics Quotation XML Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:52:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731479 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/blank-headline-received <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>TWO INDIAN SOLDIERS SHOT DEAD BY GUNMEN ON INDIAN SIDE OF<br /> KASHMIR'S LINE OF CONTROL WITH PAKISTAN -INDIAN MILITARY<br /> OFFICIAL</p> <p> </p> Asia British Indian Army CDATA International relations Kashmir Pakistan Political geography XML Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731494 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia frees man held over attack on US consulate in Libya http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tunisia-frees-man-held-over-attack-us-consulate-libya <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Tunis, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Tunisia has freed, for lack of<br /> evidence, a Tunisian man who had been suspected of involvement<br /> in an Islamist militant attack in Libya last year in which the<br /> U.S. ambassador was killed, his lawyer said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Ali Harzi was one of two Tunisians named in October by the<br /> Daily Beast website as having been detained in Turkey over the<br /> violence in which Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to<br /> Libya, and three other American officials were killed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tunisia-frees-man-held-over-attack-us-consulate-libya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa International relations Libya Member states of the African Union Member states of the Arab League Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Member states of the United Nations North Africa Person Career Person Travel Political geography Quotation Technology Tunisia Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:08:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731591 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan denies launching "unprovoked" attack on Indian army http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/pakistan-denies-launching-unprovoked-attack-indian-army <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>ISLAMABAD, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Pakistan army has denied<br /> that it launched an unprovoked attack that killed two Indian<br /> soldiers in Kashmir on Tuesday.</p> <p>The Indian army said the Pakistanis had violated the<br /> ceasefire along the heavily militarized Line of Control dividing<br /> the disputed territory of Kashmir.</p> <p>But a Pakistani army spokesman said in a text message<br /> "Pakistan military officials deny Indian allegation of<br /> unprovoked firing."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/pakistan-denies-launching-unprovoked-attack-indian-army" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Indian Army Indian army Indo-Pakistani relations International relations Kashmir conflict Military of Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan Army Political geography Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:15:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731599 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Greek PM tells Germany making big efforts to reform http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-greek-pm-tells-germany-making-big-efforts-reform <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Greek people making big sacrifices to overcome crisis,<br /> says PM</p> <p>* Germany's Merkel backs Samaras reforms</p> <p>* Merkel says EU must agree more reforms by June summit</p> <p>BERLIN, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Greece is making enormous efforts<br /> to get its economy back on track despite the pain this involves<br /> for its citizens, its prime minister Antonis Samaras said on<br /> Tuesday on a visit to Germany, chief champion of austerity in<br /> Europe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-greek-pm-tells-germany-making-big-efforts-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Antonis Samaras Austerity Europe Eurozone Government Greece International relations Person Career Person Communication Person Party Quotation Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:15:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731600 at http://www.globalpost.com Ireland urges Britain to be cautious with EU ties http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/ireland-urges-britain-be-cautious-eu-ties <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Britons more sceptical towards European Union</p> <p>* Concerns that UK edging towards the exit</p> <p>* "We're either a union or we're not", says Irish minister</p> <p>By Luke Baker</p> <p>DUBLIN, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Ireland, which holds the presidency of the European Union for the next six months, urged Britain not be too adversarial in pushing for change in its relationship with the EU on Tuesday, saying it should remember its close history in Europe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/ireland-urges-britain-be-cautious-eu-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe European Union International relations Law Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:15:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731785 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-INTERVIEW-Egypt must convince people of need for IMF - Lagarde http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-interview-egypt-must-convince-people-need-imf-lagarde <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Egypt must endorse IMF deal to its own people, Lagarde says</p> <p>* $4.8 bln programme crucial to plug balance of payments deficit</p> <p>* Lagarde says IMF maintains U.S. growth forecast (Adds quotes and growth figures)</p> <p>By Joe Bavier</p> <p>ABIDJAN, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Egypt's government must strongly endorse a $4.8 billion IMF loan agreement to its people as a step towards stabilising an economy pummelled by a turblent transition from autocratic rule, the head of the world lender said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-interview-egypt-must-convince-people-need-imf-lagarde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Christine Lagarde Economics Entertainment Environment Health International economics International Monetary Fund International relations Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:45:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731792 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Qatar throws Egypt $2.5 bln lifeline to prop up pound http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-qatar-throws-egypt-25-bln-lifeline-prop-pound <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Egypt rocked by rush for dollars after political turmoil</p> <p>* Qatar seen as seeking influence in post-Mubarak Egypt</p> <p>* IMF team expected in 2-3 weeks for talks on $4.8 bln loan</p> <p>* Funds give government breathing space ahead of election</p> <p>* Egypt, Qatar agree to speed up $18 bln in delayed projects</p> <p>By Yasmine Saleh and Patrick Werr</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-qatar-throws-egypt-25-bln-lifeline-prop-pound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia International relations Middle East Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:30:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731755 at http://www.globalpost.com Fuel depot explodes at port in Nigeria's Lagos, four hurt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/fuel-depot-explodes-at-port-nigerias-lagos-four-hurt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LAGOS, Jan 9 (Reuters) - A fuel depot exploded at the port in Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos on Wednesday, causing a large fire that belched black smoke and slightly injured four people, emergency services said.</p> <p>A Reuters TV crew attempting to get access to the site on Tin Can Island were turned away by police. Fire engines rushed in and out of the site, sirens wailing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/fuel-depot-explodes-at-port-nigerias-lagos-four-hurt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Lagos Nigeria Political geography Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:15:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732192 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. open to better Venezuela ties but it takes two to tango http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-open-better-venezuela-ties-it-takes-two-tango <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Senior diplomat spoke with VP Maduro last November</p> <p>* Ties between nations have been fraught for years</p> <p>By Arshad Mohammed</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would like to improve relations with Venezuela, gripped by political uncertainty following socialist President Hugo Chavez's fourth cancer operation, but it will "take two to tango."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-open-better-venezuela-ties-it-takes-two-tango" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Hospitality International relations Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Technology Venezuela Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732413 at http://www.globalpost.com