Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

GREECE – Pro-austerity party announces victory

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

With about 70 percent of the votes counted in the parliamentary elections in Greece, the pro-austerity party is winning the vote and the party’s leader has claimed victory. Read more…

G20 leaders aiming for concerted effort

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

The leaders of the Group of 20 will discuss the European credit crisis and how to contain its repercussions in talks that start on Monday.

The 2 day summit in the Mexican resort of Los Cabos takes place amid growing uncertainty over the global economy. Read more…

French Socialists heading to win parliament

Monday, June 11, 2012 Comments off

President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party and its Greens Party allies lead the first round of France’s Sunday parliamentary election. That is according to polling agencies and preliminary official results. Read more…

Turkey stays loyal to Tehran, does not plan to cut oil imports

Thursday, February 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 16, 2012

Turkey has no plans to consider alternative oil suppliers, and will continue to import fuel from Iran. Ankara officials disapprove of the EU and US embargo against Tehran, which they see as ‘Western economic bullying.’ Read more…

Italy’s Senate approves economic reforms + Related News

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 12,2011

Italy’s Senate passed an economic reform bill on Friday. The bill is intended to reverse the deepening credit uncertainty facing the country. Read more…

ITALY:Forming a new Italian govt likely to take time

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 9 ,2011
Yield on Italian Govt bond rises to 7%

Italy is having a tough time reaching an agreement among the ruling and opposition parties. This could delay formation of their new government. Read more…

ITALY:Will Berlusconi’s resignation save Italy from crisis?

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

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Silvio Berlusconi. Photo: EPA  

Italy is another Greece, or even worse. The political crisis provoked by a split in the ruling coalition and statements of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on his resignation, may trigger an uncontrolled collapse of the national economy.

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DJIBOUTI: Interview with President Guelleh

Thursday, February 3, 2011 Comments off

Feberuary 03,2011 Laaska News.

ARTA, 2 February 2011 (IRIN) – IRIN interviewed Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh on 27 January in Arta about the drought, humanitarian challenges and regional issues. Read more…

Analysis: South Sudan’s economy to be vulnerable after split

Saturday, January 8, 2011 Comments off

 Laaska News January 08,2011
By Opheera McDoom(Reuters Jan 6)

KHARTOUM  – Sudan is heading for an acrimonious split but while southern leaders want political independence from the north, economic realities may keep them uncomfortably dependent on their former foes. Read more…