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The Macedonia Effect Deal May Boost Greek Debt Relief Hopes

ATHENS – With a brief formulation of words, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may have boosted his chances of persuading foreign creditors to free his nation...

Jordans King Swears In New Cabinet Led By Ex-world Bank Economist

AMMAN – Jordan’s King Abdullah on Thursday swore in a new government led by a former World Bank economist and mandated to review a disputed tax system after...

Jordans King Approves New Cabinet Led By Ex-world Bank Economist

AMMAN – Jordan’s King Abdullah issued a decree on Thursday forming a new government led by a former World Bank economist and mandated to review a disputed...

Qatar Extends 500 Million Aid Package To Jordan Official

AMMAN – The Gulf state of Qatar has extended a $500 mln aid package to Jordan that includes investments, project finance and job opportunities for Jordanians, an...

Argentina Biggest Labor Group Calls Strike Raising Pressure On Macri

BUENOS AIRES – Argentina’s leading labor federation announced plans on Tuesday to stage a one-day general strike on June 25 to protest against government...

This Is Why We Protest Jordan Family Struggles In Tough Economy

AMMAN – Bayan Samara’s children often asked her why she could not buy them new clothes or toys. So the Jordanian teacher took them to a rally in the capital....

Jordans Next Pm Says To Drop Tax Bill That Angered Protesters

AMMAN/DUBAI – Jordan’s designated new prime minister said on Thursday he would drop a proposed tax law, conceding to a key demand of protesters who have...

Ukraines Parliament Votes To Dismiss Finance Minister

KIEV – The Ukrainian parliament voted on Thursday to dismiss Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk after he publicly fell out with the prime minister. Danylyuk had...

Ukraine Passes Corruption Law In Bid For More Imf Aid

KIEV – Ukraine’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to create a special court to try corruption cases, a key step for the government to secure more Western...

Jordans Next Pm Says To Withdraw Tax Bill That Angered Protesters

AMMAN/DUBAI – Jordan’s designated new prime minister said on Thursday he would drop a proposed tax law, conceding to a key demand of protesters who have...

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