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After Firing FBI Director, Trump Meets With Russian Foreign Minister

The talks come one day after Trump fired the FBI Director, who was overseeing an investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. "The president raised Ukraine, and expressed his administration's commitment to remain engaged in resolving the conflict and stressed Russia's responsibility to fully implement the Minsk agreements".



General Election polls: Conservatives heading for landslide victory

The opposition claim that the SNP is on the slide - we look at the data to see if the claim is justified. That would mean a bigger majority for Theresa May but not necessarily the landslide some were expecting, said Prof Curtice, but he also cautioned against reading too much into the results.


Where is Justice Karnan?

Where is Justice Karnan?

With the help of the Tamil Nadu Police, the Kolkata Police team interrogated Justice Karnan's son Sugan at Nungambakkam. When the Chief Justice of India asked about Justice Karnan's whereabouts, the advocate said he was "very much in Chennai".


Labour and Lib Dems promise billions of pounds for schools

Labour and Lib Dems promise billions of pounds for schools

Corbyn, a veteran socialist campaigner who has based his campaign around taxing the wealthy to fund public service spending, said he would pay for increased school funding and free adult education by putting up the taxes on company profits.



Big-spending Aussie Budget is supported by hefty taxes

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) last week held interest rates at a record low 1.50%, citing concern about fuelling more borrowing in the country's red-hot property market. Employers will pay an annual levy of up to AU$1,800 ($1,322) for every foreign worker they employ on a temporary visa. The new package does away with changes proposed in the 2014 budget, including a 20 per cent cut to university funding and complete deregulation of fees.


EBRD forecasts stronger growth for 2017 and 2018

EBRD forecasts stronger growth for 2017 and 2018

In south-eastern Europe, average growth is also forecast to reach 3 percent. EBRD shareholder countries have rejected Moscow's complaint against EBRD , which stopped cooperation with Russian Federation duet o annexation of Crimea. But Mr Guriev said Russian interest rates could fall more quickly than expected with a stronger rouble helping to curb inflation. In 2016, the ruble had appreciated almost 19% against the USA dollar, stabilizing significantly following a steep depreciation ...