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Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F.

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F.

Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan was a vociferous critic of the I.M.F. before taking office, and had vowed not to turn to it for assistance. But he has been forced to break that pledge.
Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F.

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F.

Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan was a vociferous critic of the I.M.F. before taking office, and had vowed not to turn to it for assistance. But he has been forced to break that pledge.
Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore

Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore

Prime Minister Imran Khan speaking to reporters on Tuesday. “We will not allow armed militias to operate anymore,’’ he said.
Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore

Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore

Prime Minister Imran Khan speaking to reporters on Tuesday. “We will not allow armed militias to operate anymore,’’ he said.
Imran Khan Calls for Vast Anti-Poverty Plan, but Money Is Tight

Imran Khan Calls for Vast Anti-Poverty Plan, but Money Is Tight

Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan, center, during a recent military parade in Islamabad. On Wednesday, he announced a anti-poverty campaign.
Imran Khan Calls for Vast Anti-Poverty Plan, but Money Is Tight

Imran Khan Calls for Vast Anti-Poverty Plan, but Money Is Tight

Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan, center, during a recent military parade in Islamabad. On Wednesday, he announced a anti-poverty campaign.
What will cause the next recession? Risky corporate debt is a good bet

What will cause the next recession? Risky corporate debt is a good bet

US households are in good shape to withstand the next recession. Corporations? Not so much.
The Strong and Beautiful Message of Sudan’s Young Protesters

The Strong and Beautiful Message of Sudan’s Young Protesters

Sudanese protesters chanting slogans against President Omar al-Bashir during a demonstration last week in Omdurman.

Three Concerns Hanging Over the Davos Elite

This post Three Concerns Hanging Over the Davos Elite appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The global elite descended private jets to their version of winter ski-camp – the lifestyles of the rich and
JPMorgan pities small banks, but the IMF says it’s the big ones that need to worry

JPMorgan pities small banks, but the IMF says it’s the big ones that need to worry

A lasting debate since the last financial crisis is whether banks are still too big to fail. In the US, there are fewer of them…
The African Currency at the Center of a European Dispute

The African Currency at the Center of a European Dispute

C.F.A. francs are used in 14 countries in west and central Africa.
Benjamin Brafman, Weinstein’s Lawyer, Is Said to Be Withdrawing From Rape Case

Benjamin Brafman, Weinstein’s Lawyer, Is Said to Be Withdrawing From Rape Case

Benjamin Brafman, left, plans to withdraw as the lawyer for Harvey Weinstein, who faces trial in Manhattan on rape and sexual assault charges.
Greece’s Great Hemorrhaging

Greece’s Great Hemorrhaging

Keratsini, a working-class neighborhood in Piraeus, Greece. The poor in Greece have become poorer while the middle class struggles with a growing tax burden.
Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers Arrested Over $2 Billion Fraud

Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers Arrested Over $2 Billion Fraud

Andrew Pearse, Surjan Singh, and Detelina Subeva are accused of arranging hidden loans to Mozambique.
Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers Arrested over $2 Billion Fraud

Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers Arrested over $2 Billion Fraud

Andrew Pearse, Surjan Singh, and Detelina Subeva are accused of arranging hidden loans to Mozambique.
Sudanese Protests, After Days of Violence, Turn Anger Over Bread Toward Bashir

Sudanese Protests, After Days of Violence, Turn Anger Over Bread Toward Bashir

An image provided by an activist of protests in Sudan on Sunday. At least nine people have been killed during several days of protests, according to Amnesty International.
Ukraine Wins New I.M.F. Support as Tensions Rise With Russia

Ukraine Wins New I.M.F. Support as Tensions Rise With Russia

President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine with the managing director of the I.M.F., Christine Lagarde, during their meeting at the I.M.F. headquarters in Washington last year.