The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report Monday, forecasting more than five percent regional economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2014 amid the economic burden of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
The US Department of State has approved a potential sale of M1A1 Abrams tank ammunition, equipment, parts and logistical support to Iraq that would cost $600 million, according to a report from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency [DSCA].
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Yoann Bernard is a renowned French chef who has recently taken the helm of The Ritz-Carlton's Café Russe in Moscow; on the eve of International Chefs’ Day, he told RIA Novosti what kinds of adjustments had to be made to the menu due to “food sanctions”, his love of winter in Russia, and the way he deals with his most capricious customers.
During his annual press conference roundtable with Russian journalists, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko discussed the Ukrainian crisis, the ceasefire agreement signed in Minsk at the Trilateral Contact Group meeting, sanctions and the relationship between Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and the West.