Ukraine Reaches Deal With International Monetary Fund for $5.5 Billion Program

(KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund have reached agreement on a new $5.5 billion program to boost the country’s growth and economic reforms. The agreement, which still must be approved by the fund’s management, was reached in a Saturday telephone call between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva. […]

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North Korea Conducts ‘Important Test’ at Previously Dismantled Rocket Launch Site

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Sunday that it carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly rebuilt after having partially dismantled it at the start of denuclearization talks with the United States last year. The announcement comes amid dimming prospects for a resumption of negotiations, with […]

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‘We Have to Keep Fighting.’ Thousands of Hong Kong Protesters Return to the Streets for Half-Year March

Hongkongers returned to the streets Sunday for a mass march testing ongoing support for the increasingly violent antigovernment demonstrations that have seized the Chinese-ruled territory for six months. Police gave the Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) approval to hold the march, the first time the organization has been granted an official green light for a […]

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