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  • Hole in Afghan budget stirs unease as West starts packing bags

    KABUL (Reuters) - A $375 million hole in the Afghan budget is threatening public projects and civil servants' salaries, officials say, putting the aid-dependent economy under stress just as Afghanistan awaits a new leader and foreign troops prepare to go home.
  • Ferrari threatening to fine journalists $69,000 for breaking LaFerrari embargo?

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Government/Legal, Ferrari, Racing In automotive journalism, we deal with embargoes on a regular basis. For the uninitiated, these are agreements between publications like Autoblog and manufacturers. While news embargoes...

    Ivory Coast ex-rebel profiting from banned diamond trade: U.N. experts

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - A senior Ivory Coast army officer is breaking a diamond embargo and may be using profits to buy arms, U.N. experts have found, dealing a potentially embarrassing blow to government efforts to have the ban lifted. Ivory Coast is the...

    U.S. funds warn of risks from sanctions against Russia

    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers warned this month of risks shareholders could face from current or future Western sanctions against Russia, underscoring the stakes for emerging-markets investors arising out of the turmoil in Ukraine. Securities...

    Germany's Steinmeier urges focus on de-escalation with Russia, not sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he wished as much emphasis would be placed on preventing an escalation of tensions with Russia over Ukraine as there is at the moment in threatening economic sanctions. In an...