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World - International
7/31/2022 10:47:18 AM
Sri Lanka's new president Ranil Wickremesinghe has formally invited MPs to join an all-party unity government to revive the bankrupt economy by undertaking painful reforms, his office said Sunday.

World - International
7/29/2022 3:24:45 PM
The World Bank said Friday it would not offer new funding to Sri Lanka unless the bankrupt island nation carried out "deep structural reforms" to stabilise its crashing economy.

World - International
7/17/2022 7:58:27 PM
More than 1,000 Italian mayors signed a petition Sunday urging Prime Minister Mario Draghi to rethink his resignation and steer the country through the choppy waters of rampant inflation, EU reforms and war.

World - Region
7/10/2022 1:49:54 PM
US President Joe Biden, preparing for a trip to Saudi Arabia amid criticism of its poor human rights record, defended his decision in a newspaper opinion piece, insisting that he had long supported reforms and sought to ``reorient but not rupture'' relations with a longstanding strategic partner.

Business - Economy
6/28/2022 5:00:00 PM
Although Egypt achieved significant real GDP growth thanks to its economic reform programme, the private sector’s potential to push development needs to be unblocked, according to a recent report released by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

World - Region
6/23/2022 1:54:37 PM
The head of Tunisia's powerful UGTT trade union confederation on Thursday rejected conditions set by the International Monetary Fund for a new loan to bail out the country's struggling economy.

World - Region
6/21/2022 9:52:44 PM
Tunisian President Kais Saied on Tuesday urged the International Monetary Fund to take into account the social impact of any economic reforms it may demand as part of a bailout package.

World - International
6/20/2022 11:27:35 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lost his parliamentary majority after major election gains by a newly formed left-wing alliance and the far right, in a stunning blow to his plans for major second-term reform.

World - Region
6/19/2022 9:47:30 AM
Outside his butchery in the south of Iran's capital, Ali cuts up a sheep carcass for customers who, like him, have seen inflation and subsidy reform devour their purchasing power.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
6/18/2022 5:10:41 PM
In response to questions directed by MPs, Egypt’s Minister of Public Enterprise Hisham Tawfik insisted that the “liquidation of El-Nasr Coke and Chemicals will go ahead as planned after it incurred losses of EGP 30 million last year and that there is no hope of reforming the company and turning it into a profitable one.”

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
6/18/2022 11:15:00 AM
Several steps have been taken on the road to tax reform, but more are needed in order to draw in more investments and maximise revenues.

World - International
6/17/2022 4:16:13 PM
The European Union's executive arm recommended on Friday granting Moldova, a tiny, non-NATO country that borders Ukraine, EU -candidate status, marking the beginning of its path to joining the 27-nation bloc that will be contingent on a series of key reforms.

World - Region
6/16/2022 10:57:06 AM
Tunisia's main labour union holds a vast public sector strike Thursday to demand salary hikes and concessions on looming reforms, upping pressure on a president already facing a string of crises.

World - International
6/12/2022 1:33:22 PM
France voted in the first round of parliamentary elections on Sunday with President Emmanuel Macron hoping to win a majority backing his reform plans while a resurgent and newly unified left seeks to thwart his ambitions.

World - International
6/11/2022 5:14:46 PM
Thousands of people were expected to demonstrate across the United States on Saturday for tighter firearms laws to curb devastating gun violence plaguing the country, where Republican politicians have repeatedly blocked reforms.

World - International
6/9/2022 1:30:03 PM
Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana as of Thursday, like a dream come true for an aging generation of pot smokers who recall the kick delivered by the legendary Thai Stick variety.

Egypt - Politics
6/9/2022 10:58:22 AM
The Egyptian Social Democratic Party announced Wednesday that it wants political reform to be the centerpiece of the national dialogue proposed by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi last April.

World - International
6/7/2022 5:58:25 PM
With protests planned for Saturday after the mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Buffalo, New York, gun control advocates hope to intensify pressure on Congress to pass laws and additional funding for research to help curb the growing violence.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/5/2022 9:56:52 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Sunday with a delegation from the World Bank Executive Directors the Egyptian government’s latest economic reforms as well as the preparations for hosting the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27).

World - Region
6/5/2022 5:06:47 PM
Saudi Arabia aims to triple foreign tourism this year as pandemic restrictions ease, hajj pilgrims return and the first elements of the crown prince's signature projects open, its tourism minister told AFP Sunday.

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