The International Monetary Fund, deadlocked with Greece over further financial aid, approved a new loan installment for Cyprus.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned that a resolution to five months of tortuous debt talks with Greece required "adults in the room" in an apparent sideswipe at Greek officials.
The International Monetary Fund has lost patience over Greece and is making it known.
Crunch bailout talks between Greece and its EU-IMF creditors ended without a deal on Sunday, with a "significant gap" still remaining.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde said that Ukraine cannot use its central bank reserves to pay creditors, rebuffing a suggestion by bondholders that it do so.
Greece's creditors piled pressure on cash-strapped Athens as the IMF pulled its team out of talks and the EU warned Athens to stop gambling with the possibility of default.
The International Monetary Fund said it could continue to support Ukraine with bailout funding even if Kiev does not reach a debt restructuring deal with private creditors.
The IMF confirmed that Greece will be bundling four debt repayments due in June at the end of the month, averting the possibility of a Greek default.
Greece still rejects some of the reform plans put forward by its EU-IMF creditors but sees a willingness to reach a deal in coming days.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday attacked its creditors for insisting on what he described as absurd reforms.
The newly published IMF report on economic prospects of the Caucasus and Central Asia is not very optimistic.
Kazakhstan has increased its quota in the authorized capital of the International Monetary Fund.
The IMF urged Brazil to get its fiscal house in order to emerge from five years of low growth as South America's largest economy unveiled a package of budget cuts.
The country’s GDP growth figure in 2014 made up 4.3%.
Greece's left-wing government will not abandon its refusal to cut salaries and pensions in tough talks with its EU-IMF creditors.
Greece will plead for leeway from an unwavering Europe, in a fresh effort to free up cash after months of deadlock in bailout talks.
The International Monetary Fund said that Greece may need debt relief but rejected news reports that it had pushed for it at a eurozone meeting last month.
Top finance officials from the world's leading economies are keeping a close eye on exchange rate swings and will discuss developments in China's currency.
Greece is due to make its 459 million euro ($495 million) April loan payment to the IMF following days of uncertainty.
Greece has agreed to repay its debt to the International Monetary Fund by April 9, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said after a meeting with Greek Finance Minister.