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Two Canadians killed in Kabul attack: Foreign Ministry
Two Canadians killed in Kabul attack: Foreign Ministry

Two Canadians are among those killed in an attack on a popular restaurant in Kabul, the country's foreign minister said Friday.

Two Canadians killed in Kabul attack: Foreign Ministry
IMF's Lagarde: uncertainty over health of European banks
IMF's Lagarde: uncertainty over health of European banks

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday that questions marks remain over the health of Europe's banks and that coming stress tests are a chance to build confidence in them.

IMF's Lagarde: uncertainty over health of European banks
Bailout over but suffering goes on for Ireland's most needy
Bailout over but suffering goes on for Ireland's most needy

Ireland will receive plaudits this weekend when it exits its financial bailout but advocacy groups warn that the most vulnerable in society will still suffer from lingering austerity measures.

Bailout over but suffering goes on for Ireland's most needy
IMF slashes Kazakhstan's 2012 GDP growth forecast again
IMF slashes Kazakhstan's 2012 GDP growth forecast again

The International Monetary Fund lowered the growth forecast for Kazakhstan’s gross domestic product in 2012 from 5.5 to 5 percent.

IMF slashes Kazakhstan's 2012 GDP growth forecast again
Delays have left Greece with finance gap: Lagarde
Delays have left Greece with finance gap: Lagarde

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Monday that delays in implementing Greece's bailout program, including privatization, have expanded the country's financing shortfall.

Delays have left Greece with finance gap: Lagarde
Kazakhstan ranked 88th in debtors rating
Kazakhstan ranked 88th in debtors rating

Around $7,422 of the state debt falls on each Kazakhstan citizen.

Kazakhstan ranked 88th in debtors rating
Karim Massimov. Photo courtesy of government.kz
Massimov congratulated Lagarde on election to IMF

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Karim Massimov congratulated Christine Lagarde on her election to the International Monetary Fund.

Massimov congratulated Lagarde on election to IMF
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Marchenko's competitor to seek for support in Asian countries

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is planning to visit China, India and Brasil to get their support for the elections to the top IMF post.

Marchenko's competitor to seek for support in Asian countries
Gregory Marchenko. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Marchenko estimated his chances to lead IMF as "not very high"

As per Marchenko, the chances are not very high, as major developing countries have not decided on a joint candidate for the position yet.

Marchenko estimated his chances to lead IMF as "not very high"
Kairat Kelimbetov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Marchenko's chances to head IMF are over 50%: Kelimbetov

The Minister said that the fact that Kazakhstan representative made it into the short-list of the IMF candidates is an achievement in itself.

Marchenko's chances to head IMF are over 50%: Kelimbetov
Alexey Kudrin. ©RIA Novosti
Russia supports Marchenko as candidate to head IMF

Official Moscow supports the candidacy of Gregory Marchenko to lead IMF: Aleksei Kudrin.

Russia supports Marchenko as candidate to head IMF
Arkady Dvorkovich. ©RIA Novosti
Dvorkovich: Europeans have more chances for IMF leadership

Representatives of European countries have more chances to lead International Monetary Fund: Russian President's Assistant.

Dvorkovich: Europeans have more chances for IMF leadership
Gregory Marchenko. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
I will not hit on hotel maids for sure: Gregory Marchenko

I will not hit on hotel maids for sure: Gregory Marchenko.

I will not hit on hotel maids for sure: Gregory Marchenko
Sergei Lebedev. ©RIA Novosti
Sergei Lebedev: Marchenko is widely recognized in financial system

Chairman of CIS Executive Commission commented on the idea of Gregory Marchenko leading the IMF.

Sergei Lebedev: Marchenko is widely recognized in financial system
Gregory Marchenko. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Marchenko surprised to be a possible candidate to lead IMF

Governor of Kazakhstan National Bank Gregory Marchenko was very surprised to be named a possible candidate for the IMF chairmanship.

Marchenko surprised to be a possible candidate to lead IMF
Gregory Marchenko. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
CIS Heads of Government Council backed Marchenko as candidate to lead IMF

CIS Heads of Government Council supported Gregory Marchenko as a candidate to lead the IMF.

CIS Heads of Government Council backed Marchenko as candidate to lead IMF
Photo courtesy of Tengrinews.kz
IMF increased its expectations of economic growth in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan economic growth in 2011 is expected to reach 5.9 percent: the International Monetary Fund.

IMF increased its expectations of economic growth in Kazakhstan

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