Italy’s Padoan comments on terms of Paschi exit plan
04 September 2017 | 2:20 pm
The Italian government’s exit strategy from Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA will be driven by the industrial perspective of the world’s oldest bank, according to Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan.
25 Oct 2018
Nigeria's Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria's debt profile increased by design as the ERGP was designed to borrow more in the first two years, but lagging government revenues is impacting the ability to service the repayment of debt obligations.
23 Nov 2018
Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled the most fiscal support for Canadian businesses Wednesday since taking power, as his country grapples with trade uncertainty, plunging oil prices and U.S. tax cuts.
28 Nov 2018
Egypt won't ask for further IMF funding next year, when its $12-billion dollars loan program expires. Finance Minister Mohamed Maait says the economy is now in better shape and he's working to reduce debt and gain investor confidence.
23 Dec 2018
Saudi Arabia intends to issue around 120 billion riyals ($32 billion) of bonds next year to help finance its deficit, with plans to tap international markets in the first half.
24 Jan 2019
Saudi Arabia Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan discusses Saudi Arabia's economic plan and oil price volatility.
4 Feb 2019
Nigeria's finance minister briefs Reps on new revenue measures.
20 Mar 2019
Ghana Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta discusses Ghana’s bond sale, coming back to the market in 2019, the selling of century bonds, the collapse of the currency and working with the IMF.
29 Mar 2019
How we'll borrow to fund 2019 budget deficit - Nigeria's Finance Minister
20 May 2019
Whistleblower: We've recovered N605bn - Finance Minister
29 May 2019
Nigeria's Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, bags new degree from 'PMB School of Good Governance'.
14 Jul 2019
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna discusses the goals of the AIIB meeting, growth in the Eurozone, the global manufacturing cycle, the next IMF chief and Fed policy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe” on the sidelines of the AIIB annual meeting in Luxembourg.
24 Jul 2019
Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen by an Italian firm.
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In a blow to Chancellor Olaf Scholz's SPD party, voters backed the conservatives, CDU, in an election Germany's most populous state. The Greens meanwhile more than doubled the number of votes they received.
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A phony account on Twitter, with at least four different identities since February, claims to be the brother of slain Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. In this edition of Truth or Fake, we explain how we uncovered this fake Twitter account with more than 35,000 followers.
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South Ossetia's self-proclaimed government said it was time for the region to "unite once and for all" with Russia. The breakaway republic was at the center of Moscow's military intervention in Georgia in 2008.
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Hungary's government is "holding European Union decision makers hostage" by refusing to join an EU-wide embargo on Russian oil, according to Lithuania's foreign minister. This comes as EU leaders continue their efforts to gather support for a sixth sanctions package on Russia from all 27 EU member states. The government of PM Viktor Orban has claimed that an import ban on Russian oil would ruin the Hungarian economy. Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis tells FRANCE 24 that "Europe is weaker" as a result, and that he is "still hoping Budapest will be responsible in their decisions".
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We take a look at how the press is covering Finland and Sweden saying they want to join NATO. We also discuss how the once-fringe, racist ideas of "replacement theory" have seeped through to the US Republican Party, and how they could be behind a shooting that killed 10 people in Buffalo, New York. Finally, we find out about a strange, canine bedfellow.