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  • Egypt tries to save money on wheat subsidies

    Egypt tries to save money on wheat subsidies

    Friday, April 25 2014 3:14 AM EDT2014-04-25 07:14:48 GMT
    Egypt will try to save half the money it spends on wheat subsidies by issuing a new smart card system to ensure that the cheap bread goes to only the neediest.More >>
    Egypt will try to save half the money it spends on wheat subsidies by issuing a new smart card system to ensure that the cheap bread goes to only the neediest.More >>
  • S&P cuts Russia's credit rating

    S&P cuts Russia's credit rating

    Friday, April 25 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-04-25 06:45:20 GMT
    The Standard & Poor's credit agency has cut Russia's credit rating from BBB to BBB-, citing the capital flight and risk to investment in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.More >>
    The Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, citing the capital flight and risk to investment in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.More >>
  • Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning

    Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning

    Friday, April 25 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-04-25 06:45:17 GMT
    President Barack Obama's visit to South Korea is being tinged by the nation's mourning over this month's ferry disaster.More >>
    President Barack Obama is sitting down with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, whose attention is unavoidably split between her economic agenda with Obama and the unfolding aftermath of a tragic ferry disaster.More >>
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