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Ex-minister Kudrin warns of 'full-fledged crisis' in Russia

MOSCOW - Russia's government has pushed the country into an economic crisis by not tackling its financial problems fast enough, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on Monday, as evidence mounted of trouble spreading through the economy. | Video

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Twin bomb blasts in northeast Nigeria bus station kill 20

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Two bomb explosions at a bus station in the northeast Nigeria on Monday killed at least 20 people and wounded 40, an emergency services official said, and witnesses said many of the victims had rushed in to help those wounded in the first blast.

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Air China signs deal to purchase 60 Boeing B737 aircraft

BEIJING - Air China Ltd , the country's flag carrier, said Monday it signed an agreement to order 60 Boeing B737 planes for a total price of $5.9 billion.

Ocwen executive chairman to step down in $150 million settlement

- Ocwen Financial Corp agreed to replace its chairman as part of a $150 million settlement with New York's financial regulator after the mortgage collection company admitted to violations, including improper foreclosures.

Veteran Essebsi wins Tunisia's first free presidential vote

TUNIS - Veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi won the country's first free presidential election, in the final step of a transition to democracy after an uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. | Video

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Ukraine threatens to cut off power to rebel-held regions if usage not curbed

KIEV - Ukraine may stop supplying electricity to separatist-held eastern regions if the territories do not adhere to consumption limits imposed across the country due to an energy crisis, an energy ministry official said on Monday.

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New York police commissioner urges calm in police ties with mayor

NEW YORK - New York City's police commissioner urged an easing of tensions on Monday after some in his force, responding to the fatal shooting of two officers, accused Mayor Bill de Blasio of being insufficiently supportive of police.