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Greece fails to reach initial deal on reforms with lenders

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ATHENS - Greece failed to reach an initial deal with the European Union and the IMF to unlock aid after the creditors dismissed a package of reforms from Athens as ideas rather than a concrete plan, officials said on Tuesday. | Video

IMF happy to cooperate with China on AIIB: Lagarde

BEIJING - The International Monetary Fund will be "delighted" to cooperate with the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), said IMF managing director Christine Lagarde on Sunday.

22 Mar 2015

Ukraine stuck on an IMF dripfeed a year after Crimea seizure

WASHINGTON - In eight International Monetary Fund programs since independence in 1991, Ukraine has completed just one successfully. A year on from Russia's seizure of Crimea, it looks unlikely it will live up to the terms of its latest deal with the IMF also.

World, Russia, 19 Mar 2015

Stalling of IMF reforms adds to appeal of other institutions: U.S. official

WASHINGTON - America's failure to authorize reforms at the International Monetary Fund is helping lead lower income countries to look for funding from alternate institutions, a top Obama administration official said on Tuesday.

17 Mar 2015

Greece must implement structural reforms - Lagarde

NEW DELHI - Greece needs to implement structural reforms, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday, echoing other international creditors who have urged Athens to implement reforms to secure urgently needed funds.

World, Greece 16 Mar 2015

The price Kiev must pay for IMF rescue: tackling vested interests

KIEV - With the first billions of dollars foreign aid in its pocket, Ukraine's government can now stay afloat long enough to embark on its radical reform drive, but the hard part is only just beginning.

World, 13 Mar 2015

IMF seeks 'immediate' stabilization in latest Ukraine bailout

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund has agreed to pump $10 billion into Ukraine's troubled economy over the next year, providing swift assistance for the country's struggling finances as part of a larger four-year bailout.

World, 11 Mar 2015

IMF aims for 'immediate' stabilization with latest Ukraine bailout deal

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund has agreed to pump $10 billion into Ukraine's troubled economy over the next year, providing swift assistance for the country's struggling finances as part of a larger four-year bailout.

World, 11 Mar 2015

IMF sees Ukraine returning to growth next year

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Ukraine's economy should return to growth in 2016 after a deep contraction this year.

World, 11 Mar 2015

IMF says Ukraine to get about $10 billion in first year of loan facility

BERLIN - Ukraine's newly-approved loan facility from the International Monetary Fund will be "heavily front-loaded" with about $10 billion to be disbursed in the first year, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday.

World, 11 Mar 2015