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Amid loan talk, Pakistani PM arrives in Saudi Arabia


ISLAMABAD/DUBAI Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia where, comments from his finance minister suggest, he will seek financial help to stave off the likelihood of another IMF bailout.

Pakistan PM leaves for Saudi Arabia amid bailout speculation

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the foreign office said, amid speculation he may be seeking economic assistance from a staunch ally instead of another IMF bailout.

World, Saudi Arabia, Sep 18 2018

Britain will support interim IMF staff program for Zimbabwe: ambassador

HARARE Britain will support Zimbabwe to get on to an interim IMF staff program to help the country quickly clear its foreign arrears, Britain's ambassador in Harare said on Tuesday,

World, Africa Sep 18 2018

UK PM May tells rebels: It's my Brexit deal or no deal

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May told rebels in her divided party that if they torpedoed her Brexit deal then the United Kingdom would leave the EU without any agreement, a scenario the IMF said would make the country much poorer.

World, Sep 17 2018

UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal, IMF warns

LONDON Britain's economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms it agrees, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday, challenging the promises of some Brexit supporters. | Video

World, Sep 17 2018

UK must heed IMF's 'clear warnings' on no-deal Brexit: Hammond

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday that London had to listen to the "clear warnings" from the International Monetary Fund about the risks of a no-deal Brexit to Britain's economy.

World, Sep 17 2018

Argentine austerity protests mount over Macri's IMF-backed measures

BUENOS AIRES Labor unions and social groups blocked streets in downtown Buenos Aires on Wednesday to protest austerity measures proposed by the government and backed by the International Monetary Fund to reduce Argentina's debt.

World, Sep 12 2018

Ban cheese imports? Pakistan discusses outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

(In this Sept. 9 story corrects that Economic Advisory Council meeting was chaired by prime minister, not finance minister)

World, Sep 10 2018

Crisis-hit Argentina hopes for improved IMF deal this month

WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government said on Tuesday it hoped the International Monetary Fund would agree in the second half of September to a deal giving the country more financial support as it seeks to escape a deepening economic crisis. | Video

Argentina, Sep 05 2018

Progress made toward strengthening Argentina program: IMF's Lagarde

WASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that she and Argentina's Finance Minister made progress toward strengthening the IMF-backed program for Argentina in the face of market volatility.

Sep 04 2018