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OECD urges Costa Rica to maintain fiscal discipline in recovery after pandemic
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OECD urges Costa Rica to maintain fiscal discipline in recovery after pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - July 16, 2020

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday urged Costa Rica to maintain rigorous fiscal discipline as seeks economic recovery once it overcomes the COVID-19…

Costa Rica to become first Central American country in the OECD
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to become first Central American country in the OECD

AFP and The Tico Times - May 15, 2020

Costa Rica was invited Friday to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an international forum to coordinate economic and social policies. "OECD Secretary General…

Vladimir Putin just invited Kim Jong Un to visit Russia. Really.
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Awkward party guests
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Vladimir Putin just invited Kim Jong Un to visit Russia. Really.

Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington Post - December 20, 2014

Officials in Moscow confirmed Friday that North Korean despot Kim Jong Un may attend ceremonies next year commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War…

IMF chief promises ‘belly-dance’ if US endorses reforms
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IMF chief promises ‘belly-dance’ if US endorses reforms

AFP - October 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Frustrated with the U.S. Congress' refusal to vote through crucial reforms at the International Monetary Fund, IMF chief Christine Lagarde promised Thursday a belly dance…

The coming disintegration of Iraq
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Iraq
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The coming disintegration of Iraq

Joel Rayburn | Special to The Washington Post - August 17, 2014

Nouri al-Maliki may have agreed to step down as prime minister of Iraq on Thursday, but the damage he has wrought will define his country for decades…

Latin America, Israel trade after trading insults
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Business
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Latin America, Israel trade after trading insults

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg - August 8, 2014

It's a long way from Tel Aviv to Brasilia, but the journey just got a bit longer. When Israel launched Operation Protective Edge, Brazil bristled. President Dilma…

Reagan spokesman, US anti-gun activist James Brady, 73, dies
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Reagan spokesman, US anti-gun activist James Brady, 73, dies

Robert MacPherson | AFP - August 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former White House spokesman James Brady, a tireless advocate for gun control being severely wounded during a 1981 attempt on the life of his then-boss…

Israel launches ground operation in Gaza
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Israel launches ground operation in Gaza

AFP - July 17, 2014

JERUSALEM – Israel launched a ground operation in Gaza late Thursday on the 10th day of an offensive to stamp out rocket attacks from the Palestinian enclave, the…

Unlikely friendship blossoms across front lines in Israel and Gaza
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Unlikely friendship blossoms across front lines in Israel and Gaza

Griff Witte and William Booth | The Washington Post - July 13, 2014

NETIV HA'ASARA, Israel – When the rockets start falling and fighter jets buzz the skies, Roni Keidar and Maha Mehanna know they can lean on one another…

Dispatch: I’ve been to Gaza before, but it has never been like this
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Dispatch: I’ve been to Gaza before, but it has never been like this

William Booth | The Washington Post - July 12, 2014

IN THE GAZA STRIP — This is not my first time in Gaza, but it is my first time here during a military operation. It is disorienting.…

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