INTERVIEW-Greece not playing a game of chicken on debt - Kotzias Kotzias said Greece and its euro zone partners need to compromise on creating political policies that will foster growth and allow the country to pay its debts. Asked if he is simply asking the rest of Europe to trust Greece, he said: "No. "Do they want to support us to have growth... or do they decide to have Greece struggle, to punish Greece and to create an example of what...
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DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 7 SINGAPORE- Monetary Authority of Singapore releases its macroeconomic review- 0400 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea will release minutes from its April policy rate meeting- 0700 GMT. BUCHAREST- National bank of Romania Governor Mugur Isarescu to attend financial seminar.
Inaugural Grand Chess Tour Unveiled In Saint Louis ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- There is a new, gold standard for international chess competition, providing more opportunities for the world's best chess players to compete on a grand stage. The announcement was made today at a press conference held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. The Grand Chess Tour is an affiliation between the...
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UPDATE 5-Apple Watch launches quietly at handful of big-city boutiques *Fifty line up at one Tokyo store, more in Berlin. NEW YORK/ TOKYO, April 24- The Apple Watch launched quietly around the world on Friday without the usual frenzy or fanfare for an Apple Inc rollout, as a handful of boutiques in major cities like Tokyo and Paris sold the timepiece- but not for purchase at its own stores. Shops included The Corner in Berlin, Colette in Paris,...
| By: Yasmeen Abutaleb and Teppei Kasai
WRAPUP 1-EU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die also in Balkans *EU summit agreed to triple search and rescue mission off Libya. *Land routes into Europe also deadly; train kills 14 migrants. BRUSSELS/ SKOPJE, April 24- British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for Italy.
| By: Alastair Macdonald and Kole Casule