Sunday, April 3, 2016

Economic News & View ( April 4, 2016 ) Sunday News / Events Catch ( 1. Refugee Crisis News For Sunday. 2. Moscow Blaze At Ministry Of Defense. 3. Crude Oil News De Jour. 4. IMF- Greece "Leak " Situation - Sunday Development. 5. Around The Horn - Libya Political Situation On display. 6. Panama Papers - "Unprecedented Leak" Exposes The Criminal Financial Dealings Of Some Of The World's Wealthiest People. )

Refugee Crisis.....

EU-Turkey deal: The first deportation boat from Lesvos has left for Turkey, say witnesses. Pics via activists

Critical day for Greece tomorrow. Country supposed to start return of migrants to Turkey. IMF/EU also return to discuss financial troubles.

2 what happens in Greece on both migrant and financial fronts could have a big impact on referendum.

What are the economic challenges of 's ?

Turkey is home to 2.75 million Syrian refugees and had spent $10 billion (8.8 billion euros) on looking after them.

Reception centers in North Africa for refugees returned from Italy, humanitarian admission program with Libya.

Syrian army deserter refugees in Greece say they fear they will be sent back & executed

Video shows Greek farmer ploughing field filled with refugee tents

Moscow Blaze.....

's Ministry of Defense is burning. Situation complicated The fire reached the roof of the building

The fire could have been caused by a short circuit.


Iran exports of oil surpass 2 mln barrels

The negative implications of low prices for the economy: the view from Janet Yellen

A major meeting on April 17 in Doha, Qatar, of and non-OPEC producers could impact the US :

Robust economic relations Saudi Arabia is India's 4th largest trade partner & supplies abt 19% of India's crude oil

Oil prices back to square one via

Austrian energy company OMV moving closer to Russia via

Maersk Oil to close Houston office via

IMF - Greece Situation......

Lagarde:the IMF conducts its negotiations in good faith, not by way of threats, and we do not communicate through leaks.

Lagarde:this incident made me concerned as to whether we can achieve progress in climate of extreme sensitivity to statements of either side

Lagarde: The team consists of experienced staff who have my full confidence and personal backing

Lagarde:any speculation that IMF staff would consider using a credit event as a negotiating tactic is simply nonsense

Lagarde:My view of the ongoing negotiations is that we are still good distance away from having a coherent program that I can present to EB

This bit of letter to sure seems like she's accusing of taping/leaking IMF teleconference

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras letter to head Christine Lagarde in response to our publication this morning.


BREAKING: 4 guards from Gas Depot were found dead by shots to the head today. Reports say behind attack.

UN envoy urges HOR to hold vote of confidence for unity gov, stressed it is the only legitimate body that can do so

Libya's rival state national oil corporations - Tripoli + Tobruk - disagree on who can export Libya oil.

Diplomatic Sources: , Saudi Arabia and assisted in facilitating the arrival of unity gov to


8 hours ago

Libya's rival state national oil corporations - Tripoli + Tobruk - disagree on who can export Libya oil.

's network of operating and non-operating gas & oil fields.

Al-Hayat Newspaper: Serraj to travel to soon, will meet w/ Ageila Saleh, attempt to gain vote of confidence

Continued silence from & supporters as TV channel is repeatedly attacked, sustains heavy damage

: Multiple reports of loud, sustained clashes reportedly related to the closure of AlNabaa TV in . طرابلس#

Panama Papers.....

leak: Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya among 500 Indians exposed in tax haven dump-

Nobody from the U.S. in the ? According to this, "Just wait for what's coming next..."

5 things to know about the massive scandal that's unfolding:

Australian tax office probes hundreds for possible tax evasion after Panama leak

Panama Papers leak claims first victim .....

"Unprecedented Leak" Exposes The Criminal Financial Dealings Of Some Of The World's Wealthiest People