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Lagarde pledges own style as she unveils broad ECB review

Lagarde pledges own style as she unveils broad ECB review

Christine Lagarde used her first full news conference as head of the European Central Bank on Thursday to promise a broad and open-ended strategic review of the bank's workings ...

Qatar pledges $63mn aid to UN in 2020

Qatar pledges $63mn aid to UN in 2020

Qatar has pledged $62.780mn in voluntary contributions to core resources of a number of United Nations (UN) agencies, departments and programmes in 2020 ...

Amir pledges $100mn to combat climate change

Amir pledges $100mn to combat climate change

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Monday announced that Qatar will contribute $100mn for the support of small developing island states and the least developed states ...

Australia pledges hundreds of millions to Pacific for climate action

Australia pledges hundreds of millions to Pacific for climate action

Australia announced a Aus$500 million ($340 million) climate change package for Pacific countries Tuesday but received a lukewarm response from low-lying island nations ...

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened.

Sheikha al-Jufairi pledges to meet voters' expectations

Sheikha al-Jufairi pledges to meet voters' expectations

Veteran councillor Sheikha bint Yousef al-Jufairi, who is contesting her fifth election as a candidate to the Central Municipal Council, said she is confident of victory this time too on the back of her services ...

Xi pledges 'new era' in Italy-China relations with Belt and Road deal

Xi pledges 'new era' in Italy-China relations with Belt and Road deal

Italy and China will enter a ‘new era’ of cooperation with the so-called Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and other projects, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday ahead of a state visit to Italy.

QF pledges 50% female representation in its conference panels

QF pledges 50% female representation in its conference panels

Qatar Foundation has made the pledge that women will make up at least half the panel speakers at all its conferences and events, locally and internationally from 2020.

Malta's PM pledges 'major clean-up' after devastating storm

Malta's PM pledges 'major clean-up' after devastating storm

Malta's prime minister on Sunday promised a major clean-up operation after devastating gale-force winds caused major damage and disruption on the Mediterranean island.

Brazilian mining company pledges payments to dam mudslide victims

Brazilian mining company pledges payments to dam mudslide victims

The Brazilian mining giant Vale has promised to pay 100,000 reals (27,000 dollars) to the families of each of the people killed when one of its dams burst and released a massive mudslide ...

Pakistan PM meets US peace envoy, pledges help on Afghan war

Pakistan PM meets US peace envoy, pledges help on Afghan war

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met with a US peace envoy on Wednesday and pledged his help to find a political settlement to the long-running war in neighbouring Afghanistan.

Qatar pledges $20mn to ease humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Qatar pledges $20mn to ease humanitarian crisis in Yemen

The State of Qatar, represented by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) pledged $20 mn in financial support to alleviate the humanitarian suffering of the brotherly Yemeni people.