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Citigroup £680m investor settlement

Citigroup has agreed to pay 1.13 billion dollars (£680m) to settle claims by investors who want the lender to buy back billions in residential mortgage-backed securities. The New York-based investment bank said the pact it reached with 18 institutional investors called for Citigroup to make a binding offer to the trustees of 68 Citi-sponsored trusts that bundled some 59.4 billion ...

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Citigroup £680m investor settlement

Citigroup has agreed to pay 1.13 billion dollars (£680m) to settle claims by investors who want the lender to buy back billions in residential mortgage-backed securities. The New York-based investment bank said the pact it reached with 18 institutional investors called for Citigroup to make a binding offer to the trustees of 68 Citi-sponsored trusts that bundled some 59.4 billion ...

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Irish President Makes Historic State Visit

8 April 2014, 2:40 Irish President Makes Historic State Visit Tweet Irish President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina will be guests of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle. The two heads of state have met informally but President Higgins’s official welcome includes all the traditional pomp and circumstance. He will participate in a ceremonial carriage ...

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Irish President Makes Historic State Visit

8 April 2014, 2:40 Irish President Makes Historic State Visit Tweet Irish President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina will be guests of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle. The two heads of state have met informally but President Higgins’s official welcome includes all the traditional pomp and circumstance. He will participate in a ceremonial carriage ...

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Venezuela’s Maduro agrees to Unasur-brokered opposition talks

Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, is set to meet opposition leaders for the first time since the start of street protests that left 39 dead. The meeting was proposed by foreign ministers belonging to the South American regional group Unasur. The ministers are in the capital, Caracas, for talks aimed at trying to end the violence. The unrest…

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Venezuela’s Maduro agrees to Unasur-brokered opposition talks

Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, is set to meet opposition leaders for the first time since the start of street protests that left 39 dead. The meeting was proposed by foreign ministers belonging to the South American regional group Unasur. The ministers are in the capital, Caracas, for talks aimed at trying to end the violence. The unrest…

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150 killed in Nigeria attacks

ABUJA, April 7 (Xinhua) — At least 150 people were killed in separate weekend attacks in northwest and northeast regions of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, officials and witnesses said here on Monday. In the northwestern state of Zamfara, the death toll of an attack in a remote village has hit 105 as of Monday, increasing from the official 30 ...

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150 killed in Nigeria attacks

ABUJA, April 7 (Xinhua) — At least 150 people were killed in separate weekend attacks in northwest and northeast regions of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, officials and witnesses said here on Monday. In the northwestern state of Zamfara, the death toll of an attack in a remote village has hit 105 as of Monday, increasing from the official 30 ...

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U.S. Warns Russia Against Further Moves in Ukraine

The White House is telling Russia to stop intervening in eastern Ukraine, or face more sanctions. The warning from the White House came after groups of pro-Russian demonstrators took over government buildings in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine over the last few days. At a regular briefing Monday, spokesman Jay Carney said the takeovers are a result…

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