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  • Libya arrives for OPEC with exports at a trickle Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:42 PM ET

    LONDON, June 9- Libya's attendance at Wednesday's OPEC meeting will be an oddity for historians of the oil exporters club- a member with virtually no oil for sale.

  • *Gazprom says Kiev owes more than $4 billion. BRUSSELS, June 9- Officials from Ukraine and Russia met late on Monday in last-minute talks brokered by the European Union to resolve a dispute that could halt the flow of gas from Russia.

  • BRUSSELS, June 9- Ukraine and Russia will try to avert a gas war in last minute talks on Monday, brokered by the European Union in the hope of preventing supply disruptions and taking the heat out of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

  • MOSCOW, June 9- Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's envoy to the European Union, said on Monday EU moves against the Moscow- led South Stream gas pipeline project could be considered as "economic sanctions by stealth", Itar-Tass news agency quoted him as saying.

  • *Iran readying improved terms for investors post-sanctions. VIENNA, June 9- A full lifting of sanctions on Iran could spark new rivalries within OPEC as Tehran seeks to reclaim its rank as No. 2 producer from former foe Iraq.

  • SOFIA, June 9- Bulgaria has not given up on plans to build the South Stream pipeline delivering Russian natural gas to Europe and sees the Gazprom- led project as irreversible, Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said on Monday. Bulgaria said on Sunday it had halted work on the pipeline after the European Union and United States expressed concerns about the project.

  • OPEC's output ills mean its job is done, for now Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    *OPEC expected to keep output cap at 30 million bpd. VIENNA, June 9- It has been a long time since oil consuming countries waited for an OPEC meeting in trepidation. Only three years ago things looked dramatically different when Arab Spring unrest knocked out output of OPEC producer Libya.

  • BEIJING, June 5- The International Monetary Fund recommended that China adopt an economic growth target of about 7 percent for 2015 and urged authorities to avoid further stimulus measures and concentrate on curtailing financial risks instead.

  • BRUSSELS, June 6- Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.

  • PUTIN SAYS WARNED POROSHENKO, EU LEADERS THAT RUSSIA WILL IMPLEMENT PROTECTIONIST MEASURES IF UKRAINE SIGNS EU ASSOCIATION DEAL.

  • LONDON, June 6- The International Monetary Fund urged Britain to cool its housing market by reining in risky mortgages, the strongest warning yet from an international organisation about the risk of a property price bubble.

  • BRUSSELS, June 6- Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.

  • LONDON, June 6- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde ruled herself out of the running for the job of European Commission president on Friday, saying she intended to complete her term in charge of the International Monetary Fund.

  • LONDON, June 6- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde ruled herself out as a potential candidate for the job of European Commission president, saying she intended to see out her term in charge of the International Monetary Fund.

  • BEIJING, June 6- China aims to cut the proportion of cash that commercial banks must keep with the People's Bank of China, the country's banking regulator said on Friday, signalling further monetary loosening although the IMF and World Bank say its economy is doing fine.

  • IMF tells Britain to rein in riskier mortgages Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    LONDON, June 6- The International Monetary Fund urged Britain to rein in risky mortgages to cool the housing market, the strongest warning yet from an international organization about the risk of a property price bubble. Britain's finance ministry and its central bank have said they are keeping a close eye on the housing market.

  • PARIS, June 6- A dispute between U.S. courts and French bank BNP Paribas over alleged sanctions busting could hurt trade treaty talks between the United States and the European Union, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.

  • BEIJING, June 6- China is likely to meet its economic growth target of 7.5 percent this year, the World Bank said on Friday, but must persevere with fiscal and financial sector reforms to deal with the root cause of its debt problems.

  • BRUSSELS, June 5- European Union policymakers propose to scrap a mandatory requirement to label oil from tar sands as more polluting than other forms of crude following years of lobbying from top producer Canada, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.

  • *Serbia hopes for agreement between EU and Gazprom. BELGRADE, June 5- Serbia said on Thursday it had no plans to delay the start of construction of its leg of Gazprom's South Stream gas pipeline, scheduled for July, after the European Union this week asked Bulgaria to suspend work on the project.