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  • TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, APRIL 27 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner. MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision- 1030 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The United States has strongly signaled it will continue to support Ukraine, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Friday, adding that the war-torn country had a "good, pragmatic" relationship with Washington. Ukraine has previously expressed some nervousness about the possibility the Trump administration might try to cut a deal...

  • WASHINGTON/ SPRING, Tx., April 21- The United States will not make an exception for American companies, including oil major Exxon Mobil Corp, seeking to drill in areas prohibited by U.S. sanctions on Russia, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday. The United States and European Union imposed economic sanctions on Russia over its annexation of the Crimea...

  • A worker checks the valve of an oil pipe at Nahr Bin Umar oil field, north of Basra, Iraq.

    Oil prices fell on doubts that an OPEC-led production cut will restore balance to an oversupplied market.

  • File photo of Russian President, Vladimir Putin (R) and Rex Tillerson (L), then-Chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil during a signing ceremony for an arctic oil exploration deal between Exxon Mobil and Rosneft on August, 30, 2011 in Sochi, Russia.

    Treasury will not grant special permission to Exxon Mobil to carry out oil and gas drilling in Russia while sanctions remain intact.

  • A sign is seen at the entrance of the ExxonMobil Port Allen Lubricants Plant in Port Allen, Louisiana, November 6, 2015.

    Treasury Department says it will not issue Exxon Mobil waiver to work in Russia. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

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  • BRUSSELS, April 21- The European Union has no special plan if the two anti-EU candidates reach the final round of France's election on Sunday, diplomats said, leaving the bloc to brace itself and hope for a centrist victor. Even without a shock outcome, Brussels worries that neither of the more mainstream candidates can revive France's economy or help Germany...

  • *Oil supplies remain plentiful despite OPEC- led cut. SINGAPORE/ LONDON, April 21- The jury is still out over whether an OPEC- led production cut aimed at tightening oil markets is working, or if the producer club has simply enabled higher prices without making much of a dent in the global fuel supply overhang. Over two years into a 50 percent price slump, the...

  • It was not clear if the diversification into the domestic market was related to the loss of many international routes when the United Nations slapped economic sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. But any U.S. action on Air Koryo would not be binding on other nations and would have little effect unless joined by China and...

  • *Oil supplies remain plentiful despite OPEC- led cut. SINGAPORE/ LONDON, April 21- The jury is still out over whether an OPEC- led production cut aimed at tightening oil markets is working, or if the producer club has simply enabled higher prices without making much of a dent in the global fuel supply overhang. Over two years into a 50 percent price slump, the...

  • ST. PETERSBURG, Russia— A prominent Russian journalist who died on Wednesday after being attacked had previously been targeted for his work, his editor said on Thursday. Before his death, Nikolai Andrushchenko, a 73- year-old journalist at the Novy Peterburg newspaper, had been in a medically induced coma during the six weeks since he was badly beaten on March 9.

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior Defence Ministry official said on Thursday. The defence budget in Romania- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior Defence Ministry official said on Thursday. The defense budget in Romania- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, APRIL 27 WARSAW- The second Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum Economists Meeting at National Bank of Poland. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner.

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior defence ministry official said on Thursday. The defence budget in Romania-- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland-- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior defense ministry official said on Thursday. The defense budget in Romania-- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland-- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • *Iraq could ask to be exempted- senior Iraqi politician. ABU DHABI, April 20- Leading Gulf oil exporters Saudi Arabia and Kuwait gave a clear signal on Thursday that OPEC plans to extend into the second half of the year a deal with non-member producers to curb supplies of crude. "Russia is on board preliminarily...

  • Russian bombers fly near Alaskan coast again

    Russian bombers buzzed the Alaskan coast Tuesday afternoon, the second time in as many days, according to NBC News.

  • Tupolev Tu-95 Bear, a large, four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber 'Voronezh' in Voronezh region, Russia on September 20, 2014.

    This time, the planes — long-range Tu-95 bear bombers — were about 36 miles from the Alaskan coast.