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Rafael Grossi confirmed as IAEA new head

Argentinian diplomat Rafael Grossi is set to take the helm at the UN nuclear watchdog this week after being confirmed as its new leader. The International Atomic Energy Agency’s general conference approved …

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Rafael Grossi elected IAEA Director General

Argentina's Permanent Representative Rafael Grossi has been elected the new Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said.

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Christine Lagarde appointed as head of ECB

European Union leaders confirmed the appointment of Christine Lagarde as the new chief of the European Central Bank, replacing Mario Draghi from November 1. Lagarde’s confirmation for a …

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Kristalina Georgieva approved as new IMF chief

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed as managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Georgieva, who was previously chief executive of the World Bank, becomes the first person from an emerging …

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Al Falih loses key role in Saudi Aramco

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih has lost his role as chairman of the board for Saudi Aramco, Al Falih announced on Twitter Monday. Al Falih will step down from his role as chairman in Aramco’s attempt …

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IAEA appoints Cornel Feruta as interim chief

Romanian diplomat Cornel Feruta will head the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) until member states agree on a permanent successor to deceased Director General Yukiya Amano, the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog …

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Acting IAEA Director General to be named on July 25

The Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will convene for a special session on July 25 to discuss the issue of appointing a new Director General following Yukiya Amano’s passing, as well as an acting Director …

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Novak re-appointed as board chairman of Transneft

Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak was re-appointed as board chairman of the oil pipeline monopoly Transneft, the company said in a regulatory statement. The Company's Board of Directors consists of …

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Sberbank shareholders reelect Gref as CEO

The shareholders of Russia’s biggest lender Sberbank reelected German Gref as CEO of the bank for a period of four years, at an annual general meeting today. The current contract of Gref will expire by …

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Almaz Abdygalimov appointed head of KazGeology

The board of directors of KazGeology JSC appointed Almaz Abdygalimov as chairman of the management board, the press service of the Kazakh prime minister said. Almaz Abdygalimov was born in Almaty region in 1974. He …

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