The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Governing Council has confirmed that it has full confidence in Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, after examining allegations that during her time at the World Bank she pressured experts to change data in a way that would benefit China. , world agencies reported.
Senior US senators have called for "full accountability" in the World Bank case involving Kristalina Georgieva.
The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Democrat Robert Menendez, and James Rich, who is the highest-ranking Republican on the committee, sent a letter to President Joe Biden.
Vassil Bojkov, oligarch in exile and head of the Bulgarian Summer party. Source: Facebook/VassilKrumovBojkov.
The Finance Ministry said the companies and individuals might be affected in the near future by the US's Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which freezes the assets of people linked to corruption and human rights abuses and bars them from entering the US.
Bulgarian media mogul and MP from the centrist Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Delyan Peevski, during a meeting at parliament in Sofia, May 2013. Photo: EPA/STR.
The first man named is oligarch-in-exile, art dealer and former football and gambling boss Vassil Bojkov, alias The Skull, who fled the country to Dubai in January 2020 amid numerous charges.
A decade after the Mavi Marmara incident Talib & the Melbourne-based company he owns were designated by the US Treasury for providing assistance to al-Qaeda
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has called for a global minimum corporate tax rate for companies that work internationally.
United States are working with G20 nations to agree to a global minimum corporate tax rate that can stop the downstream said the Secretary to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
US intelligence agencies have said they believe Russia was behind the "serious" cyber compromise revealed in December.
In a joint statement, the intelligence bodies say they currently believe fewer than 10 US government agencies saw their data compromised, although other organisations and private companies outside of government were also affected.