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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Ukraine receives first tranche of IMF's $17bn support

Ukraine has received the first $3.2 billion of the $17 billion promised by the International Monetary Fund, according to Ukraine's central bank.

Prime Minister David Cameron urged the IMF to give financial help to Ukraine in March, to ensure stability and help the government bring in essential economic reforms.

Ukraine faces a further $6 billion in foreign debt payments this year, and had asked the IMF for financial assistance of at least $15 billion.

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