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  1. Nigeria: Nigeria and the U.S. Press the Reset Button On RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... the opportunity to meet major US industry players and organizations, which resulted in a $2.1bn loan by the World Bank to help rebuild parts of the North East of Nigeria ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency, and a pledge of $300m by the World Health ...

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  2. China can benefit if it treats its AIIB partners with fairnessRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... is a case in point. As plans move forward for this new Beijing-led institution, akin to the Washington-based World Bank, all has not gone according to plan when it comes to Southeast Asia. At a signing ceremony last month in Beijing, three major ...

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  3. ConstanceTHE Electronic Highway is a Two-Way StreetRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... even to this day, Pakistan's military is "the greatest single stabilizing force in the country." According to the World Bank, Pakistan's social indicators still lag far behind countries with comparable per-capita incomes - now less than $2 a day. ...

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  4. On Native GroundREPUBLICANS Fought the Wrong War - and LostRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    In July 1944, with victory over Germany and Japan in sight, 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations gathered in the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, N.H., to shape the economic system for the post-World War II world. Out of that two week conference came the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, the first-ever negotiated monetary system among industrialized states and the rest of the ground rules that govern the global economy today.

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  5. It's Time To Reboot Our Relationship With Russia And Iran's NeighborsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    ... could increase Baku's options. Georgia is the most liberal state in the South Caucasus. For example, on the World Bank's ease of doing business index, Georgia ranks above Canada, and on the World Justice Institute's rule of law index, above Italy. ...

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  6. Cuba, Malaysia taken off blacklistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    ... 3 governments. The president can block various types of aid and could withdraw U.S. support for loans from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. But the U.S. often chooses not to, based on its national security interests, as it did last ...

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  7. China Slams Obama's Africa TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Big News Network.com

    ... billion in 2012. It extended its credit line to Africa by another $10 billion last year. Just a month ago, the World Bank, the China Development Bank and entities such as the United National Industrial Development Organization staged a two-day forum ...

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  8. On Native GroundCLIMATE Change, Economic Inequality Go Hand-in-HandRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | American Reporter

    The two big stories from last week - the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that concluded that humanity's chances of long-term survival are dwindling fast unless something is done about global warming; and the U.S. Supreme Court 5-4 decision to destroy what was left of campaign finance law and allow the wealthy to buy elections with impunity - were a great illustration of how climate change and economic inequality are inextricably linked. These two things are linked so tightly that the president of the World Bank fears that widespread upheaval is around the corner.

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  9. Why did US remove Cuba, Malaysia from human trafficking blacklist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... US government the right to enact sanctions on that country, including withdrawing US support for loans from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. President Obama now has 90 days to determine if the US will do so, though it is rare that the ...

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  10. Trondent Announces Launch of World Bank Group on Authorizer ProRead the original story

    Monday | Bottom Line

    ... of web based data management and software services for the global travel industry announces today that The World Bank Group is set to launch Authorizer Pro on August 10, 2015. The World Bank Group has utilized Trondent's ProFILER Express, profile ...

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  11. Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Journal

    ... 3 governments. The president can block various types of aid and could withdraw U.S. support for loans from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. But the U.S. often chooses not to, based on its national security interests, as it did last ...

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  12. .com | Congo opposition resists third-term pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    ... third-largest crude producer by 2017, yet half of its 4.5 million population live in poverty, according to the World Bank. The opposition forum, grouping some 650 delegates and 15 opposition groups, is due to run until Wednesday in the capital ...

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  13. Congo Opposition Holds Talks to Resist 3rd-Term PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Voice of America

    ... third-largest crude producer by 2017, yet half of its 4.5 million population live in poverty, according to the World Bank. The opposition forum, grouping some 650 delegates and 15 opposition groups, is due to run until Wednesday in the capital ...

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  14. How China and Russia are running rings around WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salon

    ... that have dogged their countries and, in at least one case, led to war. The NDB, the BRICS' response to the World Bank, was officially launched with $50 billion in start-up capital. Focused on funding major infrastructure projects in the BRICS ...

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  15. Congo opposition holds talks to resist third-term pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... third-largest crude producer by 2017, yet half of its 4.5 million population live in poverty, according to the World Bank. The opposition forum, grouping some 650 delegates and 15 opposition groups, is due to run until Wednesday in the capital ...

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  16. Next IMF boss likely to come from outside EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business World

    The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-based fund said in an interview broadcast on Saturday. IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton told the BBC World Service the tradition by which a European heads the fund while an American leads the World Bank was coming under pressure and the next appointment would be "strictly merit-based."

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  17. Why 200 American investors have joined Obama in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... take shape. Sub-Saharan Africa is second only to South Asia as the fastest growing region in the world, says the World Bank, and its statistics tell a story that is complicated, but full of potential. The continent is home to a third of the planet's ...

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  18. Next IMF boss likely to come from outside Europe: Deputy headRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-based fund said in an interview broadcast on Saturday . IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde delivers remarks at a press briefing as First Deputy David Lipton attends during the IMF and World Bank's 2015 Annual Spring Meetings, in Washington, April 16, 2015.

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  19. Official: Next IMF boss likely to come from outside EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Bangor Daily News

    The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-based fund said in an interview broadcast Saturday. IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton told the BBC World Service the tradition by which a European heads the fund while an American leads the World Bank was coming under pressure and the next appointment would be "strictly merit-based."

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  20. Commodity Collapse Isn't Slowing Down Amid Worst Week of 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The Washington Post

    ... the industry's busiest time of the year. In Germany, factory-output growth unexpectedly cooled in July. The World Bank said this week that the outlook for commodities is looking grim for yet another year. Average prices for fuels such as crude, ...

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