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  1. Summit lifts city profileRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    ... Minister Andrew Robb, Chairman of AACo and Nufarm Donald McGauchie AO and international speakers including senior World Bank economist Douglas Zhihua Zheng and former Ambassador to China, Geoff Raby." Mayor Jenny Hill said it was time for North ...

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  2. Atencion Walmart Shoppers - By Jamila TrindleRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | Foreign Policy

    ... to the company's website . Mexicans living in other countries sent home $22 billion in 2013, according to the World Bank. Getting even a sliver of that money could represent millions of dollars for the retail giant. Walmart is already well ...

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  3. Caribbean and Central American countries team up for catastrophe risk coverageRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    WASHINGTON, USA (World Bank) -- When the 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility's (CCRIF) was the first institution able to mobilize emergency funds within the first two weeks of the disaster to respond to the ...

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  4. G20 expresses concern about Ukraine fallout-urges reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | NewscastMedia.com

    ... of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Washington on Friday, said the International Monetary Fund and World Bank were best-placed to assist the new authorities in Ukraine. "We are monitoring the economic situation in Ukraine, mindful of any ...

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  5. Hole In Afghan Budget Stirs Unease As West Starts Packing BagsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    ... delays in the political transition. A run-off would occur in late May or early June. Of the two frontrunners, ex-World Bank official Ashraf Ghani has called for radical economic reforms, while former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah campaigned on ...

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

    18 hrs ago | 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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  7. Denver DispatchDEMS Promise to Listen, but Protests Go UnheardRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... blueprint - what became known as "The Washington Consensus" - was a precondition for getting aid from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. It managed to turn Russia from a superpower to an economic basket case in less than a decade. ...

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  8. Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote resultsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | Marine Corps Times

    ... numbers showed Abdullah with 44 percent of the vote tallied so far. Ahmadzai, a former finance minister and World Bank official, received 33.2 percent in the partial results. Zalmai Rassoul, another ex-foreign minister, had 10.4 percent. Final ...

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  9. Earth Day - Thinking Outside the BoxRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... flow throughout society stimulating our economy from the ground up. Unlike countries that receive loans from the World Bank and the IMF, PEC would be independent of interference from the Federal Reserve or any other financial entity, except for its ...

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  10. Dan Simpson: The latest on U.S. foreign policyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Post-gazette.com

    ... struggling to contend with three major emergencies - in the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Syria. The World Bank has identified 19 "fragile states" which could easily blow up into major emergencies. (America is not on the list.) 9. At the ...

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

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... 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 ...

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  12. Uganda: Uganda's Economic PulseRead the original story

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... is still grappling with a growing population that has resulted in sprawling slums. INDEPENDENt/JIMMY SIYA New World Bank report highlights key challenges facing fight against poverty Economic growth in 2014 will be stronger in East Africa, thanks to ...

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  13. Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral OrderRead the original story

    Monday | Foreign Affairs

    ... of diplomatic personnel. India has lobbied for permanent membership in the UN Security Council but has kept the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund at arm's length, has placed obstacles in the way of trade agreements and climate ...

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  14. Economic Imperialism and the One Word You Can't SayRead the original story

    Monday | Counterpunch

    ... disciplined, undermined, overthrown, cast out, or assassinated. His replacement will welcome the neglected IMF or World Bank back through the gates. Negotiations will begin anew. Even so, people within the institutional community from which the ...

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  15. Mount Washington Hotel's role in 1944 conference to be discussedRead the original story

    Monday | Concord Monitor

    ... talk. It's been nearly 70 years since the Bretton Woods conference laid the groundwork for the fund and the World Bank. Representatives of 44 countries met at the hotel that July and agreed on a framework for economic cooperation to avoid a repeat ...

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  16. Abdullah's ascendancyRead the original story

    Sunday | The Peninsula

    ... percent of the vote out of the total 34 provinces showed Abdullah in the lead with 44.4 percent, followed by ex-World Bank official Ashraf Ghani with 33.2 percent of the votes. To win, a candidate must secure more than 50 percent of valid ballots. ...

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  17. Former Afghan FM's lead grows in presidential voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 20 | The Times of Israel

    ... numbers showed Abdullah with 44 percent of the vote tallied so far. Ahmadzai, a former finance minister and World Bank official, received 33.2 percent in the partial results. Zalmai Rassoul, another ex-foreign minister, had 10.4 percent. Final ...

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  18. Disputed enclave with Soviet mentality is dreaming of entering Putin's embraceRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Moldova, which is Europe's poorest country based on gross domestic product per capita statistics compiled by the World Bank. Tiraspol is nominally Moldova's second-largest city. In front of one government building, there's a statue of Bolshevik ...

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  19. Hotel's role in 1944 conference to be discussedRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... talk. It's been nearly 70 years since the Bretton Woods conference laid the groundwork for the fund and the World Bank. Representatives of 44 countries met at the hotel that July and agreed on a framework for economic cooperation to avoid a repeat ...

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  20. Salameh: Banking sector should remain apart from political disputesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 19 | The Daily Star

    File - Salameh is in Washington for an annual meeting of World Bank and IMF officials..

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