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  1. Poverty in Africa

    Persistent trade tensions risk worsening poverty: World Bank

    As global trade tensions persist, investments are put on hold and without that cash to boost economic growth, poverty could surge, the World ...
  2. Kristalina Georgieva

    Kristalina Georgieva named IMF managing director

  3. FILE PHOTO: Kristalina Georgieva, World Bank CEO and European candidate to become the new head of t

    World Bank's Georgieva approved as new IMF chief

    Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed on Wednesday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the IMF said, ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Health officers in protective clothing cull poultry at a wholesale market in Hong Kong

    World at risk of pandemics that could kill millions, panel warns

  5. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly outside ConocoPhillips offices in Houston

    World Bank tribunal lowers ConocoPhillips award for Venezuela expropriation: Document

    A World Bank arbitration panel lowered an initial US$8.7 billion award to U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips as compensation for Venezuela's 2007 ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various coun

    Commentary: Many sectors are already in a recession

    The world will have to confront sustained negative supply shocks that would require a very different kind of policy response over the medium term, ...
  7. Christine Lagarde stepped away from the IMF leadership post

    Commentary: The rare, huge reform opportunity before the IMF

    The IMF needs ambitious governance reforms, says Columbia University's Jose Antonio Ocampo.