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Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Uganda's Economic Pulse

Despite projected growth Uganda is still grappling with a growing population that has resulted in sprawling slums.

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Monday | Foreign Affairs

Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral Order

Multilateral regimes are increasingly important in regulating how states relate to one another, but India's engagement has been hampered by its focus on its immediate regional security problems, its continuing commitment to "strategic autonomy," its complex and inward-looking domestic politics, and even a shortage of diplomatic personnel.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia,

Monday | American Reporter

On Native GroundREPUBLICANS Fought the Wrong War - and Lost

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.

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Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Peninsula

Abdullah's ascendancy

Abdullah Abdullah, who is leading in the presidential race, is well-experienced to lead Afghanistan in this period of challenges.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Opinion

Foster's Daily Democrat

Hotel's role in 1944 conference to be discussed

The Mount Washington Hotel and its setting for the genesis of the International Monetary Fund in 1944 is the subject of an upcoming talk.

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Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Salameh: Banking sector should remain apart from political disputes

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

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Related Topix: Lebanon Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon Travel, Lebanon, MO, Middle East Travel

Silicon Alley Insider

Jim O'Neill: The Crisis In Ukraine Is Just a Symptom Of Something Much Worse

The crisis surrounding Ukraine shows that global governance is in a mess, but events there are merely a symptom of something larger.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Grenada prime minister wants IMF agreement by May

Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says the international Monetary Fund is likely to meet and approve the island's "Home Grown Structural Adjustment Programme" next month.

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Related Topix: Grenada, Central America, World News, Keith Mitchell

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Italy again pushes back balanced budget goal

Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, left, speaks with Great Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, during the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting, Saturday, April 12, 2014, at World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington.

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Health

American Thinker

Oppenheimer cautious about Latin America

The "Cuba-Venezuela" group is a mess. The economies are not growing and a disregard for "the rule of law" discourages investment.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

World Bank concerned over high cost of remittances to the Caribbean

The World Bank has voiced concern about what it described as the exorbitant cost of sending remittances to the Caribbean and other places, saying that forcing migrant workers to pay as much as US$50 to send US$200 is "wrong."

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International Monetary Fund

IMF Promotes Debate on Economic Change in the Middle East

Economic challenges facing the MENA region were high on the agenda of the 2014 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings that took place in Washington D.C. last week.

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Daily Times

Budgetary deficit down to Rs 815bn: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar has said the economy was on the upsurge and the government borrowing for budgetary support has narrowed down from Rs 1046 billion in first nine of the last financial year to Rs 815 billion this year.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Channelnewsasia.com

Inflation expected to rise slowly from current low levels: Yellen

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that inflation is expected to rise slowly from current low levels but not go much beyond the Fed's two percent target.

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The Daily Star

Former Egypt finmin released hours after arrest in France: source

In this Friday, Oct. 1, 2004 file photo, Egyptian former Minister of Finance Yousef Boutros Ghali attends a meeting at the World Bank headquarters in Washington.

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Related Topix: Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

GhanaWeb

Ex-Prez Kufuor returns home

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor returned home last night after about two weeks engagements in Brussels, London, New York and Washington DC.

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Related Topix: John Agyekum Kufuor, Paul Kagame, World News, Rwanda, Africa

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

IMF to decide on Grenada program in early May

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- The International Monetary Fund wants to meet early next month to approve Grenada's home grown structural adjustment program.

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Related Topix: Keith Mitchell

Bloomberg

Kuroda Says He Told Abe BOJ Policy to Be Adjusted as Needed

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said he told Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the central bank won't hesitate to adjust monetary policy if needed, after the pair met for lunch in Tokyo today.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Socrata Announces New Director of Multilateral and NGO Jeff Kaplan to ...

Seattle, Washington April 15, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced Jeff Kaplan as its first-ever Director of Multilateral and NGO.

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Related Topix: Socrata, Kaplan, Education

Greenwich Citizen

Yellen says Fed examining additional bank rules

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens during the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting, Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington.

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