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  1. Their View | World Bank reform proposals worthy but don't go far enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

    There will always be a need for a World Bank, which celebrated a birthday of sorts Tuesday.


  2. Ethiopian employees work inside the Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... million jobs that China will export as its manufacturers lose competitiveness, according to Justin Lin, a former World Bank chief economist who now is a professor of economics at Peking University. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Ethiopian Prime ...


  3. Douglas Alexander gives exclusive insight into US President's views on Scottish independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... and wellbeing. As part of the UK, we're a member of the EU, NATO, the G7, the G20, the board of the IMF and the World Bank, and are one of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. As a Scottish MP, I led the British ...


  4. BRICS bank isn't targeted at knocking down WestRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

    ... prosperity in the postwar era. But on the other hand, the Bretton Woods system, whose planners established the World Bank and the IMF, is after all a pro-Western financial order for monetary and exchange rate management. And during its development, ...


  5. World Bank Supports New Innovative Financing to Reach SMEs and Exporters in TurkeyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    WASHINGTON, July 22 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank's Board of Directors today approved a US$250 million equivalent loan for the Innovative Access To Finance Project for Turkey whose main development objective is to improve access to longer-term Islamic finance and to factoring for small- and medium-enterprises and ... (more)


  6. 3ie appoints senior policy adviser Emmanuel Jimenez as executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation announced on Tuesday the appointment of Emmanuel Jimenez, director of public sector evaluations at the World Bank Group, as its executive director.


  7. Coke BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    ... for coal-fired power plants around the world, something most international economic institutions, such as the World Bank, and many Western countries spurn. Unshackling fresh money for coal could help bring poor countries what they most sorely need ...


  8. Grand Central: Fed Economists Find Good News on Long-Term UnemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... week finally put some flesh on the bones of a long-awaited plan to set up a new development bank to rival the World Bank. GRAPHIC CONTENT Against the advice of many economists, European government austerity has come at the expense of public ...


  9. Commentary: Bloomberg View: World Bank reform prop...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    There will always be a need for a World Bank, which celebrated a birthday of sorts Tuesday.


  10. Tajuddin Ahmed: Our history makerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... had gone to war and come back home in triumph could achieve greater wonders. Hence there was little need for the World Bank, for the IMF, indeed for aid from the capitalistic West. He felt it was pointless to speak to Robert McNamara in Delhi in ...


  11. Five actions Canada can take to help guide the global recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... key institutions that rebuilt the global economy after World War II: the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and, much later, the World Trade Organization (WTO). The 2008 financial crisis provided the greatest test these bodies have ...


  12. a New Development Bank ushers in a new era of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, created a new world financial structure. Washington would host the IMF and World Bank, empowering the USA at the dawn of a new era of globalization with the US dollar at its epicenter. The resulting global ...


  13. After the Malaysian Airlines Atrocity: 10 Ways the U.S. Should Respond to Russia's Role in UkraineRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation

    ... to the United Nations in New York. Similar restrictions could be imposed on Russian officials assigned to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund headquarters in Washington, D.C. Moscow should be treated as even more of a pariah on the world ...


  14. Germany and Russia's contradictory relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... this are overlooking the fact that it was Western Europe that pushed the hardest at the time for the IMF and the World Bank to provide $40bn in loans to Moscow. At the time, the oil price had fallen to $17 and Russia otherwise would have slipped ...


  15. New bank of BRICS: what's in it for small economiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.


  16. Marsh on Monday: Why are the BRICS starting a bank? And 9 more FAQsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MarketWatch

    ... of payments funding on a grand global scale - a clear potential rival to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. At the most sweeping, it represents the biggest challenge to the world monetary establishment since the creation of the ...


  17. Bretton Woods and the collapse of global economic policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Globe and Mail

    ... New Hampshire on January 4, 2007. The hotel is best known as the site where the International Monetary Fund and World Bank were created. Exactly seventy years ago, delegates from 44 countries were wrapping up work on a new world order. The next day, ...


  18. New Bank Provides Challenge to the WestRead the original story

    Monday | The Progressive

    The IMF and the World Bank may finally have a rival. It's called the New Development Bank, and it is being set up by Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa together .


  19. Inequality: Let them eat cosmopolitanismRead the original story

    Monday | The Economist

    ... occupying, not World Trade Organisation headquarters in Geneva (or, as was once common, the streets around the World Bank and IMF in Washington). Much of the dissatisfaction with national income inequality actually seems to have very little to do ...


  20. BRICS an Alternative to Washington Consensus?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... Bottle, How's the Wine?" to the BRICS Summit Reader published by the Heinrich Boell Foundation. He writes, "The World Bank and its sister institution the International Monetary Fund, established 70 years ago, have lent billions to developing ...