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  1. Trudy Rubin: U.S. gains friend in Ghani, but does not return favorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | McClatchy

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's trip to Washington last week was so triumphant one could almost imagine how his troubled country might morph into a future success story. At a joint session of Congress and a glittering White House dinner, the brilliant World Bank technocrat and Columbia University grad turned politician pledged a new era in Afghan-U.S. relations.

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  2. Iran Targets Ex-President's Son in Selective Corruption ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Voice of America

    ... securing contracts for developing production at Iran's South Pars oil patch. According to documents issued by the World Bank, Statoil paid bribes "to an Iranian government official" identified as Rafsanjani, then a director of the National Iranian ...

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  3. Cameroon: Douala Stock Exchange - Share, Bond Market Witness IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... beginning of 2014 had four issuers: the Washington-based International Finance Corporation, an institution of the World Bank Group, MOABI, with a value of 4.25 per cent between 2009-2014; the institution for development and finance in the Central ...

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  4. Denmark applies to join Asian investment bankRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    ... and to balance China's growing financial clout and assertiveness. The AIIB has been seen as a challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, institutions Washington helped found and over which it exerts considerable influence. The United ...

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  5. Denmark applies to join China-backed AIIB investment bankRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... and to balance China's growing financial clout and assertiveness. The AIIB has been seen as a challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, institutions Washington helped found and over which it exerts considerable influence. The United ...

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  6. Denmark applies to join China-backed investment bankRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... and to balance China's growing financial clout and assertiveness. The AIIB has been seen as a challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, institutions Washington helped found and over which it exerts considerable influence. The United ...

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  7. How Korea Can Benefit from China-Led Development BankRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    ... source for Asian infrastructure projects worth some W800 trillion (US$1=W1,107) annually. Unlike the U.S.-led World Bank or Asian Development Bank, China will wield formidable clout within the AIIB, which is expected to boost the global influence of ...

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  8. Exclusive: CDC hits back at accusation over Sierra Leone timber investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... before the Ebola virus spread so violently last year. Doctors have now got the crisis under control, but the World Bank has estimated that the three countries worst hit by the epidemic - Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea - lost at least $1.6bn of ...

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  9. Just Published: "Country Analysis Report: Hungary, In-depth PESTLE Insights"Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators. The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Hungary's economy, as well as the country's ...

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  10. Australia moving toward joining AIIB: governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... in the region with potential benefits for Australia." The new multinational lender is seen as a threat to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, two institutions under strong U.S. influence. The United States has voiced concern about whether ...

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  11. Russia Joins China's Asian Infrastructure Bank, But Doubts Its Power Against IMFRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... Bank (AIIB) this weekend, but top officials don't see it replacing the Bretton Woods institutions led by the World Bank. Minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday that Russia would join the roughly 23 countries that have already signed on as members of ...

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  12. Corporate bonds show green shootsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... more than tripled in 2014 to $36.6 billion and could reach $100 billion in 2015. Multilateral banks like the World Bank still issue most green bonds, accounting for 44% of them in 2014, but corporations, at 38%, are catching up, according to CBI ...

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  13. a Beijing calling: Australia & Denmark defy US by applying to join China-led bankRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... with the leading western financial institutions. "Working with other key multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, the AIIB has the potential to play a valuable role in addressing infrastructure needs and ...

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  14. Denmark applies to join AIIBRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... and to balance China's growing financial clout and assertiveness. The AIIB has been seen as a challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, institutions Washington helped found and over which it exerts considerable influence. The United ...

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  15. New Chinese Bank Becomes Major Headache For U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    ... global economy. The Bretton Woods system, based on organizations like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, has guided the world economy for the past 70 years. The U.S. concern, Biswas says, "is that the new development institution ...

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  16. The new Asian bank and a new world orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    ... leadership (and benefits) to Washington, is no longer fit for purpose. Not only are its institutions - the World Bank, the IMF, the ADB et al - thoroughly dominated by the US (helped, in the case of the Asian Development Bank, by Japan), they impose ...

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  17. In Democrats' Eyes, Republicans Are Helping Foster Chinese PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Wall Street Journal

    ... institution. Critics say that has encouraged China to set up an institution that could compete with the U.S.-led World Bank and Washington-influenced Asian Development Bank . In 2010, the Obama administration agreed to an international deal that ...

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  18. Australia to join China-led bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    ... in the region with potential benefits for Australia". The new multinational lender is seen as a threat to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, two institutions under strong US influence. Washington has voiced concern about whether the bank ...

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  19. Lee Kuan Yew: Lessons for leaders from Asia's 'Grand Master'Read the original story

    Saturday | WICU12 Erie

    As prime minister for its first three decades, Lee Kuan Yew raised a poor port from the bottom rungs of the third world to the first world in a single generation. As it prepares to mark its 50th anniversary as a nation, Singapore is today an ultra-modern metropolis of almost six million people with higher per capita GDP than the United States, according to the World Bank.

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  20. Russia to join China-led development bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Nation

    ... unveiled in October, is a multinational lender that the United States perceives as a threat to the Washington-led World Bank. It has proved highly successful with countries that are US allies, however, with Britain, Germany, France, Italy and this ...

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