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  1. America, Our Debt-Ridden NationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... long-run average rate of growth has been 3.3%, but the highest since Obama took office was 2.8%. According to the World Bank, in 2013 the U.S. Gross Domestic Product, the value of its goods and services, was $16,800,000,000,000. The federal, state ...

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  2. Africa-U.S. Summit - Catching Up With China?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

    ... to set up the BRICS bank and the Contingency Reserve Arrangement (CRA) is seen as a serious challenge to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which have been the tools of Western countries for more than half a century. They will ...

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  3. Could a Euromaidan happen on Yerevan's Republic Square?Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    ... became the energy minister, Vagram Nersisyants, the executive director of the All-Armenian Bank, became the World Bank representative in Armenia. Offices of the U.S., UK, France, Germany, Poland and Switzerland finance several humanitarian projects ...

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  4. Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, IMFRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    ... where he will speak at the opening session. Let me also remind you that you can register for the 2014 IMF and World Bank annual meetings, to take place October 10 to 12 -- not so far away now, and you can access the registration site on the IMF's ...

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  5. America: Our Debt-Ridden NationRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Media Journal

    ... long-run average rate of growth has been 3.3%, but the highest since Obama took office was 2.8%. According to the World Bank, in 2013 the US Gross Domestic Product, the value of its goods and services, was $16,800,000,000,000. The federal, state and ...

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  6. Mabilog backs move to privatize MIWDRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    ... function in other franchised areas outside the city jurisdiction. Trenas has cited reports conducted by World Bank and United States Agency for International Development that find privatization of water utilities as an alternative way to increase ...

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  7. How to Plan Social Media for Political EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BiZBash Event Style News

    ... Guinea Economic Forum drew insiders from business, politics, and non-governmental organizations such as the World Bank who heard from Equatorial Guinea President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and other top government officials. A social media strategy was ...

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  8. Rwanda: World Bank to Support Forest Restoration and ConservationRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    WASHINGTON, August 27 , 2014 - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a total of US$9.3 million in trust fund grants for the Government of Rwanda to help boost land management of the Gishwati and Mukura forests and improve the environment, local livelihoods, and climate resilience.

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  9. The Syrian Marshall PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Foreign Affairs

    ... al-Sham (ISIS), also known as Islamic State (IS), depriving the country of about $2 million a day. Meanwhile, the World Bank has estimated that the cost of rebuilding what has already been destroyed in Syria will be upward of $200 billion. The ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  11. Denver DispatchDEMS Promise to Listen, but Protests Go UnheardRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  12. jonathan_oconnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    After months of inquiring about the availability of office parks and campuses in Northern Virginia, the World Bank has stepped back from plans to move some of its operations to the commonwealth, according to sources familiar with the bank's decision-making.

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  13. Bumper Crops in U.S. and China Point Up Differences - and SimilaritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wall Street Journal

    ... from agriculture to manufacturing and services. Roughly half the Chinese still live in rural areas, according to World Bank estimates. The mechanization of American agriculture and the remarkable advances in productivity on the farm have steadily ...

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  14. Five reasons why Modi could successfully rekindle US-India relationsRead the original story

    Wednesday | AEI

    ... It is also considered one of the toughest places to do business ranking 134th out of 189 countries on the World Bank's Doing Business Index (lagging behind her BRICS counterparts). Moreover, America's reconciliation with Modi before his election ...

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  15. IMF chief 'under investigation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Star

    This May 21, 2014 shows IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde addresses the Bretton Woods Committee annual meeting at World Bank headquarters in Washington.

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  16. Sanctions & the DollarRead the original story

    Wednesday | Counterpunch

    ... the world's finances have been dominated by the U.S. dollar, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the World Bank. But, according to economist Jeffrey Sachs, that world is vanishing and the dollar cannot continue to hold the high ground, ...

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  17. World Bank Urged to Rethink Reforms to Business-Friendliness ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inter Press Service

    ... Credit: Ansel Herz/IPS - Civil society groups from several continents are stepping up a campaign urging the World Bank to strengthen a series of changes currently being made to a major annual report on countries' business-friendliness. The World ...

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  18. World Bank promises support for PPP initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GhanaWeb

    The World Bank has pledged to support the government's public-private partnership initiative, with the financial muscle needed to make the policy a reality.

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  19. On Native GroundCLIMATE Change, Economic Inequality Go Hand-in-HandRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... and economic inequality are inextricably linked. These two things are linked so tightly that the president of the World Bank fears that widespread upheaval is around the corner. On the eve on\f this week's World Bank summit, Jim Yong Kim told Great ...

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  20. Flooding Fears: Your Legal Friend finds that nine in 10 road users are concerned after severe weatherRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | PRWeb

    ... 6. Sheffield (86%) 7. Edinburgh (82%) 8. Leeds (81%) 9. Liverpool (78%) 10. Manchester (76%) *** According to the World Bank, there are 77 vehicles per kilometre of road in Britain - 76% more than the European average [January 2014] Your Legal ...

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