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  1. Haze Fines Win Indonesia's Support With Caveats: Southeast AsiaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... world's third-largest emitter after China and the U.S., according to estimates from organizations including the World Bank. An outbreak of fires in Riau, a center of Indonesia's palm oil and paper industries on Sumatra island, were blamed for last ...

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  2. Market MoverDEAR Andrew: There's this Guy Named ObamaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... N.H., to shape the economic system for the post-World War II world. Out of that two week conference came the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, the first-ever negotiated monetary system among ...

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  3. Brasch WordsTHAT 'Rocket's Red Glare' May Be ChineseRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | 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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  4. China, Japan and Russia zero in on LatAmRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | West Australian

    ... announced a new $US50 billion development bank and $US100 billion reserve fund to rival the Western-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. In communist Cuba, Xi signed deals on nickel and joint oil exploration in Cuban waters of the ...

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  5. More than 20 years ago, Museveni was righta but the world brushed him offRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Last week, I met an expired admirer of President Yoweri Museveni, who used to work with the World Bank in Washington and quit in disillusionment.

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  6. Haze Fines Win Indonesia's Support With Caveats: Southeast AsiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... world's third-largest emitter after China and the U.S., according to estimates from organizations including the World Bank . An outbreak of fires in Riau, a center of Indonesia's palm oil and paper industries on Sumatra island, were blamed for last ...

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  7. Many D.C. streets closing for U.S.-Africa summit next weekRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... of Maine Avenue and east of the Tidal Basin. Key events will be held at the National Academy of Sciences, the World Bank, the White House and the Mandarin Oriental hotel. Many streets will be closed in those areas at various times from Sunday ...

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  8. China, Japan and Russia aim for Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The China Post

    ... announced a new US$50 billion development bank and US$100 billion reserve fund to rival the Western-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. In communist Cuba, Xi signed deals on nickel and joint oil exploration in Cuban waters of the ...

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  9. The Bear is LooseRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Media Journal

    ... the Mass Communications Center at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and was deputy chief of mission of the World Bank (IBRD) in Tokyo. He is the author of several books including 'A Sense of Asia', (Scribner's, 1969), a political memoir of 20 ...

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  10. Rabbi Saperstein tapped as first non-Christian to serve as U.S. religious-freedom envoyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... on the board of the NAACP, People For the American Way, National Religious Partnership on the Environment and the World Bank's "World Faiths Development Dialogue." But his generally liberal views may concern some from the more conservative side of ...

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  11. Clinton, Bloomberg at Africa summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    ... Secretary Penny Pritzker will give opening remarks. Secretary of State Kerry, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will be among those giving welcoming remarks. Moderators will include National Security Adviser Susan ...

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  12. Obama seeks closer Africa ties as China is first choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thanh Nein News

    ... with Africa when he hosts more than 40 of the continent's leaders at a summit in Washington next week. While the World Bank projects African growth of 4.7 percent this year, the U.S. is looking beyond securing deals and access to a consumer market ...

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  13. Legal education in Uganda: the growing need for a research-b......Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    ... I take this opportunity to thank the National Planning Authority in partnership with UNDP, the World Bank and ACODE for selecting the land question as the subject for debate and discussion at this 4th National Development Policy Forum.... I recently ...

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  14. Obama bids to forge African tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    ... with Africa when he hosts more than 40 of the continent's leaders at a summit in Washington next week. While the World Bank projects African growth of 4.7 percent this year, the US is looking beyond securing deals and access to a consumer market of ...

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  15. China, Japan and Russia zero in on Latin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Suria

    ... -- they announced a new $50 billion development bank and $100 billion reserve fund to rival the Western-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. In communist Cuba, Xi signed deals on nickel and joint oil exploration in Cuban waters of ...

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  16. China, Japan and Russia zero in on Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... -- they announced a new $50 billion development bank and $100 billion reserve fund to rival the Western-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Xi also wooed Latin American leaders by proposing a new $20 billion infrastructure fund for ...

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  17. Development Deja VuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Foreign Policy

    How can the new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank? The BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa -- announced last week that they are launching two new institutions: the New Development Bank and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement .

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  18. Obama to tap rabbi as religious freedom ambassadorObama to tap rabbi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    ... on the board of the NAACP, People For the American Way, National Religious Partnership on the Environment and the World Bank's "World Faith Development Dialogue." But his generally liberal views may concern some from the more conservative side of ...

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  19. Ethiopia feels China's huge presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    ... 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 ...

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  20. Rabbi David Saperstein Named U.S. Religious Freedom EnvoyRead the original story

    Monday | Forward

    ... on the board of the NAACP, People For the American Way, National Religious Partnership on the Environment and the World Bank's "World Faith Development Dialogue." But his generally liberal views may concern some from the more conservative side of ...

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