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  1. Salameh: Banking sector should remain apart from political disputesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Star

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

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  2. Postpone IMF bailout plans - James Avedzi tells gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... sector employment. Mr Avedzi also denied earlier reports that the Ghanaian delegation that went to the IMF/ World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington recently, of which he was a member, had intended to put in a bailout request. Ghana's economy is ...

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  3. Ghana must defer IMF bailout option for a year'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... sector employment. Mr Avedzi also denied earlier reports that the Ghanaian delegation that went to the IMF/ World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington recently, of which he was a member, had intended to put in a bailout request. Ghana's economy is ...

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  4. Jim O'Neill: The Crisis In Ukraine Is Just a Symptom Of Something Much WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... of something larger. My visit to Washington for the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank set me wondering whether western democracies are much guiltier than we are prepared to admit. These meetings took place against the ...

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  5. Grenada prime minister wants IMF agreement by MayRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Mitchell, who has returned to Grenada from Washington, where he attended the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, told reporters the international lending financial institution had signaled its desire to meet and approve the package early ...

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

    20 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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  7. Atencion Walmart Shoppers - By Jamila TrindleRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    ... to the company's website . Mexicans living in other countries sent home $22 billion in 2013, according to the World Bank. Getting even a sliver of that money could represent millions of dollars for the retail giant. Walmart is already well ...

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  8. G20 expresses concern about Ukraine fallout-urges reformsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | NewscastMedia.com

    ... of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Washington on Friday, said the International Monetary Fund and World Bank were best-placed to assist the new authorities in Ukraine. "We are monitoring the economic situation in Ukraine, mindful of any ...

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  9. Forum probes way to gather better data on governance, corruptionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | AlertNet

    ... and it combines these with qualitative assessments by its country experts. Another well known index is the World Bank's Worldwide Governance Indicators , which similarly aggregate data in six areas rule of law, corruption, regulatory quality, ...

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  10. Still stuck in economic crisis, Italy again sets back date to balance budget; now ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Nanaimo Daily News

    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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  11. Italy again pushes back balanced budget goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    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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  12. Oppenheimer cautious about Latin AmericaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | American Thinker

    ... than the region's growth rates in the past decade, but suggests that its economies may soon begin to rebound. The World Bank, in its "consensus forecast" based on nearly three dozen projections by mostly private sector banks, said that Latin ...

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  13. World Bank concerned over high cost of remittances to the CaribbeanRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Trinidad Guardian

    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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  14. Denver DispatchDEMS Promise to Listen, but Protests Go UnheardRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | 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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  15. Sudan to push Paris Club for debt relief: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2013 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Mahmood also mentioned that he held numerous meetings on the sidelines of the spring meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group (WBG) including officials from the US treasury. Last year, the IMF said that Sudan's debt will hit $44.7 billion in ...

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  16. Pakistan to get $2.6b next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Nation

    Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that Pakistan would receive over $2.6 billion from different sources like World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank and United States under coalition support fund by next month .

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  17. David Marsh: IMF overhaul is in U.S. interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | USA Today

    ... Tharman Shanmugaratnam, chair of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, attend the IMFC's meeting at World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington on April 14, 2014. Developing-country economies may be ...

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  18. Budgetary deficit down to Rs 815bn: DarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Daily Times

    ... would receive $380 million by the end of this month. The Finance Minister said during talks with officials of the World Bank, two concessionary loans have been agreed. The Bank would provide one billion dollar for energy and revenue development in ...

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  19. IMF Promotes Debate on Economic Change in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | International Monetary Fund

    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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  20. People news: Kelly takes on government relations role for nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Olympian

    ... more than a decade on Owen's staff in Olympia. Before that, she worked in Washington, D.C. for six years at the World Bank and National Policy Association. She also has done business consulting in London and public relations/affairs consulting for ...

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