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Donohoe to meet IMF officials in Washington

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, is in Washington this week for a series of meetings with senior US politicians as well as officials of the IMF and the World Bank.
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The Ongoing Cold War Between Morocco And Algeria – Analysis

In his speech of November 6, 2018, King Mohammed VI extended a hand for peace and goodwill to the Algerian government, with the hope to start a new chapter of good relations. Nevertheless, the Algerian..
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Climate Change Is 'Our Biggest Threat,' Says Sir David Attenborough Famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough has a grave warning about global warming. He believes climate change could lead to the..

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Who Should Pay To Fix The Climate: Rich or Poor Nations? [Video]Who Should Pay To Fix The Climate: Rich or Poor Nations?  01:40

At COP24, countries make their case about who should foot the bill for the astronomical costs of climate change.

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David Attenborough Speaks Out on Climate Change [Video]David Attenborough Speaks Out on Climate Change  00:48

At the U.N.-sponsored COP24, Sir David Attenborough said climate change has the potential to end civilizations if left unchecked.

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World Bank ups funds to tackle 'threat' of climate change: Attenborough's U.N. plea [Video]World Bank ups funds to tackle 'threat' of climate change: Attenborough's U.N. plea  01:35

The World Bank will give equal weight to curbing emissions and helping poor countries deal with the "disastrous effects" of a warming world as it steps up investments to tackle..

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Beyonce led an all-star line-up on Saturday at a tribute concert in Johannesburg, South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela. Reuters reports the event was held to mark 100 years since the birth of South..

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Ending Peruvian poverty I Authers Note [Video]Ending Peruvian poverty I Authers Note  02:41

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: John Authers reports from the World Bank meetings in Lima on how declining commodity prices could endanger the fight against..

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World Bank shifts focus to Egypt's private sector with $1 billion loan

The World Bank is pushing to prise open more space for Egypt's private sector with $1 billion in new funding, part of a second phase of support that follows two years of painful economic reforms, the..
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India to retain position as world's top recipient of remittances in 2018, says World Bank report

India will retain its position as the world's top recipient of remittances this year, the World Bank said in a report.
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With $80 billion, India tops remittances list

The recent floods in Kerala in August is likely to have boosted remittances to India , as migrants sent financial help to families back home, according to the World Bank’s Migration and Development..
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India to retain top position in remittances: WB

India is followed by China ($67 billion), Mexico and the Philippines ($34 billion each) and Egypt ($26 billion), according to the global lender. With this, India has retained its top spot on..
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DNA EXCLUSIVE - Ease of Doing Business: Govt to strengthen grievance redressal system to improve property registration

Move to improve Mumbai's ranking in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business
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Pak-India trade much below full potential of $37 billion: World Bank

The current level of trade between Pakistan and India is valued at a little over $2 billion, but it could be as high as $37 billion if both neighbours agree to tear down artificial barriers, the World..
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World Bank report says child marriage costs African countries billions; West Africa has highest rate of marriage before 15

Every year of secondary education reduces the likelihood of marrying before the age of 18 by five percent or more, it added in the report, "Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage".
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India, Pak trade much below than potential: Report

The trade between India and Pakistan can go up to USD 37 billion from the current USD 2 billion if the two neighbours tear down artificial barriers like trust deficit and complicated and..
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World Bank says assumption is Russia sanctions will stay the same

The World Bank's lead economist for Russia said on Tuesday that the assumption was that sanctions against Russia would remain the same as they are currently.
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COP24 conference: World Bank pledges USD 200 billion to combat climate change

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World Bank doubles funding for Climate Action

The World Bank Group on Monday announced that it will be doubling its current 5-year investments to around USD 200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate
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World Bank announces USD 200 bn in climate action investment for 2021-25

The bank's financing package amounts to about 40 billion a year.
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