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The 2018 International Code Council Annual Conference begins this weekend

The preeminent building safety event of the year features expert speakers from around the world sharing their expertise on disaster mitigation, the latest building technology, resiliency, hoarding and..
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Neo-Colonial Attitudes To Security In War-Torn Nations Out-Of-Date And Unhelpful

Developed countries imposing their own Security Sector Reform (SSR) processes onto nations recovering from war often rely on entrenched colonial attitudes with no guarantee of success. Research led..
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Why Honduran Migrants — Especially Women — Are Heading North [Video]Why Honduran Migrants — Especially Women — Are Heading North  01:25

Thousands of Honduran migrants are traveling toward Mexico and the U.S. fleeing some of the worst violence and poverty in the Americas.

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Saudi Trips Called Off By Dutch Officials [Video]Saudi Trips Called Off By Dutch Officials  00:32

Reuters reports that Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra on Thursday pulled out of next week’s investment summit in Riyadh. In addition, a Dutch trade mission to Saudi Arabia in November was put on..

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Nearly Half the World Lives on Less Than $5.50 Per Day [Video]Nearly Half the World Lives on Less Than $5.50 Per Day  00:52

Nearly half the world lives on $5.50 per day. Elizabeth Keatinge explains.

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IMF Urges China & U.S. To Resolve Their Trade Dispute [Video]IMF Urges China & U.S. To Resolve Their Trade Dispute  00:33

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, China's central bank governor Yi Gang promised to maintain a 'broadly stable' currency value for the yuan, as the IMF attempted to push the world's two..

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U.S. Draws China FX Into Trade Dispute As IMF Calls For Resolution [Video]U.S. Draws China FX Into Trade Dispute As IMF Calls For Resolution  00:35

According to Reuters, China’s central bank governor Yi Gang, promised on Saturday to keep the yuan currency’s value “broadly stable” at International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual..

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U.S.'s Mnuchin To Still Attend Saudi Investment Event [Video]U.S.'s Mnuchin To Still Attend Saudi Investment Event  00:36

According to a report by Reuters, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Wall Street banks will attend an elite Saudi investment conference this month despite a growing number of top media and..

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PM Narendra Modi seeks co-operation to tackle rising oil prices

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought to put the responsibility of surging oil prices on the international community of oil producers. Amidst continuous rise in fuel prices, the Prime..
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PM Modi meets CEOs and experts from oil and gas sector, highlights India's position in oil and gas market

CEOs and Experts from the Oil and Gas sector, from both India and abroad, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The gathering included Ministers from Saudi Arabia and UAE, and CEOs and experts..
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'Innocent bystanders': Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading economies: current monetary and trade policies..
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India wants better metric for Human Capital Index

Soon after India rejected the findings of the World Bank's Human Capital Index (HCI), Indian Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said a better metric is needed for the index to measure the..
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World Bank chief exits planned Saudi investment conference

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will not attend a Saudi Arabian investment conference later this month, a World Bank official told Reuters on Friday citing a scheduling conflict.
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Who runs the economic world? It might soon be women

As the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meet this week in Bali, Christine Lagarde no longer cuts quite the same lone figure she once did, now flanked by growing numbers of female finance..
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India rejects World Bank's HCI report over data gaps

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Govt rejects Human Capital Index report after India ranked 115, lower than Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh

The World Bank, in its first report on HCI, ranked 157 economies on parameters like child mortality, health and education.
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Ranked at 115 out of 157 economies, India rejects World Bank`s report on Human Capital Index

India Thursday rejected the findings of the World Bank's report on Human Capital Index (HCI) which placed the country at the 115th position, lower than Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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Ranked below Nepal, Bangladesh, India rejects World Bank's Human Capital Index

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Govt to ignore World Bank's Human Capital Index

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Orderly depreciation of rupee to increase competitiveness, says World Bank Official

An orderly depreciation of the rupee would increase competitiveness and relieve some of the pressures in capital market, according to a top World Bank official who described it as a "positive..
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Human Capital Index: India rejects World Bank report

The finance ministry statement said the government has taken various initiatives for transforming human capital in India touching lives of millions of people living in rural and tribal areas. "The..
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At IMF-World Bank meetings, Powell praised as Trump calls Fed 'crazy'

The Bank of England governor and the head of the International Monetary Fund praised the abilities of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said the Fed..
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World Bank launches 'human capital' rankings based on health, education

By David Lawder NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - The World Bank Group unveiled a new system on Thursday to rank countries based on their success in developing human capital, an effort to prod..
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World Bank's Kim sees 'clear' economic slowdown if trade war escalates

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday he is very concerned about the trade tensions between China and the United States and warned of a clear hit to global growth if all countries..
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Pakistani Finance Minister off to Indonesia for World Bank, IMF meet

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Inland waterways transport proving to be a game changer

On August 31, 1,233 tonne of fly ash set sail from Ganga to Brahmaputra for a 2,085 km long haul from National Thermal Power Corp's (NTPC) Kahalgaon power plant in Bihar off National Waterway 1 to..
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