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IFC launches $2.5 billion rupee-denominated bonds for infra projects in India

Aug 21, 2014

IFC launches $2.5 billion rupee-denominated bonds for infra projects in India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The World Bank's private-sector financing arm on Wednesday launched $2.5 billion, rupee-denominated, bonds in the Indian market
Imran Khan to march into Islamabad's Red Zone demanding Sharif's resignation

Aug 19, 2014

Imran Khan to march into Islamabad's Red Zone demanding Sharif's resignation

. Khan has also warned The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank not to grant loans to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led government
Ebola-hit states plead for more help, WHO rebuked for slow response

Aug 16, 2014

Ebola-hit states plead for more help, WHO rebuked for slow response

to reach people in Liberia and Sierra Leone cordoned off from the outside world, a World Bank official said.The worst-affected countries are recovering
African Ebola outbreak like "wartime", food shortages threaten

Aug 15, 2014

African Ebola outbreak like "wartime", food shortages threaten

cordoned off from the outside world, a World Bank official said.Alarm over the risk of the disease, which can kill up to 90 percent of those it afflicts and
English vs Hindi? 4-year degree? Higher education mired in the wrong debates

Aug 15, 2014

English vs Hindi? 4-year degree? Higher education mired in the wrong debates

of the iceberg. According to the World Bank, Indias investment in research and development stands at less than 1 percent of GDP. Contrast that with the
Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated - WHO

Aug 15, 2014

Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated - WHO

world to halt the spread of the virus, a top World Bank official said.In the latest sign of action by West African governments, Guinea has declared a
How Ebola is draining resources of poor, war-hit W. African nations

Aug 08, 2014

How Ebola is draining resources of poor, war-hit W. African nations

they're all fragile states," Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's vice president for Africa, said on a call with reporters."It means that they
Exclusive - Liberia health system collapsing as Ebola spreads

Aug 08, 2014

Exclusive - Liberia health system collapsing as Ebola spreads

Centers for Disease Conrol and Prevention and the World Bank that a global response is critical, Ngafuan said. Sierra Leones Foreign Minister Samura Kamara
Ebola sucks life from W. African states weakened by war, poverty

Aug 07, 2014

Ebola sucks life from W. African states weakened by war, poverty

countries is they're all fragile states," Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's vice president for Africa, said on a call with reporters. "It means that
Uganda to reintroduce anti-gay law struck down by a court

Aug 06, 2014

Uganda to reintroduce anti-gay law struck down by a court

military exercise with Uganda in response.The World Bank, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the Netherlands also suspended or redirected aid. Sweden resumed