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Sep 17, 2014

World Bank warns of economic hit from Ebola

The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis today... #West Africa #World Bank

Sep 17, 2014

The £11m Playmaker Arsenal Should Have Signed Instead of Mesut Ozil: Youngster Available Three Days Earlier Is Far Better Prospect FINAL

Emirates Stadium side opted for German but should have turned attention to a far better prospect who moved clubs just three days earlier. It's fair to say that Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil is attracting a fair amount of criticism for his recen... #Real Madrid #Mesut Ozil #Arsenal Football Club #Arsene Wenger #Christian Eriksen

Sep 18, 2014

World Bank’s Jim Kim to World: Keep Me Honest

Jim Kim is trying to keep the World Bank honest. That’s why the World Bank president this week said he’s launching a new website that allows the public to track the development institution’s daily progress on a range of key priorities... #World Bank #Asia #Brazil #China #Europe

Sep 17, 2014

World Bank: Ebola could be 'catastrophic' for West Africa economies

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could have a “catastrophic” economic effect on the region unless there is a swift response, the World Bank said Wednesday... #West Africa #World Bank

Sep 16, 2014

Peabody Coal 'Campaign' Hopefully Won't Fool Congress

This August a select number of Congressional offices working on international issues received an email from Advanced Energy for Life, a new PR entity extolling energy from coal. The main message of the email was that without coal, " basic needs such ... #China #India #Hal Rogers #House Appropriations Committee #Peabody Energy #Burson-Marsteller #Huffington Post

Sep 17, 2014

Palestinian economy is shrinking in wake of war

World Bank predicts Palestinian economy will shrink 4% this year, its first contraction since 2007... #China #India #Hal Rogers #House Appropriations Committee #Peabody Energy #Burson-Marsteller #Huffington Post

Sep 15, 2014

NBAD among world's 50 safest banks 2014

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has been ranked in the world’s 50 safest banks for the 6th consecutive year in 2014, More..... #China #India #Hal Rogers #House Appropriations Committee #Peabody Energy #Burson-Marsteller #Huffington Post

Sep 17, 2014

World Bank: Ebola’s Economic Impact Could Be ‘Catastrophic’

The group calculated economic losses based on two Ebola scenario... #World Bank #Liberia #Sierra Leone

Sep 17, 2014

Major Donations To Ebola Efforts Came Only After Disease Spiraled Out Of Control

In as early as March, the Ebola crisis was deemed an "unprecedented epidemic." But major donors didn’t get the memo until the disease had already spun out of control. Despite early warnings from such reputable organizations as Doctors Without Borders... #United Nations #World Bank #Sierra Leone #Liberia #Washington Post Company #World Health Organization #Wall Street Journal #Kaiser Family Foundation #Doctors Without Borders #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #Republic of Guinea

Sep 16, 2014

Gaza war set to reverse Palestinian economic growth

World Bank says economy expected to shrink by nearly 4% this year but could rebound in 2015 if Gaza reconstruction begins The recent war in Gaza will result in a reversal of seven years of growth in the Palestinian economy, which is now expected to s... #West Bank #World Bank #Gaza Strip