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US nominates college president as World Bank head

Saturday, March 24, 2012 Comments off

The US government has nominated Jim Yong Kim as head of the World Bank. The president of Dartmouth College is also a global health expert. Read more…

World Bank steps up famine aid

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011

Photo: EPA 

World Bank President Robert Zoellick has announced a decision to quadruple Read more…

WAR IN LIBYA:Amnesty Intl blames crimes in Libya on both sides + More Libya News

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 13,2011
NATO says remnants of Gaddafi forces unwilling to negotiate
African Union to meet in South Africa over Libya
World Bank recognizes Libya’s Transitional National Council
Amnesty Intl blames crimes in Libya on both sides

Muammar Gaddafi. Photo: EPA    Read more…

Drought victims :World Bank to aid 500 mln dollars to fight drought in NE. Africa

Monday, July 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,2011
WASHINGTON, July 25 (Xinhua) — The World Bank announced Monday to provide more than 500 million U.S. dollars to help drought victims in Northeast of Africa — the Horn of Africa. Read more…

Analysis: South Sudan’s economy to be vulnerable after split

Saturday, January 8, 2011 Comments off

 Laaska News January 08,2011
By Opheera McDoom(Reuters Jan 6)

KHARTOUM  – Sudan is heading for an acrimonious split but while southern leaders want political independence from the north, economic realities may keep them uncomfortably dependent on their former foes. Read more…