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The World Bank warned that monetary policy tightening by the Federal Reserve could spur a "perfect storm" of threats to growth and financial stability in developing economies.
The World Bank said it is prepared to provide up to $2 billion in financial assistance to conflict-torn Ukraine this year.
The World Bank trimmed its estimates of the economic damage of the Ebola epidemic.
Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank warned Sunday.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with the the managing director at the World Bank Sri Mulyani Indrawati to discuss cooperation between Kazakhstan and the World Bank.
The BRICS group of emerging powers created a Shanghai-based development bank and a reserve fund seen as alternatives to Western-led institutions.
Dena Sholk, a graduate student in the School of Foreign Service from Georgetown University came to Almaty to research the role of baraholkas (markets) in Kazakhstan’s economy as a part of her dissertation fieldwork.
The World Bank on Tuesday raised its growth forecasts for the global economy, but warned of potential volatility in capital flows as the United States withdraws its stimulus.
Scientists can get up to $500 thousand in grants for commercialization of new technologists in Kazakhstan.
Cash is so cheap these days that investors have been borrowing and ploughing them in assets from artwork to wine to bitcoins, betting that prices would rise.
Arab and African leaders are to start a two-day summit in Kuwait on Tuesday to review steps to promote economic ties between wealthy Gulf states and investment-thirsty Africa.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pleaded Wednesday in Niger, the country with the world's highest fertility rate, for better reproductive health to curb the Sahel region's runaway demographic growth.
Horn of Africa pirates have raked in up to $413 million in ransom since 2005, with most of it used to finance "global scale" criminal operations.
Singapore and Hong Kong rank the world's best places to run a business, while mainland China remains far down the list.
Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 189 economies.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Friday announced a program to slash costs and reduce bureaucracy at the huge development organization that is expected to result in significant layoffs.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist who has become a world champion of girls' rights, called Friday for the World Bank to make education its top priority.
The Palestinian economy could expand by over a third if Israel were to lift its restrictions on about 60 percent of the West Bank that it controls.
The World Bank removed Iran from its list of deadbeat borrowers Friday, saying the Islamic Republic had paid outstanding loan amounts.
Online education service Coursera announced a fresh round of funding from the investment arm of the World Bank and other backers.
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