NUSA DUA, Indonesia | IMF-World Bank ends meetings with call to brace for risks

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the International Monetary…

NUSA DUA, Indonesia | US Treasury’s Mnuchin downplays fears of US-China trade war

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has downplayed widely voiced concerns over the…

NUSA DUA, Indonesia | The Latest: Rights groups say police stifled talks in Bali

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — The Latest on the IMF-World Bank annual meeting (all times local): 4:30…

WASHINGTON | World Bank: Global poverty rate drops to record low 10 pct.

WASHINGTON  — Global poverty has fallen to a record low. The World Bank said Wednesday that…

BELGRADE, Serbia | Prominent lawyer who defended Milosevic killed in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbian police say a prominent lawyer who was on the defense team of…

UN News: UN & World Bank ink pact to spur cooperation on Global Goals

The United Nations and the World Bank Group on Friday signed an agreement to work closer…

WASHINGTON | US calls on IMF to do more to address unfair trade practices

WASHINGTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Treasury Steven Mnuchin wants the International Monetary Fund to do more…

Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection

CURIEUSE ISLAND, Seychelles /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — With deep blue waters, white sand beaches and…

Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Ethiopia’s leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a…

Egypt wants World Bank to help on Ethiopia dam impasse

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  /December 26,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Egypt said Tuesday the World Bank should be brought…

The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: “Get out of the way”

PARIS /December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all…

Improving world economy still needs help from low rates

Low interest rates will likely remain as it is necessary for improving world economy WASHINGTON/October 15,…