World Bank

Trump to tap World Bank critic to lead the institution: reports

US president is expected to nominate David Malpass, a Trump loyalist and World Bank critic, to head the institution.

Trump to tap World Bank critic to lead the institution: reports

World Bank

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim resigns

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva will assume the role of interim president from February 1.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim resigns

Indonesia

Indonesia quakes a 'wake-up call' on buildings' shaky foundations

While country has made progress on seismic safety, collapsed buildings show need for regulation and better enforcement.

Indonesia quakes a 'wake-up call' on buildings' shaky foundations

Africa

Zimbabwe: Transaction tax causing a cash crisis

Zimbabwe's attempt to revive the economy makes matters worse for its struggling health system.

Opinion

Is China really to blame for Zambia's debt problems?

Yes, but so is the West with its neoliberal policies.

Vito Laterza

by Vito Laterza
- Patience Mususa

Vito Laterza

Cambodia

Cambodia calls EU trade threat 'extreme injustice'

The EU announced Cambodia could lose its special access to European markets over undemocratic practices.

Cambodia calls EU trade threat 'extreme injustice'

Gaza

World Bank warns Gaza economy is 'collapsing'

World Bank calls on Israel to ease restrictions on trade and movement of people to halt economic 'free fall' in Gaza.

World Bank warns Gaza economy is 'collapsing'

Global Warming

World Bank: Climate literacy - a must for businesses

"Not a business in the world can afford to ignore climate change," president of the World Bank tells Al Jazeera.

Opinion

China has just become a global financial giant

It is also the only country with a ruling communist party that has managed to make it to the IMF's A-list.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Business & Economy

Greece: Climbing out of debilitating private debt

Individuals and the state are brainstorming different debt strategies, but almost all are out of line with EU lenders.

Greece: Climbing out of debilitating private debt

Human Rights

NGO: 40 percent rise in new West Bank settlement homes

Peace Now says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making a two-state solution impossible.

NGO: 40 percent rise in new West Bank settlement homes

Counting the Cost

The new power of the central banker

As the dynamics of global politics and economics interplay, we look at the rise of a new power broker.

Opinion

The failures of Latin America's left

Leftist governments across Latin America are failing to follow a truly leftist direction.

Manuela Picq

by Manuela Picq

Manuela Picq

Opinion

What I saw in Gaza

Throughout my career at the World Bank, and at the UN, I have come across many war zones but none co

Inger Andersen

by Inger Andersen

Inger Andersen

Talk to Al Jazeera

Evo Morales: A Bolivian idol

Bolivia's president talks about the country's ongoing socio-economic transformation and his third term in office.