AJ IMPACT

Debuts and pressing economic challenges on tap at IMF/World Bank

The two multilateral institutions attract power brokers from across the globe - and plenty of criticism.

Debuts and pressing economic challenges on tap at IMF/World Bank

Inside Story

Will Africa's historic Free Trade Agreement succeed?

Enough countries ratify deal to create one of the world's largest free trade areas.

AJ IMPACT

Trump's pick to head the World Bank wins election

Malpass has previously criticised global financial institutions, complaining they're overly generous to China.

World Bank board elects US Treasury's Malpass as next president

World Bank

Trump nominates World Bank critic to lead institution

US president taps Treasury's David Malpass, a Trump loyalist and World Bank critic, to head the institution.

Trump nominates US Treasury's David Malpass to lead World Bank

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

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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

AJ IMPACT

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'

AJ IMPACT

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

AJ IMPACT

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