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.

Health

World Bank: Battle against Ebola being lost

President of the World Bank blames lack of international cooperation for failure to stop the virus.

Health

EU steps up screening as Ebola fear spreads

UK government announces tests at London's airports and train terminal after suspicious death of Briton in Macedonia.

Poverty & Development

Ethiopians struggle despite economic boom

Country is still one of largest recipients of foreign aid despite having one of world's fastest growing economies.

Opinion

Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie

The UN claims that its Millennium Development Campaign has reduced poverty globally, but some measures show it is worse.

Jason Hickel

by Jason Hickel

Jason Hickel

Health

World Bank pledges $200m to contain Ebola

Emergency aid aims to improve medical supplies and staff wages as Liberian healthcare system shuts down out of fear.

World Bank pledges $200m to contain Ebola

People & Power

Dirty money

Why does the international banking system make it so easy for corruption to flourish?

Dirty money