Yellow ribbons have been put up around the married aid convoy driver’s home town in his memory
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Group of white farmers who had their land seized in Zimbabwe plead with William Hague not to lift sanctions on Robert Mugabe
Thursday 18 October 2012
A group of farmers who had their land seized in Zimbabwe are launching a campaign today to protest against a proposed lifting of sanctions against Robert Mugabe’s regime by the European Union.
Monday 08 October 2012
A strong warning from the World Bank that growth in Asia may slow further dragged down the price of oil today.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Friday 05 October 2012
Thursday 04 October 2012
The World Bank has been accused of facilitating land grabs in some of the world's poorest countries after a raft of formal complaints from communities affected by projects it has financed.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Russia has joined the World Trade Organization, a body which restricts import duties and subsidies to make international trade fair, after 18 years of negotiations.
Saturday 21 July 2012
If you've ever wanted to transfer money to another part of the world, you will have had to use one of the global banking institutions and long-established players such as Western Union and MoneyGram. But the service can be slow while the exchange rates used and fees charged give healthy profit margins to the companies concerned but represent poor value for the consumer.
Saturday 21 April 2012
After clutching his cards close to his chest for weeks, George Osborne showed his hand yesterday. What the Chancellor revealed was a $15bn (£10bn) cheque for the International Monetary Fund.
Monday 16 April 2012
Rapping Michael Jackson impersonator offers a break with tradition – but not everyone is happy
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Eurozone leaders risk reigniting the sovereign debt crisis, unless they agree more funds for the so-called "firewall" designed to calm bond markets, the world's top banking group warned last night.
Saturday 24 March 2012
A soldier loads a stolen fridge onto the back of a truck in Mali yesterday as other mutineering troops looted petrol stations, shops and hijacked vehicles.
Saturday 24 March 2012
I arrived back in Blighty this morning to find the wires full of the news that my boss at Dartmouth College, Dr Jim Yong Kim, whom I know pretty well, had been nominated by President Obama to replace Robert Zoellick as president of the World Bank.
Saturday 03 March 2012
US Outlook You have to admire the chutzpah of Jeffrey Sachs, campaigning to be the next president of the World Bank through the op-ed pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Sunday 19 February 2012
Out of America: Excitement over a new documentary series about Bill and Hillary reveals how Americans are still captivated by the Clintons
Sunday 15 January 2012
Romanian police fired tear gas and clashed with protesters during an anti-government rally, the third consecutive day of demonstrations against austerity cuts and falling living standards.
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
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