Did you know that there are more than 6,000 think tanks globally, and about 2,000 in the United States? In the past two weeks, two major rankings of think tanks have been released.
There's a new class of members in the foreign-aid club, with China at the head. At this summer's fifth Conference of the Forum on Africa-China Cooperation, the red dragon pledged $20 billion of new aid to the developing continent. That is more than spare change.
High levels of anti-Americanism in Pakistan have "handicapped"U.S. efforts to support development in the South Asian nation, according to a new study.
President Obama is going down to the wire on naming his candidate for the president of the World Bank, even as foreign candidates have emerged for a post that has always gone to an American.
The United States must delay much of a $7.5 billion aid package to Pakistan until the South Asian ally riddled with corruption and anti-American militancy makes major economic reforms, according to a new report.
Nearly nine months after the magnitude 7 earthquake of Jan. 12, more than a million Haitians still live on the streets amid piles of rubble. One reason: Not a cent of the $1.15 billion the U.S. promised for rebuilding has arrived.
Cancer is the world's top "economic killer" as well as its likely leading cause of death, the American Cancer Society contends in a new report it will present at a global cancer conference in China this week.