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World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick warned Thursday against the outbreak of a global currency war while his counterpart at the International Monetary Fund said China must quicken its pace of currency reform if it hopes to gain a greater voice in the international organization.
The Pakistani government's decision to shut a key supply route for coalition convoys in Afghanistan also has cut off a source of income for Taliban militants and a trucking racket that reap big profits from a cross-border "protection."
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared Tuesday that capitalism faces inevitable defeat and called for the overhaul of "undemocratic and unjust" global decision-making bodies.
This summer, the Afghan government hosted the first International Conference on Afghanistan in Kabul. Our allies from around the world recommitted to a firm partnership with the Afghan government as we begin taking over and gradually leading the stabilization and reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. We welcomed Pakistan as an important regional partner in the fight against terrorism and extremism, which destabilize Afghanistan and Pakistan alike.
Washington, D.C., once known as a sleepy Southern town, has developed into a global city with residents from around the world working in international organizations such as the World Bank, at embassies and for corporations.
Sept. 8 is the Republic of Macedonia's 19th birthday. Since 1991, Macedonia has worked its way through the painful transition from a socialist state born out of Yugoslavia to the point where it is today - a contributing member of the family of nations, an exporter of stability and a reliable ally of the United States and NATO.
Among armchair travelers, there is a fascination in reading about couples who suddenly decide, at the age 40 or 50, to bag everything and start a wholly new life in foreign parts. Think Peter Mayle in Provence, Frances Mayes in Tuscany. "A Home in the Brazilian Rainforest" is about one such British couple, only with a tropical twist.
Victims of Pakistan's deadly floods mobbed relief trucks carrying food Tuesday, and authorities in the northwest warned of famine unless the region's farmers get immediate help with planting new crops.
China is set to become the world's second-largest economy in a resurgence that is changing everything from the global balance of military and financial power to how cars are designed.