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Stories with organization: World Bank
  • US journalist says he was denied entry into Turkey 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 3:22 pm

    ISTANBUL - A Turkey-based American journalist says he was denied re-entry at Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Monday and is returning to the United States.

  • World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges story has photos
    Updated: Apr-18-16 8:47 am

    JERUSALEM - After Israel's war against Gaza militants in 2014, Arab countries led the way in pledging reconstruction aid to the devastated seaside enclave. But a new report released Monday by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and other Arab donors have delivered only a small fraction of what was promised.

  • US, DC settle final lawsuit after 2002 World Bank protests 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 9:21 am

    WASHINGTON - District of Columbia and U.S. authorities have settled the final lawsuit related to the arrests of hundreds of protesters during a 2002 demonstration against the World Bank.

  • Manila water plan draws US rep's criticism for IFC role story has photos
    Updated: Apr-12-16 11:49 pm

    MANILA, Philippines - In a bustling, densely populated corner of Manila, fruit vendor Coring Gutierrez reads $35 due from her latest water bill, more than triple what her family of six paid 15 years ago.

  • Finance officials facing a chronically weak global economy story has photos
    Updated: Apr-12-16 10:03 am

    WASHINGTON - World finance officials who meet in Washington this week confront a bleak picture: Eight years after the financial crisis erupted, the global economy remains fragile and at risk of another recession.

  • Bangladesh failing to spare millions from arsenic poisoning story has photos
    Updated: Apr-06-16 11:19 am

    KHIRDASDI, Bangladesh - For more than two decades, Nasima Begum and her family have been drawing water from a well painted red to warn Bangladeshi villagers that it's tainted by arsenic. They know they're slowly poisoning themselves.