The World Bank has given the global economy an upbeat assessment. It says both establised and emerging economies will grow in 2014.
A government report says Britain risks severely damaging its economy if lawmakers fail to approve a proposed Brexit deal. Staying in the European Union would be a far better option, the UK's treasury chief argued.
As nations gathered in Katowice, Poland for the COP24 climate conference, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the event with a warning that the world is losing direction when it comes to climate change.
The latest extreme poverty estimates from the World Bank revealed that Africa is lagging behind the rest of the world. Development expert Francisco Ferreira says it's not too late to turn things around.
The German government has lowered its forecasts for growth this year and next due to an increasingly tight labor market and risks associated with Britain's exit from the European Union and global trade disputes.
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