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The World Bank review finds “Patterns of State Interference” in the scrped rankings of “Doing Business”

The World Bank review finds “Patterns of State Interference” in the scrped rankings of “Doing Business”

Weeks before the World Bank abandoned its flagship Doing Business ranking after a scathing independent investigation, a group of outside advisors r ...
Joe Biden emphasized in his speech to the United Nations that the US is again concentrating on “rule-based” global problems

Joe Biden emphasized in his speech to the United Nations that the US is again concentrating on “rule-based” global problems

Speaking to the United Nations on Tuesday, President Joe Biden will stress that the US is focused on issues that signal its return to the global st ...
The Cold War between the US and China could split the world in two, says UN chief Antonio Guterres

The Cold War between the US and China could split the world in two, says UN chief Antonio Guterres

The head of the United Nations warned of a possible new Cold War and pleaded with China and the United States to repair their "utterly dysfunctiona ...
Giant pandas take the lion’s share of conservation attention, but China has many endangered species such as tigers, dolphins, and alligators

Giant pandas take the lion’s share of conservation attention, but China has many endangered species such as tigers, dolphins, and alligators

China is one of the mega-diverse countries in the world with diverse environments ranging from deserts to tropical forests, but after decades of ec ...
Since the 1950s, coral cover has been halved worldwide, find report

Since the 1950s, coral cover has been halved worldwide, find report

According to an analysis of thousands of reef studies, the world's coral reef cover has halved since the 1950s. It has been devas ...
Forest fires in California: Biggest tree in the world wrapped in a fireproof blanket

Forest fires in California: Biggest tree in the world wrapped in a fireproof blanket

General Sherman, the 83-meter-tall sequoia tree considered the largest tree in the world by volume, was wrapped in a fireproof bla ...
Prince Andrew wants to challenge the jurisdiction of the US court on the sexual assault and accuser battery lawsuit

Prince Andrew wants to challenge the jurisdiction of the US court on the sexual assault and accuser battery lawsuit

Britain's Prince Andrew plans to challenge the jurisdiction of a U.S. court over a civil lawsuit filed by a woman who accused him of sexually abusi ...
Top 10 world news: Taliban premier resolves death rumors, Kohli stays in office in three formats and more

Top 10 world news: Taliban premier resolves death rumors, Kohli stays in office in three formats and more

Taliban co-founder and now Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan, Abdul Ghani Baradar, firmly opposed rumors of his death, saying h ...