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William Hammink Sworn In As Mission Director To Afghanistan

William Hammink was sworn in yesterday as the U.S. Agency for International Development Mission Director to Afghanistan, USAID’s largest country program in the world. Hammink will direct projects to support sustainable economic growth, good governance, and support for maintaining critical

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Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi economist and banker who established the Grameen bank in his country in 1983. The Grameen bank and Yunus were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 “for their efforts to create economic and social

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ADB to stand by Afghanistan after 2014

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged to stand by Afghanistan and commit to its economic development after 2014, when all combat troops are scheduled to withdraw from Afghanistan. ADB Country Director Joji Tokeshi said the transformation decade would be a

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Easy money tap not drying up soon in the US, says Ben Bernanke

The US central bank is nowhere close to raising interest rates, assuring markets that the easy money tap was still on, US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says. “I don’t think the Fed can get interest rates up very much,

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