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I was in Washington D.C. from April 13 to 19 for the 2015 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.
The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 3,218 on April 27, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev extended his quarter-century rule over the oil-rich, ex-Soviet republic with a crushing 97.7 percent of ballots in an election where opposition parties did not field a candidate, officials said April 27
Polls has got underway in energy-rich Kazakhstan for a ballot almost certain to re-elect 74-year-old strongman incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal, killing more than 1,900 people, toppling an historic tower and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will send a clear message to the United States when he visits Washington next week: Japan is ready to take more responsibility for security on the world stage
Global oil prices have advanced as the Saudi Arabia-led coalition renewed airstrikes in Yemen, stoking new supply concerns about the crude-rich Middle East
A Chinese court has sentenced a man to 14 months in jail for defacing the giant painting of Communist leader Mao Zedong displayed near Beijing's Tiananmen Square, state media reported
Turkey's lira has hit new lows, hurt by political tensions and the central bank's failure to deliver more currency-supportive measures, while emerging equity markets rose for a third day.
Britain's biggest retailer, supermarket group Tesco, announced April 22 that it had plunged massively into the red last year as it took a hit on the value of its property
Search teams have recovered the bodies of 19 Chinese coal miners killed when the shaft they were working in filled with water
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed “deep remorse” on April 22 for Japan’s World War II aggression at a summit attended by Asian leaders, but stopped short of repeating previous apologies in a move that drew anger from South Korea
Japan's leader Shinzo Abe risked Chinese and Korean ire April 21 by sending an offering to a controversial war shrine, and saying he may not repeat a formal apology for the country's World War II rampage
American private equity firm TPG and China’s Fosun on April 20 bought Canadian entertainment juggernaut Cirque du Soleil for an undisclosed sum as the carnival looks to expand in Asia
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on April 21 Russia was suffering significant economic problems because of international sanctions, but the situation could have been much worse and Russia was adapting
The recent breakthrough in the months-long nuclear talks between Iran and the West is a potentially historic development
China’s Central Bank announced on April 19 it would cut the level of funds that commercial banks must hold in reserve by one percentage point, the second such move this year to boost lending
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has scaled the country's highest mountain, state-run media said April 19, arriving at the summit to tell troops that the hike provides mental energy more powerful than nuclear weapons
The International Monetary Fund's member nations on April 18 warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions as they took note of "moderate" global growth and "uneven prospects."
I arrived in Washington D.C. on the evening of April 13 for the 2015 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.
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