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Richest 62 people own same as half world's population

The wealthiest 62 people now own as much as half the world's population, some 3.5 billion people, as the super-rich have grown richer and the poor poorer, an international charity said on Monday. The wealth of the richest 62 p

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UAE tops official development assistance donors

The UAE has been ranked first globally as the largest international donor of official development assistance, with a total of Dh18.36 billion ($4.9 billion) of developmental aid last year, according to a report.  

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Bahrain women’s conference “a big success”

A global conference on women jointly hosted by the Supreme Council for Women and Organization for Economic Development (OECD) in Bahrain has been declared a resounding success by its organisers.    Themed &l

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Climate plans of poorest nations to cost $1 trillion

The world's 48 poorest countries will need to find around a trillion dollars between 2020 and 2030 to achieve their plans to tackle climate change - and those plans should be a priority for international funding, researchers said.

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Global CO2 emission cutting plans ‘not enough’

Plans published by rich nations and major emerging countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not enough to limit a rise in global temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development s

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Sluggish world trade ‘curbing emerging markets growth’

Economic recovery is progressing in the world’s advanced economies, but stagnating world trade and deteriorating conditions in financial markets are curbing growth prospects in many of the major emerging economies, according to the OECD&rs

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Sluggish world trade ‘curbing emerging markets growth’

Economic recovery is progressing in the world’s advanced economies, but stagnating world trade and deteriorating conditions in financial markets are curbing growth prospects in many of the major emerging economies, according to the OECD&rs

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UAE 'top aid donor' in the world

UAE was ranked as the most generous development aid donor in the world as share of its economy in 2014 by a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee. HH She

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Action needed to ‘secure future livelihoods’

New global trends such as jobless growth, a rising youth population and resource scarcity threaten to undo much of the progress of recent decades in securing people’s ability to make a living, according to a new report. The

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Oil 'could slip below $40 in two months'

With global oil supply running 1.4 million barrels per day above global demand in the first half of 2015, inventory dynamics will continue to deteriorate, leading to Brent trading below $40 per barrel over the next two months, a report said.

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