Ebola could be contained by mid-2015: Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the spread of the deadly Ebola virus could be contained by mid-2015.

World Bank staff press Kim over selective bonuses

The World Bank`s staff association has called for a meeting with President Jim Yong Kim citing a "climate of fear and confusion" and unhappiness over bonuses granted select top officials.

World Bank okays USD 105 mn for Ebola fight in Africa

The World Bank approved a USD 105 million grant today to bolster the fight to contain the deadly Ebola virus epidemic raging in west Africa.

World Bank launches website to track project progress

The World Bank Monday launched a new website to allow users to track the progress of the bank's projects and check whether the group is meeting its key targets, including poverty reduction and boosting inclusive growth.

World Bank doubles disaster aid to Philippines

The World Bank on Friday added USD 480 million in emergency aid to the Philippines, taking to nearly USD 1 billion its support as the death toll from super typhoon Haiyan passed 5,200.

World Bank concerned over cyclone Phailin

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has expressed concern over Cyclone Phailin that slammed India`s eastern coast Saturday.

World Bank warns of climate change disaster

The future of planet appears to be grim. The World Bank has issued a warning that time is running out and if immediate actions are not taken, global temperatures could rise by as much as four degrees.