David Malpass

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Palestinian workers display boxes of Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines received from Israel, as a first shipment arrives on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom border crossing, south of Rafah, Gaza, this week.  Photograph: Ahmad Salem/Bloomberg

More than 110.7 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded worldwide with more than 2.4 million deaths, according to the latest data from Johns H(...)

A healthcare worker preparing a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at  a hospital in Genoa, Italy. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA

Economic recovery from Covid-19 is likely to be more “subdued” if governments do not act more decisively to stamp out the current upsurge in cases, th(...)

Mark Carney: he has run the Bank of England since 2013, and is scheduled to leave at the end of January.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European governments are actively discussing nominating Bank of England governor Mark Carney as the next head of the International Monetary Fund, acco(...)

An elderly women this week walks past a house damaged by Cyclone Kenneth when it struck Ibo island, north of Pemba city,  in Mozambique. Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in Marc(...)

“I even thought of Ivanka for the World Bank,” President Trump said in an interview. “She would’ve been great at that because she’s very good with numbers.”

President Donald Trump considered nominating his daughter Ivanka Trump for a variety of jobs including one at the World Bank, according to a new inter(...)

Workers unloading bags of chemicals at a port in Zhangjiagang in China’s eastern Jiangsu province.  Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

China and the United States will hold lower-level trade talks this month, offering hope that they might resolve an escalating tariff war that threaten(...)

Donald Trump’s selection of Larry Kudlow to head the National Economic Council confirms that the tax-cut zombie is undead and well.

Almost four decades have passed since Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously declared, “Of a sudden, the GOP has become a party of ideas.” And his statement(...)

Paschal Donohoe: the Minister says the Government will examine the use of the so-called “Single Malt” tax structure that is being used by large multinationals to reduce their tax bill. Photograph: Gareth Chaney / Collins

The Government is to examine the use of the so-called “Single Malt” tax structure that is being used by large multinationals to reduce their tax bill,(...)