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Climate debt trap

Dawn 15 Jun 2024
In 2022, developing countries spent $443 billion to service their public debts, according to the World Bank’s International Debt Report ... Anything less will blow the climate debt trap into a climate death trap for the world’s poor.
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Survey: 45% of parents take on debt for Disney vacations but the regrets are few

Statesman Journal 15 Jun 2024
Disney World ... LendingTree found that a stay at a Disney World resort hotel for two adults and two children could range as high as $1,079 a night – the biggest cause of debt.Some parents willingly take on debt for Disney.
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World Bank approves $2.25B loan to support economic reform in Nigeria

Beijing News 15 Jun 2024
ABUJA, Nigeria - The World Bank has approved a $2.25 billion loan for Nigeria to shore up revenue and support economic reforms that have contributed to the worst cost-of-living crisis in many years for Africa's most populous country.
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Nigeria bets on a new $2.25B World Bank loan to support reforms that have resulted ...

Wtop 15 Jun 2024
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The World Bank has approved a $2.25 billion loan for Nigeria to shore up revenue and support economic reforms that have contributed to the worst cost-of-living crisis in many years for Africa’s most populous country.
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'Our leaders are not leading': Groups decry yet another G7 climate failure

Raw Story 15 Jun 2024
wants to pride itself on being a 'world leader,' it needs to show how it will pay its climate debt to climate-vulnerable countries that bear the most significant climate impacts without the necessary funds for adaptation," Fortin added.
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Pope Francis becomes first pontiff to address a G7 summit, raises alarm about AI

Manila Bulletin 15 Jun 2024
Kirton recalled the last summit that had this kind of star power was the 2005 meeting in Gleneagles, Scotland, where members decided to wipe out the $40 billion of the debts owed by 18 of the world’s ...
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Background Press Call on an Update on the President’s Second Day at the G7

The White House 15 Jun 2024
That’s important because if it’s not expected to repay any portion of the loan from its own budget, it doesn’t change Ukraine’s debt to GDP ratio ... The last estimate from the World Bank was $486 billion.
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Pope Francis becomes first pontiff to address a G7 summit, raising alarm about AI

The Day 15 Jun 2024
There, world leaders decided to wipe out the $40 billion of the debts owed by 18 of the world’s poorest countries to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
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The growing global debt crisis

The Manila Times 14 Jun 2024
LAST week, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) released its biannual report on global public debt, and the news was alarming ... That gives the world a debt-to-GDP ratio of 89 percent.
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A shocking number of parents take on hefty debt for Disney trips with kids: survey

New York Post 14 Jun 2024
A new survey found that 45% of parents with kids have been put into debt from their recent Disney trip — the average amount landing them $1,983 in the red ... “Because of those feelings, they’re often willing to take on debt to get there.”.
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World Bank says Sri Lankan economy to expand 2.2 pct in 2024

Xinhua 14 Jun 2024
... debt restructuring negotiations and the implementation of structural reforms, according to the World Bank's latest Global Economic Prospects report on Friday.
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US growth is giving a boost to world economy

Richmond Times Dispatch 14 Jun 2024
Contending with high interest rates, burdensome debts and conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine, the world economy could use a lift ....
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HT interview: Capitalism’s crisis is that it’s not what it was meant to be, says Ruchir Sharma

Hindustan Times 14 Jun 2024
In your book, you talk about how almost every major economy in the world is a democracy ... Similarly, the government debt as a share of GDP in America today has crossed 100% and, at least among the developed world, is behind that only Japan and Italy.
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Vodafone looking to sell entire $2.3 billion stake in Indus Towers

Live Mint 14 Jun 2024
The sources said the talks with rival telecom firms for a stake sale had not materialised.Vodafone plans to repay part of its $42.17 billion net debt using proceeds from Indus stake sale, the sources ...
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Francis first pope to address G7

The Manila Times 14 Jun 2024
Kirton recalled the last summit that had this kind of star power was the 2005 meeting in Gleneagles, Scotland, where members decided to wipe out the $40 billion of the debts owed by 18 of the world's ...
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