البنك الدولي: الفقر المدقع يتراجع.. لكن القضاء عليه يواجه صعوبات - قبل أيام قليلة من انعقاد الاجتماع السنوي لكل من صندوق النقد الدولي والبنك الدولي والمقرر أن تنعقد خلال الفترة من 7 إلى 9 أكتوبر (تشرين الأول) الحالي أوضح تقرير للبنك الدولي نشر فجر أمس أن الفقر المدقع يتراجع بشكل ثابت في العالم رغم التباطؤ الاقتصادي الذي يشهده العالم على وجه العموم لكن التقرير حذر من أن جهود القضاء على الفقر المدقع والتي تهدف إلى الوصول إلى ذلك بحلول عام 2030 تواجه تهديدا بسبب تزايد الفوارق الاقتصادية…
Firefighters attempt to control flames as they approach a vineyard in California's Santa Cruz Mountains early on September 27, 2016. The Loma Prieta Fire has charred more than 1,000 acres and burned multiple structures in the area. / AFP / Josh Edelson
A boy rides his bike inside the flood damaged Life Tabernacle Church on August 15, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Floods ravaged the US state of Louisiana, leaving six people dead and thousands more forced to flee rising waters after days of catastrophic rainstorms. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski
Laleham Reach resident Steve Rastall returns home with supplies of shopping and logs for the fire on February 17, 2014 in Chertsey, United Kingdom. The Environment Agency continues to issue severe flood warnings for a number of areas on the River Thames in the commuter belt west of London.
Jamie Kopie and Thomas Kopie play music in Washington Square Park, February 8, 2017 in New York City. As temperatures touched 60 degrees on Wednesday, the city is preparing for up to a foot of snow on Thursday. A family plays in the snow in Washington Square Park, February 9, 2017 in New York City. Following a day of 60 degree temperatures, New York City is expected to receive significant snowfall throughout the day on Thursday.
Once the limousines have taken home the great, the good and the well-heeled after Monday’s Chelsea Flower Show preview gala, most other visitors will arrive via Sloane Square Tube station. It is always decorated for the occasion, but this year the
A woman with a dog and a child pulling a sled walk across a street during heavy snowfall on January 11, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Cold weather has spread across Europe this week, with temperatures reaching as low as -30 Celsius (-22 Fahrenheit) and snow falling across the European continent from Ireland to the beaches of Greece. Over 30 deaths have been reported due to the cold, including several in Italy, the Czech Republic, Russia and Ukraine, as well as those of three migants, one Iraqi…