Fewer people living below poverty line, inequality lingers, says World Bank

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17 October 2018
Suspects led into court in Boris Nemtsov murder trial. 5 men from Chechnya accused of contract killing2 year ago
Suspects led into court in Boris Nemtsov murder trial. 5 men from Chechnya accused of contract killing
2 year ago
FSB: journalist Sushenko is a colonel of Ukrainian intelligence
2 year ago
EU try to send aid convoy for 130.000 people into Syria's Aleppo city
2 year ago
Russia suspends agreement on plutonium utilization with U.S
Head of Verkhovna Rada Parubiy proposed to impose additional sanctions against Russia, visa regime amid arrest of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushenko2 year ago
Head of Verkhovna Rada Parubiy proposed to impose additional sanctions against Russia, visa regime amid arrest of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushenko
Russian court arrested Ukrainian journalist in charges of espionage2 year ago
Russian court arrested Ukrainian journalist in charges of espionage
2 year ago
Poonch firing is 3rd ceasefire violation in last 16 hours and 8th ceasefire violation since "SurgicalStrikes"
2 year ago
NE Hama: widespread airstrikes as pro-Regime forces launched counter-attack. Ahrar Al-Sham destroyed a 57 mm cannon with a Kornet.
EuphratesShield: house to house fighting to clear Al-Ziadiyah from ISIS (1 captured).2 year ago
#EuphratesShield: house to house fighting to clear Al-Ziadiyah from ISIS (1 captured).
Tens of thousands pilgrims arriving in Uman' for Celebration of Rosh Hashanah2 year ago
Tens of thousands pilgrims arriving in Uman' for Celebration of Rosh Hashanah
Russia launched new large-scale drill, with 300 military units of all operating domains2 year ago
Russia launched new large-scale drill, with 300 military units of all operating domains
2 year ago
Russia's federal security service claims it detained a Ukrainian military officer in Moscow on alleged espionage charge
2 year ago
Russia's MoD announced military exercises in Pskov and Ivanovo regions, involving over 5,000 paratroopers
2 year ago
Armed aircraft attacks 8 civilian targets in Douma city, a number of civilians received various injuries.
2 year ago
No Vodafone cellular network in Horlivka
Underground hospital in Kafr Zita, north of Hama, was targeted by Russian bunker busters last night2 year ago
Underground hospital in Kafr Zita, north of Hama, was targeted by Russian bunker busters last night
2 year ago
#EuphratesShield: 15 FSA rebels has been killed, 35 injured in fighting vs ISIL
2 year ago
Turkish-American mission will perform an observation flight over Russia
2 year ago
Tanks and infantry drills near Nizhny Novhorod
Tanks and infantry drills near Nizhny Novhorod
2 year ago
Russian strategic aviation is active this morning
Airborne troops drill in Dnipro region2 year ago
Airborne troops drill in Dnipro region
2 year ago
Baramulla attack: Over six-hour long search operation called off
2 year ago
Police: KimKardashian was held at gunpoint inside a Paris hotel room by five armed men who stole jewellery worth several million dollars
2 year ago
Military preparations for assault to drive ISIS militants out of Hawija in southern Kirkuk province have finished
2 year ago
Explosion reported in Kabul
Baramulla Attack: Situation under control, search operation continues2 year ago
Baramulla Attack: Situation under control, search operation continues
Hurricane Matthew could have catastrophic impacts on Haiti, UN humanitarian agency OCHA warns; disaster teams deployed2 year ago
Hurricane Matthew could have "catastrophic impacts" on Haiti, UN humanitarian agency OCHA warns; disaster teams deployed
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar meets all three defence chiefs after Baramulla attack2 year ago
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar meets all three defence chiefs after Baramulla attack
48 attacks yesterday at ATO, Russian forces used 152mm artillery at Zaitseve2 year ago
48 attacks yesterday at ATO, Russian forces used 152mm artillery at Zaitseve
2 year ago
Reality star Kim Kardashian reportedly held at gunpoint by gunmen posing as cops in Paris hotel room; she was reportedly unharmed
Footage: Video message towards the rebels in Eastern Aleppo from al-Kindi hospital after its ruins were captured by Syrian Government forces.2 year ago
Footage: Video message towards the rebels in Eastern Aleppo from al-Kindi hospital after its ruins were captured by Syrian Government forces.
2 year ago
Twine roadside bomb explosions killed at least 1 soldier and wounded 2 others in Burhakaba town in Bay region - Witness Somalia
Kanye West stops NYC concert after wife Kim Kardashian is robbed by armed, masked men in Paris hotel room2 year ago
Kanye West stops NYC concert after wife Kim Kardashian is robbed by armed, masked men in Paris hotel room
Yasinuvata: hits at night2 year ago
Yasinuvata: hits at night
2 year ago
Afghan city of Kunduz under Taliban attack
2 year ago
BSF opens fire at Gurdaspur camp after suspected infiltration
Military neighborhood of Irkutsk - residents of house without heat write on the roof SOS Putin, help2 year ago
Military neighborhood of Irkutsk - residents of house without heat write on the roof "SOS Putin, help"
2 year ago
The new deployment site for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system has been finalized as the Lotte Skyhill Seongju Country Club
2 year ago
FARC leader reiterates rebels' willingness to work toward peace following referendum defeat
Colombia Decided NOT in the PlebiscitoDePaz: 50,23% of the voters are against the peace agreement between the government and the FARC2 year ago
Colombia Decided NOT in the #PlebiscitoDePaz: 50,23% of the voters are against the peace agreement between the government and the FARC
US strongly condemns Houthi unprovoked attack against UAE vessel. We take these threats seriously,” says @statedeptspox. Yemen2 year ago
US "strongly condemns" Houthi "unprovoked attack" against UAE vessel. "We take these threats seriously,” says @statedeptspox. #Yemen
Syria army advances as UN decries Aleppo's living hell2 year ago
Syria army advances as UN decries Aleppo's "living hell"
2 year ago
Haiti opens emergency shelters as HurricaneMatthew moves closer with 145 mph winds
2 year ago
Erdogan says Turkey and Saudi Arabia have a joint strategy to counter JASTA
Tory MP: Brits should take up farm work and fruit picking after2 year ago
Tory MP: Brits should take up farm work and fruit picking after
2 year ago
Officials say data recorder recovered from New Jersey train crash not functioning; still trying to get 2nd device.
2 year ago
Turkey police detain Gulen's brother in coup probe: media
2 year ago
ICYMI: Colombians vote on referendum whether or not to support peace deal with country's largest rebel movement
Sheriff: Manhunt for woman who stole New York State Police car, dragged state trooper in Schoharie2 year ago
Sheriff: Manhunt for woman who stole New York State Police car, dragged state trooper in Schoharie
Hama cave hospital, best fortified in Syria, heavily damaged by air strikes hours ago2 year ago
Hama cave hospital, best fortified in Syria, heavily damaged by air strikes hours ago
2 year ago
No turning back for Kurds now, Turkey’s HDP leader says
Photos taken on Oct 1 show ppl gathered in front of Berlin Cathedral to enjoy a light show, celebrating the coming German Unity Day on Oct 32 year ago
Photos taken on Oct 1 show ppl gathered in front of Berlin Cathedral to enjoy a light show, celebrating the coming German Unity Day on Oct 3
2 year ago
Germany wants migrants sent back to Greece, Turkey
Russian  and  Assad air strikes on already injured civilians in Aleppo2 year ago
Russian and Assad air strikes on already injured civilians in Aleppo
Russian  and  Assad air strikes on already injured civilians in Aleppo
2 year ago
Italy indicts top ex-bankers over derivatives scandal
While Clinton knocks Sanders fans as 'basement dwellers' - Chelsea lives in $10M apartment2 year ago
While Clinton knocks Sanders fans as 'basement dwellers' - Chelsea lives in $10M apartment
2 year ago
World Cup caused Pope Benedict’s earlier resignation, personal aide claims
2 year ago
Fewer people living below poverty line, inequality lingers, says World Bank
2 year ago
Conductor and violinist Sir Neville Marriner dies age 92
Thousands turn out for All-Ireland celebrations in Dublin2 year ago
Thousands turn out for All-Ireland celebrations in Dublin
2 year ago
Polls close in Hungary’s referendum on EU migrant plan.
.@realDonaldTrump slams @HillaryClinton over job creation.2 year ago
[email protected] slams @HillaryClinton over job creation.
2 year ago
Highlights: British PM May on Brexit, Article 50 and trade
2 year ago
Global Poverty Declines Even Amid Economic Slowdown, World Bank Says
2 year ago
Philippines' Duterte apologises to Jews, but defiant
.@nytimes: @realDonaldTrump reported $916 million loss on 1995 federal tax return.2 year ago
[email protected]: @realDonaldTrump reported $916 million loss on 1995 federal tax return.
Bosnia votes for mayors at time of renewed tensions2 year ago
Bosnia votes for mayors at time of renewed tensions
2 year ago
Police officer in NY has cruiser stolen, gets dragged by suspect
2 year ago
Hungary referendum on EU migrant quotas invalid as turnout below required 50 percent
2 year ago
Pope visits Azerbaijan on Caucasus peace tour
2 year ago
The Social Democratic Party is claiming victory in eight of the nine municipalities in Sarajevo
EU unveils aid plan for Syria's Aleppo2 year ago
EU unveils aid plan for Syria's Aleppo
2 year ago
When Pope Francis performed Mass in Tbilisi, Georgia, not as many people showed up as usual.
2 year ago
EU 'cannot force' Hungary to accept migrants: PM Orban
2 year ago
EU wants Google to stop anti-competitive Android practices, fine expected | Reuters
2 year ago
Ethiopia regional government confirms that 52 killed in stampede after protest at religious event.
North Carolina Poll Average: @realDonaldTrump leads @HillaryClinton.2 year ago
North Carolina Poll Average: @realDonaldTrump leads @HillaryClinton.
2 year ago
Hungarian PM Orban calls the Migrant referendum result ‘outstanding’ and proposes a constitutional change on migrant quotas
In race to win North Carolina, African-American turnout remains biggest unknown2 year ago
In race to win North Carolina, African-American turnout remains biggest unknown
2 year ago
Suspected militants fire at Indian Kashmir army camp: officer
2 year ago
Dutch photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans killed in battle against IS in Sirte. Becoming the first foreign journalist killed in Libya since '11
2 year ago
Philippines' Duterte says China, Russia supportive when he complained of U.S.
2 year ago
Supporters defend Trump in wake of tax revelations
2 year ago
Hungarians overwhelmingly reject migrant quotas, vote set to be invalid
2 year ago
Some Deutsche Bank Clients Unable To Access Cash Due To "IT Outage"
2 year ago
KASHMIR: Reports of 1 Indian soldier killed and 4 others wounded after an attack on an army camp in Baramulla
2 year ago
3 rockets falling from ISIL fighters in Turkish border city Kilis, 1 policemen died 2 other injured and some material damage
2 year ago
Hungary referendum result with 94.8 % of votes counted: 98.2 % of voters rejected migrant quotas, vote invalid due to low turnout
2 year ago
Baramulla attack: situation contained and under control, says Army
2 year ago
'No doubt' Russia behind hacks on U.S. election system: senior Democrat
2 year ago
US State Department issues travel warning for Haiti ahead of Hurricane Matthew - @TravelGov
2 year ago
Libya : A Dutch journalist Jeroen Oerlemans has been killed while covering the fighting with the Islamic State
Dutch journalist Jeroen Oerlemans shot dead in Libya2 year ago
Dutch journalist Jeroen Oerlemans shot dead in Libya
2 year ago
14-Year-Old Gunman Shot By St. Louis Police
Ukrainian reporter arrested in Moscow on espionage charges2 year ago
Ukrainian reporter arrested in Moscow on "espionage" charges
Rebels inside Hardana village east-west of Raei town after captured it from ISIS2 year ago
Rebels inside Hardana village east-west of Raei town after captured it from ISIS
2 year ago
Army camp in Kashmir’s Baramulla under attack by militants
2 year ago
Baramulla firing : 2 attackers have been gunned down by BSF : sources
2 year ago
95% of #Hungaryreferendum votes supported "No" camp, but only 45% of electorate cast ballots: ruling party
2 year ago
2 BSF Jawans Injured in firing at Baramulla : sources
UNReliefChief visits destroyed infrastructure, Al-Hudaydah. Damage to infrastructure and economy in Yemen estimated to $12B so far.2 year ago
#UNReliefChief visits destroyed infrastructure, Al-Hudaydah. Damage to infrastructure and economy in Yemen estimated to $12B so far.
2 year ago
J&K: Grenades lobbed by attackers at army camp; Heavy exchange of fire underway
Turkish (most Likely) UAV Over Dabiq. EuphratesShield2 year ago
Turkish (most Likely) UAV Over Dabiq. #EuphratesShield
2 year ago
Indian Media: Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Akhnoor Jammu and Kashmir, Indian forces retaliate. Firing from Pakistan's side still on
Man tags 'Black Lives Matter' on Trump hotel in DC2 year ago
Man tags 'Black Lives Matter' on Trump hotel in DC
IOC chief 'impressed' by Paris bid for 2024 Olympics2 year ago
IOC chief 'impressed' by Paris bid for 2024 Olympics
Royal Saudi Naval Force eastern fleet begins exercise Gulf Shield-1 in Arabian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz,  and  Oman Sea.2 year ago
Royal Saudi Naval Force eastern fleet begins exercise Gulf Shield-1 in Arabian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, and Oman Sea.
The Free Syrian Army seized over Turkman Barah from IS with TSK support.2 year ago
The Free Syrian Army seized over Turkman Barah from IS with TSK support.
Turkmen Bareh seized from ISIS by FSA2 year ago
Turkmen Bareh seized from ISIS by FSA
Coalition aircrafts targeting oil wells in  Abu Kamal2 year ago
Coalition aircrafts targeting oil wells in Abu Kamal
Satellite imagery shows no signs of Su-25s at Hmeymim on 26/09/16 (с) CNES / Airbus Defence and Space (via Jane's)2 year ago
Satellite imagery shows no signs of Su-25s at Hmeymim on 26/09/16 (с) CNES / Airbus Defence and Space (via Jane's)
Turkish fighter jets hitting Isil in Turkmen Bareh, Akhtarin and Dabiq. EuphratesShield2 year ago
Turkish fighter jets hitting Isil in Turkmen Bareh, Akhtarin and Dabiq. #EuphratesShield
2 year ago
Rudy Giuliani on @jaketapper: What Trump did was "perfectly legal...he's a genius". Tapper: "Does that make the rest of us stupid?"
RuAF Lataminah town, north Hama2 year ago
RuAF Lataminah town, north Hama
1 October: 39th Day of Operation Euphrates Shield2 year ago
1 October: 39th Day of Operation Euphrates Shield
2 year ago
Syria army statement calls on rebel fighters to leave east Aleppo and it says it will guarantee safe passage
2 year ago
Kilis was hit from Syria again
2 year ago
Russia plans for over 40 million people to participate in civil defence exercises October 4-7
2 year ago
Australia's @JulieBishopMP says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end
Reinforcement arrived in North Hama for new offensive2 year ago
Reinforcement arrived in North Hama for new offensive
Ahrar Al Sham fills up a Grad launcher and fires 40 rockets at Hama military airport.2 year ago
Ahrar Al Sham fills up a Grad launcher and fires 40 rockets at Hama military airport.
2 year ago
Blogger Anton Nosik could be imprisoned in Russia for calling for mass bombing in Syria, which Russia is now doing.
Syria - rebels firing Gvozdika howitzers on Syrian gov positions2 year ago
Syria - rebels firing Gvozdika howitzers on Syrian gov positions
2 year ago
FSA with the help of Turkish army seized Hurdanah and Tallat al Baydah, S-W to Al-Rai from ISIL
Primaries of LNR group - photo2 year ago
Primaries of LNR group - photo
2 year ago
Opposition party in Ethiopia says death toll was at least 50 in a stampede sparked by police action breaking up a protest
2 year ago
Several dead after police disperse a protest in Ethiopia's Oromia region, triggering a stampede - BBC
2 year ago
Shooting in Zaytsevo area/Horlivka
KafrZita also was attacked with toxic gas yesterday2 year ago
KafrZita also was attacked with toxic gas yesterday
Russian air strike w/parachute bomb on Al-Taman'ah in Idlib province2 year ago
Russian air strike w/parachute bomb on Al-Taman'ah in Idlib province
Russian air strike w/parachute bomb on Al-Taman'ah in Idlib province
An Assad government helicopter dropped a 15 projectiles bomb carpet on Tarmala, Idlib2 year ago
An Assad government helicopter dropped a 15 projectiles bomb carpet on Tarmala, Idlib
An Assad government helicopter dropped a 15 projectiles bomb carpet on Tarmala, Idlib
Fighting in South Aleppo's Sheikh Saeed as Assad forces attempting to advance2 year ago
Fighting in South Aleppo's Sheikh Saeed as Assad forces attempting to advance
2 year ago
Police detain brother of Gülenist group (FETÖ) leader, Kutbettin Gülen, in western Izmir
2 year ago
VIDEO: Free Idlib Army fires Grad rocket barrage at pro-govt. positions in southern Aleppo, Syria.
VIDEO: Free Idlib Army fires Grad rocket barrage at pro-govt. positions in southern Aleppo, Syria.
Kindi hospital in Northern Aleppo2 year ago
Kindi hospital in Northern Aleppo
2 year ago
FSA rebels and Turkish army fighting to control over Tell al Beyda(Boztepe) village
2 year ago
Mandatory evacuation of non-essential personnel underway at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba over potential direct hit from Hurricane Matthew Tuesday.
International monitors at primaries of DNR and LNR groups2 year ago
"International monitors" at primaries of DNR and LNR groups
2 year ago
Flash: Pro-India National Conference (NC) Sarpanch, Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, shot dead by suspected militants at Kandizal in south Kashmir.
Abu Kamal in Eastern Deir ez Zur2 year ago
Abu Kamal in Eastern Deir ez Zur
PM Viktor Orban : expects 'no' votes to win referendum2 year ago
PM Viktor Orban : expects 'no' votes to win referendum
Fighter jets take off and land on public roads in Finland during a training exercise2 year ago
Fighter jets take off and land on public roads in Finland during a training exercise
9 people died after a bus fell into a river in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha district, rescue operation underway.2 year ago
9 people died after a bus fell into a river in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha district, rescue operation underway.
2 year ago
Car bomb destroyed by FSA/Turkish forces amid clashes in the village of Turkmen Bareh
Artillery strike on ISIL positions at Akhtarin2 year ago
Artillery strike on ISIL positions at Akhtarin
Russian air strikes hit multiple towns in Idlib, Hama and Homs province2 year ago
Russian air strikes hit multiple towns in Idlib, Hama and Homs province
2 year ago
Iraq: Baghdad explosions kill at least 3, wound 13
A car bomb of Daesh destroyed around Turkmen Bareh EuphratesShield2 year ago
A car bomb of Daesh destroyed around Turkmen Bareh #EuphratesShield
2 year ago
Turnout at Hungary's #QuotaReferendum expected to be low, around 40-44%, early numbers suggest
2 year ago
77 civilians were killed on Saturday in Syria, incl. 16 children, 34 of the victims died in and around Aleppo - LCC
3 ISIL members were captured in Ziyadiyah in infiltration attempt2 year ago
3 ISIL members were captured in Ziyadiyah in infiltration attempt
2 year ago
Massive car bomb in Mogadishu, casualties reported. Somalia
2 year ago
FSA captured 3 Daesh terrorists trying to infiltrate Ziyadiyah
3 killed, 2 of them - children as SAA strike Douma, Damascus2 year ago
3 killed, 2 of them - children as SAA strike Douma, Damascus
Atlanta PD on the scene of shooting2 year ago
Atlanta PD on the scene of shooting
EuphratesShield more that 10h of massive intel activity: at least 3 Tur vehicles vs 1 Syr2 year ago
#EuphratesShield more that 10h of massive intel activity: at least 3 Tur vehicles vs 1 Syr
2 year ago
OSCE SMM still blocked from crossing Shchastia bridge from "LPR" side - mines and barricades
2 year ago
OSCE SMM couldn't proceed at UA-ctrl Bohdanivka: area is not cleared of mines
2 year ago
DNR and LNR groups hold "primaries" today
S. Aleppo: Free Idlib Army fired a new barrage of Grad rockets on pro-Regime forces with 2 BM-21 launchers.2 year ago
S. Aleppo: Free Idlib Army fired a new barrage of Grad rockets on pro-Regime forces with 2 BM-21 launchers.
2 year ago
UK to begin process of exit from EU before end of March 2017 – Theresa May
2 year ago
Libya - Libyan Dawn Air Force has launched airstrikes since this morning. Troops on the ground are moving towards ISIS positions
Military trucks in Donetsk2 year ago
Military trucks in Donetsk
RUAF strategic aviation Tu-22Ms deployed 01OCT16 to Mozdok2 year ago
RUAF strategic aviation Tu-22Ms deployed 01OCT16 to Mozdok
The @SOSMedFrance @MSF Aquarius has assisted this dangerously overcrowded boat. ~160 people are now safely on board2 year ago
The @SOSMedFrance @MSF Aquarius has assisted this dangerously overcrowded boat. ~160 people are now safely on board
KDPI: No Withdrawal of Forces from Iranian Borders2 year ago
KDPI: No Withdrawal of Forces from Iranian Borders
Trump's 1995 tax records suggest no federal taxes for years: New York Times2 year ago
Trump's 1995 tax records suggest no federal taxes for years: New York Times
Syria: Kurdish YPG took al-Shuqayyif in northern Aleppo2 year ago
Syria: Kurdish YPG took al-Shuqayyif in northern Aleppo
2 year ago
Pope Francis arrives in Azerbaijan
2 year ago
Syria: Damascus (west) Republican Guard bombing towns in Barada valley from above
Syria: Damascus (west) Republican Guard bombing towns in Barada valley from above
2 year ago
Israeli police arrest 6 Arab-Israelis from east Jerusalem on suspision they joined ISIS and planned terror attacks
2 year ago
Syria 50+ airstrikes on Aleppo city since morning, Assad-forces failed to advance in southern Sheikh Saaid but try to advance on Jandoul RB
2 year ago
'To hell with those who violate order in Chechen Republic, they should be shot dead' - Kadyrov about drug abusers
Schools Orthodox procession today in Yekaterinburg2 year ago
"Schools" Orthodox procession today in Yekaterinburg
2 year ago
2 Dagestan militants killed in special operation
Incendiary bombs dropped on Rastan tonight2 year ago
Incendiary bombs dropped on Rastan tonight
Incendiary bombs dropped on Rastan tonight
47 ceasefire violations on 1 October2 year ago
47 ceasefire violations on 1 October
Criminal case opened after attack on Synagogue in Moscow2 year ago
Criminal case opened after attack on Synagogue in Moscow
Donetsk: Russian military trucks2 year ago
Donetsk: Russian military trucks
2 year ago
Counter-terror operation in Tabasaransk district of Dagestan
Trump’s lawyer threatens legal action against @nytimes for disclosing his 1995 tax return2 year ago
Trump’s lawyer threatens legal action against @nytimes for disclosing his 1995 tax return
2 year ago
FSA Fastaqim Kama Umirt is reporting violent clashes on the Shuqayf front as the rebels attempt to prevent Syrian Government forces progressing in the region, Aleppo.
2 year ago
Russian air strikes on Houla, Homs Governorate, Syria
Málaga: 5 people were seriously injured, the mayor speaks of a gas explosion2 year ago
Málaga: 5 people were seriously injured, the mayor speaks of a gas explosion
Group of ISIL was hit with missile at Makhoul mountains2 year ago
Group of ISIL was hit with missile at Makhoul mountains
2 year ago
At least 77 injured after gas explosion near Spanish town of Malaga
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