El Niño is back and may be stronger than ever.   A wooden boat is seen stranded on the dry cracked riverbed of the Dawuhan Dam during drought season in Madiun, Indonesia's East Java province…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

As countries prepare to meet at the G20 summit in Turkey next week, global growth and infrastructure needs will be at the top of decision makers’ concerns. And rightly so: Infrastructure – roads,…

Robert Montgomery |

A medida que los países se preparan para reunirse en la cumbre del G-20 en Turquía la próxima semana, las necesidades de crecimiento y de infraestructura a nivel mundial serán una de las…

Robert Montgomery |

Imagine yourself in the last century, walking down one of the streets of a large Central Asian city. You are surrounded by architecture dominated by the Soviet style, with common building types…

Joaquin Toro |

. World Bank Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa, Shanta Devarajan discusses potential economic scenarios for the region.

Shanta Devarajan |

. كبير خبراء منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا شانتا ديفراجان يناقش التصورات الإقتصادية المحتملة للمنطقة.

شانتا ديفاراجان |

In February 2012, I wrote a blog about the relevance to the Arab revolutions that had swept the region of  the UN’s then recently unveiled “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future worth…

Omer Karasapan |

En février 2012, je soulignais dans un billet toute la pertinence pour les révolutions arabes qui ont balayé la région du rapport que les Nations Unies venaient de publier, intitulé « Pour l’…

Omer Karasapan |

في فبراير/شباط 2012، كتبت مدونة الثورات العربية التي اكتسحت المنطقة وارتباطها بوثيقة الأمم المتحدة التي صدرت آنذاك تحت عنوان "شعب قادر على الصمود، وكوكب قادر على الصمود: مستقبل جدير بالعبور…

عمر كاراسابان |

I’ve just returned from a mission to Palestine. During the visit, I met Fatima. She was happily married until last summer, when suddenly she lost everything. 

Wael Zakout |