Wolfgang Schaeuble - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Wolfgang Schaeuble Africa's inequality stifles growth, says report JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa is experiencing higher levels of poverty than previously thought because decades of economic growth have only benefited a small wealthy elite, says a report released by the British aid group Oxfam at the World Economic Forum Africa which started in South Africa's coastal city of Durban on Wednesday. Inequality is rife in Africa,... Wed, 03 May 2017 13:10:00 GMT 2017-05-03T13:10:00Z Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance leaders on Thursday defended globalization against an assault from President Donald Trump and European populists. They argued that blocking free trade would hobble economic growth instead of saving jobs from foreign competition. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told journalists that freer trade and more openness were "crit... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:56:00 GMT 2017-04-20T21:56:00Z Merkel postpones visit to meet with Trump due to weather BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday postponed her trip to Washington for her first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump due to the late-winter storm expected on the U.S. east coast. Merkel had been scheduled to arrive late Monday night for meetings with Trump on Tuesday but called off the trip at the last minute due to the we... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:20:00 GMT 2017-03-13T18:20:00Z