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Dec 16, 2010
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Europe’s year of woe in images

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Follow the euro zone’s debt crisis in images and graphics by clicking on the image.

Dec 15, 2010
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Recent comments by DSK on the global economic recovery

IMF Managing General Dominique Strauss-Kahn speaking at World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington, DC, in October 2010, discusses four key challenges for the global economy.

Strauss-Kahn speaking about the human cost of the unemployment crisis at an IMF/ILO conference in Oslo, Norway, in September 2010.

Dec 15, 2010
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IMF in the news

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A pedestrian walks past a sign outside a cafe displaying a menu relating to the current economic climate in Dublin November 23, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Ireland

Ireland’s parliament approved an 85 billion euro EU/IMF bailout, paving the way for the IMF to approve its 22.5 billion portion of the funds. Under the deal Irish people face years of cutbacks and tax increases in return for fresh capital to shore up the banks.

Sep 20, 2010
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Live Event: Tracking the Millennium Development Goals

Reuters AlertNet reports live from the U.N. Millenium Development Goals Summit where world leaders are meeting to take stock of the goals agreed on a decade ago to tackle global poverty.