Bangladesh has done the world a great service by keeping its borders open to the Rohingya refugees, but the responsibility should not be Bangladesh’s alone.

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A new report explores how countries can strengthen their resilience to natural shocks through a better reconstruction process.
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Gabon rose 10 places in 2017 in the world ICT classification and is now the sixth most-connected country on the African continent.

In just a few years, Gabon has made spectacular strides in internet access, and billboards of this type now saturate cities across the country. ? Odilia Hebga/World Bank
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Globally, countries are losing $160 trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. This amounts to an average of $23,620 for each person in the 141 countries studied by the World Bank Group in a new report.


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