President Obama should reach out to Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi as tensions in Iran over the disputed presidential elections continue to heighten, a former Bush administration official told CNN Sunday.
Two senators are asking congressional investigators to look at Iraq's oil revenues and see if the war-ravaged nation can pay for its own reconstruction, an effort that has been bankrolled to this point mostly by U.S. taxpayers.
A siege mentality prevails at a World Bank unit that investigates allegations of misconduct and corruption in bank-financed projects, an independent panel says. It recommends the group reach out to other departments and outside advisers to deal with its problems.
Robert Zoellick, a seasoned player in international financial and diplomatic circles, won the unanimous approval of the World Bank's board on Monday to become the poverty-fighting institution's next president
The World Bank Monday unanimously approved Robert Zoellick as its president after a controversial two-year term by Paul Wolfowitz, who agreed to resign over a promotion scandal involving his companion.
Embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz agreed to resign after weeks of controversy over his handling of a pay package for his girlfriend, a bank employee, the institution's board of directors announced.
I was the only reporter in the world to talk to embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz on Wednesday. But it was the briefest "exclusive interview" I've ever had -- and I sort of dropped the ball.
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and the White House were in talks with World Bank officials to work out details of his resignation, senior administration officials told CNN, adding they expect him to leave "soon."
Embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and the White House were in talks Wednesday afternoon with World Bank officials to work out details of his resignation, senior administration officials told CNN.
An internal panel concludes World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz violated staff rules in arranging a promotion and pay raise for his girlfriend and questions whether he can still lead the bank, according to its report.
Leading governments of Europe are willing to let the United States again choose the next World Bank president if embattled current President Paul Wolfowitz agrees to step down soon, according to a published report.
The World Bank's executive directors have rejected a request by their embattled president, Paul Wolfowitz, to explain his role in a deal that sent his girlfriend to a new job at the State Department with a hefty pay raise, a source close to the probe told CNN Tuesday.
Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo, was back in New York City in early June, his first visit since last September, when his $82,000 Palace Hotel bill made headlines in this magazine and elsewhere.
A top Pentagon official told lawmakers Thursday that the United States' work in Iraq is not done after Sunday's elections, while post-election violence there killed more than two dozen people in a two-day period.
The Bush administration's policy in Iraq faced tough questioning Tuesday from lawmakers, some of whom expressed doubts about whether power could be transferred to the Iraqi people by June 30, as planned.
Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz has halted a Pentagon project that would have allowed military personnel, including troops deployed overseas, to vote via the Internet in the November presidential election.