COVID-19 Support to Europe and Central Asia from World Bank Tops $1.4 Billion, as Anna Bjerde Becomes Regional VP
Ms. Anna Bjerde, a Swedish national, became the new World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia on May 1st, 2020.
The global economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic has driven most commodity prices down and is expected to result in substantially lower prices over 2020, the World Bank said in its April Commodity Markets Outlook.
All week, Elon Musk's Starlink satellites have been causing a stir across the county as they have been seen shooting across the sky.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey continues to expand Istanbul Airport. At this time, the fifth runway of the airport is being built.
Visa introduces ‘Visa Secure’ – a New Program for Frictionless Payments and Improved Online Experience
Visa Inc., the world leader in digital payments, introduced Visa Secure (previously known as Verified by Visa), an updated program to help make online payments more secure.
Chevron CVX sold its Azerbaijan oil assets to energy company MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc in a $1.57-billion deal.