World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to step down amid Trump climate clash

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, who announced his resignation yesterday | Credit: World Bank/Simone D. McCourtie
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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, who announced his resignation yesterday | Credit: World Bank/Simone D. McCourtie

Resignation - which comes three years early - leaves US President Trump with opportunity to nominate a successor less enthusiastic about tackling climate change

The World Bank's group president Jim Yong Kim has unexpectedly resigned from his post, three years ahead of schedule In a statement released yesterday, which gave no official reason for his departure,...

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