News Wire | February 16, 2023 Archive

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World Bank President, Dogged by Climate Questions, Will Step Down Early

By David Gelles | The New York Times

David Malpass, the embattled president of the World Bank, said Wednesday that he would step down by June, roughly a year before his term expires.

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Israeli Parliament Votes to Deport Citizens Convicted of Terrorism

By Patrick Kingsley | The New York Times

The Israeli Parliament voted Wednesday to allow the deportation and revocation of citizenship and residence permits of people jailed for terrorism who also receive financial reward for their violence.

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