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0.1 to total disaster

It has already caused a "deafening cacophony" and temperature records, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced today, according to Reuters.
"We are living and going through a climate collapse in real time," said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the opening of the COP28 summit in Dubai, the Guardian reported.

IMF: Serbian unemployment rate to be 9.1 pct at end-year

WASHINGTON - In its latest forecast, released on Monday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the Serbian unemployment rate would be 9.1 pct at the end of this year.

The IMF also said the euro zone average jobless rate was projected at 6.6 pct, ranging widely from 3.5 pct in Germany to 11.8 pct in Spain.

Brnabic meets with IMF delegation

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic met on Monday with an International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation headed by Donal McGettigan as part of a second review under an approx. 2.4 bln euro arrangement approved by the IMF to Serbia in December last year in support of an agreed economic programme.

Mali: Serbian delegation met with extremely positive reactions in Marrakesh

MARRAKESH - Serbian Deputy PM and Finance Minister Sinisa Mali said on Thursday a Serbian delegation at International Monetary Fund-World Bank annual meetings in Marrakesh had been met with extremely positive reactions.

Mali also met with the Swiss Governor at the World Bank Guy Parmelin.

Mali: Serbia's financial, economic results recognised by IMF, WB

MARRAKESH - Serbian Deputy PM and Finance Minister Sinisa Mali said on Wednesday he had had excellent meetings with high-ranking officials of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank as part of his attendance at the WB-IMF Annual Meetings in Marrakesh.

He said the IMF and the WB had recognised the results achieved by Serbia.

Pakistan shopkeepers strike nationwide over inflation

Thousands of Pakistan traders shuttered their shops on Sept. 2, striking over soaring energy and fuel bills stirring widespread discontent ahead of national elections.

Decades of mismanagement and instability have hobbled Pakistan's economy, and this summer Islamabad was forced into a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to avert default.