IMF: Toxic-asset losses could hit $4 trillion
Economic crisis is far from over
Staying the course
Stimulus package will touch nearly everyone
Obama reaches for Republican support
U.S. faces slip in global influence
Less U.S.-centric world waits for Obama
Pakistan may seek IMF's help after China refuses
U.S. firms cast wary glances overseas
European leaders pledge to aid banks in crisis
Biggest bubble country? Not us, IMF says
A survivor of 50-year face-off
House OKs rebates; Senate may modify
Kenya too important to let collapse
Democratic reforms agreed on in Zimbabwe
U.S. losing nonmilitary struggle to rebuild Iraq
Ex-chief in D.C. wants city post
Eritrea may be added to terror list
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WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
Former trade official is World Bank choice
Wolfowitz quitting at World Bank
Preserve the humanitarian aid in war spending bill
Mihir Narain: Adapting to new customs
Wolfowitz, fighting for post at World Bank, turns to Africa
Head of British cell gets life in terror plot
4 get bigger voice at IMF
Foundation shines light on investors in genocide
Cuba, Si Yanks, No
U.S. calls on U.N. to lift Iraq sanctions
South Korea takes the medicine Reform bills: Sell-offs, layoffs bring loans, extensions from world's banks.
World's banks bend to help One-month reprieve given on troubled loans of $15 billion; South Korea
Stocks up in slowest trading day of '97 U.S. investors seem reassured by IMF's pledge of aid to S. Korea; Wall Street
South Korea to get $2 billion in a hurry IMF expedites part of the $60 billion bailout; Pacific Rim
Authors' claims aside, tax-reform plans carry risks
Old rebel takes charge in Korea Kim Dae Jung: Dissident wins election to face economic crisis.
Surprise tax cuts, spending plan get mixed reaction Hashimoto is praised, but critics question if package is enough; Japan
Clinton sees a good 1998 President voices confidence on wide range of topics; No comment on FBI chief; Backs 'conversation' on race, calls for more funds for IMF
Asian virus spreads to the giants Russia, China: Falling mammoths would make bigger splash than mere tigers.
South Korea's big bailout Strings attached: Opening up to foreign investment, letting insolvent firms fail.
APEC leaders favor self-help, then aid Stringent policies advised for reeling Pacific Rim nations
Asia tries to get it together APEC summit: Clinton weakened for trade and currency talks.
Pacific Rim leaders to confront crises Clinton, 17 heads of state gather for annual forum
Japan and Korea feel the pinch Financial woes: Asian slowdown spreads, as do concerns here about it.
Congress drops the ball Few achievements: Year's output marked more by failure to act on key legislative bills than by Capital Hill success stories.
Hidden stakes in Asia's slowdown Stability at risk: Thai political shake-up, tremors in Indonesia, blame in Malaysia.
What happened in Asia and what to do or not to do now