Wolfowitz facing calls to quit World Bank

Paul Wolfowitz's position as head of the World Bank looked increasingly under threat Friday 13 April after he was forced to retreat from a meeting after being booed by his employees and the bank's governing board met overnight to decide his fate.

The controversy relates to Mr Wolfowitz's personal involvement in securing a promotion and a pay rise far in excess of the normal maximum associated with such a promotion for Ms Riza, a bank official with whom he was romantically involved, as part of

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