Europeans react to Wolfowitz departure

Following the announcement that Paul Wolfowitz, the under-fire president of the World Bank, will step down on 30 June, European government officials are calling for the Bank to rebuild its credibility.

Wolfowitz's tenure has been at the centre of an international controversy since it emerged in April that he was instrumental in authorising a generous secondment package for his girlfriend, Shaha Riza. Riza left the Bank on external assignment when Wolfowitz was appointed president, in order to

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