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Bush picks Zoellick as new World Bank boss

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Bush picks Zoellick as new World Bank boss

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US President George W. Bush, has nominated Robert Zoellick as the new head of the World Bank. He is set to replace Paul Wolfowitz who quit last week amid a scandal over his part in securing a pay and promotion package for his girlfriend. The World Bank’s board must approve the former deputy Secretary of State’s appointment but Washington’s nomination has never been refused.