Wednesday, 28th February 2024

world economic forum

20 Jan
The World Economic Forum has wrapped up after a week of intense discussions, networking and consensus-building in the snowy Swiss mountain resort of Davos. Among some of the smaller nations taking part was Mongolia, which is trying to use the event to promote itself on the global stage as it tries to diversify its economy and bolster relations outside of its traditional allies, Russia and China.
18 Jan
Ukraine's president and China's prime minister shared the spotlight at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, as they both delivered keynote addresses. Calling Vladimir Putin an embodiment of war, Volodymyr Zelensky called on Kyiv's allies to take a tougher stand against Russia. China's Li Qiang focused on trade and the economy, taking aim at what he called disruptive trade barriers. FRANCE 24's Yuka Royer reports from Davos, where she also spoke with an executive at US chipmaker Intel.


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A dialogue practically mute in Senegal as most of the candidates snubbed President Macky Sall's talks to end weeks of political turmoil.
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2024 will be a eventful year for track and field. The World Athletics Indoor Championships kicks off the calender this weekend in Glasgow, then the Olympic games will take place this summer. For years, Kenyans have swept the long-distance running competitions.
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Aides to the late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny say Moscow has set an ultimatum for his mother to agree to a secret funeral. Russian authorities have threatened to bury him in the penal colony where he died. Vladimir Ashurkov, Executive Director of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, and close friend of Alexei Navalny talked to DW about the circumstances of Navalny’s life and death.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to ensure his country remains in a permanent state of war. That's the premise of a new book, published by a French political scientist as the world has been marking the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that Western weapons deliveries to Ukraine have ended up in the hands of Hamas and other terror groups in the Middle East. Russian television has been quick to exploit the Israel-Hamas conflict for propaganda purposes.