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    Europe has low expectations of Davos
    Jan20

    Europe has low expectations of Davos

    Senior European executives have largely given up hope of an economic upturn this year, according to a survey released by PwC. ||| Davos Switzerland – Senior European executives have largely given up hope of an economic upturn this year, according to a survey released Tuesday by consultants PwC.The poll, published on the eve of the World...

    EU not ready to ease Russia sanctions
    Jan19

    EU not ready to ease Russia sanctions

    European Union foreign ministers said there were no grounds to lift economic sanctions against Russia despite conciliatory proposals. ||| Brussels – European Union foreign ministers said on Monday there were no grounds to lift economic sanctions against Russia despite conciliatory proposals from the EU’s foreign policy chief, as...

    Ukraine offers ceasefire
    Jan19

    Ukraine offers ceasefire

    Ukraine offered an immediate ceasefire to Russia, after Moscow claimed that Kiev rejected a fresh peace initiative by Vladimir Putin. ||| Moscow/ Berlin – Ukraine on Monday offered an immediate ceasefire to Russia, after Moscow claimed that Kiev rejected a fresh peace initiative by Russian President Vladimir Putin.“We are ready to work with...

    Davos forecast: win some, lose some
    Jan19

    Davos forecast: win some, lose some

    History suggests the Davos pundits are likely to get plenty of things wrong. ||| Davos, Switzerland – As the world’s business and political elite ascends the Swiss Alps for an annual bout of crystal-ball gazing this week, history suggests the Davos pundits are likely to get plenty of things wrong. More than 1500 business leaders and...

    Terrorism threat to dominate Davos talks
    Jan19

    Terrorism threat to dominate Davos talks

    The deadly Islamist attacks in France and conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine are set to dominate discussions at the WEF’s annual meeting. ||| Europe – The deadly Islamist attacks in France and conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine are set to dominate discussions at this week’s gathering of the world’s political and economic elite in...

    ‘Leviathan’ ruffles Russian feathers
    Jan16

    ‘Leviathan’ ruffles Russian feathers

    Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev’s Oscar-nominated film “Leviathan” has won acclaim around the world but is dividing opinion back at home. ||| Moscow – Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev’s Oscar-nominated film “Leviathan” has won acclaim around the world but is dividing opinion back at home, where some see it as a critique...

    Conflict biggest threat to business
    Jan16

    Conflict biggest threat to business

    The risk of international conflict is now the biggest threat facing countries and businesses in the coming decade, trumping concerns about the economy, the World Economic Forum said yesterday. ||| Ben Hirschler LondonThe risk of international conflict was now the biggest threat facing countries and businesses in the coming decade, trumping...

    Obama, Cameron vow to defend free speech
    Jan15

    Obama, Cameron vow to defend free speech

    British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama said stronger economies were critical to maintaining free speech. ||| London – British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama on Thursday said stronger economies were critical to maintaining free speech and defeating a “distorted ideology” manifest in...

    Global leaders to descend  on Davos
    Jan15

    Global leaders to descend on Davos

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Secretary of State John Kerry will be among the political heavyweights attending next week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. ||| Simeon Bennett and Simon Kennedy Geneva and LondonCHINESE Premier Li Keqiang, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Secretary of...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 10
    Jan13

    Ukraine bus attack kills 10

    A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 10 people. ||| Kiev – A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, Ukrainian authorities said, and fighting intensified around the international airport in the city of Donetsk as separatists tried to oust government...

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