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Davos debates difficult times

World leaders, CEOs and NGO chiefs are at the World Economic Forum in Davos, considering responses to a rapidly changing political and economic world.

World leaders, CEOs and NGO chiefs are at the World Economic Forum in Davos, considering responses to a rapidly changing political and economic world.

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Live debate from Davos: the post multicultural era?

In today’s world of cultural divisiveness, multicultural and assimilation policies of integration are being challenged.

In today’s world of cultural divisiveness, multicultural and assimilation policies of integration are being challenged.

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World Economic Forum in Davos opens with Crystal Awards

Before the world’s political and financial elites begin discussing global problems, the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos has held its annual Crystal Awards presentation for humanitarian…

Before the world’s political and financial elites begin discussing global problems, the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos has held its annual Crystal Awards presentation for humanitarian…

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Davos: toxic politics take the shine off a stronger economy

The four-day affair of panel discussions, lunches and cocktail parties will touch on subjects as diverse as terrorism, artificial intelligence and wellness - but focus on the rise of populism.

The four-day affair of panel discussions, lunches and cocktail parties will touch on subjects as diverse as terrorism, artificial intelligence and wellness - but focus on the rise of populism.

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'Trust gap' widens as Davos summit opens

The majority of people no longer believe that the economic and political systems work in their favour, a new report reveals

The majority of people no longer believe that the economic and political systems work in their favour, a new report reveals

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Cyprus talks to resume soon amid 'last effort' to find solution

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

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'Peace deal for Cyprus is possible' says UN at unity talks

A peace deal in Cyprus is difficult but possible – that was the message from a senior UN official as the leaders of the ethnically divided island arrived for day two of talks in…

A peace deal in Cyprus is difficult but possible – that was the message from a senior UN official as the leaders of the ethnically divided island arrived for day two of talks in…

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Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

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FIFA votes to expand World Cup to 48 teams

FIFA has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, brushing aside concerns that enlargement could lower standards.

FIFA has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, brushing aside concerns that enlargement could lower standards.

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Cyprus: healing a divided island

The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus are meeting in Geneva for a week of intense talks to agree the outline of a peace deal ending decades of division.

The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus are meeting in Geneva for a week of intense talks to agree the outline of a peace deal ending decades of division.

Business

Uber vs Suva in Swiss driver employee ruling

A Swiss insurance agency has ruled one of Uber's drivers is an employee so it has to pay social security contributions; Uber said it will appeal.

A Swiss insurance agency has ruled one of Uber's drivers is an employee so it has to pay social security contributions; Uber said it will appeal.

Science_technology

Mars mission, a new rocket and a giant telescope: Europe's space priorities

Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future

Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future

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Zurich mosque shooting gunman was 'Swiss with no Islamist links'

Swiss police confirmed that the 24-year-old gunman was found dead near the scene of Monday's shooting. Three people were injured in the attack.

Swiss police confirmed that the 24-year-old gunman was found dead near the scene of Monday's shooting. Three people were injured in the attack.

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Val d'Isere, Alta Badia, and the 'Bomba' in Gravity

Euronews’ Vincent Ménard guides us through all things fast and white this time from the French Alps: ‘‘Hello and welcome to this edition of Gravity from the French resort of Val…

Euronews’ Vincent Ménard guides us through all things fast and white this time from the French Alps: ‘‘Hello and welcome to this edition of Gravity from the French resort of Val…

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Swiss duck immigration row with the EU

The Swiss parliament has avoided a clash with the EU over immigration rules by ditching plans for jobs quotas for foreigners.

The Swiss parliament has avoided a clash with the EU over immigration rules by ditching plans for jobs quotas for foreigners.

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The Swiss reject rapid phase-out of nuclear power

In a referendum, the Swiss have voted against a proposal that would have accelerated the closure of the countries five nuclear plants.

In a referendum, the Swiss have voted against a proposal that would have accelerated the closure of the countries five nuclear plants.

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Cyprus reunification talks resume in Switzerland

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have gathered in Switzerland to try to resolve the final issues that could see the island reunified after four decades of…

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have gathered in Switzerland to try to resolve the final issues that could see the island reunified after four decades of…

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Zika virus declared no longer an international emergency by WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency – warning at the same time that the virus will continue to spread where mosquitoes carrying

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency – warning at the same time that the virus will continue to spread where mosquitoes carrying

Science_technology

Brain implant allows paralysed monkey to walk

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

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Follow live, The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in