""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he will ask the International Criminal Court to investigate possible war crimes in Syria.
Hundreds of Yemenis protest in front of the United Nations building in the capital Sanaa to denounce air strikes which killed 140.
Since 2013 volunteer rescue workers in the White Helmets organisation have been trying to save lives in the Syrian civil war. But Moscow and Damascus accuse them of being close to terrorist groups, an
In Colombia, the ceasefire with FARC rebels has been extended until the end of this month, President Juan Manuel Santos has said.
Peace appears to be ever-further away in Syria with daily offensives pounding residential areas and the US announcement of a suspension of “participation in bilateral channels with…
Just a few weeks ago, the world focused on US Secretary of State, John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov.
Colombian voters confound forecasters by rejecting a landmark peace deal with FARC rebels considering it "too soft" on the guerrillas.
As Russia vows to press ahead with its Aleppo offensive, the US says it is on the verge of ending Syria peace talks with Moscow.
This bird’s eye footage illustrates the extent of the damage in eastern Aleppo, after a ceasefire collapsed in Syria last week.
Pro-Syrian government forces attacked rebel-held areas of Aleppo on four fronts on Tuesday.
There has been no let up in the battle for Aleppo and surrounding areas.
A fragile ceasefire in Syria appears largely to be holding, but tensions are rising between its brokers.
Sporadic shelling continues in eastern suburbs of Damascus but a fragile truce between government forces and rebels in Syria is still holding – just.
The UN says large amounts of humanitarian aid have still not entered Syria three days after a nationwide ceasefire came into affect.
There is a new ceasefire in Syria, brokered between the US and Russia, respectively the godfathers of the opposition, and regime.
Dozens are believed to have been killed in an air strike on a market in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib, just days before a US-Russia-brokered ceasefire is due to…
Syrian army forces and their allies have recaptured the whole Ramousah district of Aleppo, according to a monitor.
The main body representing Syrian opposition groups has set out its plan to end the war under which President al-Assad would step down after six months of talks.
People lounge around a hotel swimming pool as a singer entertains them… It is not the sort of scene you would expect to see in Aleppo, the divided city that has become the focus of fighting in Syria’s
US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been unable to reach an agreement on ending the violence in Syria.