""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
Iraq has been hit by mass protests for a second consecutive Friday.
In Baghdad, thousands took to the streets, angry over a shortage of jobs
Many Tunisians would like to see the former occupants of the presidential palace return to stand trial on corruption charges. The Ben Ali family
Police have raided offices at the Bank of Moscow, and Inteko, a property developer owned by the wife of former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov.
Croatian television is reporting that the former prime minister Ivo Sanader, wanted by the authorities over corruption allegations, has been arrested
After deliberating since Monday, FIFA executive members have banned Amos Adamu from all soccer activity for three years and Reynald Temarii for one
Nearly three quarters of states, beginning with those at war such as Iraq or Afghanistan, are seen as seriously corrupt, according to Transparency
Trailing in the polls, Brazil’s opposition presidential candidate has attacked frontrunner Dilma Rousseff over corruption.
Jose Serra used a
Protesters gathered outside the Presidential Palace and several places in Jakarta to mark the first year of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s
Football’s world governing body FIFA is to investigate claims that two of its executive committee members had offered to sell their votes in the
The governing body of world football is to investigate a newspaper report that two members of its executive committee offered to sell their votes in
The bound and blindfolded body of the kidnapped mayor of Santiago in Mexico has been found dumped on a remote rural road.
The country’s President
A supply manager for Apple has appeared in court in California charged with taking bribes from six Asian companies that supply iPhone and iPod
It is Kenya’s first national vote since 1,300 people were killed in post-election violence in 2008.
Political leaders are hoping a ballot today on
The European Union has slammed Romania for its failure to combat rampant corruption.
In an annual progress report, the EU said the country’s
Afghanistan’s government should have a greater say in how the country’s multi-million-euro aid budget is spent, President Hamid Karzai told a foreign
They are the key players in Afghanistan’s biggest international conference in decades.
The country’s leader Hamid Karzai wants greater control of
Security is tight in Afghanistan, ahead of the biggest international aid conference in decades.
Dozens of delegates are expected in Kabul, including
The politician at the centre of the Bettencourt scandal remains French Labour Minister Eric Woerth.
Now it is claimed that he, as treasurer of
Business as usual today? Not quite for Nicolas Sarkozy. The French President is now personally targeted by sleaze allegations that have battered his
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has denied media reports he received a 150,000 euro cash donation for his presidential election campaign from the