""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
A ceasefire is supposed to be in place, but as Ukraine's Independence Day nears, fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.
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France has closed its diplomatic missions until further notice in Turkey’s two main cities – Ankara and Istanbul – due to security concerns.
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Ukraine is marking 24 years of independence from Soviet rule. There have been ceremonies in the centre of Kiev, including a show of military might
France is today putting its feet up to mark Pentecost today – one of a dozen public holidays the country will enjoy in 2015.
But how does France –
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Barack Obama is the first US president to be guest of honour at India's annual Republic Day parade, a flamboyant display of the South Asian nation's military might and cultural diversity.
It may be a micro-state but Monaco held a big party for its National Day, and Prince Albert had some good news for the crowds as well. He and
Azerbaijan celebrates its 5th National Flag Day and the upcoming Baku 2015 European Games – billed as “the first ever major multi-sport event for the
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Moscow to mark Unity Day. This year the parade had a distinct flavour of defiance against the West.
“Let them tear it down if they can. They ordered its suspension, yet they can’t stop this building. I’ll be opening it; I’ll be moving in and using
An estimated half a million people packed the streets of Barcelona on Thursday to call for Catalonia to be separated from Spain.
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans have taken to the streets of Barcelona to demand the right to vote on separation from Spain.
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September 11 is Catelonia’s “Diada”, its national day.
This year as always dignitaries mark the fallen in past disputes. But today’s battle is with
Ukraine celebrated its independence from the Soviet Union on Sunday. During a ceremony marking Independence Day, President Petro Poroshenko vowed to
Americans celebrate 238th anniversary of the nation’s independence.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Budapest marking Hungary’s National Day and the failed anti-Soviet uprising of 1956.