""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
""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
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels have agreed to restore formal ties with Russia.
Attending her first NATO summit, US Secretary of
NATO leaders are meeting in Brussels to decide whether to restore formal ties with Russia. Despite lingering tension, officials say the alliance’s
The headquarters of Ukraine’s national energy company Naftogaz have been raided by security forces carrying out a criminal investigation
US President Barack Obama has denied offering Russia a deal in which Washington would slow deployment of a missile defence shield in Europe in
Spain and Russia have signed a broad agreement on energy cooperation involving electricity production from fossil fuels and renewable sources. The
Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has appeared back in court on new charges of fraud and money laundering.
The trial is being closely
Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovosky has been back in court in Moscow to face new charges ahead of a trial for embezzlement and money
Once ranked as Russia’s richest man, jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky goes on trial today, facing new charges of embezzlement and money laundering
Italy has formally handed back ownership of an Orthodox Church in the south of the country to Russia. Both countries’ presidents, Giorgio Napolitano
An Estonian defence ministry official has been jailed for passing NATO secrets to Russia. Herman Simm handed over more than 2,000 pages of
Jailed Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been moved to Moscow for a new trial his defence fears could keep him behind bars for two more
Jailed Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been taken to Moscow from his prison in Siberia to face a new trial next month.
A man suspected of murdering a key witness in torture accusations against the president of Chechnya has been arrested.
The suspect, a Russian man
A Russian judge has ordered the probe into the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya to be reopened.
A Kremlin critic, Politkovskaya was shot
Prosecutors in Russia say they will appeal against a court verdict which freed three men accused of murdering journalist Anna Politkovskaya
A mixture of pride and painful memories were evoked in Moscow on Sunday as Russia marked the 20th anniversary of the the Soviet withdrawal from
President Dmitry Medvedev has said he is confident Russia will overcome the global economic crisis.
He made the comments in what is set to become
Russia has been commemorating soldiers who died in Afghanistan, 20 years after the withdrawal of troops from the last great military campaign of the