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Role of African women: a key issue at Dakhla forum

Agriculture, food security, sustainable development and the role of women — just some of the topics covered at this year’s Crans Montana Forum which was held in…

Agriculture, food security, sustainable development and the role of women — just some of the topics covered at this year’s Crans Montana Forum which was held in…

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US Vice President Pence seeks to reassure Transatlantic allies

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, US Vice President Mike Pence has sought to assure allies that Donald Trump’s administration will back NATO and stand with…

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, US Vice President Mike Pence has sought to assure allies that Donald Trump’s administration will back NATO and stand with…

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Latin American leaders blast Trump border wall

Leaders of Latin American and Caribbean countries have denounced the new US President's tough immigration policies and border wall project.

Leaders of Latin American and Caribbean countries have denounced the new US President's tough immigration policies and border wall project.

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Russia can 'talk to Trump about getting sanctions eased'

The arrival of Donald Trump to the White House opens the door to sanctions against Russia being eased, it’s been claimed.

The arrival of Donald Trump to the White House opens the door to sanctions against Russia being eased, it’s been claimed.

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WEF 2017: same place, different agenda

Business Line checks out how the participants in the World Economic Forum are coping with a radically different political landscape.

Business Line checks out how the participants in the World Economic Forum are coping with a radically different political landscape.

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Mali reaches out to foreign investors after Africa-France summit success

A gathering of 35 heads of state and government around Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako was a dream come true for the country’s authorities.

A gathering of 35 heads of state and government around Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako was a dream come true for the country’s authorities.

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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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Is this the end for multiculturalism?

Europe’s liberals must get better at ‘owning patriotism’ and not leave it to the far-right, the widower of murdered British MP Jo Cox has said.

Europe’s liberals must get better at ‘owning patriotism’ and not leave it to the far-right, the widower of murdered British MP Jo Cox has said.

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Middle East peace: Paris summit to stress support for two-state solution

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

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Africa-France summit kicks off in Mali

The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.

The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.

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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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The future of car driving is electric, say experts

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

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Obama calls on APEC to give his successor a chance

Obama ends his last APEC summit as US president calling on members to give his successor a chance despite concerns of a new protectionism.

Obama ends his last APEC summit as US president calling on members to give his successor a chance despite concerns of a new protectionism.

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Shadow of Trump presidency looms large at APEC summit

President Obama may be flying the flag for the US at this year’s APEC summit but the shadow of Donald Trump is looming large.

President Obama may be flying the flag for the US at this year’s APEC summit but the shadow of Donald Trump is looming large.

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Talking Brexit after saying goodbye to Barack

The leaders of Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Spain met at a mini-summit in Berlin to say goodbye to outgoing US President Barack Obama.

The leaders of Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Spain met at a mini-summit in Berlin to say goodbye to outgoing US President Barack Obama.

Science_technology

Tel Aviv hosts alternative fuel summit

Air quality in cities is getting worse according to a recent UN report which says pollution leads to the deaths of more children every year than malaria and HIV/AIDS…

Air quality in cities is getting worse according to a recent UN report which says pollution leads to the deaths of more children every year than malaria and HIV/AIDS…

Sport

Smart Stadiums leading the way in boosting fan experience

The focus of attention on the second and final day of the World Football Summit in Madrid was firmly on technological development of the game and the fan…

The focus of attention on the second and final day of the World Football Summit in Madrid was firmly on technological development of the game and the fan…

Culture

Long live art and culture the keys to human experience

How can art and culture play a leading role in an epoch obsessed with itself and the pursuit of instant gratification, narcissism and financial crisis?

How can art and culture play a leading role in an epoch obsessed with itself and the pursuit of instant gratification, narcissism and financial crisis?