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Russian sanctions speculation debated at Davos

The change of administration at the White House has led to speculation about the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia over its incursion into Crimea.

The change of administration at the White House has led to speculation about the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia over its incursion into Crimea.

Business

US policies critical to 2017 global economic prospects

Participants in the the World Economic Forum tell Euronews what Donald Trump does is critical for the US and the, by extension, the global economy.

Participants in the the World Economic Forum tell Euronews what Donald Trump does is critical for the US and the, by extension, the global economy.

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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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Day 1 at Davos and global elite discuss "leadership"

With over 2,500 heads of business, government and international organisations attending this years World Economic Forum in Davos, what better subject to discuss than Responsive and Responsible…

With over 2,500 heads of business, government and international organisations attending this years World Economic Forum in Davos, what better subject to discuss than Responsive and Responsible…

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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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Davos: toxic politics take the shine off a stronger economy

The four-day affair of panel discussions, lunches and cocktail parties will touch on subjects as diverse as terrorism, artificial intelligence and wellness - but focus on the rise of populism.

The four-day affair of panel discussions, lunches and cocktail parties will touch on subjects as diverse as terrorism, artificial intelligence and wellness - but focus on the rise of populism.

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'Trust gap' widens as Davos summit opens

The majority of people no longer believe that the economic and political systems work in their favour, a new report reveals

The majority of people no longer believe that the economic and political systems work in their favour, a new report reveals

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Cyprus talks to resume soon amid 'last effort' to find solution

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

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Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

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ECHR rules mixed swimming is obligatory for Swiss Muslim children

Europe's top human rights court rules that Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons.

Europe's top human rights court rules that Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons.

Business

ChemChina, Syngenta work to appease EU competition watchdog

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

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Cyprus: healing a divided island

The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus are meeting in Geneva for a week of intense talks to agree the outline of a peace deal ending decades of division.

The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus are meeting in Geneva for a week of intense talks to agree the outline of a peace deal ending decades of division.

Business

Uber vs Suva in Swiss driver employee ruling

A Swiss insurance agency has ruled one of Uber's drivers is an employee so it has to pay social security contributions; Uber said it will appeal.

A Swiss insurance agency has ruled one of Uber's drivers is an employee so it has to pay social security contributions; Uber said it will appeal.

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Zurich mosque shooting gunman was 'Swiss with no Islamist links'

Swiss police confirmed that the 24-year-old gunman was found dead near the scene of Monday's shooting. Three people were injured in the attack.

Swiss police confirmed that the 24-year-old gunman was found dead near the scene of Monday's shooting. Three people were injured in the attack.

Sport

Val d'Isere, Alta Badia, and the 'Bomba' in Gravity

Euronews’ Vincent Ménard guides us through all things fast and white this time from the French Alps: ‘‘Hello and welcome to this edition of Gravity from the French resort of Val…

Euronews’ Vincent Ménard guides us through all things fast and white this time from the French Alps: ‘‘Hello and welcome to this edition of Gravity from the French resort of Val…

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Swiss duck immigration row with the EU

The Swiss parliament has avoided a clash with the EU over immigration rules by ditching plans for jobs quotas for foreigners.

The Swiss parliament has avoided a clash with the EU over immigration rules by ditching plans for jobs quotas for foreigners.

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The Swiss reject rapid phase-out of nuclear power

In a referendum, the Swiss have voted against a proposal that would have accelerated the closure of the countries five nuclear plants.

In a referendum, the Swiss have voted against a proposal that would have accelerated the closure of the countries five nuclear plants.

Science_technology

Brain implant allows paralysed monkey to walk

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

It’s being hailed as a major medical breakthrough: partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again thanks to a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cor

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2018 World Cup qualifying: Belgium top Group H as Netherlands and Portugal also win

Manchester United’s Memphis Depay came off the bench to score twice and help the Netherlands beat Luxembourg 3-1 and move second in Group A of the 2018 World Cup qualifying…

Manchester United’s Memphis Depay came off the bench to score twice and help the Netherlands beat Luxembourg 3-1 and move second in Group A of the 2018 World Cup qualifying…

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Follow live, The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in

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Video: Man chases runaway car across busy motorway

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

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Defending champion Lara Gut wins World Cup opener in Soelden

Switzerland’s Lara Gut began the new Alpine Skiing World Cup season in style by dominating the opening Giant Slalom in Soelden, Austria.

Switzerland’s Lara Gut began the new Alpine Skiing World Cup season in style by dominating the opening Giant Slalom in Soelden, Austria.

Sport

Alinghi wins third straight Act to take Extreme Sailing Series to wire

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…