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Draghi attempts to strike an optimistic tone for the state of Europe at Davos

Head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi, attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, has indicated that the ECB intends to step up stimulus and defend and promote growth in the Eurozone in the

Head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi, attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, has indicated that the ECB intends to step up stimulus and defend and promote growth in the Eurozone in the

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Russia has 'bombed its way to Syria negotiating table'

Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “President Ilves, many thanks for giving us some of your time. Russian president Vladimir Putin is considered a risk-taker

Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “President Ilves, many thanks for giving us some of your time. Russian president Vladimir Putin is considered a risk-taker

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Renault's Carlos Ghosn on autonomy, connectivity and safety at the wheel

Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “Carlos Ghosn, there’s a lot of talk here about new technology; just describe for me what it’s going to be like when I get

Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “Carlos Ghosn, there’s a lot of talk here about new technology; just describe for me what it’s going to be like when I get

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Zarif condemns US 'addiction to pressure and coercion'

Iran’s foreign minister has condemned what he called the United States’ “addiction to pressure and coercion.” Mohammad Javad Zarif was refering to

Iran’s foreign minister has condemned what he called the United States’ “addiction to pressure and coercion.” Mohammad Javad Zarif was refering to

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Davos World Economic Forum opens with DiCaprio

This year’s World Economic Forum has opened in the Swiss ski resort of Davos in a climate of uncertainty as stock markets around the world experience

This year’s World Economic Forum has opened in the Swiss ski resort of Davos in a climate of uncertainty as stock markets around the world experience

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Gap between rich and poor is flagged as major concern in Davos

On the eve of the opening of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, its Chairman Klaus Schwab has flagged up several issues set for this year’s

On the eve of the opening of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, its Chairman Klaus Schwab has flagged up several issues set for this year’s

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Just 118 years to go to close the gender gap

It is easy for news to get buried at times like this. Last week the World Economic Forum published an important paper – its Global Gender Gap Report

It is easy for news to get buried at times like this. Last week the World Economic Forum published an important paper – its Global Gender Gap Report

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Davos ponders Russia's reversal of fortunes and wider sanctions effects

Falling oil prices and sanctions are pressuring Russia's economy. The International Monetary Fund says this is an opportunity for the country to enact reforms.

Falling oil prices and sanctions are pressuring Russia's economy. The International Monetary Fund says this is an opportunity for the country to enact reforms.

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Snowmen greet participants at Davos World Economic Forum

More than 140 snowmen were built by campaigners on Wednesday (January 21) as the annual World Economic Forum kicked off in Davos, in the Swiss Alps

More than 140 snowmen were built by campaigners on Wednesday (January 21) as the annual World Economic Forum kicked off in Davos, in the Swiss Alps

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The rich get richer

As the World Economic Forum prepares to get underway at Davos in Switzerland, the charity Oxfam has published a report claiming that by 2016 half of

As the World Economic Forum prepares to get underway at Davos in Switzerland, the charity Oxfam has published a report claiming that by 2016 half of

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Astana gears up for Eurasian Economic Union

Astana, Kazakhstan’s gleaming brave new world capital, is where the hosts, along with Russia and Belarus, sign the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) into

Astana, Kazakhstan’s gleaming brave new world capital, is where the hosts, along with Russia and Belarus, sign the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) into

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Debating the challenges of the global economy

What are the principle challenges facing the global economy and how will renewed tensions between East and West re-shape the economic climate? This

What are the principle challenges facing the global economy and how will renewed tensions between East and West re-shape the economic climate? This

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Interview: the Richard Branson business plan

Richard Branson is one of Britain’s and the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. His maverick style has taken him to extremes, not only in business

Richard Branson is one of Britain’s and the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. His maverick style has taken him to extremes, not only in business

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Davos turns the spotlight on BRIC and MINT economies

The so-called BRIC economies have seen hype over the past years but that does now seem to be waning. In this euronews special programme from the

The so-called BRIC economies have seen hype over the past years but that does now seem to be waning. In this euronews special programme from the

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Blair warns Syria conflict could spread outside region

Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair, now a Middle East peace mediator, has been attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair, now a Middle East peace mediator, has been attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

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Iranian President Rohani talks to euronews ahead of Davos debut

Iran’s President Hassan Rohani takes the stage in Davos on Thursday on day two of the World Economic Forum. Syria and Iran’s nuclear programme

Iran’s President Hassan Rohani takes the stage in Davos on Thursday on day two of the World Economic Forum. Syria and Iran’s nuclear programme

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The globe's biggest business meeting in Davos aims to reshape the world

It is “Destination Davos” for the world’s global elite once again. They have donned their hats, scarfs and snow boots to attend the most influential

It is “Destination Davos” for the world’s global elite once again. They have donned their hats, scarfs and snow boots to attend the most influential

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Impressions of Davos: a rich man's world

It’s destination Davos for the world’s rich and influential, who come to the high altitude resort in their droves every year in January. But this

It’s destination Davos for the world’s rich and influential, who come to the high altitude resort in their droves every year in January. But this

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Davos opens hoping to "reshape the world"

Business leaders and and policy makers have gathered once again in the Swiss mountains for the World Economic Forum in Davos . The theme this year

Business leaders and and policy makers have gathered once again in the Swiss mountains for the World Economic Forum in Davos . The theme this year

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Astana Economic Forum looks at a world in turmoil

A special World Anti-Crisis Conference was the centre piece of this year’s Astana Economic Forum. The idea was to provide a platform for addressing

A special World Anti-Crisis Conference was the centre piece of this year’s Astana Economic Forum. The idea was to provide a platform for addressing

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Davos dynamism discussed

Thousands of eminent guests, including presidents, heads of governments and CEOs have gathered in Switzerland. The founder of the World Economic

Thousands of eminent guests, including presidents, heads of governments and CEOs have gathered in Switzerland. The founder of the World Economic