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Middle East peace plan will push Israel into apartheid - Palestinian envoy

1:13pm GMT

LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan effectively gives a green light to Israel to establish an apartheid state, the chief Palestinian envoy to Britain said on Tuesday.

As Swiss summit ends, Greta's star outshines her critics

24 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland If making headlines and drawing flak is a measure of success at Davos, then Greta Thunberg probably came out on top of this year's edition of the Alpine business-meets-politics gathering. | Video

EU, China and 15 others agree temporary fix to WTO crisis

24 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS/DAVOS The European Union, China and 15 other World Trade Organization members agreed on Friday to create a temporary mechanism to settle trade disputes after U.S. action rendered the WTO incapable last month of acting as the umpire of global trade.

Absent Iran faces detente calls from worried West and Middle East

24 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif skipped this year's Davos, but Tehran was still a hot topic for many Western and Middle Eastern powers hoping for detente less than three weeks after the United States killed Iran's top general.

DAVOS-Absent Iran faces detente calls from worried West and Middle East

24 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif skipped this year's Davos, but Tehran was still a hot topic for many Western and Middle Eastern powers hoping for detente less than three weeks after the United States killed Iran's top general.

EU's 'Green Deal' guru detects hints of U.S. climate shift

23 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland There are signs U.S. President Donald Trump is starting to engage more seriously on climate change and listening to the concerns of corporations, the European Commission's vice-president and head of its 'Green Deal' said on Thursday. | Video

France uses Davos to pursue global 'digital tax' goal

23 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is optimistic of reaching a deal on a global tax on digital companies, despite an initial failure to agree one with the United States. | Video

France, U.S. agree to push global 'digital tax' talks forward

23 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland France and the United States agreed on Thursday how to press ahead with a global rewrite of cross-border tax rules for the digital era, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. | Video

France, U.S. agree to push global 'digital tax' talks forward

23 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland France and the United States agreed on Thursday how to press ahead with a global rewrite of cross-border tax rules for the digital era, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. | Video

Trump laments missing Davos star Greta's speech

22 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump called climate activists like Greta Thunberg "prophets of doom" at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. By Wednesday he was lamenting not having watched the teenage activist's speech. | Video

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