The most agonising choice many attendees of the World Economic Forum in Davos face is whether to go for a Martini or a smooth Riesling at the countless lavish parties that take place after hours.
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Wednesday 22 January 2014
The Geneva II peace talks witness bitter opening exchanges from both sides
Monday 20 January 2014
‘Geneva II’ conference could be in jeopardy after UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon invites Iran to preliminary meeting
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Iran is not among the “first round” of nations invited to attend Syria peace talks in Switzerland later this month, a UN spokesman said.
Tuesday 24 December 2013
British, Canadian and Kenyan citizens are among 3,000 foreigners trapped in a South Sudan city experiencing bouts of heavy machine gun fire, one of the most violent areas of a weeklong conflict that has likely killed more than 1,000 people, a top UN official said Monday.
Thursday 19 December 2013
British nationals will be airlifted out of the capital Juba today amid fighting
Wednesday 18 December 2013
There are now fears the country is on the brink of civil war ‘along ethnic lines’
UN weapons inspectors confirm chemical weapons were used in Syria – and probably in several locations
Thursday 12 December 2013
Chemical weapons were used in Syria, UN weapons inspectors have said, and probably in several locations.
Nelson Mandela memorial: South Africans join world leaders for 'biggest funeral send-off in decades'
Tuesday 10 December 2013
As people poured in to take their seats, a party atmosphere took hold
Tuesday 10 December 2013
South Africans and people from around the world have began filling the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, ahead of a massive memorial service for the country's former president, Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday, aged 95.
Sunday 06 October 2013
The inspection team only crossed into Syria from neighbouring Lebanon on Tuesday
Friday 27 September 2013
The chairman of the IPCC warns that the only way to reduce large-scale fossil-fuel use is to 'price' carbon emissions
Russia and US agree draft UN resolution to rid Syria of chemical weapons in 'important diplomatic step'
Thursday 26 September 2013
The UN Security Council could vote as soon as Friday night after Russia and the US agreed a draft resolution to rid Syria of chemical weapons, according to diplomats in New York.
Saturday 21 September 2013
Submission was a condition of US-Russian agreement
Wednesday 18 September 2013
The move means intervention in the conflict is unlikely in the near future
Saturday 14 September 2013
Regime’s formal offer to meet terms of weapons treaty could be undermined by alleged activities of ‘Unit 450’
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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