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Al-Kuwari meets ministers, top executives in Davos

Al-Kuwari meets ministers, top executives in Davos

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ali bin Ahmed al- Kuwari held separate meetings with ministers and top executives on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum 2019 now being held in Davos, Switzerland.

Gulf crisis has rendered GCC ineffective: FM

Gulf crisis has rendered GCC ineffective: FM

The Gulf crisis has paralysed the ability of the GCC to contribute to peace and be a force for stability, HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Qatar on Tuesday said.

QFC chief to represent ICC Qatar in Davos meeting

QFC chief to represent ICC Qatar in Davos meeting

Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) CEO Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida will be representing the International Chamber of Commerce Qatar (ICC Qatar) in an annual meeting that takes place within the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland from January 22-25.

Russian delegation to attend Davos conference despite sanctions spat

Russian delegation to attend Davos conference despite sanctions spat

A high-level Russian delegation will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos in January, the organizers announced Sunday after Moscow had threatened to boycott the event because of US sanctions.

Trump apologises for retweeting far-right British group

Trump apologises for retweeting far-right British group

Donald Trump sparked outrage in Britain in November when he retweeted, in quick succession, three anti-Muslim videos posted by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First.

Soros to Google, Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

Soros to Google, Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

During an annual dinner he hosts at the World Economic Forum, Soros turned his sights on a host of subjects including US President Donald Trump and the speculation frenzy surrounding the bitcoin cryptocurrency.

Qatar sees oil market balancing in 3rd quarter

Qatar sees oil market balancing in 3rd quarter

Oil markets should reach balance after several years of supply glut sometime in the third quarter of 2018, Qatar's Minister of Energy and Industry HE Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada told Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday.

Afghanistan's first female orchestra set to take Davos

Afghanistan's first female orchestra set to take Davos

In the face of death threats and accusations they are dishonouring their families by daring to perform, the women of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra are charting a new destiny for themselves through music.

Eight men own same as poorest half of world

Eight men own same as poorest half of world

Eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, a level of inequality which ‘threatens to pull our societies apart’, Oxfam said on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos.

Abandon coal, oil or face climate disaster, Davos experts warn

Abandon coal, oil or face climate disaster, Davos experts warn

Humanity must stop burning coal, oil and gas to power the global economy or face an irreversible climate catastrophe, scientists, business chiefs and analysts warned at an elite gathering in the Swiss Alps.

Robots, new working ways to cost 5 million jobs by 2020

Robots, new working ways to cost 5 million jobs by 2020

Disruptive labour market changes, including the rise of robots and artificial intelligence, will result in a net loss of 5.1 million jobs over the next five years in 15 leading countries ...