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World Economic Forum meet of business personnel and politicians in Davos postponed over Omicron concerns

The annual World Economic Forum meeting of business personnel and politicians has been postponed due to the spread of Omicron. The meeting was due to take place in Switzerland from 17-21 January, but is now planned for “early summer”. WEF said the current pandemic conditions “make it extremely difficult to deliver a global in-person meeting”. Instead, […]

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Ugandan Climate activist cropped out of photo taken with her white peers

The Associated Press news agency (AP) has apologized after cropping a Ugandan climate activist from a photograph where she had posed with her white peers after a press conference in Davos, Switzerland. Climate activist Vanessa Nakate said she was invited to attend a youth climate science event. When news coverage of the event emerged, she noticed she […]

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US billionaire George Soros slams Indian PM Narendra Modi

US billionaire philanthropist George Soros has slammed the Modi government while addressing an event at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and said nationalism is making headway and the “biggest setback” was seen in India. “Nationalism, far from being reversed, made further headway. The biggest and most frightening setback occurred in India where […]