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At Davos, Zelensky calls for 'maximum' sanctions against Russia

  • Zelensky said sanctions need to go further to stop Russia’s aggression, including an oil embargo, blocking all of its banks and cutting off trade with Russia completely. He said that it's a precedent that would work for decades to come.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses by videolink the opening plenary session, during the 51st annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday.(AP)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses by videolink the opening plenary session, during the 51st annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday.(AP)
Published on May 23, 2022 08:24 PM IST
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Davos Forum is back after 2 yrs, but with less billionaire starpower and no snow

The lingering pandemic, rampant inflation, tumbling stock markets and the war in Ukraine mark a bleak backdrop for the five-day event. Looming over it all is this year’s theme, which has an ominous ring: “History at a Turning Point.”
An employee vacuums inside the Congress Center ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Sunday. The annual Davos gathering of political leaders, top executives and celebrities runs from May 22 to 26.(Bloomberg)
An employee vacuums inside the Congress Center ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Sunday. The annual Davos gathering of political leaders, top executives and celebrities runs from May 22 to 26.(Bloomberg)
Published on May 23, 2022 10:22 AM IST
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With Ukraine, climate change in focus, World Economic Forum in Davos to return

The high-profile annual powwow of the rich and powerful from across the world will begin with a welcome reception on Sunday evening and will continue till Thursday, May 26.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) said the Annual Meeting 2022 will focus on 'history at a turning point', the theme of the summit.(REUTERS)
The World Economic Forum (WEF) said the Annual Meeting 2022 will focus on 'history at a turning point', the theme of the summit.(REUTERS)
Published on May 22, 2022 03:51 AM IST
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Construction, operation of buildings responsible for 38% global emissions: WEF

With over half of the world's population living in cities and producing over 70 per cent of carbon emissions, cities play a key role in combatting climate change, the World Economic Forum said in a paper.
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Published on Jan 28, 2022 06:19 PM IST
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Now is time to invest in India: Modi at WEF

  • The PM also called for a reform in global governance structures to deal with contemporary policy challenges, including developing a uniform view on cryptocurrency.
The PM, in a clear message to both foreign governments and global investors, who pay close to attention to the annual Davos forum, then turned to how India used this period of distress to focus on “deep economic reforms”. (File image)(PTI )
The PM, in a clear message to both foreign governments and global investors, who pay close to attention to the annual Davos forum, then turned to how India used this period of distress to focus on “deep economic reforms”. (File image)(PTI )
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 12:00 AM IST
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