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Eurozone given two weeks to find virus response

Apo - EU leaders on Thursday gave eurozone finance ministers a fortnight to come up with a stronger response to the economic havoc wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.

EU struggles to build unified virus response

Apo - European Union leaders struggled to build a unified response to the coronavirus epidemic on Thursday, as hardest-hit Italy and Spain objected that a draft economic plan was too weak.

Erdogan announces Syria summit for March 5

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he would hold a summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on March 5 to discuss the escalating violence in Syria's last rebel enclave of Idlib.

EU budget summit ends with no deal

Apo - An EU summit called to set the bloc's next seven-year budget ended in impasse late Friday, riven by competing groups among the 27 member states and pressure to fill a funding gap left by Brexit.

Stormy EU budget summit enters day two

Apo - EU leaders clashed through the night early Friday as a stormy summit to decide the bloc's seven-year, trillion euro budget entered a second day.

War dominates Africa summit as leaders vow Libya support

Addis Ababa - African Union leaders vowed on Monday to push peace efforts in Libya, a sign of the bloc's desire to play a bigger role in resolving the continent's conflicts.

Africa holds 'silence the guns' summit as new conflicts grow

Addis Ababa - The annual African Union summit opened Sunday with leaders vowing that the AU would play a more prominent role in resolving conflicts proliferating across the continent.The theme of the two-day summit is "Silencing the Guns".

UK vows action after envoy slams plans for UN climate talks

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday called for urgent action to deal with global warming, after his ex-climate envoy warned his own plans for UN talks later this year were "miles off track".

From nanny-envy to an 'unsmoked mind': Five Davos highlights

Davos - The annual World Economic Forum wrapped up on Wednesday its third day, with the United States taking another pot shot at teen climate campaigner Greta Thunberg and a former Lebanese minister squirming in the Davos hot seat.

Soros pledges $1bn to battle 'would-be and actual dictators'

Davos - US financier and philanthropist George Soros on Thursday pledged one billion dollars for a new university network project to battle the erosion of civil society in a world increasingly ruled by "would-be and actual dictators" and beset by climate chang...

US tells Thunberg to 'study economics' in Davos climate spat

Davos - The United States' financial chief on Thursday told Swedish teen Greta Thunberg to go study before calling for a fossil fuel halt, prompting the climate campaigner to reply it doesn't "take a degree" to understand the science.

From Trump love to saviour prince : Five Davos highlights

Davos - The annual World Economic Forum wrapped up its second day in Davos on Wednesday, where a punchy US President Donald Trump swung into high gear, relaunching a trade battle with Europe.

Trump to add a 'couple of countries' to US travel ban

Davos - US President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration was preparing to add a "couple of countries" to the controversial list of states whose citizens are subject to travel bans or severe restrictions on entry to the United States.

On impeachment day, Trump sees only 'joy and optimism' in Davos

Davos - From his mountain perch at the Davos conference on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump saw only a perfect world.Back in Washington, the Senate was about to enter the heart of the impeachment trial threatening his presidency.

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

Davos - US President Donald Trump arrived in Davos on Tuesday for the annual WEF forum, where he was to give a keynote speech just hours before his impeachment trial kicks into high gear in Washington.

Trump tears into environmental 'doom' mongers at Davos forum

Davos - President Donald Trump tore into environmental "prophets of doom" at the Davos forum Tuesday, rejecting fiery warnings from teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg and talking up his own record in a counterpoint to impeachment back home.

Thunberg, Trump to offer competing visions at climate-focused Davos

Davos - The starkly opposed visions of US President Donald Trump and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on climate change will clash in Davos on Tuesday as the World Economic Forum tries to face up to the perils of global warming on its 50th meeting.

UK puts visas into pitch for post-Brexit trade with Africa

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson told African leaders Monday that Britain would be more open to migrants from their continent after Brexit as he hosted a summit intended to boost trading ties.

EU ministers debate more 'forceful' Libya role

Apo - European foreign ministers discussed Monday how to wield influence "more forcefully" in Libya and restore an arms embargo against the country's warring parties.

World's 22 richest men have more than all women in Africa: Oxfam

Davos - The number of billionaires has doubled in the past decade and the world's 22 richest men now have more wealth than all the women in Africa, Oxfam said Monday in an appeal to the Davos elite to get serious about inequality.

World powers in Berlin to seek elusive Libya peace

Berlin - World leaders gather in Berlin on Sunday to make a fresh push for peace in Libya, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from turning into a "second Syria".

Libya oil exports blocked, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit

Berlin - Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar blocked oil exports from the war-ravaged country's main ports Saturday, raising the stakes on the eve of an international summit aimed at bringing peace to the North African nation.

Libya 'needs foreign interference to stop': UN envoy

Berlin - International players must stop meddling in the Libyan conflict, the UN's special envoy told AFP on Saturday, on the eve of a summit of world powers to try to bring peace to the North African nation.

Trump and Thunberg face off as Davos warms to climate action

Paris - US President Donald Trump will renew his running battle with young climate campaigner Greta Thunberg when they join the A-list movers and shakers attending the 50th anniversary of the Davos conclave next week.

UN targets electrifying all of world's refugee camps

Geneva - The UN set itself a daunting challenge this week aimed at improving the lives of displaced people, reining in climate change and even preventing conflict: to bring electric power to all refugee camps by 2030.

Iran urges Muslim world to fight US 'economic terrorism'

Kuala Lumpur - The president of sanctions-hit Iran called Thursday for Muslim countries to cooperate in fighting US "economic terrorism" at the opening of a summit aimed at tackling the Islamic world's woes.

UN hails 'decisive shift' in refugee assistance at global meet

Geneva - The UN hailed Wednesday a "decisive shift" in the approach to helping surging numbers of displaced people, after a summit ended with billions in donations and concrete promises to simplify refugee integration.

Lack of refugee aid forced Turkey into Syria operation : Erdogan

Geneva - A lack of international assistance to Turkey to support millions of refugees on its soil pushed Ankara to launch operations in northeast Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday.

Rich nations urged to do 'fair share' at global refugee meet

Geneva - The UN urged countries Tuesday to take joint responsibility for caring for surging numbers of displaced people, while wealthy nations faced criticism for not shouldering their "fair share" of the burden.

As global refugee meet begins, rich nations urged to do 'fair share'

Geneva - A global refugee summit opens in Geneva Tuesday amid calls for concrete actions to help a surging number of displaced people, and for wealthy nations to shoulder their share of the burden.
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