- Africa: How Climate Change Inaction Hurts Tanzania
[Citizen] Preparations for the US President-elect's inauguration which takes place today week somewhat overshadowed the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. ...
All Africa. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:12:10 GMT.
- A Gathering of the Global Elite, Through a Woman’s Eyes
Following a behavioral economist from Harvard as she navigates the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where 80 percent of the participants are men.
Katrin Bennhold. New York Times. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:00:18 GMT.
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- Global Leaders Launch Council to Help End Malaria
Bill Gates and Ray Chambers convene 'End Malaria Council' to drive attention and funding to wipe out the disease for good DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 EST.
- WISeKey Cybersecurity Davos Roundtable Debates “Blockchain” and Launches the First IoT Book
DAVOS, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WISeKey International Holding Ltd (WIHN.SW) (“WISeKey”) hosted its 5th Annual Cybersecurity Roundtable Discussion on January 18th in Davos. ... ...
Business Wire. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 UTC.
- Davos, Turkey, China and beyond
At the 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, I heard an interesting Turkey rumor.
Hurriyet. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:01:00 +0200.
- Mexico makes new friends at Davos
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Mexico's ambassadors are busy looking for new friends.
BBC News. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:43:37 GMT.
- Tag Heuer will reportedly launch a luxury Android 2.0 smartwatch in May
Tag Heuer boss Jean-Claude Biver told members of the press that the company would launch a luxury Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch in May. It will come on the eve of the Baselworld conference in Switzerland.
Yahoo. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:42:46 -0500.
- Spotlight: Switzerland tour throws limelight on Xi's global vision and charisma
At Davos, the weathervane of the global economy, and in Geneva, the cradle of modern multilateralism, Chinese President Xi Jinping presented China's prescription for global woes and his vision for mankind.
- News Analysis: Davos Elite Fret About Inequality Over Vintage Wine and Canapés
Power brokers are in the Swiss Alps to discuss how to make globalization more lucrative, but there is no appetite for redistributing wealth or empowering workers.
Peter S. Goodman. New York Times. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:32:02 GMT.
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- Hearts sign Slovenian defender Andraz Struna
Slovenia defender Andraz Struna joins Hearts until the end of the season after a spell in Greece.
BBC News. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:05:55 GMT.
Facts About the Alpine States
The Alpine States consist of Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and
Liechtenstein. These nations are located in the Alpine region
of south central Europe, and you find more news and information
about them by visiting the official government websites listed below.
The Swiss Confederation's capital city
is Berne, and its national currency is the Swiss Franc. The primary
languages used in Switzerland are German, French, and Italian; in 2007,
the estimated population of Switzerland was 7,555,000.
The Republic of Austria's capital city is Vienna, and its currency
is the Euro. The primary language used in Austria is German, and
in 2007, the estimated population of Austria was 8,200,000.
The Republic of Slovenia's capital city is Ljubljana, and its
currency is the Tolar. The country's national language is Slovene,
and its estimated population in 2007 was 2,009,000.
The Principality of Liechtenstein's capital city is Vaduz, and its
currency is the Swiss Franc. The Alemannic German dialect is
spoken in Liechtenstein, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population
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