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Stories with organization: World Economic Forum
  • Iraq seeks more coalition trainers for local police 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 3:34 pm

    ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT - Senior U.S. defense and military officials say that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is asking the coalition for more police training, particularly for Sunnis who will have to secure Ramadi and other towns once Islamic State militants are ousted.

  • Global policymakers seek to reassure after market turbulence 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 11:07 am

    DAVOS, Switzerland - At the end of another turbulent week in financial markets, leading global policymakers sought Saturday to ease concerns over the economic outlook for 2016 and insisted that the slowdown in China is a natural turn for an economy in transition.

  • The Latest: Robot prototype draws crowds in Davos story has photos
    Updated: Jan-23-16 10:01 am

    DAVOS, Switzerland - The latest developments from the final day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where top executives and world leaders are meeting this week. All times local.

  • Iraqi PM wants Turkey to pull out troops story has photos
    Updated: Jan-22-16 10:23 am

    DAVOS, Switzerland - Iraq's prime minister appealed Friday to Turkey to pull its troops out of Iraqi territory and instead provide training and equipment to fight the Islamic State group, which he and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry insisted is losing ground.

  • US urges Afghanistan-Pakistan on Afghan peace process 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 9:22 am

    DAVOS, Switzerland - The United States on Thursday urged the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan to support a credible peace process with the Afghan Taliban.

  • Raimondo cancels Davos trip ahead of snowstorm 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 6:56 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Gov. Gina Raimondo has canceled her trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to prepare for a snowstorm that could hit New England this weekend.

  • Get a grip on inequality, leaders urged in run-up to Davos 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 12:15 pm

    DAVOS, Switzerland - The world's political and business elite are being urged to do more than pay lip service to growing inequalities around the world as they head off for this week's World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

  • Uneasy times: What to look out for at Davos this year 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 4:59 am

    LONDON - Extremist attacks, plunging markets, and the break-neck pace of technological innovation. The world is beset by uncertainties as 2,500 business executives, political leaders and activists gather in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos this week.