Meanwhile in Davos, Low participation from Ankara at this year’s summit…
There will be a limited participation from Ankara at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 17-20, due to the ongoing debates over the constitutional amendment vote.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and former European Parliament President Martin Schulz clashed over the strategy to relaunch the Union, illustrating the deep division at Europe’s helm in front of the global audience of the World Economic Forum.
In the wake of confirming that “Brexit means hard Brexit”, UK Prime Minister Theresa May opened her arms to the world at the World Economic Forum, saying Britain is a great, global trading nation and is ready to shape globalisation.
UK business leaders are some of the most optimistic in the world, a PwC survey suggests.
A replica of an Arctic basecamp has been set up by a group of leading scientists, as a call to action to global leaders attending the World Economic Forum summit.
Human rights NGO, Amnesty International, says in a 70-page report that fundamental freedoms are being undermined throughout the EU given recent laws.
Germany’s Constitutional Court today (17 January) said the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) resembled Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party but ruled against banning it because it presented no threat to democracy.