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WEF honours artists Cate Blanchett, Elton John and Shah Rukh Khan for humanitarian efforts

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, January 23 – The World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, kicked off on Monday night with the opening ceremony and annual Crystal Awards which this year honoured Cate Blanchett, Sir Elton John and Shah Rukh Khan for their roles in changing the world. The Crystal Awards, now in its 24th year, celebrate the […]

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German conservatives, partners face tough coalition talks

BERLIN — German conservatives are warning the centre-left Social Democrats that they’re not prepared to renegotiate preliminary agreements on issues such as migration after their prospective partners narrowly backed coalition talks. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Union bloc and the Social Democrats are expected to open formal negotiations this week on extending their coalition of the […]

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President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: “I’ll beat Oprah”

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. “I’ll beat Oprah,” the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, “I don’t think she’s going to run.” Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling around Winfrey, the typically pugilistic Trump steered clear of nasty […]