Switzerland

Davos: A chance for change or more of the same?

The 2018 World Economic Forum is to focus on the effect of globalisation, which critics say has widened inequality.

What's World Economic Forum and why does Davos matter?

Turkey-Syria border

'Relentless' shelling as Turkey intensifies Afrin push

Ground operation advances east in Syria's Azaz as Turkish jets hit mountain strategic for Kurds, state media says.

'Relentless' shelling as Turkey intensifies Afrin push

The Far Right

Greek far right burn squats, vandalise Holocaust statue

Violence followed rally by hundreds of thousands of nationalists Thessaloniki over Macedonia name dispute.

Greek far right burn squats, vandalise Holocaust statue

US & Canada

US: Underground university for undocumented immigrants

Undocumented students are being forced to study in secret because they are being banned from public universities.

Latin America

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has strained the patience of his hosts since taking up the offer of asylum in 2012.

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

Middle East

US Vice President Mike Pence addresses Israeli Knesset

Pence's visit is being boycotted by Palestinians who are angry at the US decision to name Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

US Vice President Mike Pence in Israel visit

Qatar

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its eighth month.

Liberia

Ex-football star Weah sworn in as Liberia president

Weah succeeds Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the country's first peaceful democratic transfer of power in seven decades.

Liberia: George Weah sworn in as president

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey's operation in Syria's Afrin: The key players

We take a look at key players as Turkey launches operation to push out Kurdish fighters from Syrian border towns.

Turkey's operation in Syria's Afrin: The key players

Poverty & Development

World sees new billionaire every two days: Oxfam

Billionaires gain $762bn of wealth in 2017, enough to end extreme poverty worldwide seven times over, Oxfam report says.

World's richest get 82 percent of global wealth: Oxfam

Oman

UAE 'annexes Omani territory' on new Louvre museum map

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum publishes new map showing Musandam as part of the UAE, in addition to omitting Qatar entirely.

UAE 'annexes Oman territory' on new Louvre museum map