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02:00 ET Salesforce.org Donates $125,000 to Davos Volksschule to Accelerate Digital Skills Development, Hosts Annual Coding Event in Davos

Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), today announced it will donate $125,000 to Davos Volksschule, the Davos local...


Jan 23, 2018, 17:24 ET Honduran President Thanks OAS for Supporting Honduran Democracy

Today, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández thanked the Organization of American States for its statement in support of Honduras's democratic...


Jan 23, 2018, 15:41 ET AJC Hails Vice President Pence's Knesset Speech

AJC hailed Vice President Mike Pence's address to the Knesset, the first-ever delivered by a U.S. vice president to Israel's parliament in...


Jan 23, 2018, 15:00 ET AJC Central Europe Urges Poland Government to Counter Neo-Nazi Groups

AJC Central Europe has called on Poland's government to take concrete steps to monitor and counter the activities of Neo-Nazi groups. AJC sent...


Jan 23, 2018, 13:17 ET La Suisse sacrée meilleur pays du monde selon le rapport des meilleurs pays 2018

– Justin Trudeau et Angela Merkel sont perçus comme les leaders mondiaux les plus respectés et Donald Trump et Vladimir Poutine les moins respectés...


Jan 23, 2018, 08:40 ET An International Tribunal on Human Rights and Fracking

The practice of extracting natural gas by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has come under intense scrutiny in recent years for its profound...


Jan 23, 2018, 07:12 ET Cantón anuncia una serie de eventos internacionales para impulsar la reforma y apertura

La inauguración, celebrada junto con el Foro Económico Mundial de Davos, muestra el compromiso de la ciudad con el apoyo a la inversión de empresas...


Jan 23, 2018, 06:30 ET Die Schweiz ist laut Best Countries Report 2018 das „Beste Land der Welt"

– Justin Trudeau und Angela Merkel werden als die weltweit am meisten respektierten Führungspersönlichkeiten gesehen; Donald Trump und Vladimir...


Jan 23, 2018, 06:07 ET Guangzhou meldet weltweite Veranstaltungsreihe zwecks Reformförderung und Öffnungspolitik

Die Auftaktveranstaltung, die im Rahmen des Weltwirtschaftsforums in Davos stattfand, zeigt den Einsatz der Stadt für die Förderung ausländischer...


Jan 23, 2018, 05:23 ET Canton annonce une série d'événements mondiaux axés sur la poursuite de la réforme et de l'ouverture

Une cérémonie d'ouverture tenue en parallèle au Forum économique mondial de Davos démontre l'engagement de la ville envers le soutien aux...


Jan 23, 2018, 05:08 ET Summarizing 2018 - Russian Davos - Gaidar Forum in RANEPA (Moscow), Day One

The results of the first day of the Ninth Gaidar Forum's work have been summed up. Its key event, the plenary discussion, Values and Virtues, was...


Jan 23, 2018, 04:00 ET Guangzhou Announces Global Event Series To Further Reform, Opening Up

Commencement event held alongside World Economic Forum in Davos shows city's commitment to supporting foreign business, investment in China...


Jan 23, 2018, 00:01 ET Switzerland Is the Best Country in the World, Says 2018 Best Countries Report

Switzerland held its position as the No. 1 country in the world, according to the 2018 Best Countries report, a rankings and analysis project by...


Jan 22, 2018, 18:14 ET Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO): New Humanitarian Operation Commits Over $3.5 Billion to Relieve Suffering in Yemen

The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen announced today the launch of the new Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO), an expanded...


Jan 22, 2018, 18:00 ET Indian Royal Names LGBT Centre After Fellow Royal Activist

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, an openly gay Indian royal, has named his LGBT centre after a fellow Indian royal, Kanwar Amarjit Singh of the...


Jan 22, 2018, 16:33 ET Druze Spiritual Leader Visits AJC Headquarters

Sheikh Moafaq Tarif, the spiritual leader of the Druze community, delivered today an urgent plea for the safety of the Druze community in Syria....


Jan 22, 2018, 08:35 ET Former "Interpol Red Lister" Greg Caton Argues That Criminality Is Essential for Effective Government in New Book

American herbalist, Greg Caton, has published a new book, The Joys of Psychopathocracy: Why Criminality is Essential to Effective Modern...


Jan 21, 2018, 22:30 ET Enerkem and Sinobioway Group sign a C$125M agreement to accelerate Enerkem's global expansion and create a joint venture to build over 100 biofuel facilities in China

BEIJING, China, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer,...


Jan 20, 2018, 12:24 ET AJC Concludes Visit to Romania, Meets President Iohannis

An AJC delegation just completed a two-day trip to Romania. The group, led by AJC CEO David Harris, had excellent, in-depth meetings with...


Jan 19, 2018, 17:50 ET Honduran President Hernández Open to Appointing International Mediator

Today, Ebal Díaz, the executive secretary of Honduras's Council of Ministers and a top aide to President Juan Orlando Hernández, announced that the...


Jan 19, 2018, 17:49 ET Honduran President Urges Libre Alliance to Respect Freedom of Press, Join National Dialogue

Today, President Juan Orlando Hernández urged the Libre Alliance to respect Hondurans' rights to the freedom of the press and called for an end to...


Jan 19, 2018, 17:18 ET Panama's Ministry of Economy and Finance Presents to National Assembly Landmark Legislation to Criminalize Tax Fraud

Panama's Ministry of Economy and Finance presented yesterday to the National Assembly new landmark legislation to include tax fraud in the...


Jan 19, 2018, 14:41 ET Archives chronicle decades of Baha'i persecution in Iran

In response to growing interest in the persecution of the Baha'is of Iran, a website was launched yesterday by the Baha'i International Community,...


Jan 19, 2018, 12:27 ET AJC Urges EU Ministers to Denounce Incendiary Abbas Statements on Israel

AJC is urging the foreign ministers of European Union member states to publicly denounce Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's...


Jan 19, 2018, 00:08 ET Thailand Board of Investment sets 2018 Investment application target at 720,000 million baht with focus on targeted industries and EEC

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has set an investment application target of 720,000 million baht for 2018 after closing the year 2017 with a...