The World Economic Forum will hold its 2022 annual meeting in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos from May 22-26, the Geneva-based group said on Friday. The WEF had in December postponed the event for the business and political elite a month before it was due to take place, citing the difficulties of holding such an in-person conference amid the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant. 'After all the virtual meetings taking place in the last two years, leaders from politics, business and civil society have to convene finally in person again,' WEF founder and Chairman Klaus Schwab said in a statement.
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Australia to launch World Cup defence against New ZealandAustralia will begin the defence of their Twenty20 World Cup title against New Zealand in Sydney on Oct. 22 in a re-run of last year's final.The Australians will be hosting the tournament, which begins on Oct. 16 and runs until Nov. 13, for the first time.The hosts have been drawn in Group 1 of the
FIFA boss Infantino living in Doha before World CupPARIS: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has moved to Doha on a temporary basis to oversee the build-up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar later his year, world football governing body confirmed on Thursday (Jan 20). \u0022As communicated in October 2021, the FIFA President informed the FIFA Council that he would div
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World powers in Berlin insist Iran deal still possibleBERLIN: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and European allies insisted it was still possible to revive the Iran nuclear deal but said \u0022time is running out\u0022, after talks in Berlin Thursday (Jan 20). Blinken told reporters that negotiators working in Vienna to salvage the 2015 accord with Tehran had seen
Athlete surveillance warnings cloud China's Winter Olympics - The Independent World NewsBy Laurie Chen and AFP reporters A growing number of Western nations and cybersecurity groups have issued digital surveillance warnings for next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing, with some advising foreign athletes to leave personal phones and laptops at home. China hopes to pull off a successful, coronavirus-free Games that will burnish its international reputation. …