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Ukraine’s effort to mobilize more troops hits trouble

Kyiv needs more men for the battlefield, but must also balance concerns about the economy, taxes and fairness, writes POLITICO. Ukraine's parliament withdrew a mobilization...

Technology Cooperation Is Set to Radically Improve Global Trade

The societal, political, commercial and environmental requirements of future trade demand transformative technology solutions. Novel technologies are being deployed for supply chain management, logistics...

Can Europe arm Ukraine -or even itself?

Russia’s economy is nearly 14 times the size of Ukraine’s, but the combined resources of Ukraine’s allies are so much greater that it should...

Social Innovators of the Year 2024

From India to Morocco, the United States to Ecuador, the 16 organizations awarded by the Schwab Foundation today are leading the way in advancing...

WMO confirms 2023 as warmest year on record ‘by a huge margin’

With the annual average global temperature fast approaching the critical threshold of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, last year officially smashed the global temperature record,...

Brexit cost the UK economy £140 billion

London Mayor Sadiq Khan blames Brexit for costing the UK economy £140 billion ($178 billion), calling on the government to “urgently” rebuild relations with...

Climate Crisis May Cause 14.5 Million Deaths by 2050

A new World Economic Forum report, published today, warns that by 2050 climate change may cause an additional 14.5 million deaths and $12.5 trillion...

Because of the US, the World is entering ‘the Voldemort of years’

"Politically, 2024 is the Voldemort of years," reads the latest report issued by Eurasia Group, a US-based global political risk research and consulting firm,...

UN chief reiterates Gaza ceasefire call, condemns ‘collective punishment’ of Palestinians

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the imperative of establishing “basic conditions” to facilitate safe and full-scale aid delivery to civilians in Gaza while...

Chief Economists Outlook: More Economic Uncertainty on the Horizon

Global economic prospects remain subdued and fraught with uncertainty, according to the latest Chief Economists Outlook released today, as the global economy continues to...

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