Davos 2019: World Economic Forum draws to a close

A view of the Basecamp at the Annual Meeting 2019 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 25, 2018. (World Economic Forum)
Updated 25 January 2019

Davos 2019: World Economic Forum draws to a close

DAVOS: The fourth day of panels and addresses came to a close in Davos, Switzerland on Friday. Follow Arab News' live coverage below...

11.47 - “We continue dialogues on Israeli-Palestinian relations,”  Borge Brende said as part of the forum's closing remarks. He added that concrete plans were made to boost the Palestinian economy.  

11.40 - "If it didn't exist, someone would have had to create it, because we cannot solve the most pressing global challenges without a unique partnership between governments, business and civil society," WEF President Borge Brende said of the World Economic Forum Friday.

11.30 - A summary of the key insights, conclusions and next steps from the Annual Meeting will be discussed. 

Watch a short programme by a quartet of the Sphinx Virtuosi chamber orchestra that beautifully concluded the World Economic Forum 2019 here: 

 


Police say six killed in Germany shooting

Updated 23 min 22 sec ago

Police say six killed in Germany shooting

  • The shooter, believed to have a personal motive, launched the attack in the town of Rot am See near Heidelberg

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: Six people have been killed and two seriously injured in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.
The shooter, believed to have a personal motive, launched an assault in the town of Rot am See near Heidelberg at around 12:45 (1145 GMT).
A man with a personal connection to the victims had been arrested, a police spokesman told AFP.