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10 things you didn't know about Davos

What is Davos and why do people go? Here are 10 handy facts about the annual gathering in Switzerland.

Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn Asks for Bail, Promises Not to Flee

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday asked for his release on bail from a two-month detention in Japan, promising he will report to prosecutors daily and wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet. "As the court considers my bail application, I want to emphasize that I will reside in Japan and respect any and all bail conditions the court concludes are warranted," he said in a statement shared with The Associated Press through a representative of Ghosn and his family. "I am not… Read Full Article

Mali: Ten UN peacekeepers killed in 'jihadist' attack

The gunmen, said to be from an al-Qaeda-linked group, tried to storm a UN camp in the north.

Uganda Seeks to Regulate Lucrative Fish Maw Trade

The sale of Nile Perch fish maw in Uganda has become a lucrative business, especially for distributors. The fish maw - or dried swim bladder - is used as an aphrodisiac in China. But Ugandan fishermen bringing in the perch say they are being exploited while others are reaping the profits. Halima Athumani reports from Kampala.

Courchevel: Two killed in fire at French ski resort

A large fire broke out in a building housing seasonal workers in a popular French Alpine resort.

Top US Senator Questions Afghan Withdrawal Numbers

An influential Unites States senator who is considered to be close to President Donald Trump cast doubts on reports that half of the United States troops in Afghanistan would be withdrawn soon.   “I’ve had no evidence that there’s been a number like that at all.  I don’t believe that report’s accurate,” said Republican Senator Lindsey Graham Sunday in Islamabad, where he was talking to journalists during a trip to the country.   The New York Times reported in December that Trump had ordered… Read Full Article

Tony Mendez, the real CIA spy behind Argo, dies aged 78

Tony Mendez is best known for the daring rescue mission which inspired the Ben Affleck film.

Colombia protest: Thousands march for peace after cadet killings

President Iván Duque joins the protests, called after a car bomb attack killed 20 police cadets.

Sudan president defiant as deadly protests continue

Security forces fire tear gas at demonstrators calling for President Omar al-Bashir to resign.

Moscow 'Trump Tower' Talks Lasted Through 2016, Lawyer Says

U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani says Trump's discussions with Russian officials over construction of a Trump Tower in Moscow went on throughout the time he was campaigning for the White House in 2016, months longer than previously acknowledged. “It's our understanding that they went on throughout 2016," Giuliani told NBC's Meet the Press. Giuliani said there "weren't a lot of them, but there were conversations.  Can't be sure of the exact date." "Probably could… Read Full Article