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Organised by the Crossroads Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation based in Hong Kong, Refugee Run is designed to make participants look beyond the abstraction of data, such as the two million Syrians displaced from their war-torn homeland.

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg may be the world’s newest billionaire, but she will mark the occasion fighting for food and scrabbling in dirt with(...)

Goldie Hawn speaks to a delegate during a break in sessions on the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, yesterday. The actor is speaking at the forum about the merits of meditation. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Anybody looking for timeless wisdom in Davos will find it not in the sprawling conference centre, where 2,500 political and business leaders have conv(...)

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister (left) and Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, on the opening day of the World Economic Forum. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

US economist Ken Rogoff has advised Taoiseach Enda Kenny to reiterate his demand for Irish debt relief at the World Economic Forum today in Davos. Mr (...)

U2 frontman Bono defended Ireland’s tax system and the use of Irish companies by multinational companies to reduce their global tax bills. Photograph: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

U2 frontman Bono defended Ireland’s tax system and the use of Irish companies by multinational companies to reduce their global tax bills, saying that(...)

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