Davos, Switzerland

Kerry urges governments to boost refugee aid by 30 per cent

Countries around the world should increase their donations for refugee aid by 30 per cent to tackle the unprecedented global refugee crisis, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday at the World Economic Forum.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says 3 billion euros from EU not enough for refugee crisis

Turkey and the EU may have reached an agreement to reduce the flow of migrants into Europe, but people continue to arrive each day by the thousands. Premier Davutoglu says this "is not a Turkish crisis" and his country should not be expected to bear the burden alone.

Schaeuble: EU must invest billions in countries of refugee origins

EU countries should spend billions of euros to build up crisis countries in order to reduce the flow of refugees to Europe, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

IMF chief urges Beijing to improve communication on economic policy

The Chinese government must become better at explaining its economic moves to the world, International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday.