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Arab summit to take stand on Bashir

Arab leaders have gathered in Qatar to attend the 21st summit of the Arab League.

Besides trying to ease regional rifts, leaders have placed the arrest warrant issued against Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president, high on their agenda.

Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Khartoum.

Davos ministers eye free trade deal

Trade ministers meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos have agreed to step up efforts to support international free trade talks and to guard against protectionism in a bid to counter the world economic crisis.

They vowed that completing the World Trade Organisation’s long-running Doha round to open up global trade was their top priority and pledged to resolve outstanding issues this year.

Matthew Moore reports from Davos.