By Julia Zhu
- After chatting to corporate executives at Davos, Gillian Tett argues companies should be more transparent about their cyber attacks.
- Courtney Weaver reports on the Russian parliament, which begins to review a new bill today that would ban any “homosexual propaganda” — defined as anything from gay pride parades to leaflets advocating gay rights — appearing anywhere a minor might see it.
- As part of our US Debt Dilemma series, James Politi examines the country’s tax system, which is “outdated and in desperate need of repair.”
- The army that the United States once hoped would be a model for fighting Islamic extremism in Mali is instead a weak, dysfunctional force that is as much a cause of Mali’s crisis as a potential part of the solution, the New York Times reports.
- Before Yair Lapid founded Yesh Atid and ran second in the Israeli general election this week, he presented himself as a regular guy through hundreds of columns written in the past nine years.
- Georgia-Russia relations warming up? Prime minister Dmitry Medvedev had a conversation with his newly elected Georgian counterpart, Bidzina Ivanishvili, in Davos, according to the Moscow Times.
- People are concerned that Wegelin’s fall might jeopardize cultural legacy in Swiss city St Gallen, the New York Times says.