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Davos: Place in GraubĂĽnden, Switzerland
Davos is an Alpine town, and a municipality in the Prättigau/Davos Region in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has a permanent population of 10,899 (2018). Davos is located on the river Landwasser, in the Rhaetian Alps, between the Plessur and Albula Range at 1,560 m (5,120 ft) above sea level.

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Venezuela's Guaido returns home after diplomatic world tour

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned home on Tuesday after a three-week whirlwind tour that spanned the World Economic Forum in Davos and the White House as he seeks to rebuild momentum to..
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Brazil´s Bolsonaro fires aide who flew on Air Force jet from Davos

President Jair Bolsonaro fired his deputy chief of staff for the second time this week, after the official used a Brazilian Air Force plane to fly from Davos, Switzerland, to New Delhi last weak.
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The GOP solution to lowering carbon emissions? Plant trees [Video]The GOP solution to lowering carbon emissions? Plant trees

Republican lawmakers on Wednesday proposed legislation setting a goal for the United States to plant a trillion trees by 2050 to fight global warming, a plan intended to address climate change by..

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This tree can produce 40 different types of fruit [Video]This tree can produce 40 different types of fruit

A tree growing 40 varieties of apple found a surprising home at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland last week, as campaigners tried to boost the numbers of ancient Swiss..

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U.S. Treasury Secretary optimistic on trade deal with UK [Video]U.S. Treasury Secretary optimistic on trade deal with UK

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he was optimistic about the chances of a trade deal between the United States and Britain this year, adding that he earlier met Britain's finance..

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Meet the homelessness activists sleeping in the snow in Davos [Video]Meet the homelessness activists sleeping in the snow in Davos

Davos is known as a chic ski resort, a haunt of the rich and powerful, but in a tent at the bottom of one of the slopes a group of campaigners slept out this week to raise awareness about homelessness...

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Angola seeks to gain investor confidence in Davos [Video]Angola seeks to gain investor confidence in Davos

Angola seeks to gain investor confidence in Davos

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Greta Thunberg challenges world leaders on climate change [Video]Greta Thunberg challenges world leaders on climate change

Young, renowned activist slams what she says is inaction of world leaders amid World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Serbia committed to joining European Union, says President Aleksandar Vučić [Video]Serbia committed to joining European Union, says President Aleksandar Vučić

In an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vučić said joining the European Union was of the “utmost significance” for the Serbian people.

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France reaches deal with U.S to push ahead with OECD digital tax talks [Video]France reaches deal with U.S to push ahead with OECD digital tax talks

France and the United States agreed on Thursday how to press ahead with a global rewrite of cross-border tax rules for the digital era, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. Francesca Lynagh..

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Sajid Javid has 'huge confidence' in Britain after Brexit [Video]Sajid Javid has 'huge confidence' in Britain after Brexit

Chancellor Sajid Javid says he has "huge confidence" in Britain post-Brexit, having met with businesses at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Fake videos and AI rattle nerves in Davos [Video]Fake videos and AI rattle nerves in Davos

Worries about deep fake videos and artificial intelligence took center stage at this year's World Economic Forum and an interactive display gave attendees a chance to create their own deep fake. Ciara..

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World Economic Forum leaders pledge to plant 1 trillion trees [Video]World Economic Forum leaders pledge to plant 1 trillion trees

To help fight climate change and promote biodiversity, Davos leaders launch campaign to plant 1 trillion trees

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Trump focuses on impeachment, harangues Democrats at Davos [Video]Trump focuses on impeachment, harangues Democrats at Davos

US President Trump's impeachment trial overshadows trade at World Economic Forum on last day of his attendance.

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Humanitarian groups need to adapt to climate change, says international Red Cross president [Video]Humanitarian groups need to adapt to climate change, says international Red Cross president

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross spoke to Euronews at Davos on adapting to climate change.View on euronews

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The Prince of Wales meets Greta Thunberg [Video]The Prince of Wales meets Greta Thunberg

The Prince of Wales met climate activist Greta Thunberg in Davos on Wednesday after telling world leaders "we simply cannot waste any more time" in the battle to save the planet. In a keynote address..

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The Prince of Wales urges climate action [Video]The Prince of Wales urges climate action

The Prince of Wales delivered a keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in which he urged government and business chiefs to help the private sector lead efforts to tackle..

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Prince Charles discusses climate change with Greta Thunberg [Video]Prince Charles discusses climate change with Greta Thunberg

Following his speech on decarbonisation at the World Economic Forum in Davos Prince Charles met with climate activist Greta Thunberg to discuss the climate emergency. The Prince left the conference in..

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Donald Trump: Impeachment trial a 'total hoax' [Video]Donald Trump: Impeachment trial a 'total hoax'

President Donald Trump is leaving the World Economic Forum in Switzerland with bullish talk on the US economy and lashing out at his Senate impeachment trial back in Washington. Mr Trump called a..

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Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd' [Video]Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as “absurd” on Wednesday, seeking to head..

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Trump 'would have loved' to see Greta speak at Davos [Video]Trump 'would have loved' to see Greta speak at Davos

U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking at a news conference in Davos, Switzerland, said that Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg "ought to focus" on "other countries" instead of the "clean..

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Sajid Javid: UK to press on with digital services tax [Video]Sajid Javid: UK to press on with digital services tax

Chancellor Sajid Javid insisted the UK would press ahead with its digital services tax despite international opposition. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, he acknowledged that an..

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Trump meets Iraqi president in Davos [Video]Trump meets Iraqi president in Davos

President Trump said he has a "whole host of very dificult things to discuss" with his Iraqi counterpart, as the pair spoke to the media at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Derek Hough defends Julianne Hough's 'wacky' energy healing video: 'Worth an open mind'

Derek Hough commented on a viral video of his sister Julianne taking part in an "energy healing" demonstration in Davos, Switzerland.
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As Swiss summit ends, Greta's star outshines her critics

If making headlines and drawing flak is a measure of success at Davos, then Greta Thunberg probably came out on top of this year's edition of the Alpine business-meets-politics gathering.
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'Stop (f)lying to us': Swiss ski town's teens join Greta in protest

A short walk from where she spent the week rubbing shoulders with world leaders, Greta Thunberg showed solidarity with the climate strikers of Davos on the last day of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
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Lam courts Davos elite with dim sum, as Hong Kong scrambles to contain virus

With dim sum, cocktails and gold chocolate coins, Hong Kong wrapped up its Davos charm offensive confident the financial hub is back on track, even as officials fly home to tackle a deadly flu-like..
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No digs at Davos? Teepee-dwellers shiver to highlight homelessness

Andrew Funk has been shivering through the nights in a tent pitched in the snow of Davos this week as political and business leaders returned to their cozy hotels and apartments nestled in the swank..
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Absent Iran faces detente calls from worried West and Middle East

Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif skipped this year's Davos, but Tehran was still a hot topic for many Western and Middle Eastern powers hoping for detente less than three weeks after the United..
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Fallon compares Trump to a child talking about Buzz Lightyear

What's the president been up to in Davos? The comics give us the dirt in today's Best of Late Night.
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Lam says Hong Kong has system in place to handle coronavirus

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam told global elites in Davos on Thursday she is "cautiously confident" the city will get through the flu-like virus that threatens to inflict more pain on the protest-hit..
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Greta, Merkel, big oil and a tax truce - Davos Thursday highlights

Here are the highlights from Day 3 of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss ski resort of Davos:
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Trump's parting gifts, the Piano Man, Greta meets a prince - Davos Wednesday highlights

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) rolled on into Wednesday in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin tells climate change activist Greta Thunberg to get an economics degree

Thunberg, 17, spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where she made an impassioned plea for the world to stop using fossil fuels.
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Italian PM Conte pulls out of Davos trip amid political turmoil

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte canceled a planned trip to the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos on Thursday, a day after the head of the co-governing 5 Star Movement resigned, piling..
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Ukraine PM in Davos: government and prime minister do not plan to resign

Ukraine's government and Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk do not plan to resign and have good relations with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Honcharuk said on Thursday.
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Zurich police use tear gas, water cannons on World Economic Forum protesters

Swiss police on Wednesday used water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas to subdue demonstrators in Zurich who ignited fireworks and threw bottles as part of a protest targeting the annual World..
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Trump laments missing Davos star Greta's speech

U.S. President Donald Trump called climate activists like Greta Thunberg "prophets of doom" at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. By Wednesday he was lamenting not having watched the teenage..
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Trump says he will add 'a couple' countries to his controversial travel ban

"We are adding a couple of countries to it," Trump told reporters at the end of an international economic conference in Davos, Switzerland.
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Trump has parting words for the star of Davos, Greta Thunberg

Just before he departed the slopes of Davos, U.S. President Donald Trump had some final words for Greta Thunberg, saying he would have loved to have seen her speak at the World Economic Forum.
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Impeachment Trial: Live Updates of Opening Arguments

Trump hurled insults at House Democrats from Davos as the impeachment managers prepared to lay out their case in the Senate for removing him from office.
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Trump leaves Davos after downplaying friction with Iraq, condemning impeachment

Before leaving the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Donald Trump went after impeachment managers Adam Schiff and Jerrold Nadler.
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Iraqi president meets Trump in Davos, discuss foreign troops cut: Iraqi statement

Iraqi President Barham Salih met U.S. President Donald Trump in Davos on Wednesday and discussed reducing foreign troops in the country, a statement from the Iraqi presidency said.
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Trump says he would have loved to have seen Greta Thunberg speak

U.S. President Donald Trump said he doesn't think climate change is a hoax and would have loved to have seen Greta Thunberg speak while he was at Davos.
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The Greta and Trump show - Davos highlights on Tuesday

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off on Tuesday in the ski town of Davos.
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Hong Kong commerce secretary says city on high alert to deal with coronavirus

The Hong Kong government is on high alert to deal with a new flu-like coronavirus that has killed nine people in mainland China, the city's commerce secretary, Edward Yau, told Reuters at the World..
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Trump Considering an Expansion of His 2017 Travel Ban

The president said in Davos, Switzerland, that he was planning to add more countries to an executive order barring people from predominantly Muslim countries.
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AP Top Stories January 21 P

Here's the latest for Tuesday, January 21st: McConnell abruptly eases impeachment trial time limits; President Trump in Davos reiterates trial is a hoax; First case of coronavirus confirmed in U.S.;..
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Trump and the Teenager: A Climate Showdown at Davos

President Trump and Greta Thunberg dominated the first full day of the annual gathering of the rich and powerful in the Swiss Alps.
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Trump to break bread with Apple's Cook and other CEOs: sources

U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a breakfast meeting on Wednesday with Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook and other business leaders on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic..
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Thunberg v Trump: A trillion trees is 'not enough'

Activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday planting trees was not enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump an hour earlier.
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Trump touts U.S. economy, dismisses climate 'prophets of doom' as Greta looks on

U.S. President Donald Trump touted the success of the U.S. economy in Davos on Tuesday, dismissing "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change to an audience that included Greta Thunberg.
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Doc Martens and youthful energy shake up Davos agenda

Often seen as the preserve of old, rich men, this year's World Economic Forum has thrust around a dozen teenage "change-makers" to the top of its agenda, adding fresh voices, energy and fashion to..
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Trump at Davos: We must reject 'prophets of doom'

President Donald Trump tells the World Economic Forum that "we must reject the perennial prophets of doom." Trump highlighted the US economy. (Jan. 21)  
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Greta says planting not enough after Trump backs trillion tree plan

Greta Thunberg said planting trees was not enough to address climate change on Tuesday, in an apparent rebuke to a planting pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Hong Kong's Lam in Davos charm drive as protests persist

For Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam the World Economic Forum in Davos is a chance to convince global business and political leaders that the Asian financial hub is back on track.
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Swiss uncovered suspected Davos spy plot by Russian 'plumbers': paper

Swiss officials foiled an apparent spying operation by Russians posing as plumbers in Davos, site of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, a newspaper reported on Tuesday, but police did not..
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Trump talks about impeachment and climate

President Trump spoke about his impeachment trial and climate change before his speech in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday.  
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Your Tuesday Briefing

Impeachment Trial, Davos, Coronavirus: Here's what you need to know.
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President Trump arrives at Davos economic forum

President Trump arrived on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The trip puts him thousands of miles from his Senate impeachment trial, which reconvenes on Tuesday. (Jan. 21)
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Greta Thunberg calls on world leaders to listen to young activists

Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a new generation of activists to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, urged world leaders to listen to young people on Tuesday.
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Trump, Greta and unicorns - What to watch for at Davos on Tuesday

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum kicked off on Tuesday in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
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Impeachment trial, World Economic Forum: 5 things you need to know Tuesday

The Senate resumes President Donald' Trump's impeachment trial as he meets world leaders in Davos. Here's the top news to start your morning.
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Trump to join world leaders and business people in Davos as Senate impeachment trial moves forward

Trump's Davos trip coincides with a new phase of the Senate impeachment trial in which senators will set rules for the rest of the proceeding.
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White House unveils list of leaders to meet with President Trump at forum in Davos

President Donald Trump will hold a series of meetings with various world leaders when he heads to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week, the White House said.
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Trump gets Swiss army security as climate protesters trek to Davos

Hundreds of protesters calling on global leaders to take swifter action on climate change will face up to 5,000 military personnel and police from across Switzerland as they march to the ski resort of..
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Iran says Zarif not attending Davos as its organizers 'changed its agenda'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will not attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos this week because its organizers had "abruptly changed its agenda", its foreign ministry..
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Climate activists dressed as koalas set off on mountain hike to Davos

Climate activists set off on a three-day hike from Landquart in eastern Switzerland to the ski resort of Davos on Sunday to draw attention to global warming at the World Economic Forum this week.
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India says no meeting with Malaysia in Davos as palm row simmers

India's trade minister will not meet with his Malaysian counterpart in Davos next week because of his tight schedule, an Indian trade ministry official said on Sunday, as a spat simmers between the top..
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To defuse palm row, Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia

Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between the two countries, a Malaysian..
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'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business..
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