World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil, participates in a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 22, 2019 - 1:38 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon emissions, aiming to quell international concerns that his country, the main custodian of the oxygen-rich Amazon, could put economic interests over environmental ones. The...
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, left, arrives at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
January 22, 2019 - 10:57 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday said "unacceptable" violence by security forces will be investigated after a days-long crackdown on economic unrest, while a doctor said the 12 documented deaths and more than 300 people wounded are likely "are just a fraction of the actual...
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January 22, 2019 - 10:53 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's deadly unrest (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Human Rights Watch says "the mask has now been taken off the Mnangagwa government" in Zimbabwe after hundreds of people were wounded or arrested in a crackdown on protests and at least 12 were killed...
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In this photo taken with a long shutter, the sign of the World Economic Forum is displayed at the entrance of the at annual meeting of the forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 22, 2019 - 10:15 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The head of Citigroup bank thinks the Brexit discussions will "go down to the wire." At an event organized by Bloomberg on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, Citigroup CEO...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 photo, an injured man is helped at a private hospital after an alleged assault by a group of uniformed soldiers in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe on Friday faced a "total internet shutdown," a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital after alleged assaults by security forces. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
January 18, 2019 - 7:25 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe on Friday faced a "total internet shutdown," a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital after alleged assaults by security forces. "Our...
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January 10, 2019 - 5:21 am
GENEVA (AP) — Officials in Davos have authorized a protest by Socialist youth against U.S. President Donald Trump and other expected attendees of the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort this month. Authorities rejected a similar protest request last year when Trump attended the...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2015 file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A day after the World Economic Forum said it will include a Russian delegation at the forum, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday Dec. 17, 2018, welcomed the announcement that billionaires Oleg Deripaska and Viktor Vekselberg, and the head of the state-controlled bank VTB Andrei Kostin, will be able to attend the annual gathering in the Swiss ski resort of Davos in January. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
December 17, 2018 - 4:21 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Monday that three high-profile Russian tycoons who are facing U.S. sanctions have been cleared to return to the World Economic Forum in Davos, following reports that they had been disinvited. WEF organizers had reportedly shunned billionaires Oleg Deripaska and Viktor...
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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a plenary session in the Congress Hall the last day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (Laurent Gillieron)
January 26, 2018 - 9:21 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Snow was piled high outside, but inside the Davos summit, relations between President Donald Trump and the assembled global elites seemed to thaw. Before Trump's debut appearance at the World Economic Forum, critics speculated that the president would function as a...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attendance at the World Economic Forum (all times local): 1:45 a.m. (7:45 p.m. EST) President Donald Trump has returned to Washington after what he says was a "very, very successful trip" to Davos. Trump tells reporters as he enters...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, stands next to "The Landwehr of Fribourg", a historic marching band before addressing a plenary session during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 11:01 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Call it Davos, military-style: When the World Economic Forum found out that U.S. President Donald Trump would come this year, they wanted to do something special. So forum founder Klaus Schwab called in a Swiss marching band dating back to the Napoleonic era 214 years ago...
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