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Minus US govt, Davos faces Brazilian populism and Brexit

LONDON: Organisers of next week’s annual Davos conclave put on a brave face on Friday after US President Donald Trump withdrew his entire delegation, insisting the forum still had plenty of political and corporate firepower in its debating armoury. Trump himself had already pulled out of attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) for a second year, having shut down the ...

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Donald Trump cancels Davos trip due to US govt shutdown over border wall issue

WASHINGTON: President Trump has canceled his planned trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, citing the “intransigence” of the Democrats on his funding request to build a controversial wall along the US-Mexico border. Trump was scheduled to attend the five-day Davos Summit which will begin from January 21. “I am respectfully cancelling my ...

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Trump cancels planned Davos trip as shutdown drags on

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a planned visit later this month to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, signaling he was prepared for the political showdown over the partial federal government shutdown to stretch into late January. It was unclear whether the shutdown, now in its 20th day, would end before the start of the global ...

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