Davos is a scenic Swiss mountain resort famous for hosting the rich and the powerful.
Davos is one of Switzerland's biggest ski resorts. The small town also traditionally hosts the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting of global political and business leaders, a huge event with thousands of participants from all over the world. This is a collection of DW's content on Davos.
More jobs, more growth - it's with this promise that Emmanuel Macron made it to the Elysee Palace. Exactly one year ago, he triumphed against the Front National's Marine Le Pen. But has he kept to his promise? Are the French better off one year after Macron's landslide victory?
ore openness from the world's second biggest economy - that's the promise Chinese President Xi Jin-ping has been making on the global stage. And It's a message he has reiterated at the Boao Forum, a gathering of international business leaders in China's Hainan province touted as the Asian Davos. But the question remains: will China put its money where its mouth is?
French president Emmanuel Macron has proposed ambitious and controversial ideas for EU reform, including a joint eurozone budget and finance minister. This week, the veteran Merkel and rookie Macron spoke at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. DW’s Andreas Becker was there and Helen Seeney asked him how the two leaders compared.
Is Germany’s Grand Coalition set to renew its vows? - Merkel and Macron shore up the European project in Davos - Allegations of spying on the Norwegian - Russian border - Will Brexit take Britain off the European cultural map? - Ankara's crackdown on voices of dissent - Should tourists pay to visit France’s cathedrals? - From Italy, we’ll get a taste of the future of food - Food waste in Germany.
South Sudan government protest US remarks that President Salva Kiir is unfit for office+++ Cameroonian dissident speaks out against President Paul Biya+++ US President Donald Trump tries to mend relations with African leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland
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This week on the show, we rub shoulders with billionaires at the World Economic Forum in Davos, and learn about America's "other" anthem — a hymn that became a symbol of the African-American struggle for civil rights. Plus, the South African soccer coach who's battled prejudice and gender stereotypes to show that women can succeed in a men's game.