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In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos

World Economic Forum (WEF) got under way in the ski resort with an avowed focus on climate change but with starkly different visions over global warming laid bare.

In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab delivers a speech at the Congress center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
US President Donald Trump sits prior to deliver a speech at the Congress center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (C) and Canadian climate and environmental activist Autumn Peltier (C, right) attend a session at the Congress center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei attends a session at the Congress center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
Bank of England head Mark Carney attends a session during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng delivers a speech at the Congress centre during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
US President Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan ahead of their meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
Indian actress Deepika Padukone (R) receive a trophy from Hilde Schwab, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of the World Economic Forum's World Arts Forum during the "Crystal Award" ceremony at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 20, 2020. Image: AFP