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World - International
11/2/2021 10:56:05 AM
World leaders will conclude a two-day climate summit on Tuesday with a multibillion-dollar pledge to end deforestation by 2030 -- a date too far away for campaigners who want action sooner to save the planet's lungs.

Egypt - Politics
11/1/2021 5:54:56 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met on Monday with Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in the second meeting between the two leaders since the resumption of relations between Egypt and Qatar last January.

World - Africa
11/1/2021 5:29:46 PM
Tribal protesters on Monday lifted their weekslong blockade on Sudan's main seaport and oil pipelines, and reopened roads linking the port to the rest of the country, a tribal leader said, following a deal with the military to remove the barricades for one month.

World - International
11/1/2021 3:05:19 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has opened a global climate summit, saying the world is strapped to a 'doomsday device'.

World - International
11/1/2021 10:27:02 AM
More than 120 world leaders meet in Glasgow on Monday in a "last, best hope" to tackle the climate crisis and avert a looming global disaster.

World - International
11/1/2021 9:52:00 AM
President Joe Biden swings the focus of his battle for fast, concerted action against global warming from the US Congress to the world on Monday, appealing to global leaders at a UN summit to commit to the kind of big climate measures that Biden is still working to nail down at home.

World - International
11/1/2021 9:50:59 AM
Bangladesh police have arrested 172 Rohingya in recent weeks after a crackdown sparked by the brutal murder of a prominent community leader, the force said Monday.

World - International
10/31/2021 8:05:58 PM
President Joe Biden on Sunday unveiled several new steps the U.S. is taking to strengthen and streamline supply chains as he convened world leaders at the Group of 20 summit to discuss the bottlenecks hampering the global economy as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.

World - Region
10/31/2021 6:48:27 PM
The UN mission in Libya has urged leaders to stick to the December 24 timeline for presidential and legislative polls it hopes will help stabilise the war-battered nation.

World - International
10/31/2021 4:02:15 PM
G20 leaders meeting in Rome on Sunday committed to the key goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and pledged action on the use of coal, but fell short on a target of zero emissions, according to a final draft communique.

World - International
10/31/2021 2:27:39 PM
The UN climate summit in Glasgow formally opens Sunday, a day before leaders from around the world gather in Scotland's biggest city to lay out their vision for addressing the common challenge of global warming.

World - International
10/31/2021 2:07:00 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed Sunday to work on "practical and operational measures" to resolve a simmering row over post-Brexit fishing rights, Macron's office said.

World - International
10/31/2021 10:48:07 AM
Leaders of the world's biggest economies were set to tackle climate change Sunday, the final day of a weekend summit in Rome that is widely expected to set the tone for a major conference on the same issue taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, over the next two weeks.

World - International
10/31/2021 10:07:03 AM
Taliban supreme leader Haibatullah Akhundzada has made his first ever public appearance, officials announced Sunday, after he addressed supporters in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.

World - International
10/30/2021 6:42:53 PM
Over two weeks in November, world leaders and national negotiators will meet in Scotland to discuss what to do about climate change. It's a complex process that can be hard to make sense of from the outside, but it's how international law and institutions help solve problems that no single country can fix on its own.

World - International
10/30/2021 5:30:45 PM
Russia complained Saturday about lack of international recognition for its Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine at a G20 summit, where leaders agreed to step up global inoculation efforts.

World - Region
10/30/2021 11:06:00 AM
The U.N. special envoy for Sudan met with the leader of a Sudanese paramilitary force, urging him to allow peaceful protests Saturday and avoid confrontation in the wake of a political crisis earlier this week.

World - International
10/30/2021 10:29:02 AM
World leaders have been meeting for 29 years to try to curb global warming, and in that time Earth has become a much hotter and deadlier planet.

World - International
10/29/2021 11:28:52 AM
Pope Francis issued an urgent appeal Friday to world leaders ahead of the U.N. climate conference to take ``radical decisions'' to protect the environment and prioritize the common good rather than nationalistic interests.

World - International
10/29/2021 11:28:00 AM
Leaders of the Group of 20 countries gathering for their first in-person summit since the pandemic took hold will confront a global recovery hampered by a series of stumbling blocks: an energy crunch spurring higher fuel and utility prices, new COVID-19 outbreaks and logjams in the supply chains that keep the economy humming and goods headed to consumers.

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