On December 21, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) for the Republic of Serbia. The Executive Board’s decision was taken without a meeting.
US President Donald Trump plans to push an executive order to end the right of US citizenship to children born in the US to noncitizens and immigrants in the country illegally, he told Axios in an interview published on Tuesday, a move that would prompt a constitutional fight.
The deputy chief executive of Oxfam, Penny Lawrence, has resigned over the involvement of the British charity group's workers in a prostitution scandal in Haiti after the 2010 devastating earthquake as well as in Chad.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected the planned trial by a US court of a Turkish bank executive who has been accused of evading Washington’s sanctions against Iran, saying courts in the United States cannot put Turkey on trial.
Iran has been elected to serve on the executive boards of three international and specialized theater centers namely: International Theater Institute (ITI), UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette/International Puppetry Association) and International Association of Theater Critics (IATC).
The 199th session of UNESCO Executive Board unanimously adopted a decision regarding UNESCO’s role in safeguarding and preservation Palmyra and other Syrian world heritage sites, decision supported by the Russian Federation, South Africa, Germany, Belarus, Brazil, China, the United States, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, Palau, Great Britain and Northern Ireland.