In the decade since the financial crisis, central bankers around the world have taken on the mantle of reinvigorating the global economy. By keeping interest rates low and buying up trillions of dollars' worth of government bonds and other assets, these institutions helped to prop up growth at a time when the world desperately needed it.
Governments are unprepared for a crucial climate change meeting in Poland later this year aimed at ensuring the full implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement, Fiji Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama said at the opening of climate talks in Bangkok.
The Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and the alternative forums held by social organizations ended in Quito, the Ecuadorean capital, with opposing visions regarding the future of cities and the fulfillment of rights in urban areas.
Rouhani: Governments encouraging citizens to visit 'safe' Iran
The long-standing foreign policy of the US government has been to foster violent terrorists groups in the Middle East to attack nations like Iran and Syria that refuse to enter Washington’s sphere of influence, a political analyst in Virginia said.
Governments should treat climate change as seriously as threats to national security or public health, partly by focusing more on the worst scenarios of rising temperatures, an international report said.
The United States has sought to interfere into the affairs of - and undermine - South American governments that reject Washington’s colonial policies for well over a century, an American activist and academic says.
With opposition gaining momentum ahead of this week's general elections, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused "foreign governments" and tycoons of pumping in millions of dollars to dislodge him.