Democratic and Republican leaders in US Congress are reportedly approaching a deal that would prevent another shutdown by giving President Donald Trump some of the money he has requested to build a wall on the border with Mexico.
Leaders of the world’s five major emerging economies (BRICS) have slammed protectionism at the G20 summit in Argentina amid threats by the US president to intensify tariffs on China and press ahead with anti-Russia sanctions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal worth $5 billion over the purchase of S-400 air defense system and also agreed to jointly develop six nuclear power plants.
Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Tuesday he was in talks with other European leaders about establishing a camp for rejected asylum seekers in a country on the continent but outside the European Union.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday to ensure the upcoming high-stakes summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump is a success, South Korean officials said.
Israeli police have taken into custody three youth leaders from a pre-military academy for causing death through negligence after 10 teenagers were killed by flash floods while being prepared for the military draft.