Dozens of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Monday paid their final respects to ex-president Jacques Chirac as France held a national day of mourning for the former head of state.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has bowed to international pressure and sent in the military to battle huge blazes sweeping across the Amazon, after G7 leaders meeting in Biarritz threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America.
Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra’s latest attempt to improve ties with the region.
Mohammed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi's crown prince, proposed to set up an assassination programme targeting top Taliban leaders during a meeting with the top US diplomat earlier this year, the Middle East Eye (MEE) news website has reported.
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.