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Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept 24
Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept 24

Pope Francis will bring his message of peace and compassion to politically gridlocked Washington in September when he becomes the first pontiff to address the US Congress.

Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept 24
Kerry makes impassioned Davos call to fight terrorism
Kerry makes impassioned Davos call to fight terrorism

US Secretary of State John Kerry set out his vision for the fight against Islamist violence in an impassioned speech in Davos.

Kerry makes impassioned Davos call to fight terrorism
Google boss Eric Schmidt.  ©RIA Novosti
Internet will 'disappear', Google boss tells Davos

Google boss Eric Schmidt predicted that the Internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively "disappear" into the background.

Internet will 'disappear', Google boss tells Davos
Jews, Muslims, Christians tackle 'Charlie', religious violence at Davos
Jews, Muslims, Christians tackle 'Charlie', religious violence at Davos

What do a rabbi, an archbishop, a top Islamic academic and former British prime minister Tony Blair have in common?

Jews, Muslims, Christians tackle 'Charlie', religious violence at Davos
Ministers end Ukraine talks without summit date
Ministers end Ukraine talks without summit date

The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France ended a meeting without being able to set a date for a hoped-for peace summit.

Ministers end Ukraine talks without summit date
Kerry holds historic talks with Bhutanese PM
Kerry holds historic talks with Bhutanese PM

Top US diplomat John Kerry became the first American secretary of state to meet with a Bhutanese prime minister.

Kerry holds historic talks with Bhutanese PM
France to host international 'anti-terrorism' meeting Sunday
France to host international 'anti-terrorism' meeting Sunday

France's interior minister said he would host an international meeting for his counterparts to discuss the battle against terrorism.

France to host international 'anti-terrorism' meeting Sunday
Kerry to meet Palestinian negotiator in London talks
Kerry to meet Palestinian negotiator in London talks

John Kerry meets chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat hoping to avert a diplomatic crisis over a UN bid to force Israel to withdraw from Palestinian land.

Kerry to meet Palestinian negotiator in London talks
Li Keqiang met with President Nazarbayev in Astana. Photo © akorda.kz
China to help Kazakhstan develop infrastructure: Li Keqiang

During his official visit to Astana, the Premier of the State Council of China Li Keqiang suggested to help Kazakhstan with development of its infrastructure.

China to help Kazakhstan develop infrastructure: Li Keqiang
Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov in Rome on Monday
Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov in Rome on Monday

Top US diplomat John Kerry will meet with his Russian counterpart in Rome, amid a toughening American response to a Kremlin-backed separatist insurgency in Ukraine.

Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov in Rome on Monday
Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance
Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance

Turkish President holds talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart to tighten links which have survived potentially grave disputes over the Syria and Ukraine crises.

Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance
OPEC mulls oil supply glut weighing on crude prices
OPEC mulls oil supply glut weighing on crude prices

OPEC ministers met to try to work out a deal to tackle rising oil supplies that are weighing heavily on crude prices and the cartel's revenues.

OPEC mulls oil supply glut weighing on crude prices
Global warming could undermine poverty fight: World Bank
Global warming could undermine poverty fight: World Bank

Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank warned Sunday.

Global warming could undermine poverty fight: World Bank
Biden arrives in Kiev for Ukraine talks
Biden arrives in Kiev for Ukraine talks

US Vice-President Joe Biden landed in Ukraine, US diplomats in Kiev said, ahead of talks over possible increased assistance amid conflict in the east.

Biden arrives in Kiev for Ukraine talks
India's Modi in Fiji to meet Pacific leaders
India's Modi in Fiji to meet Pacific leaders

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by cheering crowds clamouring for selfies when he visited Fiji.

India's Modi in Fiji to meet Pacific leaders
APEC leaders meet amid rival trade proposals, tensions
APEC leaders meet amid rival trade proposals, tensions

Leaders of more than half the world's economy gather in Beijing next week for the annual APEC forum.

APEC leaders meet amid rival trade proposals, tensions
Kerry to meet chief Palestinian negotiator Monday: US
Kerry to meet chief Palestinian negotiator Monday: US

Department for discussions on "the way forward" in a Middle East peace deal and the situation in the Gaza Strip.

Kerry to meet chief Palestinian negotiator Monday: US
Prince Charles, Camilla in Colombia on royal tour
Prince Charles, Camilla in Colombia on royal tour

Prince Charles and his wife were welcomed to Colombia with military honors.

Prince Charles, Camilla in Colombia on royal tour
Afghan president Ghani on Saudi visit: media
Afghan president Ghani on Saudi visit: media

Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani performed a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia and held talks with the oil-rich kingdom's crown prince on his first foreign trip.

Afghan president Ghani on Saudi visit: media
APEC finance chiefs meet as global worries persist
APEC finance chiefs meet as global worries persist

The global economic recovery is beset by "downside risks", a day after growth in the world's second-largest economy hit a five-year low.

APEC finance chiefs meet as global worries persist