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.
US Secretary of State John Kerry set out his vision for the fight against Islamist violence in an impassioned speech in 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.
What do a rabbi, an archbishop, a top Islamic academic and former British prime minister Tony Blair have in common?
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.
Top US diplomat John Kerry became the first American secretary of state to meet with a Bhutanese prime minister.
France's interior minister said he would host an international meeting for his counterparts to discuss the battle against terrorism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank warned Sunday.
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.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by cheering crowds clamouring for selfies when he visited Fiji.
Leaders of more than half the world's economy gather in Beijing next week for the annual APEC forum.
Department for discussions on "the way forward" in a Middle East peace deal and the situation in the Gaza Strip.
Prince Charles and his wife were welcomed to Colombia with military honors.
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.
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.