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Pacific leaders urged to defend free trade

A summit of top world leaders was urged to fight rising protectionism after Trump's victory stoked fears that free trade is under threat.

Pacific leaders urged to defend free trade
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates face regional divisions, but will struggle to find common ground.

Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
'Virtual trees' turn the Eiffel Tower green for COP21
'Virtual trees' turn the Eiffel Tower green for COP21

The Eiffel Tower turned green Sunday for the opening of the Paris climate conference, marking the launch of an art project that will see "virtual trees" grow on the landmark to support reforestation.

'Virtual trees' turn the Eiffel Tower green for COP21
Biden to discuss security, migrants at Balkans summit
Biden to discuss security, migrants at Balkans summit

US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Zagreb for a Western Balkans summit, highlighting renewed interest from Washington in the fragile region as it deals with an unprecedented influx of refugees.

Biden to discuss security, migrants at Balkans summit
Obama 'optimistic' of Paris climate summit success
Obama 'optimistic' of Paris climate summit success

US President Barack Obama said he was optimistic an elusive deal to contain global warming could be forged at an upcoming crunch summit in Paris.

Obama 'optimistic' of Paris climate summit success
Xi endures lonely red-carpet APEC welcome in Philippines
Xi endures lonely red-carpet APEC welcome in Philippines

Philippine President Benigno Aquino promised to be the "perfect host" to all leaders attending a regional summit, but a long and lonely red carpet welcome walk for China's Xi Jinping betrayed their nations' icy ties.

Xi endures lonely red-carpet APEC welcome in Philippines
EU's Juncker defends refugee plan despite Paris attacks
EU's Juncker defends refugee plan despite Paris attacks

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker firmly defended Sunday the EU's hotly-contested plan to redistribute refugees across Europe despite calls by Poland to scrap the scheme after the deadly attacks in Paris.

EU's Juncker defends refugee plan despite Paris attacks
Obama, Putin break ice in six-second encounter
Obama, Putin break ice in six-second encounter

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama shook hands and chatted in a six-second encounter at a summit in Turkey, breaking the ice for the first time since Moscow launched its air campaign in Syria.

Obama, Putin break ice in six-second encounter
EU mulls summit with Turkey's Erdogan in late November: sources
EU mulls summit with Turkey's Erdogan in late November: sources

EU leaders were considering holding a summit with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan later this month to seek his help in curbing migrant flows to Europe.

EU mulls summit with Turkey's Erdogan in late November: sources
India's Modi urges 'comprehensive' climate deal
India's Modi urges 'comprehensive' climate deal

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Thursday for a "comprehensive and concrete" agreement on climate change in December, as he addressed African leaders at a major summit in New Delhi.

India's Modi urges 'comprehensive' climate deal
EU, Balkan leaders struggle to defuse tensions over migrants
EU, Balkan leaders struggle to defuse tensions over migrants

European Union and Balkan leaders struggled Sunday to reduce tensions over how to tackle the migrant crisis as Slovenia warned the bloc will "start falling apart" if it fails to take concrete action within weeks.

EU, Balkan leaders struggle to defuse tensions over migrants
Juncker calls EU-Balkans mini-summit on refugees for Sunday
Juncker calls EU-Balkans mini-summit on refugees for Sunday

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has called a mini-summit in Brussels to tackle the migrant crisis along the western Balkans route.

Juncker calls EU-Balkans mini-summit on refugees for Sunday
US and Cuba discussing joint marine reserve: Kerry
US and Cuba discussing joint marine reserve: Kerry

The United States and its former Cold War foe Cuba are discussing a joint maritime reserve in waters between their countries.

US and Cuba discussing joint marine reserve: Kerry
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Kazakhstan ready to contribute to global development

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the UN Sustainable Development Summit for post-2015 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals.

Kazakhstan ready to contribute to global development
EU summons leaders for refugee crisis summit next Wednesday
EU summons leaders for refugee crisis summit next Wednesday

The European Union has announced an emergency summit in Brussels next in a bid to find solutions to the continent's worst refugee crisis since World War II.

EU summons leaders for refugee crisis summit next Wednesday
EU's Tusk mulls special migration summit, decision Thursday
EU's Tusk mulls special migration summit, decision Thursday

EU president Donald Tusk said he would consider requests by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others for an emergency summit on migrants and decide later this week.

EU's Tusk mulls special migration summit, decision Thursday
 President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. Photo courtesy of sco-russia.ru
Afghanistan territory used by terrorist from Central Asia, China and Russia: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai

Terrorists from Central Asia, China, Russia and other countries use the territory of Afghanistan, said the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.

Afghanistan territory used by terrorist from Central Asia, China and Russia: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai
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Shanghai spirit becomes a symbol of new Eurasia: President Nazarbayev

According to Kazakhstan's President Nazarbayev, Shanghai spirit has become a symbol of new Eurasia.

Shanghai spirit becomes a symbol of new Eurasia: President Nazarbayev
Putin welcomes BRICS leaders amid standoff with West
Putin welcomes BRICS leaders amid standoff with West

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed the leaders of emerging powers for a summit Moscow hopes will show it not isolated despite the standoff with the West over Ukraine.

Putin welcomes BRICS leaders amid standoff with West
Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West
Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders including China's Xi Jingping and India's Narendra Modi ahead of the start of a summit of the BRICS emerging economies.

Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West