China is expected to unveil its long-awaited national pledges to reduce carbon emissions beyond 2020, a state-run newspaper said.
Greece will hold a referendum on July 5 on the outcome of negotiations with its international creditors taking place in Brussels.
Japan will host a summit of the Group of Seven industrial democracies on May 26-27 next year, its top government spokesman said.
Thousands of foreign jihadists are still flooding into Syria to fight, US President Barack Obama warned, as he urged greater efforts to halt the flow.
The leaders of Germany and the United States hammered home a tough line on Russia as they kicked off a G7 summit dominated by crises in Ukraine and Greece.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touched down at Munich airport, the first world leader to arrive for the G7 summit in southern Germany.
More than 30,000 people kicked off protests against a G7 summit starting at the weekend in the southern German state of Bavaria.
Japan and the European Union will hold summit talks later, with a long-stalled Free Trade Agreement expected to be on the agenda.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the EU's eastern partners not to expect too much of the bloc and warned Russia to mend its ways over Ukraineю
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has warned European Union leaders against letting Russian aggression in Ukraine undermine the bloc's project of building closer links with ex-Soviet nations.
Reclamation work in the disputed South China Sea, where China has constructed an airstrip and other structures on coral reefs, threaten to "undermine peace, security and stability" in the region.
Ukraine will press European leaders for peacekeepers to patrol its war-torn east and will angle for more international financial support at two days of high-level talks starting.
Italy called for an emergency summit of European Union leaders following the latest migrant boat tragedy in the Mediterranean.
US President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro stood with other regional leaders at the start of a historic Summit of the Americas.
Japan opened what organisers are billing as the world's first "Otaku" summit Saturday, drawing visitors from around the world.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will plead with European counterparts at a summit in Brussels to release vital funds to help his debt-laden country.
Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a statement following the results of the Normand Talks in Minsk, Belarus.
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Wednesday gathered for the start of a peace summit in Minsk aimed at ending 10 months of bloodshed in Ukraine.
Ukrainian and Russian representatives as well as European mediators and pro-Moscow separatists held talks in Minsk.
KAZENERGY has agreed on joint projects and activities with IRENA ahead of the EXPO-2017 to be held in Kazakhstan's Astana.
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