President Vladimir Putin travels to Ukraine on Saturday to mark the 1025th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in Kievan Rus.
Vietnam's president on Wednesday starts a rare visit to Washington to boost trade and security ties between the former war foes, but activists urged the United States to press him on human rights.
President Vladimir Putin is to visit Iran in August to try and restart talks on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.
US Vice President Joe Biden is expected Wednesday to urge India to further open its doors to foreign investment, during his visit to boost bilateral ties between the world's two largest democracies.
World No. 2 tennis professional Andy Murray gave an interview to Kursiv business portal.
Young Brazilians who marched in June to demand more funding for health and education are hoping Pope Francis will back their cause when he visits Rio next week.
Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has met Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Kazakhstan Zhou Li.
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski on Sunday was struck by an egg hurled by a young man during a hugely sensitive visit to Ukraine to commemorate a wartime massacre.
The Brazilian military decided to boost security above its original plans for Pope Francis' visit during a major Catholic youth fest late this month.
Pope Francis arrived on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, a key destination of tens of thousands of would-be immigrants from Africa, in a visit the Vatican hopes will raise awareness of their plight.
Brazil's social turmoil over poor public services and endemic political corruption appears to have abated but could flare again during Pope Francis' visit later this month.
US President Barack Obama warned Sunday that Africa could only fulfill its rising potential with leaders who serve their people, not tyrants who enrich themselves.
"We're in a global race for jobs and investment. This is one of the most rapidly emerging countries in the world," the prime minister told the BBC in Atyrau on Monday.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is planning to visit Belarus in October, 2013 to take part in the session of the CIS Council of the Heads of States.
US President Barack Obama arrived in South Africa on Friday to pay homage to his hero Nelson Mandela, who was said to be showing "great improvement" in hospital.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a telephone conversation with Prime-Minister of Great Britain David Cameron.
US President Barack Obama flies to South Africa Friday hoping to pay homage to the legacy of his critically ill hero Nelson Mandela.
Barack Obama will visit Africa living a paradox: its blood runs in his veins, yet he has given the continent only passing notice as US president.
Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon got to fly in a V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft during a US visit Friday, as his country weighs whether to buy the American military plane.
The White House on Friday insisted President Barack Obama's looming trip to Africa was overdue and would give great 'bang for the buck,' pushing back at concerns over the journey's cost.
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