Iran has boycotted IMF-World Bank Group Spring Meetings planned to be held in Washington in coming days over United States’ delay in issuing visas for Finance Minister Ehsan Khandouzi and his accompanying delegation.
Somali lawmakers voted unanimously to cancel a two-year presidential term extension they had approved last month, after clashes in the capital Mogadishu between factions of the security forces, which are divided over the issue.
China must end the construction of all new coal-fired power plants in order to meet long-term climate goals in the most economically feasible manner, according to a study coauthored by a government-backed research institute.
Human rights campaigners are becoming increasingly angry at a decision by Britain’s Natural History Museum to host a reception for Saudi Arabia’s embassy, saying the NHM should definitely cancel the event over growing concerns about Kingdom’s rights violations.
North Korea said Friday it is willing to talk to the United States "at any time" after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit, prompting China to urge both sides to show restraint as a pall of uncertainty settled over the turbulent Korean peninsula once more.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to cancel a meeting with visiting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel if the top diplomat sits down with representatives of pro-Palestine NGOs.
Turkey's opposition on Tuesday demanded the annulment of a contentious referendum that approved sweeping constitutional changes boosting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers, claiming blatant vote-rigging.
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday over her trade policies, saying she would handle trade deals so badly that the country should "just cancel the election" and name him the victor.