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Italy hosts summit with neighbouring countries on coronavirus crisis

Italy hosts summit with neighbouring countries on coronavirus crisis

Italy was due Tuesday to host a summit of health ministers from neighbouring countries to discuss a coordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy.

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clashed Thursday at the start of a stormy summit to decide the bloc's seven-year budget after Brexit, with bitter divisions between parsimonious rich nations ...

Qatari climber reaches summit of highest mountain in Antarctica

Qatari climber reaches summit of highest mountain in Antarctica

Fahad Badar, the Qatari high-altitude climber, adventurer and banking executive leader, made Qatar proud again after seven days of skiing the 'last degree' to the South Pole on December 28, 2019.

MoTC to host 'Qatar Maritime and Logistics Summit 2020' in February

MoTC to host 'Qatar Maritime and Logistics Summit 2020' in February

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) will host the "Qatar Maritime and Logistics Summit 2020" (QMLS 2020) ...

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

World leaders made a fresh push for peace in Libya at a summit in Berlin on Sunday, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from turning into a ‘second Syria’.

UN targets electrifying all of world's refugee camps

UN targets electrifying all of world's refugee camps

The UN set itself a daunting challenge this week aimed at improving the lives of displaced people, reining in climate change and even preventing conflict: to bring electric power to all refugee camps by 2030.

Trump launches NATO summit with attack on 'nasty' France

Trump launches NATO summit with attack on 'nasty' France

US President Donald Trump launched a two-day NATO meeting Tuesday with a blistering attack on France's criticism of the alliance and on ‘delinquent’ members that do not pay their way.

China's Xi holds talks in Greece en route to BRICS summit

China's Xi holds talks in Greece en route to BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday holds talks in Greece, where he is eagerly awaited by the new pro-business government.

India exits China-backed trade deal as 15 nations ready to sign

India exits China-backed trade deal as 15 nations ready to sign

India pulled out of a trade pact covering much of Asia, paving the way for 15 other countries to sign the China-backed regional trade deal next year.

Brexit deal ‘more and more difficult’ this week, EU summit to mull delay

Brexit deal ‘more and more difficult’ this week, EU summit to mull delay

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday that reaching a deal on Britain's departure from the bloc before the scheduled date of Oct. 31 had become ‘more and more difficult’ ...

Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greece's new conservative leader on Thursday called for the European Union to commit more money to support Turkey to stem the rising flow of migrants.

Trump eyes 'magnificent' post-Brexit trade deal with Britain

Trump eyes 'magnificent' post-Brexit trade deal with Britain

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wanted to strike a ‘magnificent trade deal’ with Britain, which has been pitched into crisis over its planned exit from the European Union.