5 Dec 2020
The UN and France have said an emergency aid fund will be set up to help Lebanon cope with reconstruction after the Beirut port blast. However, long-term economic support depends on forming a viable new government.
8 Nov 2020
Some of the United States' biggest and closest allies quickly congratulated Democrat Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris on Saturday (November 7), recognising their presidential election victory even though Donald Trump, with whom several have had rocky relations, had yet to concede.
31 Oct 2020
Leaders from around the world are expressing solidarity with France following a deadly knife attack at a cathedral in Nice. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "deeply shaken."
7 Apr 2020
Nearly half the deaths are in the state of New York. World leaders wish UK PM Boris Johnson a speedy recovery, after he was admitted to intensive care in London. Follow DW for the latest.
24 Sep 2019
World leaders and diplomats are gathering in New York for the UN General Assembly with plenty of geopolitical intrigue at play. Among them, U.S.-Iran tensions will likely overshadow this week’s meetings though odds of a meeting between President Trump and the Iranian delegation are fading fast. Bloomberg’s Josh Wingrove reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
3 Dec 2018
World leaders have opened talks at the G20 summit in Argentina. A weekend of meetings is expected to be overshadowed by the contentious presence of the Saudi crown prince and tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
14 Dec 2017
World leaders commit to carbon neutrality at the 'One Planet Summit'.