[MOSCOW] Moscow on Tuesday confirmed world powers, including President Vladimir Putin, will be holding an emergency G-20 online summit this week to discuss a global coronavirus response.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump has invited South-east Asian leaders to meet next month in Las Vegas, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, after a summit last year was scrapped...

[DOHA] Qatar accused Saudi Arabia on Thursday of barring its health minister from a summit of Gulf countries gathering to discuss the regional response to the new coronavirus epidemic.

[VIENTIANE] China's foreign minister is set to meet his Southeast Asian peers in Laos on Thursday for crisis talks over the coronavirus which has seeded panic and constricted economies dependent...

[LONDON] Newly re-elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not attend next month's Davos summit, nor will he send any ministers, a government source said on Tuesday.

[SANTIAGO] Chile has withdrawn as host of the Apec trade summit in November and the COP25 climate summit in December after several weeks of violent unrest, President Sebastian Pinera announced on...

[RIYADH] Top finance moguls and political leaders are set to attend a Davos-style Saudi investment summit starting on Tuesday, in contrast to last year when outrage over critic Jamal Khashoggi's...

THIS week's European Union (EU) summit could be one of the most important for the Brussels-based club. For on the agenda is not just Brexit, but also the future of the EU well into the 2020s, from...

[WASHINGTON] US Democratic lawmakers announced an investigation Wednesday into Donald Trump's offer to host next year's G-7 summit at one of his golf courses, calling it the latest sign of...

[LA PAZ] Bolivia's leftist President Evo Morales gave a half-hearted welcome on Tuesday to a G-7 pledge of US$20 million to fight the Amazon wildfires, describing it as "tiny."