• Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:40
     Final farewell to UN's Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral
    Accra - World leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty on Thursday joined the family of Kofi Annan, as the former UN secretary general's state funeral took place in his native Ghana.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:14
    Images: Jack Ma with world leaders
    China Daily compiles a photo gallery of Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder and chairman, showing him with world leaders. Jack Ma announced in an open letter that he will step down in a year's time as the chair of the company he founded 20 years ago.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Safe gains, focus for banker
    LOMBARD Odier has brought back an attitude of safe investment and uses two glasses – digital technology and sustainability – to predict the future and to serve clients’ needs in the fast-evolving financial market, says a Lombard Odier executive, one of the world leaders in the private banking business.
  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 06:53
    'Panama Papers' law firm shuts down operations
    The law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced Wednesday it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities.
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  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 07:20
    Twitter won't block world leaders, citing need for discourse
    Twitter announced Friday it would not block the accounts of world leaders even if their statements are "controversial," citing a need to promote a "public conversation" on political issues.
  • Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:02
    In a first, all Asean leaders to attend India's Republic Day
    In a first, 10 world leaders from Asean will be chief guests at India's annual Republic Day parade on January 26 to mark the silver jubilee of India's relations with the bloc.
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  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:14
    World leaders plead for climate action at UN forum
    World leaders shared the spotlight with a 12-year-old Pacific islander on Wednesday to drive home a plea for urgent climate action despite the Trump administration's rejection of a planet rescue plan.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:25
    China assures ASEAN, world leaders of safe navigation
    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that China will firmly safeguard freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea.
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:46
    UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'
    Yangon - Pressure tightened on Myanmar Monday as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on the country's military, which is accused of driving out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims in an orchestrated "ethnic cleansing" campaign.
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:19
    World voices solidarity with Spain after terror attack
    BARCELONA - Spanish and world leaders on Thursday condemned the Barcelona van attack, expressing outrage and solidarity with the victims.
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  • Fri, 02 Jun 2017 01:00
     Climate science: Bad news gets worse
    Paris - As President Donald Trump prepares to announce whether he will pull America out of the 2015 Paris Agreement sanctioned by his predecessor and nearly 200 other world leaders, the stakes on climate change have never been higher.
  • Wed, 24 May 2017 13:45
    Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican
    VATICAN CITY - US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday in a keenly-anticipated first face-to-face encounter between two world leaders who have clashed repeatedly on several issues.
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  • Mon, 15 May 2017 12:31
    China's Xi decries protectionism, touts Silk Road
    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping urged world leaders to reject protectionism on Monday at a summit positioning Beijing as a champion of globalisation, as some countries raised concerns over his trade ambitions.
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  • Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:00
    World-changing benefits of travel touted at tourism summit
    WORLD LEADERS, globalisation scholars and advocates for sustainable tourism urged the business world to conduct longer-term thinking in a bid to tackle global issues at the two-day World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit that began in Bangkok yesterday.
  • Sat, 08 Apr 2017 01:00
    Divided reaction to US air strikes amid oil price rise fears
    WORLD LEADERS were divided in their reaction to US missile strikes on a Syrian airbase yesterday that killed at least nine people, while Thai observers said it was premature to predict any real upward impact of the action on oil prices and the energy market.
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