United Nations complains that the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), which was adopted by the U.N. General Assembly back in 1996, has still not come into force for one primary reason: eight key countries have either refused to sign or have held back their ratifications.
Leaders and representatives of global investment firms and bankers from the G20, the BRICS and the China-Russia-led security bloc SCO will attend a financial forum in Russia to discuss a future roadmap for trade and investment ties within the BRICS and launch BRICS bank
BRICS countries stressed their firm support for Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and renewed their call for a peaceful solution to its crisis by the Syrian people.
The world must unite to end violence and discrimination against women and girls, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged at a high-level event in Chile on women and decision-making.
The IMF says Kazakhstan boosted its gold holdings to about 193.5 metric tons in January, while Ukraine added to holdings for the first time since August, and Russia trimmed assets for the first time since March.
NATO will establish command centers in six of its eastern countries in coming months in part of a beefed-up response to Russian "aggressiveness".
NATO is incorporating special operations into all aspects of its operations and training due to Russia's annexation of Crimea and the ISIS threat.
An Asia-Pacific summit today endorsed a Beijing-backed route towards a vast free trade area in the region, host Xi Jinping said, calling it a “historic” step.
China’s President Xi Jinping laid out an ambitious agenda and called for efforts to create and fulfill an "Asia-Pacific dream," citing China as a regional leader.