Gore, Trump meet for ‘productive’ talks on climate

Gore, Trump meet for ‘productive’ talks on climate

Former Vice President Al Gore, a leading voice in the fight against climate change, and Donald Trump, who at one point called it a hoax, met on Monday in what Gore called a “productive” session. Gore, a Democrat, spent about 90 minutes in meetings at the president-elect’s Trump Tower apartment and office building in Manhattan. […]

White House confirms Kerry to meet Lavrov for Syria peace talks

White House confirms Kerry to meet Lavrov for Syria peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russia’s foreign minister in Geneva about a ceasefire deal for Syria, the State Department said on Thursday in a sudden about-face after saying it did not believe a meeting was worthwhile. Less than an hour after the U.S. State Department said it had no travel to announce […]

World economy, terrorism take centre stage as G7 leaders meet in Japan

World economy, terrorism take centre stage as G7 leaders meet in Japan

World leaders began two days of G7 talks in Japan on Thursday, with concerns about the health of the global economy, terrorism, Europe’s refugee crisis and disquiet over China’s growing influence set to dominate proceedings. Heads of state and governments from the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and host Japan are meeting in […]