Astounding increases in the danger of nuclear weapons have paralleled provocative foreign policy decisions that needlessly incite tensions between Washington and Moscow.
The six richest countries – which make up more than half the global economy – host less than nine percent of the world’s refugees, an aid group has said.
Donald Trump’s shadow loomed as leaders of Canada, Mexico and the US unveiled a plan to wean North America off dirty energy and defended globalization.
Chinese companies can buy their way into the US and Europe. But American and European companies can’t do the same. That’s generating friction among the world’s largest economic blocs.
The world’s seven leading industrial countries pledged to “collectively tackle” major risks to global growth and cooperate on policies to stimulate their sluggish economies.
The White House reportedly sees cyber warfare as an option for confronting Iran. If so, it reflects a growing trend toward using computers and networks as weapons.