Federal Reserve Vice President Stanley Fischer said Tuesday he would be worried by any return to protectionism in the global economy.
The White House announced Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will make an “official visit” to Washington on April 3, ending years in which the Egyptian president had been kept at arm’s length amid rights concerns.
The US-led anti-jihadist coalition said Tuesday it “probably” played a role in civilian casualties in west Mosul, as the UN and Amnesty International called for greater efforts to protect civilians.
British and US bans on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin of flights are not sustainable in the long term, the head of the association representing airlines said Tuesday.
Less than a month to the first round of the French presidential election, Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon found support in Germany and far-right contender Marine Le Pen said the EU was “crumbling”.
President Donald Trump claimed an end to the “war on coal” Tuesday, as he moved to roll back climate protections enacted by predecessor Barack Obama.
The city of Paris on Tuesday dumped French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim as supplier of sand for the makeshift “Paris Plages” beach over the company’s readiness to supply cement for US President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall.
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned London Tuesday on the eve of its Brexit launch that the bloc would be “firm” on the rights of European citizens living in Britain.
The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were reported across Europe in January.
Italian police said they caught a criminal gang Tuesday that had been plotting to steal the body of Formula One racing pioneer Enzo Ferrari for ransom.
Voluntary efficiency programmes — including one targeted for elimination by the Trump administration — have led to energy savings of up to 30 percent in commercial buildings in Los Angeles, researchers have reported.