BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON Faced with a veto from the United States, the World Trade Organization has two unpalatable options for selecting its next leader - override its biggest paymaster with a vote or hope for a change of U.S. president and wait until he takes charge.
WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY Mexico and Argentina have delayed a key meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank until after the Nov. 3 U.S. election, delivering an early setback to plans by the bank's new U.S. chief to install vice presidents from smaller countries.
BANGOR, Maine/WILMINGTON, Del. Vice President Mike Pence campaigned on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and President Donald Trump claimed progress as the United States set records for daily infections, prompting Democratic challenger Joe Biden to accuse Trump of surrendering to the pandemic. | Video
WASHINGTON Group of 20 finance officials will meet virtually on Nov. 13 to finalize a common framework for addressing the mounting debt problems of low-income countries rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic, sources familiar with the plans said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON, Oct 29 Faced with a veto
from the United States, the World Trade Organization has two
unpalatable options for selecting its next leader - override its
biggest paymaster with a vote or hope for a change of U.S.
president and wait until he takes charge.
WASHINGTON The Group of 20 major economies should move quickly and decisively to reduce the debts of heavily indebted countries or risk a "lost decade" in terms of global development, World Bank chief economist Carmen Reinhart said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON The new head of Latin America's main financing institution hopes to leverage concerns about Chinese lending to win the support of U.S. lawmakers for boosting the bank's yearly lending capacity to $20 billion as the region grapples with the COVID-19 crisis.
Wilton Gregory, the first African American to be named as cardinal and known as a refined diplomat, made headlines when he blasted President Donald Trump’s photo opportunity hoisting a Bible at a Washington church after police used tear gas to clear demonstrators in June. | Video
WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department is unlikely to release its long-delayed semi-annual report to Congress on international currency manipulation until after the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 3, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.
WASHINGTON The deputy White House national security adviser on Friday denounced China's treatment of Uighur Muslims, saying there was no justification for the country maintaining "concentration camps" within its borders.