12 Jan 2023

UAE names oil chief to lead COP28 talks

The head of the world’s 12th largest oil company has been named to lead the COP28 global climate talks later this year in Dubai. The chief executive officer of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company will lead the summit. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber is also the minister for industry and

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06 Dec 2022

EU, Western Balkans leaders meet amid fears of Russian influence

The European Union and Western Balkans leaders met in the Albanian capital Tirana for a summit to reassure the region of a future amid fears of increasing Russian and Chinese influence. The leaders of Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia have expressed concern that negotiations have not started

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02 Nov 2022

White House Invites Dozens of Nations for Ransomware Summit

The White House has invited three dozen nations, the European Union, and several private-sector companies to join a two-day summit that was discuss ransomware attacks and how to best address them. This is the second time that the International Counter Ransomware Summit has occurred, and this year’s addresses will focus

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01 Nov 2022

Leaders head to Algeria for first Arab League summit in two years

The first Arab League summit since the COVID-19 pandemic will begin in Algeria, amid continuing political divisions among the organization’s members. Arab states are split over many issues including support for the Palestinian cause, the rehabilitation of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, the regional roles of Iran and Turkey and Algeria’s

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16 Sep 2022

China and Russia present united front at summit as Ukraine war risks exposing regional divisions

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin will sit down with other Asian leaders at a summit in Central Asia on Friday. At this summit, the two leaders are expected to present a united front against the United States and its allies.  The two countries have a “no-limits”

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23 Jun 2022

Commonwealth countries set to meet in Rwanda and what to expect

The heads of government from Commonwealth countries will meet in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda on Friday and Saturday. The government heads are meeting to tackle challenges including climate change and food shortages caused by the war in Ukraine.  The commonwealth is a voluntary association of 54 countries that evolved

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21 Feb 2022

Ukraine tensions: Biden agrees in principle to summit with Putin

United States President Joe Biden has agreed to hold a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the crisis over Ukraine. The talks were proposed by France and the United States will only participate if Russia does not invade Ukraine. The Kremlin stated that there were not solid plans

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03 Feb 2022

ECOWAS holds emergency summit after coups in West Africa

An emergency summit in the Ghaniain capital Accra is being held by West African leaders after a recent series of coups in the region. The talks were initiated after Burkina Faso became the third member of the Economic Community of West African States to be overtaken by the military in

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05 Nov 2020

Inside Saudi Arabia’s Innovative Strategy To Become A Global Leader In Artificial Intelligence

Saudi Arabia recently hosted a Global AI Summit organized by the Saudi Data and AI Authority group. The summit focused on building Saudi Arabia’s power in the artificial intelligence industry, naming it imperative to the country’s digital economy agenda. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been attempting to reinvent itself

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03 Mar 2020

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles, South Korea says

According to South Korea’s military, North Korea fired two unidentified short-range projectiles from a coastal area into waters in between the Korean Peninsula and Japan at 12:37 p.m. Korea time. The unidentified objects are estimated to have a flight distance of 240 kilometers and an altitude of 35 kilometers. According

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