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Here are the key leaders joining the Belt and Road forum and their wish lists to Beijing

Oct. 17, 2023 02:14 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China is hosting its third international forum centered around President Xi Jinping’s signature policy, the Belt and Road Initiative, which over the past 10 years has built infrastructure across continents, burdening some smaller countries with debt. The forum...

UNGA Briefing: Permanent observers, more Security Council and what else is going on at the UN

Sep. 20, 2023 21:29 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — It's Day 3 of the U.N. General Assembly high-level meeting that brings world leaders together at U.N. headquarters in New York. Here are the highlights of what happened Wednesday at the U.N. and what to keep an eye on Thursday. Follow our live updates to keep up with...

Sri Lanka's president will appoint a committee to probe allegations of complicity in 2019 bombings

Sep. 10, 2023 09:23 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president said Sunday he will appoint a committee chaired by a retired Supreme Court judge to investigate allegations made in a British television report that the South Asian country’s intelligence was complicit in the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that...