As India began its year-long G20 presidency on Thursday, PM Narendra Modi called for greater international cooperation to deal with the challenges of "climate change, terrorism, and pandemics."
The US, South Korea, and Japan on Friday placed sanctions on several top North Korean officials, including three who are part of leader Kim Jong-un’s regime, for participating in illegal activities related to the North's nuclear weapons program.
On Friday, the European Union agreed to a $60 per barrel cap on Russian oil after the final holdout, Poland, agreed to the proposal that was drawn up by the G7.
On Thursday, the three-judge US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit reversed a Florida federal judge's ruling that prohibited the FBI and Dept. of Justice (DOJ) from using nearly all documents seized in the raid of former Pres. Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence on Aug. 8 in their investigation.
The US Air Force is expected to unveil its new B-21 Raider stealth bomber on Friday. Designed to conduct long-range and nuclear bomb missions, it's described as a sixth-generation plane, meaning it's the most advanced aircraft on Earth.
During a state visit to the US from French Pres. Emmanuel Macron on Thursday — seen as a move to repair a frayed relationship between the US and France amid European concerns over the Inflation Reduction Act — US Pres. Biden said he was prepared to speak to Russia's Vladimir Putin
On Thursday, the UN and its partners launched an appeal for a record $51.5B in aid money for 2023, as the intergovernmental organization estimates that 339M people across 68 countries will need some form of emergency assistance next year.