March 22, 2013

World week ahead: Bernanke London-bound, Cypriot banks re-open and Pope goes to jail

By Jasper Wenban-Smith, international editor of ForesightNews. A round up of world news in the week ahead from journalist resource ForesightNews. Monday 15 March On Monday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will host annual consultations in Tokyo with the European Union, attended by European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel […]

March 23, 2012

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 26 March – 1 April

A week filled with big summits and conferences kicks off in Seoul on Monday, where Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, US President Barack Obama, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti are among representatives from more than 50 countries that will convene to discuss nuclear safety, in all likelihood defying North Korean calls to leave their nuclear programme out of it.

October 13, 2011

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 17 – 23 October

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 16 to Sunday, 23 October from ForesightNews By Nicole Hunt   The UN Human Rights Committee session opens on Monday in Geneva, with the situation in Iran on the agenda for the first two days. Meanwhile, Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator […]