Alongside additional support from China this will mean all funding requirements have been met, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said
Ukraine president and EU leader urge China not to provide weapons to Russia, while China called on certain countries to stop "fuelling the fire"
Genetic resources and finance are tipped to be key issues on a legally binding UN agreement to protect the world's oceans
Food prices are high and low income households can't avoid paying for that, so we're going to see higher poverty rates as well, Moody Analytics senior economist Katrina Ell said
A new IMF bailout package is urgently needed to aid Pakistan's economic recovery from devastating floods last year
Young women are particularly wary of traditional childcare roles in Japan which require men to stay at work and women to stay at home, The Guardian said
India's gross indebtedness has more than doubled over the past few years as the government aims to cushion the economic blow of Covid-19
"The fruit of economic achievements will be shared by all citizens, from young to old," Premier Su Tseng-chang said
The IMF identified China's Covid restrictions as a major deterrent for investors, the SCMP said
"We cannot give authoritarian regimes any chance to exploit our vulnerabilities and undermine us," NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said
"We expect growth to be a tale of two halves in 2023, with a slowdown in the first half," Goldman Sachs India economist Santanu Sengupta said
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a formal meeting on Tuesday, which was the first by leaders of the two countries since 2016.