US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has started his first trip to Asia in Japan, a country in the frontline of the North Korean nuclear threat.
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond spelt out the government's plans to steer the economy through its departure from the European Union.
Beijing looks set to increase defence spending by seven per cent this year, which is less than previous years
Trump to address Congress after first month marked by missteps, internal conflicts and squabbles with mainstream media
Brazilian Senators approved a constitutional amendment to limit public spending for 20 years, prompting demonstrations in numerous states.
Portugal's Socialist minority government has unveiled a 2017 budget intended to reduce the deficit, but also roll back some austerity measures.