World leaders including Barack Obama, the US president, will gather in London for final talks on the eve of a G20 summit dogged by divisions on how to tackle the economic crisis.
Obama’s stimulus approach to boost economic growth is facing stiff opposition from European and other governments.
Al Jazeera’s Matthew Moore reports.
Barack Obama, the US president will be holding a key meeting Wednesday April 1 with Dimitry Medvedev, his Russian counterpart.
Both sides have indicated they are ready to start rebuilding US-Russian relations.
But suspicion remains, and Russia has made no secret of its plans to beef up its own military power, in the wake of Nato’s expansion towards the east.
Neave Barker reports from Moscow.
North Korea is among the world’s most secretive countries, and is all but closed to the outside world.
But the country is opening up on one front with the chance of playing football in the World Cup.
Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang.