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Iran unveils new jet fighter, to boost military

Iran said on Tuesday it would boost its military might and also unveiled a new fighter jet amid increased tensions with the US and with regional rivals over conflicts in the Middle East.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/21 22:29:35

Trump hints meeting with DPRK's Kim, rules out "concessions" with Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said here on Monday that he would "most likely" meet with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/21 22:25:31

EU urges world to fight dangerous antibiotic abuse, misuse

A European Union (EU) delegation on health and food safety on Monday urged the world to work together to fight antibiotic resistance (AMR), saying the overuse and misuse of antibiotics has led to very serious consequences and will become more serious.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 21:13:40

Turkey says shooting at US embassy is "attempt to create chaos"

Monday morning's shooting at the US embassy in Ankara was "a clear attempt to create chaos," said Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, amid an escalating row between the two NATO allies.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/21 1:02:40

Data dispute

US technology giants plan to intensify lobbying efforts against stringent Indian data localization requirements, which they say will undermine their growth ambitions in India, sources told Reuters.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/20 19:43:39

US security advisor meets Israel's Netanyahu over Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with US National Security Advisor John Bolton in Jerusalem on Sunday to discuss issue of Iran.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/20 8:59:18

US welcomes Afghanistan's ceasefire announcement, urging Taliban to participate

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said here on Sunday that the United States welcomes the announcement by the Afghan government of a ceasefire, and urged the Taliban forces to participate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/20 8:34:01

UN officials bid farewell to former Secretary-General Kofi Annan

The flag at the UN headquarters in New York is flying at half-mast this Saturday as the organization marks the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 6:36:02

UN humanitarian chief calls for protection of aid workers, civilians in conflict

The top UN official for humanitarian affairs on Friday called for the protection of aid workers and civilians in armed conflict.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:39:34

Philippines urges US not to use stolen bells as "trophies for atrocities"

Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana urged the United States on Friday to return the Balangiga bells the American soldiers carted away from a church in the central Philippines during the 1901 Philippine-American war.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 22:46:31

Turkey's higher court refuses to release US pastor Brunson

The Third Penal Court in Izmir on Friday rejected an appeal for the release of US pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest during his trial, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 21:40:36

Turkey continues to respond if US imposes more sanctions: minister

Turkey has retaliated against US sanctions and will continue to do so, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said on Friday, state-run Anadolu agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 20:21:16

Review of worldwide retaliation against US-initiated global trade battle

Since the start of the year, the United States has been wielding tariffs against its trading partners worldwide to alter what President Donald Trump calls "unfair trade practices."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 8:43:37

UN humanitarian body launches petition for protection of civilians in conflict

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Wednesday launched a petition with world leaders for the protection of civilians and aid workers in armed conflict.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 6:33:39

North Korean seafood attracts Chinese diners to cross border one-day tours

Chinese gourmands are sampling cheap high-quality seafood on one-day trips across the China-North Korea border.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 21:48:40

Turkey, Russia come closer amid common tension with US

Turkey and Russia display further rapprochement after the United States imposed sanctions on Moscow and Ankara on different grounds.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 21:13:28

Putin ready to meet Kim at 'early date': KCNA

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un "at an early date," the DPRK's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Wednesday. The two leaders are expected to share thoughts on "bilateral ties" as well as "important issues," according to the Russian TV network RT.
Source: CGTN | 2018/8/15 20:14:24

East Africa, US, EU kick off joint military training in Rwanda

Military forces from the East African region, the United States and the European Union (EU) on Tuesday kicked off a two-week joint military training exercise in Rwanda.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 8:50:08