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Morocco, Cuba formally normalize diplomatic ties

Morocco and Cuba on Tuesday formally normalized their bilateral ties after decades of diplomatic spats, said the Moroccan Foreign Ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/29 8:14:36

UN court lacks jurisdiction: US

The United States told UN judges Tuesday they had no jurisdiction to rule on Tehran's demand for them to order the suspension of debilitating nuclear-related sanctions against Iran.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/28 22:18:41

UK to be G7's top investor in Africa by 2022, says PM May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday pledged to prioritize investment in Africa as she started a three-nation visit to the continent to drum up new trade deals ahead of leaving the EU.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/28 22:18:40

'Journalism is fighting for its life'

The cost of war reporting and investigative journalism is becoming prohibitive for media outlets, campaigners have warned.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/28 21:33:40

Trump, Merkel discuss Syria, bilateral trade over phone

The White House said on Monday that US President Donald Trump has spoken with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over phone and discussed issues related to Syria, US-Europe relations and trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/28 13:46:04

End US 'economic aggression': Iran

Iran on Monday demanded the UN's top court suspend US nuclear-linked sanctions against Tehran, accusing Washington of plotting its "economic strangulation."
Source: AFP | 2018/8/27 22:38:41

May to make first visit to Africa as British PM

Prime Minister Theresa May will make a three-nation visit to Africa this week, her first to the continent since becoming British leader in 2016, aimed at boosting post-Brexit trade ties.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/27 21:33:39

President Trump's comments on China, DPRK are buck-passing, U.S. analysts say

U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets on China concerning the denuclearization of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) are ill-grounded and is merely "passing the buck", analysts said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/27 8:54:27

US is waging 'psychological war' against Iran, says FM

The US is waging a psychological war against Iran and its business partners, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, according to the Tasnim news agency.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/26 21:38:40

Ghana, China to chart course for stronger relations

Ghana and China will exchange ideas on national development strategy and formulation of blueprints to boost bilateral relations when President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo vists China at the invtation of President Xi Jinping next month.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 20:18:39

UN calls on EU to receive migrants stranded on Italian ship

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, on Saturday urged Italy to allow immediate disembarkation of migrants stranded on an Italian coast guard ship and appealed to EU member states to offer relocation places to them.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/26 13:45:26

Trump, Australian PM talk over phone on ties, cooperation

The White House said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump on Friday night spoke with newly elected Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison over bilateral ties and future cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/26 7:21:43

Iran urges solidarity to counter US pressures

Senior Iranian officials called for solidarity among Iranians to overcome the US economic pressures and urged the European states for measure to secure Iran's oil sales and banking transactions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/26 7:20:28

Erdogan urges Turks to fight economic war from US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called for joint efforts to "combat attacks on Turkey's economy" amid its persistent row with the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 22:45:12

Air France to suspend flights to Iran next month due to US sanctions

French main flag carrier Air France has decided to suspend services to Tehran in September, blaming US sanctions which it said would weaken the line's performance, the airline announced on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 21:08:07

Unidentified helicopters deliver weapons to Taliban, IS: Russian FM

Russia has recorded unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to the Taliban and the Islamic State (IS) units in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 17:50:32

G20 delegates meet in Argentina to discuss digital economy

Over 30 officials from the Group of 20 (G20) met Thursday in Argentina's northwest province of Salta to discuss the digital economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 13:39:58

High level US-Russian talks in Geneva end without joint statement

A meeting between US National Security Advisor John R. Bolton and his Russian counterpart, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, concluded Thursday afternoon here in Geneva without reaching a joint statement though both sides cited "progress".
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 8:34:35