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Pakistan PM calls for high level US engagements in Tillerson meet

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Islamabad and underlined the importance of high level engagements between Pakistan and the United States, the Prime Minister Office said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 9:19:08

Indian firing kills 2 Pakistani women, injures 6 people: army

The Pakistani military said late Tuesday that at least two women were killed and six other injured in Indian forces' firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 9:18:37

Bolivian president urges US to commit to Paris accord

Bolivian President Evo Morales on Tuesday urged the international community to do more to compel the United States, "the world's biggest polluter," to abide by the Paris climate agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 9:18:08

US "disappointed" at Russia veto of investigation into chemical weapon use in Syria

The United State said on Tuesday it was "disappointed" at Russia's veto of a UN Security Council draft resolution on the extension of the mandate of an independent investigation mechanism, which was tasked to determine who was responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 9:17:51

Russia vetoes extension of investigative mechanism for chemical weapons use in Syria

Russia on Tuesday vetoed a Security Council draft resolution on the extension of the mandate of an independent investigation mechanism to determine who was responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 8:50:38

France, Egypt eye more cooperation in security, fighting terrorism

French and Egyptian leaders had "an in-depth discusions" Tuesday on ways to boost cooperation mainly in security and fight against terrorism which had rocked both countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 8:50:10

Armenia, Russia deepen cooperation in multiple fields

Armenia and Russia signed joint cooperation agreements in the fields of transportation, IT and telecommunications, and industrial security here on Tuesday during the visit of a Russian delegation led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 8:48:58

Secretary-General vows to overcome global challenges on UN Day

In his first United Nations Day message, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on people around the world to overcome their differences to address global challenges that go beyond national borders.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/25 8:47:46

Curious visitor

Irish President Michael D. Higgins (center) looks at a Maori elder during a welcome ceremony at Government House in Wellington on Tuesday. Higgins is on a three-day visit to New Zealand.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/24 22:38:39

Nicaragua signs Paris climate agreement

Nicaragua signed the Paris climate agreement Monday, leaving the US and Syria as the only two holdouts on the global climate pact.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/24 22:38:39

Good US-China relations benefit region, world: Singapore PM

As "the most important bilateral relationship in the world," good US-China ties will benefit the region and the world, said visiting Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 10:14:06

Singapore Airlines inks deal with Boeing worth 13.8 bln USD

Singapore Airlines inked deal on Monday with US aircraft maker Boeing in Washington to purchase aircrafts worth 13.8 billion US dollars.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 9:21:24

Tillerson calls for Iraqi unity, urges dialogue on Kurdish issue

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that Washington was keen on dialogue between Iraqi government and the Iraqi Kurdish region to solve the Kurdish issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 9:21:01

US envoy to UN meets AU, Ethiopian officials over regional security

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley here on Monday discussed regional security issues with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and senior African Union (AU) officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 9:19:29

US-led airstrike kills 14 civilians in Syria's Deir al-Zour

At least 14 civilians were killed and 32 others wounded on Monday in a US-led airstrike in Syria's eastern city of Deir al-Zour, the state TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 9:17:31

Russian FM calls for dialogue between Baghdad, Iraqi Kurdistan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on the Iraqi government and the Kurdish community to settle all issues through dialogue, following talks with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 8:47:11

Tillerson visits Baghdad focusing on final battles to defeat IS

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Baghdad Monday on an unannounced visit to meet with Iraqi leaders, an Iraqi Foreign Ministry official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 8:46:21

Afghan President Ghani meets visiting US secretary of state

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Monday on matters of mutual interests, the Presidential Palace said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 8:43:09