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UN Security Council condemns terror attacks in Afghanistan

The UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan -- in Kabul last Wednesday and in Nangarhar province on Tuesday, which resulted in the killing of scores of people and injuring of many more.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 13:53:52

UN: Extremes of climate are driving rising global hunger

Extreme weather events were a leading cause of global hunger rising last year, with women, babies, and old people particularly vulnerable to the worsening trend, a UN report said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 22:53:40

North Korea welcomes Chinese delegation

As North Korea celebrates the 70th anniversary of its founding on Sunday, a delegation from China received a warm welcome from the country's leaders and people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 22:48:40

UN chief calls for efforts to stem corruption

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for more efforts from member states to fight corruption.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/11 13:57:40

UN agency calls for gender equality in financial system

Women face more barriers in accessing the financial system and do not enjoy the same benefits and rights as their male counterparts, said the head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/11 13:56:26

Bolton threatens "stronger" U.S. response if Syria uses chemical weapons

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Monday that Washington, along with its allies, will give "stronger response" if Syria uses chemical weapons.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/11 13:40:59

UN chief calls on youth to fight climate change

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that with climate change a direct threat to mankind youth should fight for their future and global leadership should "step up" to lead the campaign.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/11 11:01:08

Trump hails absence of nuke missiles in DPRK parade

US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed the absence of nuclear-capable missiles in the military parade in Pyongyang celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/10 11:22:16

Emergency talks on climate pact fail to yield agreement

Developing countries rounded on the US and its allies at emergency climate talks on Sunday, accusing the world's richest nations of stalling a deal aimed at preventing runaway global warming.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 21:43:40

UN chief welcomes Horn of Africa rapprochement

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed Saturday the visit two days ago by foreign ministers of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia to Djibouti, hailing it as "another important step" in the rapprochement among the countries in the Horn of Africa region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/9 6:28:41

President Trump says expecting "positive" letter from DPRK's Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is expecting a "positive" letter from the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/8 13:49:16

UAE, US seek to boost defense ties

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States seek to boost defense ties as the deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces met the US secretary of defense on Friday, UAE state news agency WAM reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/8 9:02:10

Jordan, Philippines discuss ties, counter-terrorism

King Abdullah II of Jordan and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte discussed Thursday means to boost bilateral ties and the war on terrorism, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:40:16

US envoy to visit S. Korea, China, Japan on DPRK denuclearization

The US State Department said here on Thursday that special representative for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) issue, Stephen Biegun, will travel to the capital cities of South Korea, China and Japan on Sept. 10-15 to discuss the denuclearization of the DPRK.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:35:41

UN official asks for sense of urgency in transition of UN mission in Haiti

A UN official on Thursday asked for a sense of urgency in the transition of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti to a non-peacekeeping presence by October 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:33:36

US sanctions 4 individuals, 5 entities for alleged support for Syria

The US State Department on Thursday imposed financial sanctions on four individuals and five entities, accusing them of having facilitated weapons or fuel transfers, or provided other financial or material support, to the Assad government in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:32:25

Trump, May discuss national security concerns: White House

The White House said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday discussed national security issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 11:03:20

Pakistan, US call for political solution to Afghan conflict

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday called for the political solution to the Afghan issue and the two sides agreed that "present conditions in Afghanistan were conducive to intensifying efforts for a political settlement," according to a statement from the Foreign Ministry here.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 11:00:03