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Brazilian president condemns terror attack in Somalia

Brazilian President Michel Temer on Monday condemned the terror attack in Somalia that has claimed over 300 lives so far.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 10:46:49

12 US airstrikes hit al-Qaida hideouts in Yemen

Several hideouts of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were hit by a series of airstrikes launched by US drones in the central province of al-Bayda on Monday, a military official told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 9:31:19

Putin signs decree to impose restrictions on Pyongyang

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to impose a number of bans on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in compliance with the United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 2321, Russia's legal document portal published Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 9:28:20

UN General Assembly elects 15 members into Human Rights Council

Fifteen countries have been elected into the United Nations Human Rights Council by the UN General Assembly.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 9:18:30

French president pledges "concrete actions" to protect minorities in Iraq, Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday promised to take "concrete actions" to protect minorities in Iraq and Syria where millions suffered religious prosecution after the Islamic State (S) took control of many zones in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 9:13:06

Putin signs decree to impose restrictions on Pyongyang

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to impose a number of bans on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in compliance with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2321, Russia's legal document portal published Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 22:33:04

DPRK slams US for pulling out of UNESCO

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sunday slammed the United States for pulling out of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 23:05:49

Top military commanders of S. Korea, US talk over phone

Top military commanders of South Korea and the United States had a phone conversation on Saturday to confirm their already solid defense preparedness, according to Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 17:59:33

Twitter hands over 201 handles of Russia-linked accounts

US social networking service Twitter has turned over to Senate investigators handles, or profile names, of 201 accounts associated with alleged Russian effort to meddle in the US presidential election last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 12:16:22

IAEA says Tehran implementing commitments under nuclear deal

The UN nuclear watchdog on Friday again confirmed that Iran has been implementing the Iran nuclear deal under the robust nuclear verification regime.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:32:50

France's Macron says Trump's decision won't cancel Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron during a phone conversation with his Iranian counterpart on Friday voiced commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, saying the United States decision to decertify the accord would not cancel it.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:28:37

Trump's Iran decertification announcement again rattles world

US President Donald Trump's Friday decertification of Iran's compliance with the landmark nuclear deal has provoked wide disturbances and fury in and outside the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:26:43

Russia regrets President Trump's comments on Iran nuclear deal

The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed regret Friday over the decision of US President Donald Trump to decertify Iran's compliance with a nuclear deal, arguing that Tehran strictly abides by the landmark agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:25:42

Nobel Peace Laureate criticizes Trump's decision on Iran nuclear deal

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on Friday issued a statement "strongly" criticizing the decision by US President Donald Trump to withhold certification of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iran nuclear issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:24:05

Israeli PM congratulates Trump for "confronting Iran's terrorist regime"

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday congratulated US President Donald Trump for "confronting Iran's terrorist regime."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:22:51

US to decertify Iran's compliance with 2015 nuclear deal: Trump

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he had decided to decertify Iran's compliance with the landmark deal reached in 2015.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:22:09

Iran dismisses Trump's claims over ballistic missile program

Iran dismissed on Friday the earlier remarks of US President Donald Trump that the Islamic republic's ballistic missile program is a threat to the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:21:28

Iran vows retaliation for Trump's new policy on Islamic guards

Iran's foreign ministry said Friday that the Islamic republic would retaliate for the US planned measures against the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/14 7:20:44