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Putin's visit to Syria aims to boost coordination for political solution

The surprising and rare visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Syria on Monday aimed at boosting coordination between Russia and Syria for the upcoming stage of political solution, analysts say.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 7:35:02

Ukraine, Netherlands discuss cooperation on MH17 crash probe

The Ukrainian and Dutch law enforcement chiefs met here on Monday to discuss the cooperation between the two countries on the investigation of the MH17 crash, the Ukrainian Prosecutor's General Office said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 7:23:47

Arab Parliament calls for emergency summit to defy US decision on Jerusalem

The Arab Parliament called on Monday for an urgent Arab summit to discuss ways to defy the recent US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 7:19:02

Sisi, Putin tackle wide-range thorny issues fueling regional chaos

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his visiting Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed on Monday a number of mutual and regional crucial issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 7:16:30

Russia ready to resume direct flights between Moscow and Cairo: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that his country is ready to resume direct flights between Cairo and Moscow after a two-year halt.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 7:14:38

US policy to isolate Pyongyang doomed to fail: DPRK

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Monday said efforts by the United States to isolate it through economic sanctions and military pressure were doomed to fail.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 7:11:28

France's Macron tells Netanyahu 'to give chance' to peace

French President Emmanuel Macron told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to give chance to peace process in the Middle East by taking "courageous gestures" toward Palestinians to end the deadlock.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 7:20:42

Egypt's Sisi invites Abbas for talks to tackle Jerusalem crisis

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi invited his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas for talks in Cairo on Monday over the issue of Jerusalem, the Egyptian presidential spokesman said in a statement on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 7:20:13

Ambassadors of Western countries concerned about Libya's human rights violations

The ambassadors of major Western countries to Libya on Sunday expressed deep concern about the human rights violations in the war-torn country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 7:15:38

UN political chief stresses urgency of reducing tensions on Korean Peninsula

The UN's political chief on Saturday stressed the urgency of reducing tensions on the Korean Peninsula after finishing his four-day visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/10 8:24:17

Iraq, Turkey keen to upgrade Iran's aging gas stations

Iraq and Turkey are in talks with Iran to improve and upgrade the latter's aging gas stations, Financial Tribune daily reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/10 7:28:33

Pilot, 2 Chinese trainees presumably dead after plane crash in Florida

One pilot and two Chinese trainees are thought to have died after their plane crashed into a lake in the US state of Florida Friday, reports have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/10 7:27:39

UN Security Council condemns attack on peacekeepers in DRC

The Security Council on Friday condemned "in the strongest terms" an attack on UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that killed 15 Tanzanian blue helmets and five DRC soldiers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 10:19:19

Pakistan, Afghanistan to form joint working groups to boost cooperation

The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said Friday that the country would form five joint working groups with Afghanistan to boost cooperation in different areas including security and intelligence sharing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 10:16:40

UK disapproves of US decision on Jerusalem, has no plans to move embassy

A British envoy said Friday that his country does not agree with the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and has no plans to move the British Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 8:11:55

Trump decision on Jerusalem contradicts int'l law and Security Council resolutions: Swedish envoy

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital is against international law and Security Council resolutions, said a Swedish UN envoy on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 7:29:10

Russia welcomes "professional dialogue" with US on INF Treaty: Russian FM

Russia is ready to work with the United States on issues regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty via professional dialogue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 7:28:35

Italy to maintain embassy to Israel in Tel Aviv: envoy

Italian envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council on Friday that Italy will maintain its embassy to Israel in Tel Aviv.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 7:27:57