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Russian, Turkish military to coordinate in Syria after U.S. pullout: Russian FM

Russian and Turkish military will continue to coordinate their steps to eradicate terrorism in Syria after the withdrawal of U.S. troops, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 8:50:59

UN Security Council condemns attack on Libyan foreign ministry

The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned the "terrorist attack" on the Libyan foreign ministry building that killed three people and injured 10 others.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 11:17:00

Syrian airline makes 1st trip to Tunisia in years

The Syrian private Sham Wings Airlines made its debut flight to Tunisia on Thursday, marking the first trip between both countries in years, according to the state news agency SANA.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 11:14:32

US tries to "sit on two chairs" by keeping Iraqi base: Russian lawmaker

U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to "sit on two chairs at the same time" by keeping the military base in Iraq as a bridgehead for actions in Syria after withdrawing troops from Syria, a Russian lawmaker said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 9:48:27

UN Security Council condemns attack on Libyan foreign ministry

The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned the "terrorist attack" on the Libyan foreign ministry building that killed three people and injured 10 others.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 9:32:54

Trump pays surprise visit to air base in Iraq

US President Donald Trump paid a surprise visit to Iraq on Wednesday night, defending his decision of withdrawing troops from Syria and declaring an end to the US' role as global "policeman."
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 21:53:40

Institute that connects China, UK

The Needham Research Institute in Cambridge, England is a center to exchange thoughts and ideas about China and the United Kingdom.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 20:43:39

Ear to year

2018 witnessed growing concerns over protectionism as multilateralism came under serious threat. But there was also hope, as world leaders worked together to stick to the international trading system. The Global Times compiled 10 stories that affected the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 20:33:40

US to increase support for Ukraine Navy in countering Russia

The United States will provide additional funding to improve Ukraine's naval capabilities to counter Russia, the US State Department said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/22 14:09:14

US troop withdrawal to boost peace process in Afghanistan: experts

US President Donald Trump has recently ordered withdrawal of up to 7,000 troops out of some 14,000 from Afghanistan, part of a plan, aimed at "making Afghan forces more reliant on their own strength."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/22 14:08:51

Putin calls for dialogue with Trump amid worsening Russia-US relations

Amid ongoing tense frictions between Moscow and Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin appeals to his US counterpart Donald Trump to resume direct talks so as to discuss urgent issues on bilateral and international agendas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/22 11:08:09

Australia committed to war on terror despite US Middle East withdrawal: PM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised to maintain the war against terrorism in the Middle East after the US announced it was withdrawing from the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/22 9:53:00

Pompeo speaks with Iraqi PM on defeating IS

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi on the phone Friday, underlining the US-Iraq partnership to defeat Islamic State (IS), the State Department said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/22 9:11:47

US withdrawal from Syria positive for political process: experts

The US sudden decision to withdraw from Syria is read by political experts as a positive step toward pushing forward the political process in Syria's more than seven-year war.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/22 9:07:17

US launches two airstrikes in Somalia, killing 11 militants

The United States army said Thursday that it conducted two airstrikes on Wednesday, killing 11 al-Shabab militants outside Somalia's capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/21 10:47:37

Putin says ready for direct dialogue with Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that he is ready to meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump and discuss bilateral relations and multiple issues on the international agenda.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/21 7:57:33

DPRK official media says no denuclearization until US removes "nuclear threats"

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will not give up its nuclear weapons until the United States has stopped making regional nuclear threats, the country's official media said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/21 7:55:37

Putin says ready for direct dialogue with Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that he is ready to meet with US President Donald Trump and discuss bilateral relations and multiple issues on the international agenda.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/20 21:22:17