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UN chief hails Lebanon's parliamentary elections

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday congratulated Lebanon on holding parliamentary elections, the first since 2009.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 11:00:12

China to contribute to Africa's growth: vice president

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan attended the Third Forum on China-Africa Local Government Cooperation here on Tuesday, saying China is ready to contribute to Africa's development with its own development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 10:20:43

EU to extend about 3 mln USD grant aid to Myanmar for promoting education

The European Union (EU) will extend a grant aid of 221 million euros (294 million US dollars) to Myanmar for promoting the country's quality education, Myanmar News Agency reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 10:17:56

Trump announces US exit from Iran nuclear deal, triggering outcry

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he will withdraw his country from the Iran nuclear deal, a decision that immediately drew global frustration and outcry.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 9:01:20

Syria condemns US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Syria's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday condemned the US decision to withdraw from Iran's nuclear deal, according to state news agency SANA.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 9:00:26

Russia says no grounds to scrap Iran nuclear deal

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday in a statement that Moscow is deeply disappointed by the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and there are no grounds for such a move.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:53:55

Rouhani says Iran to remain in JCPOA without US

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the Islamic republic will remain in the nuclear deal with other signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) without the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:51:26

EU will stand by Iran nuclear deal: Mogherini

Europe will stand by the international nuclear accord with Iran, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a live press statement here Tuesday in response to American President Donald Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:48:51

France, Germany, Britain regret US decision on Iran nuclear deal

France, Germany and Britain regretted the US decision to leave the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) signed in 2015, French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday evening on twitter.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:48:25

UN chief voices concern over US withdrawal from Iran nuke deal

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday voiced "deep concern" over US President Donald Trump's decision to pull his country out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:46:53

Turkey says US decision on Iran nuclear deal will cause instability, new conflicts

Turkish Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin on Tuesday criticized the US decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal, saying the unilateral move would bring to the region instability and new conflicts.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:46:23

Ireland 'greatly disappointed' with US decision on Iran nuke dear

Ireland on Tuesday expressed great disappointment with the US decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and called on the Trump administration to reconsider the decision.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:45:22

European leaders slam Trump's decision on Iran nuke deal

European leaders and politicians on Tuesday strongly criticized US President's decision to withdraw from the landmark Iran nuclear deal, vowing more work for broader agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:44:44

Trump announces US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, evoking concern

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he will withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, a landmark international agreement signed in 2015.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 6:43:37

Trump announces delegation to Israel for opening of US embassy in Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump on Monday announced the designation of a presidential delegation to Israel to attend the opening of the US embassy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/8 8:46:46

Philippine, US troops kick off "Balikatan 2018" drills

Troops from the Philippines and the United States kicked off on Monday a series of joint military exercises designed to hone their interoperability skills in fighting terrorism and humanitarian assistance.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 14:53:44

Israeli PM urges stopping Iranian presence in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that Israel is "determined to block Iran's aggression against us, even if this means a military conflict."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 6:34:56

Turkey vows to retaliate if US halts weapons sales

Turkey will retaliate if the US ratifies a bill halting weapons sales to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 6:33:51