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Abbas reiterates US no longer fair sponsor of Israeli-Palestinian peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday reiterated that the US is no longer a fair sponsor of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process after recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 9:14:41

Iraqi PM confirms deal signed with US to reduce troops in Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confirmed Tuesday that an agreement has been signed with the United States to gradually reduce the number of US troops in Iraq.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 9:11:51

France says too early to confirm alleged Syria's chemical arms use

France on Tuesday expressed concerns about alleged chemical weapons attacks of the Syrian government, but remained cautious to confirm the use of toxic gas, the country's Foreign Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 9:11:25

Erdogan vows to expand Turkish military operations in Syria to Manbij despite US warnings

Defying the US warnings, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed that Turkish troops would expand cross-border military operations from Syria's Afrin to Manbij.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 8:36:43

Qatar, US to hold talks over Free Trade Agreement

Qatar and the United States will hold a meeting to discuss the Free Trade Agreement before the end of 2018, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 2:48:36

Japan's Abe, German president agree to advance Japan-EU trade deal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier agreed here Tuesday to advance a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 2:15:43

UN urges stronger support for Somalia's free ambulance service

The United Nations top envoy in Somalia has called for more support for the country's only free ambulance service to help respond to urgent medical needs of the residents.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 19:34:14

DPRK, Mongolia vow to keep traditional relations

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Mongolia have vowed to maintain their traditional good relations and agreed to carry out cooperation in emergency disaster prevention and control, said official media Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 18:28:19

UN representatives in Syria call for cessation of hostilities

UN Representatives in Syria called for a month-long immediate cessation of hostilities to enable the delivery of humanitarian aid and evacuation of the critically sick and wounded, said a statement on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 18:22:58

Chinese New Year celebrations in over 130 countries, regions

Chinese New Year celebrations will be held in more than 400 cities across more than 130 countries and regions, according to the State Council Information Office Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 18:20:40

Trump continues to ratchet up pressure on DPRK in lead-up to Winter Olympics

Days before the Winter Olympics kick off in South Korea, US President Donald Trump is continuing to pressure the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, to make him abandon his nuclear program.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 14:12:46

US new nuclear policy 'blueprint for war', says founder of Nobel-winning network

The founder of a Nobel Peace Prize-winning group strongly criticized Washington's new nuclear policy Monday, calling it "a blueprint for nuclear war."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 14:11:54

US tells Russia to follow nuclear limits under new treaty

The United States announced Monday that it has met the nuclear limits under the Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START) Treaty, a strategic arms reduction pact with Moscow, asking Russia to adhere to its commitments.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 13:52:04

IOC decision on Russian athletes shameful: Russian PM

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday denounced the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to bar 15 Russian athletes from the Winter Olympic Games as shameful, unfair and unlawful.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 11:13:13

Cuba calls Tillerson's LatAm tour return to Monroe Doctrine

Cuba on Monday described US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's ongoing five-nation tour as seeking a return to the Monroe Doctrine of US supremacy over Latin America.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 10:13:51

Turkish army starts to construct 4th observation point in Syria's Idlib

Turkish army has started to construct the fourth observation point in the northern Syrian province of Idlib Monday, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 9:20:26

Turkey says 'ready' to discuss ties with Netherlands

Ankara will hold talks with Amsterdam if it takes concrete steps towards normalization of ties, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said late Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 9:19:35

Turkish military convoy enters western Aleppo countryside in Syria: report

A massive Turkish military convoy entered the Tal al-Eis area in the western countryside of Aleppo province in northern Syria on Monday, pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 9:18:59