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UN chief calls for renewed commitment to fight against AIDS

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for renewed commitment to the fight against AIDS and making the epidemic a thing of the past.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 7:03:00

SCO leaders pledge economic cooperation

Government leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries pledged to enhance cooperation to battle economic challenges here on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 6:59:41

Finnish-Swedish-US defense meeting not forming new alliance: Finnish FM

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini said on Thursday that the new system of tripartite meetings gathering Finnish, US and Swedish defense ministers is not a start of new defense policy structure or alliance.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:38:00

Turkey dispatches 180 commandos to Syria's Al-Bab

Turkey dispatched 180 commandos to the Syrian city of Al-Bab on Thursday, Turkish military stated.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:31:11

Moscow warns US of retaliation against Congress ban on RT America

The Kremlin on Thursday expressed its disappointment at the withdrawal of Russian state-funded broadcaster Russia Today (RT)'s news credentials by the United States Congress and predicted that it will arouse an "emotional response" from the Russian lawmakers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:30:15

Syrian talks in Geneva to continue to Dec. 15: UN envoy

The UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday that he is planning to extend the ongoing UN-led Syrian peace talks till Dec. 15.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:29:26

Ghana ready to renew relations with France: Ghanaian president

French President Emmanuel Macron visited Ghana on Thursday as part of his three-nation African tour, to boost economic ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:26:18

Jordan, UK signs aid deal to build strategic partnership

Jordan and Britain on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding under which the latter will provide Jordan with 94.5 million British pounds (127.58 US dollars ) to support the Arab kingdom's economy and education.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:22:16

Turkey did not violate US sanctions against Iran: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Turkey did not violate US sanctions against Iran and "did the right thing" regardless of the outcome of an ongoing case in the United States, in which two Turkish businessmen are testifying over violating the sanctions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:20:56

Ukraine sees great potential in renewable energy cooperation with China

Ukraine sees a great potential for win-win cooperation with China on renewable energy development, head of Ukraine's State Agency on Energy Efficiency Sergiy Savchuk said here on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:17:57

US defense secretary to visit Pakistan: foreign ministry

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will visit Pakistan for talks on bilateral and regional matters, the Pakistan's foreign ministry said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 1:35:59

Suu Kyi to visit China for 3rd time: report

Myanmar is enhancing ties with China as its State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi has planned to visit China this week, her third time in two years to promote the country's economic development and political stability, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 23:23:39

Trump, May in tweet spat

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday repeated her condemnation of US President Donald Trump's retweets of anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right leader but said US-UK relations would survive the row.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/30 23:18:41

Prehistoric women were stronger: study

Prehistoric women had stronger arms than modern-day rowers, likely due to the rigors of early farming which included tilling fields and grinding grain by hand, researchers said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/30 22:53:40

US has 'strong relationship' with China: State Department

The United States has a strong and constructive bilateral relationship with China despite frictions between the world's two largest economies, the US State Department said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 13:27:02

Russian envoy calls for restraint over Korean Peninsula nuclear crisis

A Russian envoy to the United Nations on Wednesday called for restraint over the Korean Peninsula nuclear crisis following the launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 13:24:35

UN chief stresses two-state solution on Day of Solidarity with Palestinians

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday stressed that the two-state solution remains the only viable option for lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 9:09:44

3 immigrants die, 1 missing after dinghy overturns in Straits of Gibraltar

Three sub-Saharan immigrants were killed and one is still missing after the dinghy they were attempting to cross from Morocco to Spain in overturned in the Straits of Gibraltar, Spanish Maritime Rescue Services confirmed on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 9:07:43