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Trump hails absence of nuke missiles in DPRK parade

US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed the absence of nuclear-capable missiles in the military parade in Pyongyang celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/10 11:22:16

Emergency talks on climate pact fail to yield agreement

Developing countries rounded on the US and its allies at emergency climate talks on Sunday, accusing the world's richest nations of stalling a deal aimed at preventing runaway global warming.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 21:43:40

UN chief welcomes Horn of Africa rapprochement

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed Saturday the visit two days ago by foreign ministers of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia to Djibouti, hailing it as "another important step" in the rapprochement among the countries in the Horn of Africa region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/9 6:28:41

President Trump says expecting "positive" letter from DPRK's Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is expecting a "positive" letter from the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/8 13:49:16

UAE, US seek to boost defense ties

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States seek to boost defense ties as the deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces met the US secretary of defense on Friday, UAE state news agency WAM reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/8 9:02:10

Jordan, Philippines discuss ties, counter-terrorism

King Abdullah II of Jordan and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte discussed Thursday means to boost bilateral ties and the war on terrorism, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:40:16

US envoy to visit S. Korea, China, Japan on DPRK denuclearization

The US State Department said here on Thursday that special representative for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) issue, Stephen Biegun, will travel to the capital cities of South Korea, China and Japan on Sept. 10-15 to discuss the denuclearization of the DPRK.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:35:41

UN official asks for sense of urgency in transition of UN mission in Haiti

A UN official on Thursday asked for a sense of urgency in the transition of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti to a non-peacekeeping presence by October 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:33:36

US sanctions 4 individuals, 5 entities for alleged support for Syria

The US State Department on Thursday imposed financial sanctions on four individuals and five entities, accusing them of having facilitated weapons or fuel transfers, or provided other financial or material support, to the Assad government in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 9:32:25

Trump, May discuss national security concerns: White House

The White House said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday discussed national security issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 11:03:20

Pakistan, US call for political solution to Afghan conflict

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday called for the political solution to the Afghan issue and the two sides agreed that "present conditions in Afghanistan were conducive to intensifying efforts for a political settlement," according to a statement from the Foreign Ministry here.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 11:00:03

President Trump says possible to meet Rouhani at UN

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that it is possible for him to meet with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani later at the United Nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 9:33:40

Pakistan, US agree to reset strained bilateral relations: FM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pakistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi here on Wednesday agreed to make an atmosphere to reset strained bilateral relations between the two countries, the Pakistani top diplomat said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 8:41:53

Climate action could boost world economy by $26 trillion

Ambitious action on climate change could contribute an extra $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030, international experts said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/5 22:58:43

Inactive adults face health risks

More than a quarter of the world's adults - or 1.4 billion people - take too little exercise, putting them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancers, according to a World Health Organization-led study.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/5 22:18:42

Pakistan, US to hold high level talks over anti-terror dispute

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to hold talks with senior Pakistani civil and military leaders later on Wednesday, officials and diplomatic sources said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/5 13:46:35

US, Turkish FMs say Syria's expected attack in Idlib "unacceptable"

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu over the phone, and agreed that Syria's possible attack in its rebel-held Idlib Province is unacceptable.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/5 11:25:43

Trump, Moon to meet at UN General Assembly: White House

The White House said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump earlier on the same day spoke with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, when they agreed to meet later at the UN General Assembly.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/5 9:08:11