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UNGA president urges int'l community to move faster to achieve SDGs

President of the UN General Assembly Misrolav Lajcak on Monday urged the international community to move faster in order to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/17 10:11:01

Israel's PM lauds ties with US, Russia following Putin-Trump meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lauded Monday Israel's ties with the United States and Russia after leaders of the latter two countries said they discussed the importance of ensuring Israel's security.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/17 10:07:46

US arrests Russian national for allegedly interfering with US politics

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday that a Russian woman has been arrested and charged with allegedly interfering with US politics.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/17 9:58:23

Lebanon criticizes US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal for affecting regional stability

US unilateral withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal has negative repercussions on the security and stability in the region, said Lebanese President Michel Aoun Monday during his meeting with a senior Iranian envoy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/17 9:57:42

Trump, Putin content with summit despite lack of concrete results

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday voiced their satisfaction with their first one-on-one meeting here, though acknowledged problems remain.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/17 9:02:06

Trump meets with Putin in Helsinki

US President Donald Trump sat down with Vladimir Putin for a long-awaited summit on Monday saying he wanted good relations with Russia, after blaming Washington's own past "foolishness and stupidity" for the countries' hostile ties.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/7/16 23:36:32

Washington rejects European call for Iran sanctions waiver: media

Washington will not budge on its decision to impose fresh sanctions on corporations operating in Iran, despite a European request for exemption, the Financial Times reported Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 23:28:39

May says Trump told her to 'sue the EU'

US President Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May she should sue the European Union rather than negotiate with them, she said Sunday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/7/15 22:38:39

After no end of drama, Trump and Putin take to summit stage

Before coming to Europe, US President Donald Trump raised eyebrows by predicting that Monday's historic Helsinki summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would be the “easiest” stage of his tour.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/15 22:28:40

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan in addition to current sanctions, till May 31, 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 14:20:14

Global compact for migration demonstrates potential of multilateralism: deputy UN chief

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed said Friday that UN member states have agreed an all-encompassing global compact to better manage international migration, which demonstrates the potential of multilateralism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 14:16:26

Twelve Russians indicted in U.S. for meddling in 2016 elections

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 12 Russian hackers for interfering with the U.S. 2016 presidential elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 13:19:26

Kremlin expects Putin-Trump talks to pave way for mending ties

Moscow hopes the upcoming meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump will be the first step towards normalizing relations between the two countries, the Kremlin said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 12:49:17

Putin sees Trump as "counterpart" at upcoming talks: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin regards U.S. President Donald Trump as a negotiation partner at their upcoming talks in Helsinki, the Kremlin said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 10:14:12

Iran hails ties with Russia amid Israel's concerns

A senior Iranian official on Friday hailed the strategic ties with Russia and vowed to keep bilateral ties steady.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 9:13:06

Sino-Arab cooperation reaches new high under Belt & Road Initiative -- Egyptian ex-PM

The growing cooperation between China and the Arab states has reached new heights in recent years, particularly after China launched its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Egypt's former Prime Minister Essam Sharaf told Xinhua in an exclusive interview on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 13:34:19

UN chief underlines objectives for upcoming global compact for migration

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday underlined the objectives in coping with migration globally, including reorienting national policies, combating smuggling and trafficking, as well as creating opportunities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 13:25:42

UN chief expects trade problems to be solved through negotiations

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday expressed the hope that trade difficulties among UN member states could be solved through negotiations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 11:02:47