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Turkey's Erdogan warns of large-scale sanction over Iraqi Kurdish independence

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) that independence could result in large-scale sanctions and leave the northern Iraqi enclave helpless.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 8:50:59

US Defence Secretary meets Indian Prime Minister

The US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis Tuesday called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 8:50:03

Chinese president proposes stronger global security governance

China hopes to work closely with other countries and international organizations for global security governance, and jointly build a community of universal security for humankind, said Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/9/26 15:27:13

UN Security Council condemns attack on peacekeepers in Mali

The UN Security Council on Monday condemned "in the strongest terms" Sunday's attack by unknown assailants against a convoy of the UN mission in Mali, which killed three peacekeepers of Bangladeshi origin and injured four others.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 11:29:08

US researchers introduce carbon capture project in India

Researchers from the University of Houston, Texas, have launched a project of capturing carbon dioxide to boost oil recovery, the university said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 10:56:12

Nuclear threats, refugees, climate dominate General Debate of UN General Assembly

The 72nd UN General Assembly general debate -- the annual VIP session -- ended here on Monday, with concern over nuclear weaponry on the Korean Peninsula and the Rohingya refugees in Myanmar among the leading topics.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 10:55:27

Iran, Russia support Iraq's territorial integrity

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday stressed their support for the Iraqi government and the territorial integrity of Iraq, official IRNA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 10:53:39

Iraq, Turkey conduct joint military exercises

The Iraqi Defense Ministry on Monday said Iraqi forces launched joint military exercises with Turkey forces near the Iraqi-Turkish border.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 10:51:58

General Debate of UN General Assembly ends amid war threats between US and DPRK

The VIP session of this year's UN General Assembly ended on Monday amid threats of war between Washington and Pyongyang.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 10:20:23

DPRK FM says Trump declares war on his country

US President Donald Trump has "declared a war" on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the country's top diplomat said here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 10:18:33

Turkish FM warns Iraqi Kurds of military intervention

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday warned about a possible military intervention in northern Iraq if the Turkmen there gets targeted following an independence referendum in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 9:52:56

DPRK FM says Trump declares war on his country

US President Donald Trump has "declared a war" on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the country's top diplomat said here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 9:11:14

White House says US has not declared war on DPRK

The United States has not declared war on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the White House said on Monday, in response to remarks of the DPRK's top diplomat.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 8:31:30

Russia denies striking US-backed militia in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry Monday denied a media report that Russian warplanes had struck US-backed and Kurdish-led militia in the vicinity of a gas field in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/26 0:23:07

Xi, May discuss bilateral ties, NK situation over phone

Chinese President Xi Jinping held a telephone conversation on Monday with British Prime Minister Theresa May on bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 22:53:39

Iran, Russia support Iraq's territorial integrity

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday stressed their support for the Iraqi government and the territorial integrity of Iraq, official IRNA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 22:37:44

DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russia

A senior diplomat of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) left Monday for Moscow to hold talks with Russian officials on unspecified issues, the official Korean Central News Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 20:40:10

China dispatches 2,609 policemen for UN peacekeeping missions, most among permanent members

China has sent 2,609 policemen for United Nations peacekeeping missions so far, dispatching the largest number of peacekeeping personnel among the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.
Source: Agencies | 2017/9/25 19:13:46