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Iran under spotlight at UN Assembly

A showdown was expected at the United Nations over Iran on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani were set to square off during the world's biggest diplomatic gathering.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/25 22:53:39

Kavanaugh intensifies counteroffensive against rising tide of sex accusations

US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday launched an aggressive campaign against allegations of sexual misconduct, vowing on national television to clear his name while appearing to claim his virginity at the time of the accusations as a defense.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/25 22:03:40

Instagram co-founders resign from FB firm

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have announced they are leaving the photo-sharing app bought by Facebook six years ago, setting a new test for the parent company as it works to quell mounting turmoil.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/25 21:58:40

US arms sale to Taiwan violates one-China principle, creating a 'time bomb' in bilateral relations

China strongly opposes all sales of military hardware to Taiwan, including the latest that was reportedly approved by the US State Department, a move that seriously violates the foundational one-China principle and damages China's sovereignty and security interests, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 21:38:39

Trump, Moon agree to keep pressure on DPRK, discuss 2nd US-DPRK summit

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on Monday agreed to keep pressure on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and discussed plans to hold a second meeting between Trump and the DPRK's top leader Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/25 16:12:10

Mexican police arrest suspect in murder of journalist

Mexican authorities arrested a suspect believed to be involved in the slaying of journalist Mario Gomez in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, authorities said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/25 11:07:34

Police search for active shooter near US city of Boston

Police in the US city of Boston are searching for a man who allegedly shot a woman and is on the run.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/25 8:33:50

Cuba seeks 'civilized' relationship with US

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said Sunday his government wants a "civilized" relationship with the United States despite the embargo imposed on the island by the US since 1962.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/24 23:08:43

U.S. dismisses Iran's accusations over Ahvaz deadly attack

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday rejected Tehran's accusations that Washington and its allies should be held accountable for a deadly parade attack in Iran.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/24 15:54:04

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopens after being closed for months

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park located in the U.S. Pacific island state of Hawaii reopened Saturday morning after being closed for 134 days due to the eruption of Kilauea volcano.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 18:19:16

Cuba set to restore China Town for Havana's 500th anniversary

The Cuban government will renovate Havana's China Town ahead of Havana's 500th foundation anniversary next year, local press reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 13:13:39

US Customs seeking to facilitate trade: official

Better known for patrolling the border, apprehending illegal immigrants, seizing drugs and inspecting imports, a senior official with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wants to get the word out that the agency is working to help the flow of trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:40:00

Pompeo warns of "a series of actions" against Venezuela in coming days

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday warned that the Trump administration will take "a serious of actions" against the Venezuelan government in the coming days.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/22 16:31:29

Pompeo warns of "a series of actions" against Venezuela in coming days

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday warned that the Trump administration will take "a serious of actions" against the Venezuelan government in the coming days.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/22 11:01:40

Pompeo hopes to travel to Pyongyang soon for Trump-Kim meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he hopes to travel to Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) soon to prepare for the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and the DPRK's top leader Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/22 9:55:17

U.S. furthers sanctions against Russia

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order to further implement a U.S. sanction act against Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/21 19:23:26

US announces Pompeo's schedule at UNGA

The US State Department on Thursday announced the schedule of Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, during the upcoming UN General Assembly(UNGA), and outlines US priorities during the meeting.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/21 14:49:24

White House announces Trump's UN schedule

The White House on Thursday announced the schedule of U.S. President Donald Trump regarding the upcoming UN General Assembly next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/21 8:23:19