Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

China’s Development Offers Growth Opportunities amid Protectionist Trend

China’s Development Offers Growth  Opportunities amid Protectionist Trend

October 18, 2018

DHAKA - After 40 years of reform and opening-up, China has become an economic powerhouse providing a lot of new opportunities through its development initiatives like ...

Pompeo Meets Saudi King on Khashoggi Case, Turks Study ‘Toxic Materials’

Pompeo Meets Saudi King on  Khashoggi Case, Turks Study ‘Toxic Materials’

October 16, 2018

RIYADH/ISTANBUL - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Russia, Pakistan to Hold Joint Military Drills

Russia, Pakistan to Hold Joint Military Drills

October 16, 2018

MOSCOW - The Russian-Pakistani military drills “Friendship 2018” will be held in the mountains of Pakistan from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4, a Russian press official ...

Book of Xi’s Discourses on Building a Community with A Shared Future for Humanity Published

Book of Xi’s Discourses on Building a Community with  A Shared Future for Humanity Published

October 15, 2018

BEIJING - A book of Comrade Xi Jinping’s discourses on “promoting the building of a community with a shared future for humanity” has been published ...

U.S. Senators Urge India to Soften Data Localization Stance

U.S. Senators Urge India to  Soften Data Localization Stance

October 14, 2018

NEW DELHI - Two U.S. senators have called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to soften India’s stance on data localization, warning that measures requiring ...

China Says in ‘Communication’ amid Report of Trump-Xi Meet

China Says in ‘Communication’ amid  Report of Trump-Xi Meet

October 13, 2018

BEIJING — China said Friday it is in contact with the United States amid reports of a planned meeting between President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump next ...

Under Pressure, France’s Macron Puts Off Cabinet Reshuffle

Under Pressure, France’s Macron Puts Off  Cabinet Reshuffle

October 11, 2018

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron postponed a planned government reshuffle on Wednesday, prompting new questions about the depth of political experience ...

Ukraine Sends Aircraft as Fire Rages at Arms Depot

Ukraine Sends Aircraft as  Fire Rages at Arms Depot

October 11, 2018

KIEV - Kiev said on Wednesday it had sent in aircraft to fight a massive fire as explosions continued at an arms depot in northern Ukraine...

China Promises Not to Weaken Yuan, Criticizes US Concern

China Promises Not to Weaken Yuan,  Criticizes US Concern

October 10, 2018

BEIJING — China promised Tuesday not to weaken its currency to boost exports during a tariff fight with Washington and rejected U.S. concern about the yuan’s sagging ...

China Tells US to Stop Criticism, Says Relations Suffering

China Tells US to Stop Criticism, Says Relations Suffering

October 09, 2018

BEIJING — Chinese officials appealed to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday to repair relations they said have been damaged by U.S. tariff hikes and support for ...

US Urges UN Court to Toss out Iranian Case on Frozen Assets

US Urges UN Court to Toss out  Iranian Case on Frozen Assets

October 09, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The U.S. on Monday urged the United Nations’ highest court to toss out a case filed by Iran that seeks to recover around $2 billion ...

Chinese Business Circles Oppose B20 Summit Report of Policy Proposals

Chinese Business Circles Oppose B20 Summit  Report of Policy Proposals

October 07, 2018

BUENOS AIRES - The Chinese business circles opposed the report of policy proposals from the two-day B20 summit 2018 held here, saying the summit result failed to truly ...

Pompeo Seeks Allied Unity on North Korea Denuke Effort

Pompeo Seeks Allied Unity on  North Korea Denuke Effort

October 07, 2018

TOKYO — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged Saturday that the Trump administration’s effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons would be ...

Pompeo Heads Back to N.Korea with Historic Deal in Play

Pompeo Heads Back to N.Korea with  Historic Deal in Play

October 06, 2018

WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads back this weekend to North Korea as the contours of a potentially historic deal begin to take shape, even ...

India Quietly Seals Missile Deal with Russia despite U.S. Warning

India Quietly Seals Missile Deal with  Russia despite U.S. Warning

October 06, 2018

NEW DELHI - India agreed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 surface to air missile systems on Friday, the Kremlin said, as New Delhi disregarded U.S. warnings ...

US to Offer Cyberwar Capabilities to NATO Allies

US to Offer Cyberwar Capabilities to NATO Allies

October 04, 2018

BRUSSELS — Acting to counter Russia’s aggressive use of cyberattacks across Europe and around the world, the U.S. is expected to announce that, if asked ...

Iraq’s President Takes Office, Independent Tapped as PM

Iraq’s President Takes Office,  Independent Tapped as PM

October 04, 2018

BAGHDAD — A veteran Kurdish politician assumed office on Wednesday as Iraq’s new president after tapping an independent Shiite politician for the post ...

US NATO Envoy Warns Russia to Halt New Missile Development

US NATO Envoy Warns Russia to  Halt New Missile Development

October 03, 2018

BRUSSELS — The U.S. envoy to NATO on Tuesday said that Russia must halt development of new missiles that could carry nuclear warheads and warned that the United States ...

China Says Security Dialogue Postponed at U.S. Request

China Says Security Dialogue  Postponed at U.S. Request

October 03, 2018

SHANGHAI - China has postponed upcoming security talks with the United States at the request of Washington, a Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Tuesday...

Russia’s Putin to Discuss Military Cooperation on India Visit: Kremlin

Russia’s Putin to Discuss  Military Cooperation on India Visit: Kremlin

October 02, 2018

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin will discuss military cooperation with India when he visits the country this week, the Kremlin said on Monday, without specifying whether ...

Trump Hails New US-Canada-Mexico Trade Pact

Trump Hails New  US-Canada-Mexico Trade Pact

October 02, 2018

WASHINGTON - A new US trade pact with Canada and Mexico is “a great deal” for all three countries, President Donald Trump said on Monday, hailing the replacement ...

Nkorea: US Needs to Build Our Trust, and Sanctions Lower It

Nkorea: US Needs to Build Our Trust,  and Sanctions Lower It

October 01, 2018

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea needs more trust in the U.S. and their developing relationship before it will get rid of its nuclear weapons, Pyongyang’s top diplomat said ...

U.S. Ambassador Accuses China of ‘Bullying’ with ‘Propaganda Ads’

U.S. Ambassador Accuses China of  ‘Bullying’ with ‘Propaganda Ads’

October 01, 2018

BEIJING - A week after an official Chinese newspaper ran a four-page ad in a U.S. daily touting the mutual benefits of U.S.-China trade, the U.S. ambassador to China accused ...

Senior Chinese Diplomat Says China, U.S. must Avoid Cold War Mentality

Senior Chinese Diplomat Says China,  U.S. must Avoid Cold War Mentality

September 27, 2018

BEIJING - China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid thinking it is a zero-sum game, the Chinese ...

Senior Chinese Diplomat Says China, U.S. must Avoid Cold War Mentality

Senior Chinese Diplomat Says China,  U.S. must Avoid Cold War Mentality

September 27, 2018

BEIJING - China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid thinking it is a zero-sum game, the Chinese ...

Yemen War Crimes Probe must continue: UN Investigators

Yemen War Crimes Probe must continue:  UN Investigators

September 27, 2018

GENEVA - War crimes investigators called Wednesday for the UN’s top rights body to let them continue probing the “extremely alarming” situation in ...

Chinese FM Says to Support All Endeavors Conducive to Safeguarding Iran Deal

Chinese FM Says to Support All Endeavors Conducive to Safeguarding Iran Deal

September 26, 2018

UNITED NATIONS - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Monday that China supports all endeavors which are conducive to safeguarding ...

Trump: ‘No Plans’ to Meet Iran’s Rouhani ‘Despite Requests’

Trump: ‘No Plans’ to Meet  Iran’s Rouhani ‘Despite Requests’

September 26, 2018

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had no plans to meet with Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations “despite requests” to do ...

Turkey’s Erdogan Seeks Better Economic, Political Ties with Germany

Turkey’s Erdogan Seeks Better Economic,  Political Ties with Germany

September 24, 2018

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he would work on improving political and economic ties with Germany during a visit to the country later this ...

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to  Avenge Military Parade Attack

September 24, 2018

DUBAI - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people ...

China Says U.S. Has ‘No Right’ to Interfere in Russia Military Cooperation

China Says U.S. Has ‘No Right’ to  Interfere in Russia Military Cooperation

September 23, 2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING - China’s decision to buy fighter jets and missile systems from Russia is a normal act of cooperation between sovereign countries ...

Trump Administration Destabilizes Global Peace: Iran’s Zarif

Trump Administration Destabilizes  Global Peace: Iran’s Zarif

September 23, 2018

GENEVA - Iran’s foreign minister tweeted on Friday that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was a threat to the Middle East and to the global ...

May to Give Statement in Downing Street after EU Mauls Her Brexit Plans

May to Give Statement in Downing Street after  EU Mauls Her Brexit Plans

September 22, 2018

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement at 1245 GMT inside Downing Street after European Union leaders rejected key parts of her Brexit deal ...

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Boasts of Aiding Mueller Investigation

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Boasts of  Aiding Mueller Investigation

September 22, 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he is providing “critical information” as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation ...

China Welcomes Pak-Afghan Action Plan for Peace Talks with Taliban

China Welcomes Pak-Afghan  Action Plan for Peace Talks with Taliban

September 19, 2018

BEIJING: China on Tuesday welcomed Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's maiden visit to Afghanistan and expressed its backing for their action plan for peace ....