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Russia, Iran, Turkey to Have Meeting on Syria in Nur-Sultan Soon
NUR-SULTAN - The Astana process guarantor nations, namely Russia, Iran and Turkey, will organize a high-level meeting on Syrian settlement in the Kazakh capital city Nur-Sultan ...
Eight Killed in Rain, Flood Related Incidents in KP
ISLAMABAD - Eight people were killed and four injured in rain and flood related incidents in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa...
Saudi Multi-Million Company Interested in Projects in Kazakhstan
NUR-SULTAN - Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia Berik Aryn and Chairman of the Zamil Group Holding Company Abdulrahman Abdullah Al Zamil discussed issues of cooperation in Kazakhstan ...
Iran’s Top General Says Wiping Israel Off Map is an ‘Achievable Goal’
TEHRAN - Hossein Salami, deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, speaking during Tehran's Friday prayers . . .
France Backs Russia’s Presence at European Human Rights Body
PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron has strongly advocated for Russia’s presence at the Council of Europe, the continent’s key human rights organization . . .
World Leaders Pay Tribute to France’s Former President Jacques Chirac
PARIS - A funeral service for France’s former president Jacques Chirac, who died last week aged 86, is being held at the Saint-Sulpice church in central Paris as France holds ...
Xi Focus: Xi Jinping and China’s New Era
BEIJING - President Xi Jinping will take his place on Tian’anmen Rostrum on Tuesday at a grand celebration marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic ...
UK Prime Minister Johnson Says He Will ‘Get Brexit Done’ and Not Resign
LONDON - Ahead of his Conservative Party’s conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will not resign. This could leave his promised Brexit by an October 31 deadline ...
Macron Urges G-7 Members to Put Amazon Fires at Top of Agenda
PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on world leaders to place the massive fires destroying Brazil’s Amazon rainforest at the top of their agenda as they ...
China Aims to Join U.S.-Spurned Arms Treaty as Soon as Possible
BEIJING - China wants to join as soon as possible an international arms treaty that the United States has spurned, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, adding it was China’s responsibility ...
Western Dominance Is on the Wane, ‘We’re Liberals So Everything’s Allowed’ Just Isn’t Working Anymore
NEW YORK - The West ignores reality by trying to prevent the formation of a multi-polar world by imposing its narrow “liberal” rules on others, Russia’s Foreign Minister ...
House Democrats Subpoena Pompeo for Ukraine Documents
WASHINGTON - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who are pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump forged ahead with their probe on Friday, issuing a subpoena ...
Germany’s Angela Merkel Supports Us-Iran Talks but Says Lifting Sanctions First Is ‘Not Realistic’
NEW YORK - German Chancellor Angela Merkel encouraged talks between the United States and Iran Tuesday but said she felt it was “not realistic” for President Trump to lift ...
Maduro Announces Arrival in ‘Russian Motherland’
MOSCOW - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced in a tweet on Tuesday that he has arrived in Russia. ..
Trump Says Republicans Would Get ‘ELECTRIC CHAIR’ If They ‘Did What Joe Biden Did’ in Ukraine
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump called for an investigation into Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden over all ...
Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Ruled Unlawful by UK Supreme Court
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is refusing to step down amid growing calls for his . . .
China’s Xi Says Disputes in Gulf Should be Resolved Peacefully
BEIJING - Disputes in the Gulf should be resolved peacefully via talks and all sides should remain calm and exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iraq’s visiting prime ...
Ukraine Official Says Any Investigation Would be Transparent: Report
KIEV - An aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was quoted on Monday as saying any investigation in Ukraine would be conducted transparently, after U.S. media reports ...
South Korea Vows to Continue Work on North Korea Relations
SEOUL - The South Korean government “will not just sit on [its] hands” regarding relations with North Korea, Minister of Unification Kim Yeon-chul said Monday ...
Trump Defends Call with Ukrainian President
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not say anything wrong during a telephone call with his Ukrainian counterpart in which, according to reports, he pressed for an investigation ...
The United Nations Is Trying to Pressure the World into Faster Action on Climate Change
In the run up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit this Monday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has repeatedly warned countries that they need more than empty promises ...
‘Don’t Send Warplanes & Bombs’: Rouhani to Present Persian Gulf ‘Peace Plan’ at UN
TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned against flooding the Persian Gulf region with weapons and promised to unveil a plan to secure shipping through the Strait of Hormuz...
Trump to Meet Imran Khan on Monday, PM Modi on Tuesday in New York
NEW YORK - President Donald Trump will meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday, a day after he joins Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mega “Howdy Modi” event ...
China, Russia, Iran ‘Plan Joint Naval Drill in International Waters’
BEIJING - China, Russia and Iran are planning a joint naval drill in the Sea of Oman and northern Indian Ocean “soon” a semi-official Iranian news outlet reported on Saturday ...
Turkey Is Prepared for Possible Syria Border Operation, Erdogan Says
saying Washington was providing them with arms...
‘We’ll Respond to US Plots, All The Way from The Mediterranean Sea to The Indian Ocean,’ Iran Warns Washington
TEHRAN - Tehran has promised to strongly retaliate against any potential US attacks, after both Washington and Riyadh accused the Islamic Republic of bombing Saudi oil refineries ...
Trump to Welcome Australia’s PM, Cementing Strong Trade, Security Ties
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Australia’s prime minister on Friday in only the second state visit of his administration, signaling the close ...
Denuclearization Should be Irreversible to Lift Anti - N.Korea Sanctions, Says Ambassador
MOSCOW - Denuclearization of North Korea should become irreversible so that anti-Pyongyang sanctions can be lifted, South Korean Ambassador in Moscow Lee Sok-bae said in an interview with Russian ...
Abe, Rouhani to Meet Next Week in New York
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani next Tuesday in New York, a Japanese government official said Wednesday, amid ...
Unique IAEA Nuclear Science and Technology Services Highlighted at 63rd General Conference
IAEA - No other international organization offers the range of services related to nuclear science and technology that the IAEA does, Acting Director General Cornel Feruta said in his opening ...
600,000 Rohingya Still in Myanmar at ‘Serious Risk of Genocide’: UN
YANGON - Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a “serious risk of genocide”, UN investigators said Monday (Sept 16), warning the repatriation of a million ...
Erdoğan Hosts Putin and Rouhani for Syria Summit
ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Ankara on Monday for talks focusing on the situation in Syria...
Trump Says Osama Bin Laden’s Son Was Killed in US Operation
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump has confirmed that the son of Osama Bin Laden, Hamza, was killed in a US “counterterrorism operation.” The death of Bin ...
Drone Strikes Target World’s Largest Oil Processing Facility, Saudi Oil Field; Attack Claimed by Iranian-Backed Rebels
RIYADH - The world’s largest oil processing facility and a nearby oil field in Saudi Arabia were set ablaze early Saturday morning after reported drone attacks by Iranian-backed ...
Turkey Orders Arrest of 223 Military Personnel Over Suspected Gulen Links: State Media
ANKARA - Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus over suspected links to a network Ankara ...