Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Denuclearization Should be Irreversible to Lift Anti - N.Korea Sanctions, Says Ambassador

Denuclearization Should be Irreversible to  Lift Anti - N.Korea Sanctions, Says Ambassador

September 19,2019

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

Abe, Rouhani to Meet Next Week in New York

September 19,2019

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

Unique IAEA Nuclear Science and Technology Services Highlighted at 63rd General Conference

September 17,2019

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

600,000 Rohingya Still in Myanmar at  ‘Serious Risk of Genocide’: UN

September 17,2019

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

Erdoğan Hosts Putin and Rouhani  for Syria Summit

September 17,2019

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

Trump Says Osama Bin Laden’s Son  Was Killed in US Operation

September 15,2019

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

Drone Strikes Target World’s Largest Oil Processing Facility, Saudi Oil Field; Attack Claimed by Iranian-Backed Rebels

September 15,2019

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

Turkey Orders Arrest of 223 Military Personnel Over Suspected Gulen Links: State Media

September 15,2019

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 ...

UN Chief Urges Pakistan, India to Resolve Kashmir Issue Through Dialogue

UN Chief Urges Pakistan, India to  Resolve Kashmir Issue Through Dialogue

September 14,2019

NEW YORK - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged India and Pakistan to resolve the occupied Kashmir dispute through dialogue.
Addressing a presser in New York ...

Kazakhstan: Fighting in the Open at the Education Ministry

Kazakhstan: Fighting in the  Open at the Education Ministry

September 14,2019

NUR-SULTAN - The education sector in Kazakhstan is riddled top to bottom with corruption – that is a dirty open secret that even children know about...

Johnson, Juncker to Meet in Brexit Breakthrough Bid

Johnson, Juncker to Meet  in Brexit Breakthrough Bid

September 14,2019

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will hold face-to-face talks next week in a bid to break the Brexit impasse...

US Won’t ‘Automatically’ Play Defender Role for Europe Anymore – Merkel

US Won’t ‘Automatically’ Play Defender  Role for Europe Anymore – Merkel

September 12,2019

BERLIN - Europe and the US have been sharing common values for decades, but the former shouldn’t count on American military ...

China Summons German Ambassador, Accuses ‘Foreign Forces’ of Intervention in Hong Kong

China Summons German Ambassador, Accuses ‘Foreign Forces’ of Intervention in Hong Kong

September 12,2019

BEIJING - Beijing previously voiced displeasure at Berlin’s reception of Hong Kong opposition activist Joshua Wong, calling it a “disrespectful” act to China...

EU Wants Trump to Drop ‘Reckless’ Trade Policies: Incoming Trade Chief

EU Wants Trump to Drop ‘Reckless’  Trade Policies: Incoming Trade Chief

September 11,2019

DUBLIN - The European Union will seek to convince U.S President Donald Trump to see “the error of his ways” and abandon some of his reckless trade policies ...

Pentagon Thanks Denmark for 14 Anti-ISIS Therapists in Syria but… Can’t They Sell Greenland Instead?

Pentagon Thanks Denmark for 14 Anti-ISIS Therapists  in Syria but… Can’t They Sell Greenland Instead?

September 08,2019

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon’s announcement that Denmark would be sending troops to Syria to fight ISIS was met with bemusement and derision as a 14-member medical support ...

‘Only Animals Can Live Here’: Storm Victims Await Evacuation

‘Only Animals Can Live Here’:  Storm Victims Await Evacuation

September 08,2019

ABACO, Bahamas — Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes ...

Johnson and Salvini: 2 Soaring Stars Lose Big Political Bets

Johnson and Salvini: 2 Soaring  Stars Lose Big Political Bets

September 08,2019

ROME — Who would have bet that two soaring stars of European politics would have gambled so badly on strategic power plays?
Both British Prime Minister Boris ...

Iran ‘Inching’ Toward Place Where Talks Could be Held: Pentagon Chief

Iran ‘Inching’ Toward Place Where Talks  Could be Held: Pentagon Chief

September 07,2019

LONDON - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that it appeared Iran was inching toward a place where talks could be held, days after U.S. President Donald Trump left the door ...

Pope Denounces Danger of Corruption in Mozambique Mass

Pope Denounces Danger of Corruption  in Mozambique Mass

September 07,2019

MAPUTO, Mozambique — Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Mozambique on Friday by consoling HIV-infected mothers and children and denouncing the rampant corruption that has helped ...

Merkel Says Peaceful Solution Needed for Hong Kong

Merkel Says Peaceful Solution  Needed for Hong Kong

September 07,2019

BEIJING - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for the city...

Flow of Undocumented Migrants Towards U.S. Border Fell 56%: Mexican FM

Flow of Undocumented Migrants Towards  U.S. Border Fell 56%: Mexican FM

September 07,2019

MEXICO CITY - Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that the country’s immigration plan had reduced the flow of undocumented migrants crossing the country ...

Tehran Will ‘Take A Strong Step’ Away from Nuclear Deal If Europe Doesn’t Offer New Terms, Iran Says

Tehran Will ‘Take A Strong Step’ Away from Nuclear Deal  If Europe Doesn’t Offer New Terms, Iran Says

September 03,2019

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran will “take a strong step” away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if Europe cannot offer the country new terms by a deadline at the end ...

British PM Preparing to Call Election on Eve of Brexit Showdown with Parliament?

British PM Preparing to Call Election on  Eve of Brexit Showdown with Parliament?

September 03,2019

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to call an election, British media reported on Monday, on the eve of an historic showdown with parliament over Brexit...

German SPD Shouldn’t Flee Responsibility after Losses in State Votes

German SPD Shouldn’t Flee  Responsibility after Losses in State Votes

September 03,2019

BERLIN - Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) should not flee responsibility, a senior party official said on Monday, after the party suffered losses in two state elections ...

Pakistan, China to Take Part in Russia’s Military Drills

Pakistan, China to Take Part  in Russia’s Military Drills

September 02,2019

BEIJING - China and Pakistan besides some regional countries will participate in the “Centre 2019” Russia Military Exercise scheduled to be held from Sept...

Polish, German Presidents Open WWII Anniversary Observances

Polish, German Presidents Open  WWII Anniversary Observances

September 02,2019

WARSAW, Poland — The presidents of Germany and Poland opened daylong observances of the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II on Sunday with a ceremony filled ...

Poland Wants Sanctions against Russia over Crimea to Continue

Poland Wants Sanctions against Russia  over Crimea to Continue

September 01,2019

WARSAW - President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday that Poland saw a need to maintain Western sanctions against Russia over its 2014 annexation of the Crimea region from Ukraine...

Thousands Protest British PM Johnson’s Move to Suspend Parliament

Thousands Protest British PM Johnson’s Move to Suspend Parliament

September 01,2019

LONDON/BELFAST - Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament ...

EU Will Keep Working to Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal: Mogherini

EU Will Keep Working to  Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal: Mogherini

August 31,2019

HELSINKI - The European Union will work to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and would welcome any moves to add to its conditions, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said ...

Kazakhstan Initiates Creation of Fund to Increase Trade Between IOFS Member Parties

Kazakhstan Initiates Creation of Fund to  Increase Trade Between IOFS Member Parties

August 31,2019

NUR-SULTAN - The Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Saparkhan Omarov has initiated creation of Grain Fund, Trend reports with reference to the press office of the Ministry ...

‘We’re Living the End of Western Hegemony’: Macron Urges to Stop Pushing Russia Away from Europe

‘We’re Living the End of Western Hegemony’:  Macron Urges to Stop Pushing Russia Away from Europe

August 28,2019

BIARRITZ - French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that it would be a “strategic mistake” for Western nations not to change their attitude toward Moscow...

Australia Concerned Writer Faces Espionage Charge in China

Australia Concerned Writer Faces  Espionage Charge in China

August 28,2019

CANBERRA, Australia — The Australian government said on Tuesday it was “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer had been formally ...

Italy’s Opposition PD Says Coalition Talks at Risk of Failure

Italy’s Opposition PD Says  Coalition Talks at Risk of Failure

August 28,2019

ROME - Talks between Italy’s ruling 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party (PD) to form a new coalition government are at risk of failure over who should became ...

Trump Dampens Macron Optimism on Iran Talks

Trump Dampens Macron Optimism on Iran Talks

August 26,2019

BIARRITZ, France - U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to brush aside French efforts to mediate with Iran on Sunday, saying that while he was happy for President Emmanuel ...

Tens of Thousands of Rohingya Mark ‘Genocide Day’ Amid Tensions in Bangladesh Camps

Tens of Thousands of Rohingya Mark ‘Genocide Day’ Amid Tensions in Bangladesh Camps

August 26,2019

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh - At least 100,000 Rohingya refugees rallied in camps in Bangladesh on Sunda ...