Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Friday, April 20th, 2018

China Expects Positive Results from U.S.-DPRK Summit

China Expects Positive Results  from U.S.-DPRK Summit

April 19, 2018

BEIJING - China hopes that dialogue between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will be successfully held...

Russia: Our Response to U.S. Sanctions Will Be Precise and Painful

Russia: Our Response to U.S.  Sanctions Will Be Precise and Painful

April 19, 2018

MOSCOW – Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of the Russian upper house of parliament, said on Wednesday that Moscow’s response to U.S. sanctions will be ...

Putin, Merkel Agree To Help Resume Political Efforts on Syria: Kremlin

Putin, Merkel Agree To Help Resume  Political Efforts on Syria: Kremlin

April 18, 2018

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a telephone conversation they were ready to assist in political and ...

May Apologizes to Caribbean Countries for UK Treatment of Post-War Migrants

May Apologizes to Caribbean Countries for UK Treatment of Post-War Migrants

April 18, 2018

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May apologized to 12 Caribbean nations on Tuesday for immigration officials’ recent harsh treatment of people...

China, India Share Huge Cooperation Potential: FM

China, India Share Huge  Cooperation Potential: FM

April 17, 2018

BEIJING - China and India share extensive common interests and have a huge potential for cooperation, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday...

China, Japan Agree To Further Improve Ties, Expand Cooperation

China, Japan Agree To Further Improve Ties, Expand Cooperation

April 17, 2018

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday agreed that both sides should work together ...

Japan and China’s Foreign Ministers Pledge To Pursue Improved Ties

Japan and China’s Foreign  Ministers Pledge To Pursue Improved Ties

April 16, 2018

TOKYO - Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Taro Kono and his Chinese counterpart have pledged to improve ties between their nations and affirmed a commitment to...

North Korean Leader Meets Chinese Senior Official, Fetes Chinese Art Troupe

North Korean Leader Meets Chinese  Senior Official, Fetes Chinese Art Troupe

April 16, 2018

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Chinese senior diplomat Song Tao and feted a Chinese art troupe led by Song, North Korean state media said on Sunday, indicating...

US-Led Strikes Steer Clear Of Russian Military

US-Led Strikes Steer  Clear Of Russian Military

April 15, 2018

MOSCOW (Russia) - President Donald Trump’s administration has made clear it sees Moscow as complicit in the latest suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, but Pentagon ...

U.S. Seeks To Outshine China at Latam Summit, Without Trump

U.S. Seeks To Outshine China at  Latam Summit, Without Trump

April 14, 2018

LIMA/WASHINGTON - Latin American leaders will gather in Lima, Peru, on Friday at a summit the United States hopes to use to counter China’s rising influence in the ...

Russia: Syria Chemical Attack ‘Fabrication’ By Foreign Power

Russia: Syria Chemical Attack  ‘Fabrication’ By Foreign Power

April 14, 2018

MOSCOW — Russia’s foreign minister said on Friday that a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last weekend was staged with the help of ...

Chinese President: Build A Community With Shared Future

Chinese President: Build A Community  With Shared Future

April 12, 2018

The world needs to work together to build a community with shared future for mankind and make Asia and the world peaceful, prosperous, tranquil and open, Chinese ...

US Displays Military Muscle As Carrier Sails In South China Sea

US Displays Military Muscle As  Carrier Sails In South China Sea

April 12, 2018

ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT - More than two dozen F/A-18 Hornets roared off the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt in an ear-splitting display of US military might as...

China Hosts Media Leaders for Asia Summit

China Hosts Media Leaders  for Asia Summit

April 11, 2018

Chinese officials hosted Media Leaders for Asia Summit in Hainan province of China on Monday morning which was attended by more than 140 delegates from media around ...

Scandal Clouds Darken For Japan’s Abe Ahead Of Trump Summit

Scandal Clouds Darken For Japan’s  Abe Ahead Of Trump Summit

April 11, 2018

TOKYO - A cronyism scandal embroiling the Japanese prime minister deepened on Tuesday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump with a memo media said ...

‘Smile and Nod’: Latin American Leaders Brace for Tense Trump Visit

‘Smile and Nod’: Latin American  Leaders Brace for Tense Trump Visit

April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON/LIMA - U.S. President Donald Trump, who has disparaged Latin American countries over immigration, narcotics and trade, heads to the region this week ...

US Official Says North Korean Leader Ready to Discuss Nukes

US Official Says North Korean  Leader Ready to Discuss Nukes

April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON — North Korea’s government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program ...

Trump Suggesting China Will ‘Take Down’ Its Trade Barriers

Trump Suggesting China Will  ‘Take Down’ Its Trade Barriers

April 09, 2018

WASHINGTON — amid rising concerns about a possible trade war between the U.S. and China, President Donald Trump suggested that Beijing will ease “because it is ...

Still Dissatisfied, Slovak Protesters Keep up Pressure over Corruption

Still Dissatisfied, Slovak Protesters  Keep up Pressure over Corruption

April 09, 2018

BRATISLAVA - Protests in Slovakia over the murder of a journalist have led to the prime minister’s resignation and a cabinet reshuffle. Still not satisfied ...

Trump Reportedly Preparing For Potential Interview with Russia Probe Special Counsel

Trump Reportedly Preparing For Potential  Interview with Russia Probe Special Counsel

April 08, 2018

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly begun the initial steps of preparing for a potential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller ...

India Agrees To Open Waterways, Rail Link to Nepal Capital

India Agrees To Open Waterways,  Rail Link to Nepal Capital

April 08, 2018

KATHMANDU - India agreed on Saturday to construct a rail link to Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, and to open up inland waterways in the landlocked Himalayan nation ...

UN Chief Calls China Pillar of Multilateral System

UN Chief Calls China Pillar of  Multilateral System

April 07, 2018

UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said here Thursday that China has been very active in global governance of all forms and a pillar...

Majority Government Eludes Czech PM Babis As Coalition Talks Fail

Majority Government Eludes  Czech PM Babis As Coalition Talks Fail

April 07, 2018

PRAGUE - The chances of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis forming a majority government suffered a blow on Friday, with the Social Democrats officially ...

Russian Rocket Tests Force Partial Closing of Baltic Sea, Airspace

Russian Rocket Tests Force Partial  Closing of Baltic Sea, Airspace

April 05, 2018

RIGA - Russia began testing missiles with live munitions in the Baltic Sea on Wednesday, alarming Latvia, a member of NATO, which says the drills have forced it to partly ...

Turkish, Iranian Leaders Meet Ahead Of Syria Summit with Russia

Turkish, Iranian Leaders Meet  Ahead Of Syria Summit with Russia

April 05, 2018

ANKARA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held talks in Ankara on Wednesday with his Turkish counterpart TayyipErdogan ahead of a three-way summit with Russia on ...

US Raises Prospect Of Trump-Putin Meeting At the White House

US Raises Prospect Of Trump-Putin  Meeting At the White House

April 04, 2018

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says it is amenable to a White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Russia, Iran and Turkey Struggle to Find Common Ground on Syria

Russia, Iran and Turkey Struggle  to Find Common Ground on Syria

April 04, 2018

ANKARA/ISTANBUL - Three foreign powers who have shaped Syria’s civil war - Iran, Russia and Turkey - will discuss ways to wind down the fighting on Wednesday ...

Russia-West Confrontation Likely To Go Beyond Hysteria over Diplomacy

Russia-West Confrontation Likely To  Go Beyond Hysteria over Diplomacy

April 03, 2018

MOSCOW - The confrontation between Russia and Western powers appears to be going beyond hysteria over diplomacy, as the two sides fight tit-for-tat by expelling large ...

Defunct Chinese Space Lab Plunges Back To Earth over Pacific

Defunct Chinese Space Lab Plunges  Back To Earth over Pacific

April 03, 2018

BEIJING - A defunct Chinese space lab disintegrated under intense heat as it hurtled through Earth’s atmosphere Monday and plunged to a watery grave ...

Germany ‘Still Open to Dialogue’ With Russia, Says Minister

Germany ‘Still Open to Dialogue’  With Russia, Says Minister

April 02, 2018

BERLIN - Germany’s foreign minister on Sunday said his country remained open to dialogue with Russia and hoped eventually to “rebuild ...

Candice Warner: ‘It’s My Fault’ For Husband’s Ball-Tamper Crisis

Candice Warner: ‘It’s My Fault’ For  Husband’s Ball-Tamper Crisis

April 02, 2018

SYDNEY - Disgraced Australia former vice-captain David Warner’s wife Candice said Sunday she blamed herself for his part in the ball-tampering ...

UK-Russia Standoff Deepens As Moscow Cuts UK Diplomats

UK-Russia Standoff Deepens  As Moscow Cuts UK Diplomats

April 01, 2018

MOSCOW - Moscow has told Britain it must cut “just over 50” more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff ...

Trump’s Talk of a Syria Pullout Nothing New

Trump’s Talk of a Syria  Pullout Nothing New

April 01, 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s unscripted remark this week about pulling out of Syria “very soon,” while at odds with his own policy, was ...

UN Top Officials Hail China’s Important Role in Resolving Korean Peninsula Issue

UN Top Officials Hail China’s Important Role in Resolving Korean Peninsula Issue

March 31, 2018

UNITED NATIONS - China has played an essential role in resolving the Korean Peninsula issue, two United Nations (UN) top officials said Thursday amid signs ...

Fraudsters Try to Use French First Lady’s Identity to Secure Perks

Fraudsters Try to Use French First  Lady’s Identity to Secure Perks

March 31, 2018

PARIS - Scam artists used a fake French presidency email address and first lady Brigitte Macron’s name to try and get into fancy restaurants and ...