Trump says U.S. asked Turkey for audio, video materials on missing journalist

Trump says U.S. asked Turkey for audio, video materials on missing journalist

2018-10-18 08:27

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his nation has requested audio and video materials from Turkey that are related to the alleged death of a missing Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

Russia, Egypt sign strategic cooperation treaty

Russia, Egypt sign strategic cooperation treaty

2018-10-18 08:28

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, signed an agreement Wednesday on comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation between the two countries, the Kremlin said.

Pompeo to head to Turkey over Khashoggi, Brunson cases

Pompeo to head to Turkey over Khashoggi, Brunson cases

2018-10-17 07:34

U.S. State Department said on Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Turkey to discuss the cases about a missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the just released U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson.

Russia, U.S. agree to speed up efforts to resolve issues on Korean Peninsula

Russia, U.S. agree to speed up efforts to resolve issues on Korean Peninsula

2018-10-17 07:32

Russian and U.S. officials agreed to step up efforts to seek a speedy political and diplomatic solution to issues on the Korean Peninsula, including the nuclear one, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

Facebook to demand real identity of advertisers running political ads in Britain

Facebook to demand real identity of advertisers running political ads in Britain

2018-10-17 07:33

U.S. social media giant Facebook will expand its enhanced transparency policy to its British platform by demanding real identity from anyone who wants to run political ads in Britain, the company said Tuesday.

Mammals become extinct much faster than they diversify: study

Mammals become extinct much faster than they diversify: study

2018-10-16 22:24

Danish and Swedish researchers said that many mammal species would be extinct during the next five decades but nature need 3 to 5 million years to recover.

Spotlight: Trial starts over racial discrimination charges against Harvard in admissions

Spotlight: Trial starts over racial discrimination charges against Harvard in admissions

2018-10-16 08:40

A lawsuit charging Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants in admissions went to trial on Monday at a U.S. District Court in Boston, drawing nationwide attention as the future of the affirmative action is also on the debate.

UN envoy deplores South Sudanese children's suffering shown in new report

UN envoy deplores South Sudanese children's suffering shown in new report

2018-10-16 08:43

The UN envoy for children and armed conflict on Monday deplored as dismaying the level of violence and brutality endured by children in South Sudan as shown in a new UN report.

Putin orders signing strategic cooperation treaty with Egypt

Putin orders signing strategic cooperation treaty with Egypt

2018-10-16 08:47

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed an order on concluding a strategic cooperation agreement with Egypt, according to Russia's official legal portal.

Trump to send state secretary to Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist

Trump to send state secretary to Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist

2018-10-16 08:45

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said that he will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist.

Pentagon chief's future cast into doubt after Trump's remarks

Pentagon chief's future cast into doubt after Trump's remarks

2018-10-15 21:34

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is one of the longest serving members of U.S. President Donald Trump's cabinet, but a remark made by Trump Sunday has put Mattis's position into doubt.

Several injured in clashes over Israeli order to shut down Palestinian school

Several injured in clashes over Israeli order to shut down Palestinian school

2018-10-15 21:30

Dozens of Palestinians, including officials, headed to al-Lubban/al-Sawiyeh school north of the West Bank Monday morning in defiance of an Israeli army order to close the school.

Syria's FM says army ready if Idlib rebels refuse to leave demilitarized zone

Syria's FM says army ready if Idlib rebels refuse to leave demilitarized zone

2018-10-15 21:30

Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem on Monday said the Syrian army forces are ready around Idlib if the terror-designated groups refused to pull out of the demilitarized zone.

Turkey, Saudi leaders hold phone talk on missing journalist

Turkey, Saudi leaders hold phone talk on missing journalist

2018-10-15 07:27

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on late Sunday held phone talk with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, discussing the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Iran defies possible impacts of U.S. impending oil sanctions

Iran defies possible impacts of U.S. impending oil sanctions

2018-10-15 07:29

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil exports in Nov. would have "no impact" on the economy and the lives of people.

Chinese traditional sports dragon boating event held in Houston

Chinese traditional sports dragon boating event held in Houston

2018-10-14 08:43

The 15th annual Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta kicked off Saturday in Sugar Land in Southwest Houston, Texas, the United States, aiming to promote the tradition and share this aspect of Asian culture.

Award ceremony in NYC highlights entrepreneurship for Chinese overseas students

Award ceremony in NYC highlights entrepreneurship for Chinese overseas students

2018-10-14 08:43

Chinese consulate general in New York hosted a grand ceremony Friday to highlight the entrepreneurship for overseas Chinese students.

Spotlight: U.S.-Turkey rapprochement still on hold after pastor released

Spotlight: U.S.-Turkey rapprochement still on hold after pastor released

2018-10-14 08:43

Turkey on Friday freed the long detained U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, a gesture of compromise but not enough to defrost the bilateral ties that had been overshadowed by a group of divergences, U.S. experts said Friday.

Experts say climate change is fueling conflicts, forced migration in Africa

Experts say climate change is fueling conflicts, forced migration in Africa

2018-10-14 08:43

Africa has become an epicenter of violent conflicts and forced migration thanks to frequent eruption of natural calamities linked to climate change, experts said on Friday at a pan-African climate forum underway in Nairobi.

Afghan electioneering in full swing as voting day for parliamentary polls gets closer

Afghan electioneering in full swing as voting day for parliamentary polls gets closer

2018-10-13 20:32

As Oct. 20, the day set for parliamentary polls in Afghanistan, is nearing, the candidates for Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of Afghan parliament have intensified their campaigns by holding public meetings, hanging up posters, banners and visiting houses to win voters' support.

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