Erdogan accuses Merkel of supporting terrorists

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 04:02 Written by

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued his attacks on European leaders on Monday by accusing German Chancellor Angela Merkel of "supporting terrorists". 

North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday of “merciless” attacks if an aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson, which is joining South Korean forces for exercises, infringes on its sovereignty or dignity.

Syria’s air force deliberately bombed water sources in December, a war crime that cut off water for 5.5 million people in and around the capital Damascus, the U.N. Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria said on Tuesday. The commission said it had found no evidence of deliberate contamination of the water supply or demolition by armed groups, as the Syrian government maintained at the time.

2016 worst year for Syrian children: UNICEF

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 03:29 Written by

In Syria, last year was the worst yet for the country's rising generation, with at least 652 children killed in 2016, the United Nations' child relief agency said Monday.

The Pakistan army is sending a brigade of combat troops to shore up Saudi Arabia’s vulnerable southern border from reprisal attacks mounted by the Houthis in Yemen, according to senior security sources.

Chinese culture values friendship and believes that friendship should be based on sincerity. Chinese foreign policy is deeply rooted in this idea. Since 1949, especially after the beginning of its reform and opening up, China has always developed friendship and cooperation with all countries on the basis of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence. 

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said U.S. forces in Syria were "invaders" and he had yet to see "anything concrete" emerge from U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to prioritize the fight against Islamic State.

Dutch riot police have clashed with protesters in Rotterdam, amid a diplomatic row that saw a Turkish minister escorted out of the country.

Water cannon and police on horseback were used to disperse about 1,000 people outside the Turkish consulate.

Since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, the nation’s traffic infrastructure has witnessed a great leap forward. Given the need for transport as a foundation and propeller for economic and social development, the Chinese government has attached great importance to the development of transportation. 

The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid "a catastrophe".

UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria.