China, US cannot afford conflict: Wang Yi

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 04:20 Written by

There would no winner from conflict between China and the United States, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned on Tuesday, seeking to dampen tension between the two nations that flared after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Representatives from Russia, Turkey and Iran have kicked off a technical meeting in Kazakhstan's capital Astana to discuss details of the implementation of the Syrian ceasefire agreement.

Israel detained nearly 600 Palestinians in January

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 05:15 Written by

Rights groups say the Israeli regime arrested nearly 600 Palestinians, including dozens of women and children, in the occupied West Bank and the blockaded Gaza Strip last month.

If trade stops, war starts: Jack Ma

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 05:14 Written by

Retreat from globalization will only result in trouble, warned China's second richest man Jack Ma during a visit to Australia.

Turkish police on Sunday (Feb 5) detained hundreds of suspected members of the Islamic State extremist group in nationwide raids, just over a month after an attack on an Istanbul nightclub claimed by the extremists.

 A federal appeals court denied early Sunday the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump's ban on accepting certain travelers and all refugees.

A Revolutionary Guards commander said Iran would use its missiles if its security is under threat, as the elite force defied new U.S. sanctions on its missile program by holding a military exercise on Saturday.

Myanmar's security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned down villages since October in a campaign that likely amounts to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing, according to the United Nations.

Federal judge blocks Trump's immigration ban

Sunday, 05 February 2017 04:43 Written by

A federal judge has put a nationwide block on US President Donald Trump's week-old executive order temporarily barring refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has called Iran the world's biggest state sponsor of terrorism, hours after the Trump administration announced fresh sanctions on the country following a recent missile test.