Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  World
Latest

Palestine to Seek UN Protection from Israeli Attacks

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, April 21 (Xinhua) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has demanded the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) representative at UN to request protection for the Palestinians, a senior official said Saturday. Saeb Erekat, the PLO Secretary General, told reporters at his Ramallah office in the West Bank that Abbas has issued the aforementioned directives to the […]

Read More →
Latest

Kim Jong Un announces “discontinuance” of nuclear, missile tests

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

PYONGYANG, April 21 (Xinhua ) — In yet another move to ease tension on the Korean Peninsula, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s top leader Kim Jong Un has announced that his country will “discontinue” nuclear and missile tests. The decision was announced by Kim at the Third Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee […]

Read More →
Latest

Trump calls DPRK’s nuke test suspension “very good news”

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, (Xinhua) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted twice to commend the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s earlier announcement to suspend its nuke and nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests. Trump said in the first twitter that the announcement and the decision of the DPRK are “very good news” for the […]

Read More →
Latest

Netanyahu says Israeli army ready for any development with Iran

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

JERUSALEM, (Xinhua) — The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday warned that the Israeli military is prepared for any development with Iran and will “exact a price” from anyone seeking to harm its people. “We hear the threats from Iran. The fighters of the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) and the security services are prepared for […]

Read More →
Latest

EU hails DPRK decision to halt nuclear test

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

BRUSSELS, April 21 –– The European Union (EU) on Saturday hailed the decision by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches. The move “is a positive, long-sought-after step on the path that has now to lead to the country’s complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization,” EU High […]

Read More →
Latest

4 killed, 450 wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza: medics

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

GAZA, — Four Palestinians were killed and more than 450 wounded on Friday during fierce clashes between hundreds of Palestinian protestors and Israeli soldiers near the border between eastern Gaza Strip and Israel, medics said. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman of the health ministry in Gaza said on Friday the four killed Palestinians are Sa’ed Abu Taha, […]

Read More →
Latest

Russia advocates broader UN presence in Syria

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

MOSCOW, — Building up the presence of the United Nations (UN) in Syria deserves attention as it will help collect reliable information, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday. Russia cannot accept the situation that UN agencies produce reports and statements based on information from other sources than UN’s own ones, he said at […]

Read More →
Latest

Decisive time as Afghan gov’t, Taliban consolidate positions ahead of possible peace talks

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

KABUL, — Experts in Afghanistan believe that the current year will be crucial for Afghans as both the government and Taliban outfit try to consolidate their positions ahead of any possible talks to negotiate from a stronger position. To persuade the hardliner Taliban group to enter peace talks, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani offered unconditional […]

Read More →
Latest

Britain’s Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

LONDON, — Leaders of the Commonwealth have agreed that the Prince of Wales will succeed the Queen as head of the intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states. The announcement was made by them on Friday when they finished discussion at a closed-door meeting at Windsor Castle. The Queen has said earlier that it was her […]

Read More →
Latest

Palestinians in Gaza fly kites over borders in defiance of Israel

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

GAZA,— As the fourth weekly protest along Gaza-Israel border began Friday, hundreds of Palestinians flew kites over the border fence into Israeli territory as a way to protest. This week, flying kites was the Palestinians’ tool to express their anger against Israel during their six-week protests dubbed the Great March of Return, which kicked off […]

Read More →