U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the United States had recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the nation's "interim president," a move that came after Nicolas Maduro was inaugurated as president of the Latin American country earlier this month.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she would not host U.S. President Donald Trump to deliver a state of union speech before government reopens, all but rejecting Trump's intent to deliver the speech on Jan. 29.
The Russian 9M729 land-based cruise missile, contrary to the allegations of the United States, does not fall under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), senior Russian officials said Wednesday.
Russian and Turkish military and diplomats will continue joint efforts on Syria's post-crisis reconstruction, Russian President Vladimir Putin said here Wednesday following talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
A senior UN official on Tuesday commended Kenya for developing a homegrown dhow from plastic waste.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday failed to reach a major consensus on decades-old territorial disputes that have mired peace treaty talks.
UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov warned Tuesday that the possibility of establishing a viable Palestinian state has been systematically eroded.
David Lampert is taking a vacation he doesn't really desire. As an economist with the U.S. Treasury Department's office in New York City, he is one of the country's some 800,000 federal workers who are put on furlough or, even worse, forced to work without pay due to a partial government shutdown with no end in sight.
Russia and Japan have "meticulous work ahead" on creating conditions for reaching a peace treaty, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.
Sweden announced its newly-formed government with the new Prime Minister and 22 ministers on Monday.
World leaders and business elites gathered on Tuesday in Davos to discuss globalization 4.0, a buzzword that means a new wave of globalization in a digital world.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have signed a contract to renew the friendship and cooperation between the two countries on Tuesday.
Kenyan police said they have intensified security operations across the east African nation to pursue the perpetrators of the Nairobi hotel attack in which 21 people were killed and several others injured.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Monday held a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart over the situation in Syria, the State Department said in a statement.
At least 11 people were killed after two ships caught fire in the Kerch Strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, Russia's Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot) said Monday.
As the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nears, the Kremlin said Monday that a peace treaty is unlikely to be signed over a territorial despite between the two countries.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Iran would face consequences for threatening Israel, hours after Israeli fighter jets struck targets in Syria's capital Damascus.
The Security Council on Sunday condemned "in the strongest terms" a deadly attack on the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers from Chad.
China has offered key components of a global strategy for tackling global challenges as the world enters a new era of so called "globalization 4.0," said a leading British expert.
Turkey is ready to take over the security in Syria's Manbij without delay, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a phone conversation with his U.S. counterpart late Sunday.