Iran's armed forces staged military parades on Friday to mark the start of the Week of Defense, commemorating Iranian sacrifices during the eight-year Iraq-Iran war in the 1980s.
Lithuania's Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson started investigation on whether the male police officers should conduct single patrolling, announced the office on Thursday.
The upcoming Sunday will see Germans cast their ballot for the next federal parliament at nearly 70,000 polling stations across the country. Amid strained security situation in Europe and reported loopholes in the election software, Germany faces challenges to keep sabotagers and hackers at bay.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump met over the independence referendum proposed by the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in New York, the Turkish presidency said on Friday.
U.S. President Donald Trump signed on Thursday an executive order aimed at further cutting off the funding for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said here Wednesday that he is optimistic about the progress toward global health and the sustainable development goals.
It is common to see commuters and visitors riding a black-and-red Capital Bikeshare bicycle shuttling on the streets in the U.S. capital of Washington D.C. -- now they have an orange-and-silver alternative provided by Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike.
The Russian Defense Ministry warned on Thursday the U.S. Armed Forces Command that it would not tolerate shelling attacks against the Syrian government troops from areas controlled by U.S.-backed opposition.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to take "joint precautionary measures" against the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government's (KRG) bid to hold a referendum of independence from Iraq, Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Kenya has called for an increase of funds towards science and technology development in Africa.
At least nine stray elephants have been electrocuted after knocking down a power line in Botswana, the country's environment minister has confirmed.
Turkey was holding naval exercises with fellow NATO members at a time of crisis in strained ties with alliance states, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday.
Chinese supply chain firm BEST Inc., backed by e-commerce giant Alibaba, made its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Wednesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani discussed on Tuesday the importance of resolving Qatar's ongoing dispute with its neighbors and restoring unity in the region, the White House said.
News Analysis: Controversial referendum by Iraqi Kurds raises fears about opening Pandora's box of violence2017-09-21 07:48
Tensions are flaring up as Iraqi Kurds are set to hold a controversial independence referendum next week, raising fears that it could open a Pandora's box of violence and conflicts.
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept the interest rate unchanged, but announced that it will start to unwind its 4.5-trillion-U.S. dollar balance sheet from October, a further step to end the loose monetary policy.
A group of Chinese ophthalmologists will be sent in November to Madagascar's capital Antananarivo to perform 200 cataract surgeries for Malagasy patients, the Chinese ambassador to Madagascar Yang Xiaorong has said.
An estimated 40 million people are today trapped in modern slavery, mostly women and girls, and 152 million children are subject to child labor, almost one in ten around the world, a latest UN report revealed on Tuesday.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late Tuesday warned of sanctions against the independence referendum to be held by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) next week, local media reported Wednesday.