Two-state solution fundamental to resolving Palestinian-Israeli conflict: Chinese envoy

Two-state solution fundamental to resolving Palestinian-Israeli conflict: Chinese envoy

2019-03-27 08:41

A Chinese UN envoy said Tuesday China wishes to stress once again that a two-state solution is the fundamental solution to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and any new initiative should contribute to the realization of the two-state solution.

Golan Heights is not Israel's: Security Council EU members

Golan Heights is not Israel's: Security Council EU members

2019-03-27 08:43

The UN Security Council members from the European Union said Tuesday that they do not recognize Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights.

Russia has sufficient resources to implement national projects: Medvedev

Russia has sufficient resources to implement national projects: Medvedev

2019-03-27 08:44

Russia has enough resources to implement its national projects outlined by Russian President Vladimir Putin for the next five years, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday.

Kenya bank to boost WeChat Pay, Alipay presence in Africa

Kenya bank to boost WeChat Pay, Alipay presence in Africa

2019-03-26 21:50

Kenyan-based regional financial institution Equity Bank plans to boost presence of WeChat Pay and Alipay in Africa, a banker said on Monday.

UN chief voices concern over flare-up in Gaza

UN chief voices concern over flare-up in Gaza

2019-03-26 21:50

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is gravely concerned about the latest flare-up in Gaza and calls for "maximum restraint" from all sides, said his spokesman on Monday.

Pompeo, Lavrov hold phone talks over Venezuela

Pompeo, Lavrov hold phone talks over Venezuela

2019-03-26 21:50

U.S. State Department said on Monday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held a phone conversation over the situation in Venezuela.

Militants kill 3 Russian servicemen in Syria in Feb

Militants kill 3 Russian servicemen in Syria in Feb

2019-03-26 07:36

Three Russian troops were killed in Syria after militants ambushed their vehicle in late February, and the attackers were eliminated later, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.

Lavrov, Pompeo discuss Venezuela, Golan Heights, Ukraine

Lavrov, Pompeo discuss Venezuela, Golan Heights, Ukraine

2019-03-26 07:35

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed issues of Venezuela, the Golan Heights and Ukraine during a phone call on Monday.

Gaza militants fire rockets into southern Israel in response to Israeli intensive airstrikes

Gaza militants fire rockets into southern Israel in response to Israeli intensive airstrikes

2019-03-26 07:34

The militant groups in Gaza fired on Monday night a barrage of rockets into southern Israel after the intensive Israeli airstrikes on military facilities and compounds in the enclave.

Spotlight: Summary of Mueller report out, setting stage for new political fights

Spotlight: Summary of Mueller report out, setting stage for new political fights

2019-03-25 21:22

U.S. Attorney General William Barr released his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the just-ended Russia investigation on Sunday, evoking different reactions from Washington while setting the stage for new political fights.

Chinese-built infrastructure projects reshaping Kenya's transformation agenda

Chinese-built infrastructure projects reshaping Kenya's transformation agenda

2019-03-25 21:23

Modern infrastructure projects like roads, ports and railways that are either financed or built by China have injected vitality into the country's transformation agenda, senior officials and experts said.

Turkey vows to become global player in defense industry

Turkey vows to become global player in defense industry

2019-03-25 07:50

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country is set to become a global player in the defense industry, local Hurriyet Daily News reported on Sunday.

Pakistan celebrates Republic Day, vows to build welfare country

Pakistan celebrates Republic Day, vows to build welfare country

2019-03-24 10:21

Pakistan observed its 79th Republic Day on Saturday and vowed to achieve the goal of reforming the country into a welfare state, according to commemorating messages by the country's top leadership.

Feature: Silk shines at Tallinn Fashion Week 2019

Feature: Silk shines at Tallinn Fashion Week 2019

2019-03-24 10:22

Silk dress, robe and scarf at the ongoing Tallinn Fashion Week 2019 showed the growing popularity of the fabric in Estonia despite of the long winter and short summer in the northern Baltic country.

U.S.-backed Kurdish forces declare victory on IS in eastern Syria

U.S.-backed Kurdish forces declare victory on IS in eastern Syria

2019-03-23 21:51

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in eastern Syria, the SDF spokesman said.

Kazakhstan renames capital from Astana to Nur-sultan

Kazakhstan renames capital from Astana to Nur-sultan

2019-03-23 21:09

Kazakhstan's capital city Astana has been renamed Nur-sultan after the country's new President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a decree on the renaming in honor of his predecessor Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Iraq rejects Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty over Syria's Golan

Iraq rejects Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty over Syria's Golan

2019-03-23 20:42

Iraq rejected on Saturday the call of U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said.

Golan Heights will always remain Arab Syrian territory: envoy

Golan Heights will always remain Arab Syrian territory: envoy

2019-03-23 11:17

A Syrian envoy said Friday that the Syrian Golan will always remain an Arab Syrian territory, reacting to U.S. President Donald Trump's surprise tweet that the United States would recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

Interview: Boeing aircraft crashes reveal inadequate regulation: expert

Interview: Boeing aircraft crashes reveal inadequate regulation: expert

2019-03-22 22:15

The two air crashes involving the same Boeing 737 Max model in a span of five months revealed some problems with the industry regulation as well as pilot training, said an aviation expert Thursday.

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