Hundreds protest against Netanyahu in Paris ahead of France visit

Hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists on Saturday staged a protest in Paris against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned visit to France on Sunday. Protestors carried...

Boris Johnson meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran

The third British foreign secretary to visit Iran since 2003, Johnson and Rouhani spoke about enhancing bilateral ties and preserving the nuclear deal. Earlier,...

UN political chief stresses urgency of reducing tensions on Korean Peninsula

UNITED NATIONS, (Xinhua) -- The UN's political chief on Saturday stressed the urgency of reducing tensions on the Korean Peninsula after finishing his four-day...

Iraqi PM declares full liberation of Iraq from IS

BAGHDAD,  (Xinhua) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday officially declared full liberation of Iraq from the Islamic State (IS) militants after Iraqi...

Labour wants closest UK ties with EU’s single market post-Brexit –...

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party supports keeping the closest possible trading ties with the European Union after Brexit and will lobby Prime...

Princes William and Harry announce sculptor for new Diana statue

LONDON (Reuters) - A sculptor who produced the image of Queen Elizabeth used on Britain’s coins has been chosen to create a new statue...

Skiing star Vonn to snub White House post-Winter Olympics reception

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn said Thursday she would not go to the White House for a post-Winter Olympics reception, aligning herself with other...

Israeli forces kill at least two Palestinians during clashes over Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man on Friday near the Gaza border in clashes over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as...

Turkey, Greece agree to co-operate, despite lingering issues

Greece and Turkey on Thursday agreed to work on confidence-boosting measures after a landmark two-day state visit to Athens by Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

IMF warns on risks brewing in China’s financial system

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday warned of brewing risks in China's banking system as it found dozens of crucial lenders needed to...

Irish beef farmers say ‘hard’ Brexit would hit access to UK...

British Prime Minister Theresa May ensured on Friday that there would be no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after...

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and the European Union struck a deal on Friday to move on to talk about trade and a transition period after they agreed...

Clashes in West Bank leave dozens wounded over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

At least 100 people were wounded by Israeli army gunfire and rubber bullets, medics said, in Palestinian protests in the occupied West Bank and...

Greek police fire tear gas on protesters in Greece

Greek police fired teargas on Wednesday at youths marching in Athens to mark the ninth anniversary of the killing of a teenager by police...

EU executive takes Hungary to court over education, NGO laws, migration

The European Commission said on Thursday it was taking Hungary to the European Court of Justice over its laws on foreign-funded non-government organisations (NGOs)...

Russia’s Putin says will seek new presidential term in 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday he would seek re-election in March 2018. Opinion polls show he will comfortably win, setting the stage for...

Kazakhstan – Approves 2025 Strategic Development Plan

(ASTANA) : - The Kazakh government approved a national 2025 Strategic Development Plan designed to ensure long-term growth, reaching the levels of Organisation for Economic...

British ministers hail strong UK-Sino ties

LONDON, (Xinhua) -- British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Monday hailed strong UK-China relations and expected the beginning of...

Britain expresses desire to cooperate with Libya in oil sector

TRIPOLI, (Xinhua) -- British Ambassador to Libya Peter Millett on Tuesday expressed Britain's desire to cooperate with Libya in the oil sector. Millett made his...

NATO FMs agree to step up cooperation with EU

BRUSSELS,  (Xinhua) -- NATO foreign ministers agreed to step up cooperation with the European Union, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday at...