Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani later this month in New York following the US reimposition of sanctions against Iran, a Japanese government source said on Sunday.
Hong Kong residents huddled indoors Sunday as strong wind sent debris flying ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Mangkhut, once the world's strongest storm this year before it weakened after slamming into the Philippines.
Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the northern Philippines with destructive winds and heavy rain that set off landslides and destroyed homes on Saturday, leaving at least 12 people dead and six missing, as southern China braced for the powerful storm.
US president Donald Trump has directed aides to proceed with tariffs on about another $200 billion of Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Enhancing relations with China and Russia is of great importance to Tehran, Iran's former foreign minister said adding that the three countries should take initiative to solve problems resulted by the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal.
Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said on Friday that it was time for him to return as a lawmaker, but reiterated his full support for the government led by his former foe-turned-ally Mahathir Mohamad.
The Pakistani Embassy in Tehran commemorated the country’s 53rd Defense Day with national fervor to pay homage to the indomitable courage of the Pakistan Armed Forces who fought valiantly in the 1965 war.