North Korea says it has “no interest” in resuming negotiations with the United States unless Washington stops “escalating hostile military moves” in the region, as the White House intends to revive stalled nuclear talks with Pyongyang.
The Syrian Army has taken full control of Khan Shaykhun, a strategic town in northwestern Syria and one of the last strongholds of foreign-backed terrorists, for the first time since 2014, a war monitor confirmed.
After frustrated migrants on board the Open arms started jumping ship Tuesday, Spain decided the bloc could no longer wait for Italy to change its mind. Italy’s political heavyweight interior minister and deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, whose anti-immigration policies have won him increasing popularity, refused to let the migrants disembark. He accuses other European countries of shirking their responsibilities regarding the migrant crisis, but Spain’s Acting Defense Minister says he’s gone too far.
Life in Kashmir has come to a standstill after New Delhi revoked the article 370 of the Indian constitution, stripping the disputed region of its autonomous status. Lockdown has so far remained largely in place: Colleges and public transportation remain shut, businesses are closed, and people continue to stay inside their houses. India has however decided to re-open some primary and middle schools as part of its attempt to bring back stability to Kashmir.
Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was sworn in on Wednesday (August 21) as leader of a transitional government, and vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country's economic crisis a priority.
US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with his counterpart in Seoul Wednesday as Washington seeks to reopen talks with Pyongyang over the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the removal of sanctions and a non-aggression pact for North Korea.
A new report published by Iran’s Ministry of Energy shows that electricity output in thermal power plants, which accounts for 80 percent of the country’s total power generation, has significantly increased over the past six years.
An Iraqi legislator says evidence points to involvement of the Israeli regime in a recent attack on pro-government Popular Mobilization Units, better known by the Arabic word Hashd al-Sha’abi, stating that the Tel Aviv regime is trying to weaken the volunteer forces.