The Iraqi Foreign Ministry condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if reelected in the September 17 snap polls, describing it as an aggressive electoral propaganda.
Germany and China on Friday signed agreements to strengthen coordination in banking, finance and capital markets, and pledged to further open market access and deepen their pragmatic cooperation to broaden economic ties.
China and the United States — the world's top producers of greenhouse gas emissions — pledged to formally adopt a Paris deal to slow global warming by the end of the year, raising the prospects of it being enforced much faster than anticipated.
National promises to cut emissions as part of preparations for a United Nations summit at the end of the year would cap global warming at the unacceptably high level of three degrees Celsius, the UN's climate boss said on Tuesday.
Blessed with more than 4.4 billion dollars in pledges at an international donor conference in Kathmandu, the government of Nepal is expected to launch a massive reconstruction project to rebuild the earthquake-devastated South Asian nation.