The United States is fabricating a pretext to use sanctions against Russia once again, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, responding to Washington’s charges against a Russian accused of conspiring to interfere in US elections.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called on Asian leaders on Friday to support multilateral institutions like the United Nations and the World Trade Organization as the best way to deal with global challenges.
One of Afghanistan's most powerful security officials has been killed and two Americans injured in a shooting at a high-level security meeting in Afghanistan, attended by top US commander General Scott Miller.
Gen. Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan’s most powerful security officials, was killed on Thursday when a bodyguard opened fire following a meeting in the governor’s compound in the southern province of Kandahar, officials said.
The United States on Thursday gave Saudi Arabia more time to investigate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Turkish investigators searched Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul for the second time in a hunt for clues.
Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN says the United States should stop supporting terrorism in Syria and end its illegal military presence there as regional efforts are underway to find a political solution to over seven years militancy gripping the Arab country.
The US government has again decided not to brand China a currency manipulator despite growing trade tensions after President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese exports to try to reduce the massive US trade deficit with China and contain Beijing’s growing power.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in a meeting in Ankara discussed issues related to Iran and Syria, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement.