Panama breaks diplomatic ties with self-ruled Taiwan in favor of establishing formal relations with Beijing, in what is viewed as a diplomatic victory for China which regards Taiwan as a breakaway province.
England interim manager Gareth Southgate is satisfied Manchester United's Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw are genuinely injured, he said on Monday, despite reservations voiced by their club manager Jose Mourinho.
In a meeting with EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, in Tehran on Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani said terrorist activities in Syria and Iraq pose a threat to the whole world. He called on the EU to use its “political influence” to put pressure on the regional sponsors of terrorist groups and block financial support for them.
European Union Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini expressed support for Iranian accession to the World Trade Organization, a European Commission official in charge of trade and tariff said on Saturday.
Countries battling the Zika virus should consider new ways to curb disease-carrying mosquitoes, including testing the release of genetically modified insects and bacteria that stop their eggs hatching, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.