Palestinian leaders said Wednesday they will not be "blackmailed" after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut aid worth more than $300 million annually, his latest provocative move that could upturn years of careful diplomacy.
North Korea on Friday ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint US-South Korea military exercises continue, and said that Pyongyang’s atomic weapons program would remain as a deterrent against a US nuclear threat.
Swine flu, the viral illness that became a pandemic in 2009, has made a comeback in India this year, claiming nearly 600 lives across the country so far this year, with close to 12,500 cases being reported.
Iran’s Parliament speaker, Ali Larijani, said the “aggressive and racist” nature of the Israeli regime has always been and will remain a source of threat to the nations in the Middle East and to humanity, in general.
A Russian lawmaker has reacted sharply to remarks by British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon about the UK’s readiness to launch a preemptive nuclear strike against “enemies,” stressing that the comments deserve a “tough response.”
China supports the work of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the country's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said it might defy WTO rulings it viewed as interfering with U.S. sovereignty.