Tag: Diplomacy

Turkey calls for international probe into Khashoggi murder

Istanbul: Turkey on Wednesday called for an international investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate…

Trump names new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday tapped John Abizaid, a top US general from the Iraq war who has studied…

Trump lashes Macron as Europe moves on defense without US

Washington: Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, mocking the French president's approval rating and lashing…

Turkey urges Israel to ‘immediately stop’ Gaza strikes

Ankara: Turkey on Tuesday called on Israel to "immediately stop" strikes against the Gaza Strip, urging the international community to…

Saudi ‘kill team’s’ luggage contained syringes, scissors: report

Istanbul: Luggage carried by a 15-member Saudi team dispatched to Istanbul included scissors, defibrillators and syringes that may have been…

Suu Kyi stance on Rohingya ‘indefensible’: Malaysia PM

Singapore: Aung San Suu Kyi's response to the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is "indefensible", Malaysia's leader said Tuesday in…

Beijing dismisses ‘hearsay’ on Muslim internment

Beijing: China defended its internment of Muslims in the country's northwest as a terror prevention measure on Tuesday, calling on…

Italy hosts Libya players in fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players including strongman Khalifa Haftar met with global leaders in Italy on Monday in the latest…

Libyan players in Italy for fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players meet with global leaders in Palermo on Monday in the latest bid by major powers…

Macron, Merkel, UN chief target Trump’s world view

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UN chief Antonio Guterres took turns in warning about the…

Putin says had good conversation with Trump in Paris: media

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he had a brief but good conversation with US leader Donald Trump…

US tells Saudi prince Khashoggi killers to be held accountable

Washington: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday the US will hold accountable…

Russia says France ‘illegitimately’ holding Indian Ocean island

Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday accused France of ignoring UN resolutions and illegitimately holding the Indian Ocean…

US’s Bolton says more sanctions likely on Iran

Paris: US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Friday that more sanctions were possible on Iran just days after a…

US to stop refueling Saudi planes in Yemen war: report

Washington: The United States will stop refueling aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition that is bombing Yemen, the Washington Post reported…

US denies China ‘Cold War’ but deep gaps persist

Washington: The United States on Friday insisted it was not pursuing a new "Cold War" with China, but the Pacific…

US, China meet to explore path forward from tensions

Washington: The United States and China resume top-level talks Friday after months of spiraling tension, looking to see if they…

US, China meet to explore path forward from tensions

Washington: The United States and China resume top-level talks Friday after months of spiraling tension, looking to see if they…

‘No plans’ for new US missiles in Europe despite treaty pullout

Bruxelles: The US has "no plans" to deploy new missiles to Europe, a senior official said Thursday, despite announcing it…

Trump says will not meet Putin in Paris, despite Moscow claim

Moscow: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had no plans to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin in Paris at…