Tag: Diplomacy

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade, without ICBMs

Pyongyang: North Korea refrained from displaying its intercontinental missiles in a massive military parade through…

Xi to attend Russia summit, North Korea’s Kim invited

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a regional summit in Russia next week, officials…

UK says Putin ‘ultimately’ responsible for spy poisoning

London: British Security Minister Ben Wallace said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had "ultimate"…

Turkey says working to prevent Idlib attacks

Ankara: Turkey on Wednesday said Russia's air assault on Syria's rebel-held province of Idlib was…

South Korean envoy meets Kim in Pyongyang amid nuclear deadlock

Seoul: A high-level South Korean delegation met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Wednesday,…

Trump leaves door open to meeting Iran’s Rouhani at UN

Washington: President Donald Trump left the door open Wednesday to meeting with his Iranian counterpart…

Trump envoys to press India on Russian missiles, Iran oil

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump's top two envoys were expected Thursday to press India…

Amid ‘bloodbath’ fears, US warns Assad against using chemical weapons

Geneva: With the United Nations warning of a potential "bloodbath" in Syria's Idlib province, the…

Putin, Erdogan, Rohani to hold Syria talks Friday: Kremlin

Moscow: The Kremlin on Monday said the leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey would on…

Netanyahu meets US envoy over Syria, Iran

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Sunday with a US envoy for Syria…

Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade

Bishkek: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed Ankara would pursue non-dollar transactions in…

S. Korea team to fly North to discuss summit details

Seoul: A high-level South Korean delegation will fly to North Korea this week to discuss…

UK welcomes Saudi-led coalition probe into Yemen strike

London: Britain on Sunday welcomed results of an investigation by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in…

S. Korea’s Moon to send special envoy to N. Korea next week

Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to Pyongyang next Wednesday…

Putin to hold talks with Erdogan at Tehran Syria summit

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Iran rejects French call for wider talks

Tehran: Iran rejected France's call for talks on issues beyond the nuclear dossier on Friday,…

Palestinian envoy warns US aid cuts threaten peace prospects

Washington: Palestinian ambassador to Washington Hossam Zomlot warned Washington on Friday against canceling all US…

Saudi Arabia hints at plan to turn Qatar into an island

Riyadh: A Saudi official hinted Friday the kingdom was moving forward with a plan to…

Pentagon official cautions India over buying Russian arms

Washington: A top Pentagon official cautioned India on Wednesday that there are no guarantees for…

US toughens stance as N. Korea talks stumble

Washington: With US-South Korean military drills back on the table and the cancelation of a…