Trump threatens to quit WTO if conditions not met

President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if conditions are not improved. "We will leave if...

Turkey-US launch efforts to set up joint ops center

Preparations for an operations center between Washington and Ankara to establish a safe zone in Syria have begun, Turkey's National Defense Ministry announced Tuesday. The...

Iran says Britain to release Iranian oil tanker “soon”

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization announced Tuesday that Britain is expected to release the confiscated Iranian oil tanker soon,...

Chinese VP meets Indian external affairs minister

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met with India's Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Monday. Wang said China and...

Norway mosque shooter accused of terrorism appears in court

A Norwegian accused of killing his stepsister and opening fire at a mosque near Oslo is suspected of a terrorist act and murder, police...

First Caspian Economic Forum convenes in Turkmenistan, leaders discuss energy, cooperation

Five countries bordering the energy-rich Caspian Sea met Monday at an economic forum hosted by Turkmenistan in a bid to agree on how to...

Hong Kong cancels all flights as protesters storm airport

Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on Monday after thousands of protesters entered the...

By sending Indians back Saudi Arabia, UAE and Gulf Countries can...

By Dr Shahid Qureshi: - Silence is betrayal now for the Civilized World and Pakistan cannot allow a ‘Bosnia’ in Kashmir where Serbians were allowed...

Chinese Muslims celebrate annual Qurban festival across China

URUMQI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Millions of Muslims celebrates the annual Eid al-Adha, known in China as Corban Festival, one of Islam's most important...

Sonia Gandhi returns as Indian National Congress’ interim president

NEW DELHI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Sonia Gandhi, the widow of India's former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, has returned as the interim president of...

Police launch probe after second blast hits Danish capital

Danish police were probing an explosion that hit a police station in the capital Copenhagen early Saturday, shattering windows but causing no injuries. The explosion...

China urges UK to stop its interference in China’s internal affairs

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- China urged the UK to stop its interference in China's internal affairs and stop making random and inflammatory accusations...

French FM: “On Iran, France speaks with all sovereignty”

"On Iran, France speaks with all sovereignty," French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday, in a rebuke to a tweet of U.S. President...

Pakistan – A gateway to energy rich States of Central Asia,...

Pakistan is strategically located in the crossroads of Asia with China as its neighbor in the north, India in the east, and Iran and...

Britain’s GDP sees first contraction in Q2 since 2012

LONDON, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- British gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 0.2 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 compared with the...

No-deal Brexit during election time “unconstitutional”, says UK opposition leader

LONDON, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The British opposition Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Friday denounced as "unconstitutional" a no-deal Brexit if it takes...

Mistakes in trade policy could turn U.S. economic slowdown into recession...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The editorial board of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Thursday warned the Trump administration that mistakes in trade...

Church can play a role in World conflict resolution including Kashmir

By Dr Shahid Qureshi: - I was visiting the Russian Orthodox Church on a Sunday Morning in the Ukrainian capital Kiev with a Russian orthodox...

Huawei launches AI innovation center in east Chinese city

NANJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Huawei on Thursday unveiled its artificial intelligence (AI) innovation center in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province. The new center, located...

Maduro halts talks with Guaido over US sanctions

Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force...