Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia on Thursday and hold a meeting with President Vladimir Putin to discuss the bilateral cooperation in the political, economic and humanitarian spheres.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday he hoped for deeper cooperation with Russia on pressing issues like North Korea and the Syrian crisis.
Leading members of the European Parliament called for reassessment of EU - Turkey relations in the light of the recent referendum on constitutional amendments in the country, stressing that talks on the country's accession the bloc should be suspended.
Two major Turkish parties – the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) – made a decision on Wednesday to boycott sessions of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), local media reported.
The United States will cooperate with Russia in areas where the interests of the two powers overlap, a senior White House official said Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman denied on Wednesday reports a meeting between the Russian leader and his US counterpart Donald Trump could take place in late May.
The White House said Wednesday that Beijing has turned from supporting North Korea to observing it as a threat to Chinese security.
Unless humanity moves quickly to limit the effects of global warming brought about by human-induced climate change, sea levels could rise an alarming nine feet within the next 80 years, according to a new study.
North Korea may be relisted as a state sponsor of terrorism by the United States nine years after being removed from the list.
US Republicans want to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, for everyday Americans, but want to keep the best parts of the healthcare reform law for themselves.
The United States will seek to influence individual UN member states to exert pressure and effect the denuclearization of North Korea, US Department of State spokesperson Mark Toner said during a press briefing on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump wants to make North Korea abandon its nuclear, ballistic missile, and proliferation programs by imposing more harsh economic sanctions on Pyongyang, according to a joint statement issued by the key members of the Trump administration on Wednesday.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders submitted a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage bill on Wednesday, and a rally was held outside the Capitol to support the cause.
Seeking the diplomatic means to discourage Pyongyang from test-firing additional ballistic missiles and detonating more nuclear weapons, Japan, South Korea and the United States are floating the idea of banning Pyongyang’s fishing rights in the region, according to a diplomatic source.
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu will pay a state visit to Brazil, his Brazilian counterpart Raul Jungmann said Wednesday.
The decision to restart monitoring Turkey, made by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on April 25, reflects the depth of the crisis simmering between Ankara and the EU, Oguz Kaan Salici of Turkey's Republican People's Party (CHP) told Sputnik.
A major Japanese newspaper has accused Moscow of undermining the international community's efforts to pressure Pyongyang into rejecting its nuclear and missile programs. Russian observers responded, saying that while Moscow will not facilitate the development of North Korean WMDs, it won't support efforts that harm ordinary North Koreans, either.
Turkey is likely to continue its fight against the Syrian Kurdish militia and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Iraq, Murat Baybatur of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) told Sputnik, dubbing the recent attacks a "justified move."
According to Israeli media reports, Donald Trump is attempting to schedule a visit to Israel during his first foreign trip as president.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) can claim up to US$4,727 per month, but "parliament cannot shed any light on how individual MEPs are spending their office allowance" with documents, receipts, financial spot checks or audit for the allowances, which cost up to US$43.5 million per year, according to a new report.
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