The US State Department will scrap the post of special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan just as President Donald Trump’s administration is reevaluating its security strategy in the region, media reported.
As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, Japan is putting in place ways to warn its citizens about an imminent attack and teach them how best to behave if the crisis boils over.
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Friday slammed Qatar for leaking to mass media a list of demands send to Doha by four Arab states that cut ties with the former.
The European Central Bank (ECB) offered to amend the rules of the European System of Central Banks in connection with Brexit, to transfer the authority regulating the deals, in particular the euro-denominated ones, to European Union, the regulator said in its recommendation.
Greece's long-term issuer rating was upgraded by US ratings agency Moody's to Caa2 from Caa3.
Katalexa, a Russian yacht en route to Vladivostok from Taiwan, was stopped and detained in North Korean-claimed waters after North Korean sailors claimed it was acting suspiciously, Asia Times reports.
Regional Director for the Near and Middle East at the International Committee of the Red Cross Robert Mardini called for humanitarian relief and respect toward "the rules of war" in Syria's Raqqa and Iraq’s Mosul in order to prevent the circle of violence from replicating.
A California federal court ruled Thursday that US Navy sailors can pursue a lawsuit alleging that they were exposed to radiation from the 2011 leak of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.
The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Friday that the Soyuz rocket has successfully put a military satellite to the Earth’s orbit.
The second East Russia Oil and Gas Forum will host more than 350 chiefs of fuel companies from countries around the world, the organizers of the forum said on Friday.
US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump have not yet accepted the invitation to visit China this year, White House Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said Friday, clarifying an earlier statement.
A tornado that recently hit the US state of Nebraska damaged two of the country's four "Doomsday" Boeing 747 aircraft that serve as national command centers in the event of an attack, the US Air Force said, according to an American military newspaper.
Vermont Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ wife, Jane, is the subject of a Department of Justice probe into whether she used her husband’s office to secure funding for a college where she once was president.
Qatar has called demands by four boycotting Arab states unfeasible and has urged for them to be revised after being given ten days to comply, a Saudi news television channel cited its foreign minister as saying Saturday.
A shaky ceasefire timed to the summer harvest has come into force in eastern Ukraine despite the country’s Defense Ministry saying no final deal was reached.
Computers killed seven US service members.
Around 150,000 foreign nationals from 190 countries submitted bids for participation in the upcoming XIX World Festival of Youth and Students in the Russian resort city of Sochi, Grigory Petushkov, the chairman of the Russian national preparatory committee, said Friday.
The Russian Irkut Corporation announced the completion of the first stage of test flights of its new MС-21 passenger aircraft.
The head of the Taliban in Afghanistan on Friday released a statement calling on the US and NATO to pull their troops from the country.
A Brussels court has sentenced in absentia the princesses of the Al Nahyan family, one of the royal families of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to 15-month suspended jail terms and a fine of more than $180,000 for the abuse and inhuman treatment of their servants during their trips to Belgium in 2007-2008, local media reported Friday.
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