Putin says some CIS countries could become Eurasian Economic Union observers
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for expansion of cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and other countries and integrations, APA reported citing TASS.
14:04 18 January
Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions; says U.S. needs more missile defense
U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his 2016 election win, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:10 18 January
North Korea rejects sanctions talk, ready for 'successful' Olympics: diplomat
Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang that it could trigger a military response if it did not choose negotiations, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:17 18 January
UN rapporteur on Myanmar to meet refugees in Bangladesh
A UN investigator who was denied access to Myanmar will be visiting Bangladesh and Thailand on Jan. 18-30, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:55 16 January
UAE says Qatari jet fighters intercepted civilian flights
The United Arab Emirates said on Monday Qatari air force jets had twice intercepted its civilian aircraft during routine flights to Bahrain, but Qatar called the claim “completely untrue”, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:41 15 January
Azerbaijani ombudsperson issues statement on 28th anniversary of January tragedy
Azerbaijan’s Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Elmira Suleymanova has issued a statement regarding the 28th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy, the Ombudsman's Office told APA on Jan. 12.
17:29 12 January
Trump uses vulgarity in describing Haiti, African nations
President Donald Trump on Thursday used a vulgarity to describe Haiti and African nations while meeting in the Oval Office with lawmakers about an immigration deal that would among other things cut back the visa lottery that has led to emigration from those countries, APA reports quoting The Associated Press.
07:51 12 January
Trump says US could stay in Paris climate accord
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. "could conceivably go back" to an historic international agreement aimed at curbing the world's carbon emissions, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:49 11 January
Iranian FM Zarif to visit Moscow today
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Moscow on Wednesday in the framework of regular consultations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, including on the nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman reported,APA reports.
06:21 10 January
UN Security Council to discuss humanitarian situation in Syria’s Raqqa at Russia’s request
The United Nations Security Council will discuss the humanitarian situation in Syria’s Raqqa after it was liberated from terrorists by armed groups backed by the US-led coalition, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
03:24 10 January
U.N. meeting on Iran protests called by U.S. criticized at Security Council
A United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday to discuss recent protests in Iran turned into criticism of the United States for requesting to meet on what some member states said was an internal issue for Tehran, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:58 06 January
U.N. Security Council meeting on protests a Trump 'foreign policy blunder': Iran
A United Nations Security Council meeting that centered on anti-government protests in Iran was another foreign policy blunder of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, Iran’s foreign minister wrote on his Twitter account, APA reports quoting Reuters
07:44 06 January
UN experts urge Iran to respect rights of protesters, end internet crackdown
UN human rights experts urged Iranian authorities to respect the rights of protesters and voiced concern over Tehran's restriction of social messaging services in a joint statement issued Friday by the UN agency for human rights, the CNN reported.
19:22 05 January
US suspends security assistance to Pakistan - State Department
The US will no longer transfer certain pieces of military equipment and security-related financial assistance to the Pakistani armed forces in the wake of US accusations that Islamabad provides safe haven for terrorist groups who plot attacks on US troops in Afghanistan, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
02:45 05 January
George Weah certified as Liberia’s new president
Liberia’s Electoral Commission on Thursday officially certified George Weah as the newly-elected president of the country, APA reports quoting AA.
23:02 04 January
Envoy slams US attempts to intervene in Iran’s domestic affairs
Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo slammed the US government’s recent wide-ranging attempts to intervene in the domestic affairs of the Islamic Republic.
18:54 04 January
U.S. threatens to withhold aid cash to Palestinians
U.S. President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians, accusing them of being “no longer willing to talk peace” with Israel, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:42 03 January
Baghdad extends Erbil flight ban by 2 months
A flight ban at Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region has been extended by two months, the airport said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:33 28 December
UK minister warns of impact of Trump's planned UN cuts
The planned cuts to UN funding by U.S. President Donald Trump would have a "marked effect" on health and aid programs for women refugees and the poorest people of the world, according to a British Cabinet minister, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:05 28 December
Iran gov't charged with supporting entire Quds capital status
The Iranian lawmakers, with 198 votes in favor and one abstained, approved Wednesday the outlines of a bill to add an annex to the law on the Islamic Revolution's support for the people of Palestine, APA reported citing IRNA.
13:08 27 December