Islamic State group claims responsibility for Iran parade attack

Islamic State group has claimed the responsibility of Iran army parade att Read Article

Vatican announces historic China accord to appoint bishops

The Vatican announced Saturday it had reached an historic accord with China on the appointment of bishops in the Communist country which has so far named its own officials to a sole Beijing-recogni Read Article

China says to push to improve Vatican ties after bishop deal

China and the Vatican will push to improve bilateral ties after the two sides signed a "provisional" agreement on the appointment of bishops on Saturday, the Chinese foreign ministry said. Read Article

Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade

Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 25 people, half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ev Read Article

Opinion: China's policy dilemmas in the Middle East

If any one part of the world has forced China to throw its long-standing foreign and defense policy principles out the window and increasingly adopt attitudes associated with a global power, it is Read Article

White House optimistic on China trade; no date for more talks

The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest Read Article

Search for Tanzania ferry disaster survivors goes on as toll tops 160

Divers were on Saturday searching for survivors in the sunken wreck of an overcrowded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, as an official said the death toll from Thursday's disaster had Read Article

France sees Brexit deal as possible, but must prepare for 'no deal'

France still believes that a good deal on Brexit is possible but the country must prepare for the possibility of Britain and the European Union failing to reach an agreement on its divorce from the Read Article

Up to nine military men killed in attack on Iran military parade: Report

Up to nine military men were killed when unknown militants opened fire during a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, the semi-official ISNA news agency quoted an official as saying. Read Article

Trump holds on to diplomatic 'success' in North Korea

More than a year after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury like the world has never seen," the US leader now boasts of his relationship with North Korean strongman Kim J Read Article

Brazil presidential candidate expects to leave hospital by month's end

Brazil's right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said in a video released Friday that he expects to leave the hospital before the end of the month after he was stabbed in the abdomen two w Read Article

US criticizes treatment of Uighurs in latest China row

The United States on Friday denounced China's treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a growing list of disputes in increasingly turbulent relations between the two pow Read Article

Journalist murdered in Mexico, ninth of 2018: Report

Gunmen shot and killed a Mexican journalist as he left his home in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said Friday, at least the ninth reporter murdered in the country this year. Read Article

US preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela: Pompeo to Fox News

The United States is preparing a “series of actions” in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday. Read Article

UN moves to toughen response to peacekeeper misconduct

The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution Friday aimed at toughening the UN response to peacekeeper misconduct following a string of failures by the blue helmets to protect civilians. Read Article