Germany’s Merkel wants to meet Britain’s Johnson to talk about Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wishes to hold one-on-one talks with new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the near future to talk about Brexit and other issues of mutual interest, the German government spokesman...

Sudan opposition to nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok for PM

Sudan's main opposition alliance will nominate Abdalla Hamdok, an economist who has served in international institutions, to be prime minister in the country's transitional government, opposition sources said on Thursday. The nomination is the first...

In ‘clear warning’, Chinese paramilitary forces exercise near Hong Kong

Hundreds of members of China's People's Armed Police could be seen conducting exercises on Thursday at a sports stadium in Shenzhen, as the U.S. State Department expressed concern that they could be deployed across...

Australia rules out hosting US missiles

Australia on Monday ruled out hosting ground-based US missiles after talks with Washington's top defence and diplomatic officials. Following an announcement that the United States plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles in Asia -- widely seen...

Ratcliffe tapped to replace Coats as U.S. spy chief

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would nominate Representative John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican who strongly defended him at a recent congressional hearing, to replace Dan Coats as the U.S. spy chief. Coats,...

U.S. judge sets July 29 hearing in Trump lawsuit over tax returns

A U.S. judge will hear arguments on July 29 in President Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to block a House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, according to a court...

Al-Jubeir: South-South cooperation needed to ensure balanced ties

Arab News - Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has stressed the importance of boosting South-South cooperation in order to ensure peaceful and balanced relations among countries. Al-Jubeir was speaking at a roundtable on South-South cooperation at the...

Palestinians urge timeframe for Mideast peace talks

AFP - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday said any reboot of peace talks with Israel should happen within a clear timeframe and under international supervision, after meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry...

Saudi Arabia wants to strengthen ties with Russia: Jubeir

Saudi Gazette - The Kingdom is keen to build the best relations with Russia in a number of joint cooperation fields, Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir said here on Sunday. He made these statements after talks with...

Al-Jubeir’s thunderbolt response silences Iran

Arab News - Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir gave a fitting reply to the consul general of Iran during a lecture at Egmont Research Center of the Foreign Ministry of Belgium in Brussels, after the consul...

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