The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Friday announced sanctions on five Venezuelan officials, the latest move to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai held in Chiang Mai Saturday strategic consultations and exchanged in-depth views on the South China Sea issue.
A delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in Hanoi on Saturday, ahead of the planned second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, reported Yonhap.
U.S. President Donald Trump signed on Friday a national emergency to expand the U.S.-Mexico border wall and push for his signature campaign promise.
China and the United States held the sixth round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing from Thursday to Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who were here for a new round of China-U.S. high-level economic and trade consultations, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, saying "important progress for the current stage" was made after the two-day talks.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who were here for a new round of China-U.S. high-level economic and trade consultations, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held talks Friday at the inter-Korean liaison office in the DPRK's border town of Kaesong, according to local media reports citing Seoul's unification ministry.
U.S. lawmakers' attempt to impose sanctions on Russian energy projects and banks was "racketeering," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.
U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday night passed a legislation on spending and border security to avert another government shutdown, hours after the bill was approved by the Senate.
The death toll of a suicide attack targeting paramilitary troopers belonging to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday has risen to 40, officials said.
The Democratic-led House of Representatives Thursday passed a spending bill that funds new barriers for the U.S.-Mexico border a day before a midnight Friday deadline, avoiding another U.S. government shutdown.
The Venezuela issue can only be resolved by its people and the government led by President Nicolas Maduro is advancing negotiations with the opposition party, the country's ambassador to Beijing said on Thursday.
Beijing on Thursday criticized Washington for creating an excuse to increase military deployment in the Asia-Pacific region by playing up China's so-called militarization of the South China Sea.
Britain's leading business trade body has demanded greater clarity from the government on its plans in the event the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a deal on March 29.
Russia is ready to join mediation efforts to help end the Venezuelan crisis, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.
Two UN agencies Thursday called on states and regional organizations to take urgent actions to ensure no child is born, or remains, stateless in Europe.
A total of six Islamic State (IS) militants and a police officer were killed on Thursday in separate incidents in Iraq's north-central province of Salahudin, a provincial police source said.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee, to become the next attorney general.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Thursday wrapped up this year's first ministerial meeting over arms control, burden-sharing and European defence etc, as tensions resulting from Washington and Moscow's disputes over who violated a Cold War era arms-control treaty loom large.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his country is "looking forward" to U.S.Hailing the "strong ally" between the United States and Israel, Netanyahu said he knows "the Trump administration seeks to ensure the security of Israel for generations."
Russia, Turkey and Iran on Thursday agreed on several key directions of future interaction in the settlement of the Syrian crisis after a trilateral summit of their presidents in the Russian city of Sochi.
China on Thursday urged relevant parties to stop stirring up trouble in regards to the South China Sea issue and respect the efforts of China and ASEAN countries to maintain peace and stability in this region.
The British House of Commons on Thursday voted against a motion tabled by the Prime Minister Theresa May reiterating its support for government Brexit approach.
President Donald Trump is prepared to sign a bipartisan bill on spending and border security to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to obtain funds for his long-promised border wall, the White House said Thursday.
The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States met Thursday to discuss efforts to achieve the complete dismantlement of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear weapons program, both sides said.
China said Thursday that it condemns the suicide terrorist attack in Iran that killed dozens Wednesday and expressed condolences to the victims.
The Cuban government on late Wednesday said Washington is preparing for a military intervention in Venezuela under the humanitarian pretext and called for international efforts to avoid the scenario.
"Republic of Korea (ROK), China and the United States are assuming an important role," ROK's Vice Foreign Minister Cho Hyun said at a Seoul forum attended by Washington's ambassador to Seoul Harry Harris and other dignitaries on Thursday when talking about the situation on the Korean Peninsula.
Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of negotiations with the United States over the existing issues.