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Britain To Stop Some Aid For Syrian Opposition In Rebel-held Areas

– The UK government said on Monday it was ending funding for some aid programs in rebel-held areas of Syria. “As the situation on the ground in some regions...

Italian Minister Calls For Sanctions On Malta Over Migrants

MILAN/VALLETTA – Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli on Sunday called for sanctions against Malta, accusing it of not rescuing migrant boats in the...

Chinas Top Diplomat Says Cooperation With Iran To Continue Xinhua

– China will continue its cooperation and relations with Iran, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday, citing a statement from Chinese State Councillor Wang...

In Northeast Nigerian Camp One In 200 Young Children Died Over Two Weeks

ABUJA – More than one of every 200 children aged under five at a camp in northeast Nigeria died in just two weeks in early August, according to Reuters...

Tonga Pm Fears Asset Seizures As Pacific Debts To China Mount

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY – Pacific island nations are holding talks which could lead to a coordinated request that China forgive mounting debts in the region amid...

China Us To Hold Next Round Of Trade Talks In Late August

BEIJING – China said on Thursday it will hold a fresh round of trade talks with the United States in Washington later this month, offering a glimmer of hope for...

China Angered At New Us Defense Act To Assess Content

BEIJING – China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act, saying it exaggerated antagonism and that Beijing would take a close look at...

Sudans Ruling Party Backs Bashir For 2020 Election Suna

CAIRO – Sudan’s ruling party says it will back its leader President Omar al-Bashir as a candidate in the 2020 election, state news agency SUNA reported on...

Nine Dead As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Western Turkey Coast Guard

ISTANBUL – Nine people died early on Thursday when a boat carrying migrants sank off the western coast of Turkey, the Turkish coast guard said. Four people were...