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Trump blames Iran for demonstrators storming US Embassy in Baghdad

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday blamed Iran after furious Iraqi demonstrators mourning those killed in an earlier American attack in Iraq stormed the US Embassy in Baghdad.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/1 11:19:48

US ambassador to Iraq, embassy staff evacuated from embassy

US ambassador to Iraq and diplomatic staff evacuated from the embassy in Bagdad following protests outside embassy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/31 18:26:03

Trump embroiled in firestorm

Donald Trump faced calls from his own party to show more restraint on Twitter amid a storm of outrage Sunday over the president revealing the name of a man widely thought to be the whistleblower who triggered his impeachment.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/30 23:08:01

Yearender: Russia, US continue confrontation in 2019

The outgoing 2019 was another year of confrontation between Russia and the United States in various regions and spheres, particularly in arms control, the Middle East, gas supplies to Europe, and Latin America.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/30 11:33:52

Honduras registers 177 deaths from dengue in 2019

Honduras registers 177 deaths from dengue in 2019
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/30 10:36:31

2 killed in church shooting in US Texas

Two people were killed and another in critical condition in a shooting Sunday morning at a church in northern Texas, the United States, according to the local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/30 10:26:57

US strikes Iran-backed military group targets in Iraq, Syria

The Pentagon said on Sunday that the US military carried out strikes against Iran-backed military group in Iraq and Syria, two days after a rocket attack on an Iraqi base leading to the death of a US civilian contractor.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/30 10:22:56

Five wounded in Hanukkah stabbing at house of New York rabbi

An intruder stabbed and wounded five people at a rabbi's house in New York during a party to celebrate the Jewish festival of Hanukkah late Saturday, officials said.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/29 20:27:59

Canada broadcaster explains missing Trump 'Home Alone 2' cameo

Canada's national public broadcaster confirmed Thursday it had cut out US President Donald Trump's cameo from Home Alone 2, but said after a social media outcry that the edit was made before he was elected.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/29 19:39:36

US delays visas for UN-bound diplomats, UN chief voices concern

Over the past few months, a number of countries' UN-bound diplomats have suffered visa delays or denials by the US government, for which UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres voiced his concern recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/29 14:00:08

US tariffs lead to job losses, higher prices for American manufacturing: study

The unprecedented increase in tariffs imposed by the United States against its major trading partners since early 2018 has led to job losses and higher prices for the American manufacturing sector, according to a Federal Reserve study released earlier this week.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/29 10:26:31

NYC boosts police presence after flurry of suspected anti-semitic attacks

New York City has stepped up police presence in major Jewish neighborhoods following multiple suspected anti-semitic attacks over the past week, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/29 9:35:38

Dem highlights difference within GOP over Trump impeachment trial strategy

Republicans in the US Senate have "severe misgivings" about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's strategy to coordinate with the White House in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial to be held by the chamber, a Democratic senator has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/29 9:18:33

Remains of six people found after Hawaii helicopter crash, no Chinese onboard

The remains of six people have been recovered on Friday following a tour helicopter crash in Hawaii and the Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles has confirmed that no Chinese citizens were onboard.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/28 18:39:38

Iranian FM to visit New York in January

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he plans to visit New York in January 2020, according to the nation's Mehr News Agency.
Source: CGTN | 2019/12/28 18:23:53

Chilean president calls for referendum for new constitution

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed on Friday the decree that calls for a constitutional referendum that will focus on the possibility of drafting a new constitution.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/28 16:54:54

Russia, US to mull cooperation on Moon orbit station

Representatives of Russian state space corporation Roscosmos and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will meet "closer to spring" to discuss Russia's joining the Lunar Gateway project, Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/27 10:58:20

Christmas sales in Brazil up 9.5 pct

Christmas sales in Brazil rose 9.5 percent in 2019 over 2018, the country's Mall Shop Owners' Association (Alshop) announced on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/27 10:53:44

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