DUBAI U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he believed former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad was the “right person” to be the world body’s envoy to Libya after the United States raised objections to the choice.
BEIJING China’s Foreign Ministry expressed concern on Monday after Japan got continued U.S. backing for its dispute with Beijing over islands in the East China Sea during a meeting between U.S.
SEOUL North Korea said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile the previous day, claiming advances in a weapons programme it is pursuing in violation of U.N.
This smuggled oil is making its way into Europe, and Libya authorities say it has cost the state $360 million so far, at a time when the country is producing only 715,000 barrels per day, down from its Ghaddafi heydays of 1.6 million bpd.
MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may meet in Germany and discuss Syria, Interfax news agency quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Monday.
TrendsUkraine turmoil “The office of the Russian State Investigative Committee, dealing with crimes involving the use of prohibited means and methods of warfare, has discovered and procedurally documented irrefutable evidence that the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been using weapons of mass destruction, namely the Tochka-U tactical missile complexes [SS-21 Scarab in NATO classification] against civilians in the armed conflict in the south-east of Ukraine,” the investigative committee said in a statement published on its official website on Monday.
READ MORE: Car set alight in Paris suburb during anti-police protest (PHOTOS) Protesters had gathered in the northern suburb near Aulnay-sous-Bois to voice their anger after a man, identified publicly only as Theo, was allegedly sexually assaulted with a baton by a police after an ID check in Aulnay-sous-Bois on February 2.
“Anti-Russian campaign in British press and #fakenews production are going on? Piece contains no proof, just allegations,” The Russian Embassy in the UK tweeted, accompanying the message with a photo of the piece.
MEXICO CITY Thousands of protesters in more than a dozen Mexican cities took to the streets on Sunday to express their fierce opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump, portraying the new leader as a menace to both America and Mexico.
.@JerryBrownGov Issues Emergency Order to Help Response to #OrovilleSpillwayhttps://t.co/RW8XBlLFT6pic.twitter.com/ULQGjkt1c1— Gov. Brown Press Ofc (@GovPressOffice) February 13, 2017 “Immediate evacuation from the low levels of Oroville and areas downstream is ordered.