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UN General Assembly adopts resolution backing Global Refugee Treaty

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution of the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), backing the Global Refugee Treaty.

Downing Street Rules out Parliament Time for Corbyn's 'Stunt' No-Confidence Motion in May

A no-confidence motion in the prime minister tabled by Jeremy Corbyn will not be granted parliamentary time for debate, according to Downing Street sources, SKY News reports.

Report: US not protected against Russia, China hypersonic weapon

The US does not have the necessary defense against the new generation hypersonic weapon of Russia and China, as news.am informs, Lenta.ru reported citing a new report by the US.

Trump plans to sign executive order to create US Space Command

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a US Space Command as a major military command, The Associated Press reported.

White House shouldn’t raise interest rates

Just two days before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates for a fourth time this year, U.S. President Donald Trump and his top trade adviser on Monday ratcheted up their criticism of the central bank’s monetary tightening, Reuters reported.

India armed forces isolate Kashmir to prevent protests

Indian armed forces blocked most of Indian-administered Kashmir to prevent the anti-government protests, AP reported.

Strasbourg shooting: Toll in Christmas market attack rises to five

People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week’s shooting attack near a famous Christmas market as the death toll rose to five.

Rescue helicopter crashes in Portugal

A medical helicopter crashed in a mountainous area near Porto, Portugal’s second biggest city, with all four onboard feared dead, Reuters reported quoting local media and the country’s INEM emergency service.

Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel capital city

Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city, but it will not move its embassy there immediately, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday, Reuters reported.

Trump announces name of Acting White House Chief of Staff

Mick Mulvaney will be carrying out the duties of Acting White House Chief of Staff, US President Donald Trump informed.

Serbia accuses US, UK, Germany of creating Kosovo army

The United States, Great Britain, and Germany are behind the formation of the army of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić stated Friday, news.am reports.

Macron to visit Strasbourg amid terrorist attack

French President Emmanuel Macron will visit Strasbourg, Washington Post reported.

Saudi Arabia plans to cut oil supplies to US

Saudi Arabia plans to slash exports to the world’s largest oil market in the coming weeks in an effort to dampen visible build-ups in crude inventories, Bloomberg reported.

US Senate passes resolution to end US support for the Saudi war in Yemen

The US Senate has passed a historic resolution directing the Trump administration to rescind all US military assistance to Saudi Arabia related to its war in Yemen.

France police shoot, kill Strasbourg gunman

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said Thursday that the man suspected of killing three people in Strasbourg Tuesday had been killed by police, Reuters reported.

Theresa May to join EU summit after surviving vote

Theresa May is heading to Brussels for an EU summit, less than 24 hours after surviving a vote of confidence, BBC News reports.

US condemns deadly gun attack in Strasbourg

The US Department of State has condemned the deadly gunfire in Strasbourg, describing the deadly attack as terrorism and extending its solidarity with France.

At least 27 militants killed after military operation in Egypt

At least 27 people have been killed as the result of a major military operation in Egypt near the border with Libya, AP reported.

Turkey to launch operation east of Euphrates river in Syria

Turkey intends to launch an operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria, Hurriyet Daily reported.

Huawei CEO to be released on bail

A Canadian court has granted bail to the Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou while she awaits a hearing on extradition to the United States.