Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions dropped 1.2 percent to an eight-year low in the financial year ended March 31, 2018, government figures showed on Tuesday, due to an increased use of renewable energy and higher utilization of nuclear plants.
Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah fighters and Saudi Arabia's mercenaries loyal to the former government in Sana's have agreed on a detailed plan for the initial withdrawal of forces from the strategic Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, the UN special envoy for Yemen says.
Turkey says the purchase of advanced S-400 air defense missile systems from Russia should not unleash US sanctions since Ankara is not an adversary of Washington and remains committed to NATO.
Pakistan has reached an "agreement in principle" with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a bailout program and expects to formally secure a rescue package later this month, a Pakistani minister said on Monday.
Britain has reinforced its controversial military presence near Russia’s border as part of a NATO military alliance mission as government authorities claim the threat from Moscow has become more credible.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of casualties of conflict in Libya has risen to 147 dead and 614 wounded.
The number of measles cases worldwide has nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 against the same period last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) says, citing provisional data.
A classified document of the French government has revealed that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate (UAE) are massively using French-made weaponry in the Saudi-led war on impoverished Yemen, a disturbing fact that contradicts public statements from Paris.
China has harshly denounced as “slanderous” accusations leveled by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against Beijing’s policies in South America, saying it is Washington that has to be blamed for viewing Latin American countries as its own “backyard.”
In Khartoum, the Sudanese have formed a human chain around the site of a sit-in outside the defense ministry headquarters in line with their aspirations for a quick transition to civilian rule.
China on Monday condemned US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s criticism on Beijing’s policies in South America as “slanderous”, saying countries there would soon see who their “true friend” was.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged South African authorities to prosecute the perpetrators of deadly xenophobic violence that displaced some 300 Malawi migrants three weeks ago but has yielded no arrests.
Finns face a broad, incohesive coalition government for the next four years as the Social Democrats, who narrowly won weekend elections, focus on keeping the surging anti-immigration populists out, analysts said.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he’s ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations between the North and the United States.
Greek president called on Monday for Britain to free the Parthenon marbles from the “murky prison” of its national museum, upping the rhetoric in a near 200-year-old campaign for the sculptures’ return.
The poster shows an iconic shot of the late filmmaker on the set of her first film ‘La Pointe Courte.’
A conference on commemoration of Hafez was held in Rome in the presence of several advocates of Persian culture and literature. Participants reviewed great impacts of Hafez on Western literature including that of Goethe of Germany.
The Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Monday finalized a motion to support the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) against a recent decision by the US to label the force as “a terrorist group”, the committee spokesman said.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei blasted leaders of “certain Islamic nations” for serving Israel and the United States in stark contrast to the teachings of Islam’s holy book, the Qur'an.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and new Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert discussed the latest developments in the Arab country in a meeting in Tehran.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi denounced the “ridiculous” claim by the US secretary of state that Tehran is interfering in the internal affairs of Venezuela, according to the Foreign Ministry’s official website.
Sudan's military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters.
Thousands of environmental activists paralyzed parts of central London on Monday by blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge in a bid to force the government to do more to tackle climate change.
Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp and Manchester City's Pep Guardiola both believe their sides must win all their remaining games to win the Premier League after the teams matched each other again with victories on Sunday.
Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran established the country’s first China Study Center in cooperation with China’s Shanghai International Studies University, in line with boosting bilateral exchanges and cooperation.
Cristiano Ronaldo will spearhead Juventus' old guard as they look to finish the job on Tuesday against Ajax's impressive young guns in a quarterfinal clash between two sides desperate to end years of Champions League heartbreak.
Tiger Woods said his Masters triumph is "right up there" with his greatest achievements, having faced "serious doubts" he would ever contend again.
Four years have passed since Lionel Messi last reached a Champions League semifinal and his drought has become a source of unease for Barcelona ahead of its latest attempt today.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reminded the Europeans that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, does not prohibit Iran from enriching uranium.
China’s first-quarter economy growth likely cooled to the weakest pace in at least 27 years, a Reuters poll showed, but a flurry of measures to boost domestic demand may have put a floor under slowing activity in March.
Could a medication someday help the brain heal itself after a stroke, or even prevent damage following a blow to the head? A new University of Southern California’s study lent support to the idea.
Indonesia posted a surprise trade surplus for a second straight month in March, supporting the central bank’s outlook of a narrowing current account deficit, but economists warn a trade deficit could return after Wednesday’s presidential elections.
The property market is likely to stage a Brexit ‘relief rally’ over the summer, according to Britain’s biggest property website, as it revealed signs of bounceback in prices over the past month.
Christians in the cyclone-devastated Mozambican town of Buzi on Sunday celebrated Palm Sunday among ruins – a month after Cyclone Idai tore through the country leaving a trail of destruction.
Police could target areas of London which data has predicted as future hotspots of fatal stabbings, a study suggests.
The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed the move forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content.
Social media sites including Facebook may be forced to turn off the "like" function for British children, thanks to proposed guidelines for online safety.
Six people appeared in a New Zealand court Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed as he shot worshippers at two mosques last month.
A nonprofit organization affiliated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) confirmed that hackers breached the web servers of multiple chapters and published the names and addresses of hundreds of law enforcement personnel and thousands of other people online.
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday began removing atomic fuel from inside a building housing one of the reactors that melted down in 2011.
Rene-Christopher Wollmann, head of Mercedes-AMG’s €2.75 million Project One supercar program, has moved to a job at Automobili Pininfarina in a sign that innovation in high-end electric sports cars is shifting toward small startups.
Children and youth of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of diabetes themselves, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Researchers from Australia's University of Newcastle have digitally mapped and recreated an ancient aboriginal site, allowing users to step 6,500 years back in time using a virtual reality headset.
University biologists in Ohio, the US, are scouring streams following tests that confirmed larvae from the invasive Asian grass carp were found for the first time in the Great Lakes watershed.
Every year, from November through March, leatherback sea turtles arrive to the secluded shores of the Río Escalante Chacocente wildlife reserve on Nicaragua’s Pacific coast to lay their eggs.
Tests have found lead concentrations nearly 15 times over the legal limit in north Dublin drinking water, and unsafe levels elsewhere across Ireland, irishtimes.com wrote.
A recent study has claimed that with the climate getting warmer with every passing year, the geographical range of vector-borne diseases such as chikungunya, dengue fever, leishmaniasis, and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is expanding rapidly.
A recent study has identified a link between high levels of blood lipids and worsening of disease in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who are overweight or obese.
Scottish ministers are failing to do enough to tackle the growing mental health crisis in schools, campaigners have warned.
In yet another move to undermine the legitimate government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has announced that Washington is working on a $10 billion package of trade finance to help the Latin American country out of its economic and humanitarian crisis once a “new government” is put in place.
Libya’s UN-backed government says its military has shot down a fighter jet belonging to the so-called Libyan National Army (LNA), led by strongman Khalifa Haftar, whose forces are fighting for the control of the capital Tripoli.
Hazara Shia Muslims have held the third straight day of a sit-in in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta to demand better security in the wake of a terrorist attack that killed two dozen people at a market there.
United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen says he has held "detailed substantial" talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem on efforts to find a political solution to the country's eight-year-long war.
US defense officials estimate that Washington’s military campaign in Somalia could take seven years to complete, a new report has revealed, days after President Donald Trump extended the Pentagon's mission for allegedly combating terrorism in the horn of Africa nation.
South African police said on Sunday they had found 167 rhino horns believed to be destined for Asia and nabbed two suspects in a sting operation in the North West province.
The world's largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday.
UK’s opposition Labour Party as well as groups supporting a clean break from the European Union (EU) are surging in the polls as a failure of the Conservative government to deliver Brexit has led to huge frustration in the country.
One woman has drowned as 92 refugees reached the Aegean island of Samos, a Greek coast guard official said as the country's officials struggled to deal with the rising number of immigrant arrivals.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the fate of the Middle East must only be determined by regional nations rather than outsiders, no matter how grave the crises they are grappling with might be.
Iran exported 4.484 million tons of crude steel as well as 2.6 million tons of steel products during March 21, 2018-February 19, 2019, announced the Iranian Steel Producers' Association (ISPA) in a statement on Sunday.
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is set to hold the new round of gas condensate offering at the Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on Tuesday, April 16.
Iran and Oman enjoy high capacities and potentials for enhancing bilateral cooperation in the field of fishery, said the head of Iran Fisheries Organization Nabiollah Khan-Mirzaei.
Iranian Industry Minister Reza Rahmani said that the government is determined to pave the ground for an increase in the volume of non-oil exports in the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-March 20, 2020).
Iran’s oil minister said on Sunday that US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela and tensions in Libya have made the supply-demand balance in the global oil market fragile; he warned of consequences for increasing pressure on Tehran.
Da Vinci’s iconic painting ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most expensive piece of art after it sold for $450 million two years ago, could be a fake – and worth less than $1,200, according to a report.
Military delegations from Oman and Iran held the 15th meeting of the joint military commission of the two countries on Sunday in the capital city of Muscat to discuss ways to further increase military and security ties in the future.
The 37th edition of Uruguay International Film Festival (Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay) will host four Iranian short and feature films. The festival is slated for April 17-28.