Daily Monitor

October 2, 2019

Iran open to starting dialogue with Saudi Arabia

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani tells Al Jazeera Tehran welcomes crown prince's preference to resolve issues over talks.
October 1, 2019

Saudi crown prince warns of ‘Iran threat’ to gl…

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned that oil prices may soar if the world does not act to deter Iran.
October 1, 2019

Iran’s Rouhani says no talks with US unless san…

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday ruled out negotiations with the United States unless the latter lifts sanctions on his country first.
October 1, 2019

China celebrates 70th anniversary as Xi warns…

New weapons – including a hypersonic drone and a ballistic missile that can reach the US – make their public debut in sweeping military parade
September 30, 2019

Who will Austria’s Sebastian Kurz choose as coa…

As expected, Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz triumphed in Sunday's parliamentary election: his People's Party (OVP) ranked first with 38.4% of the vote, according to Austria's Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs' preliminary voting results.
September 30, 2019

Georgian and Russian FMs hold first talks in 11…

Both sides, and Georgia’s western partners, hailed the talks as a promising first step. But they were received with skepticism among some in Tbilisi.
September 30, 2019

Netanyahu to meet centrist rival in last-ditch…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make a final effort this week to salvage a deal from talks to form a unity government with his centrist election rival, he said on Sunday.
September 27, 2019

Бішкекте Еуразиялық кеңістіктегі сауда ауқымын…

«Еуразиялық апта». Бішкекте осындай атаумен төртінші халықаралық форум ашылды.
September 27, 2019

North Korea says lack of progress casts doubt…

North Korea said on Friday that a lack of progress in implementing agreements made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un cast doubt on prospects for a future summit, state news agency KCNA said.
September 27, 2019

Trump’s other Ukraine problem: New concern abou…

Zelensky recounted his stay at the president’s N.Y. hotel in call with Trump
September 27, 2019

Russian Railways: Uzbekistan to have opportunit…

Uzbekistan has opportunity to increase its traffic through the Russian Railways, because of certain benefits.
September 26, 2019

Israeli elections: Netanyahu asked to form next…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been asked to form the country's next government by President Reuven Rivlin.
September 26, 2019

Seeking favors, Trump asked Ukraine president…

President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine’s leader to investigate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and Trump’s personal lawyer, according to a summary of a telephone call released by the Trump administration on Wednesday.
September 26, 2019

OSCE MG co-chairs issue joint statement follow…

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stéphane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America) met separately and jointly with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on the margins of the UN General Assembly
September 25, 2019

Kazakh President holds talks with UN Secretary…

Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, this was reported by Kazinform with the reference to the press service of the Head of State.
September 25, 2019

Kazakhstan marks International Day against Nucl…

Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev presented Aug. 29 the Nazarbayev Prize for a Nuclear-Free-World and Global Security to the relatives of former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano, who passed away in July, and to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo in Nur-Sultan.
September 25, 2019

UN General Assembly 2019: All the latest updates

All the latest updates as world leaders gather in New York for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
September 24, 2019

Iran rejects fresh accusations over Saudi oil…

Iran has rejected a joint statement by the leaders of France, Germany and the UK who blamed it for attacks earlier this month on Saudi oil installations.
September 24, 2019

Trump, Moon meet on North Korea, military cost-…

Summit comes before talks in Seoul on how to pay for the cost of stationing thousands of US troops in South Korea.
September 24, 2019

U.S.-Japan trade deal hits snag as Tokyo seeks…

A U.S.-Japan trade deal hit a last-minute snag as Japanese officials sought assurances that the Trump administration will not impose national security tariffs on Japanese-built cars and auto parts, people familiar with the talks said on Monday.