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US withdraws from Unesco

The United States has withdrawn from Unesco over what it claims is the organisation's "continuing anti-Israel bias". The State Department announced its intention to withdraw from the UN's cultural, scientific and …

Russian flags removed from consulate in San Francisco

Russian flags were removed from the Russian consulate general in San Francisco by US authorities, a State Department official said. He stressed that it had been done with due respect to the Russian national symbols. "The flags …

 World supports Iraq's territorial integrity

Moscow supports Iraq's territorial integrity, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement following a referendum on independence held in Iraqi Kurdistan. Morever, Moscow calls for both Baghdad and Erbil to resolve all the disagreements …

U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson to visit China

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit China this week for talks that will include the crisis over North Korea and trade, the State Department said on Tuesday, Reuters reported. Tillerson’s Sept. 28-30 …

New anti-Iranian US tactics

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged that Iran is in 'technical compliance' with its obligations under the pact negotiated by the Obama administration and five other world powers. But he faulted Tehran for its …

US: terror threat in Europe remains

The US citizens are being warned to be on the lookout for terrorists in Europe when visiting popular tourist sites and other soft targets such as restaurants, airports and hotels that have become favorite targets for attacks, according to an …