World Bulletin / News Desk
Abbas briefed Kono on the latest developments in the Palestinian territories and the region, according to Palestine’s official WAFA news agency.
Abbas hailed Japan's vote in favor of the UN resolution in the General Assembly condemning U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He also praised Japan for its continued support for the Palestinian economy and institutions, especially the Japan-supported Jericho Agro-Industrial Park project.
Abbas also stressed that Palestine wants to strengthen bilateral relations with Japan.
The Japanese minister, for his part, said his country would continue supporting a political process based on a two-state solution and providing economic support to the Palestinian people.
Catholic leader visited the Andean countries between January 15 and 21
Deal would fund government until early February in exchange for promise from Senate leadership to hold immigration vote
US continues to be supportive of addressing Turkey’s legitimate security concerns, says State Department’s spokeswoman
Terror organization shares images of its ‘child warriors’ in propaganda videos
Videos of people praying in Mecca for Turkey's success in 'Operation Olive Branch' are being circulated on social media
After a low-key campaign, opinion polls put the conservative in the lead as he claims credit for the island's economic recovery since its debilitating financial crisis of 2013.
‘US does not provide any support to PKK, a US-designated foreign terrorist organization,’ says Pentagon spokesman
Turkish Cypriots stand with motherland Turkey and Turkish soldiers at heart, PM Ozgurgun tweets.
The campaign named 'Dignity is Priceless' aims to attract new donors for Palestinian refugees
Last week, Israeli authorities refused a request to release Attallah from prison
The move came as Israel extended detention of 16-year-old girl Ahed al-Tamimi
‘We do not have people operating in Afrin, so that does not have a direct effect on what we are doing’, spokesman says
Arguments in case expected in April, final ruling expected by June
Sergey Lavrov, Ayman Safadi meet in New York, according to Russian Foreign Ministry statement
Police confirm detention of Turks without providing reason for move
Congress fails to reach agreement on short-term stopgap funding