Egypt's Foreign Minister discusses Middle East peace efforts
Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that there is an obligation on everyone to avoid violence and consolidate peace in the Middle East, and that the international and regional players need greater cooperation to address issues in Palestine, Syria, Iran and Libya.
Lavrov in North Korea
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. Lavrov invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Russia as Moscow seeks to reassert its influence in the region.
N.Korea says rockets to U.S. ‘inevitable’ after Trump dubs Kim ‘rocket man’
North Korea’s foreign minister warns that the country will fire rockets on the US mainland because of U.S. President Donald Trump dubbing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “rocket man”.
Russia tells North Korea, U.S. 'hot heads' to calm down
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the leaders of North Korea and the United States should tone down their bellicose rhetoric and warned that a collapse of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would only embolden Pyongyang.
Qatar says demands are 'made to be rejected'
Demands made of Qatar by four other Arab states were designed to be rejected, Doha's foreign minister said on Saturday, explaining that their ultimatum was aimed not at tackling terrorism but at curtailing his country's sovereignty.
Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says the country is concerned over Arab nations cutting ties with the Gulf state.
Syria says it 'did not and will not' use chemical weapons
Syria's armed forces "did not and will not" use chemical weapons, even against jihadist groups, Foreign Minister Walid Muallem says.
World reacts to North Korea nuclear test
North Korea's neighbours and all members of the UN Security Council and NATO have condemned the nuclear test. Charles Stratford takes a closer look now at the international reaction to the test.