Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Getty Images Kofi Annan has died aged 80.   The Nobel Peace Prize winner and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died aged 80.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: How a black cop infiltrated the KKK — the true story behind Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ See Also: Your opinion matters — Join […]

‘Peace behind me, war in front of me’: China shows big guns in epic recruitment VIDEO

Beijing’s top-notch military hardware is showcased in a bombastic recruitment ad which went viral on Chinese social media. The blockbuster-like video was produced for Army Day. The ad titled ‘I Am a Chinese Soldier’ began circulating in China last week. It starts with touching scenes of servicemen departing from their families. “Peace behind me, war […]

Trump says Iran sanctions are back, asks for nothing less than ‘WORLD PEACE’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump heralded the return of US sanctions on Iran on Tuesday and seemed to tie those sanctions to a push for “nothing less” than world peace. As of midnight on Tuesday, the US reimposed sanctions on Iran, which cut access to US banking, and hit precious metal sales, the auto […]

North Korea’s missile program reportedly continues after Trump and Kim Jong Un’s pledge to promote ‘peace and prosperity’

Evan Vucci/AP North Korea is reportedly continuing to build missiles at a research facility despite its leader’s pledge to work toward “peace and prosperity” on the Korean Peninsula, The Washington Post reported on Monday night. US intelligence officials familiar Pyongyang’s operations say that new evidence, including recent satellite photos, suggest the regime is producing at […]

‘Make peace great again!’ Crowds take to Brussels streets to protest NATO, Trump (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Hundreds of anti-war activists swarmed the streets of Belgium’s capital, decrying NATO ahead of the organization’s upcoming summit. Chanting protesters took aim personally at the US president, toting “Trump not welcome” signs. [embedded content] The rally on Saturday saw demonstrators marching towards the NATO headquarters, where the leaders of the 28-member alliance are set to […]

Pass the peace pipe: US promises Germany to leave Russian gas pipeline alone

Germany’s Economy Ministry said Berlin was assured by the United States that any punitive measures introduced against Moscow wouldn’t affect the building of gas pipelines from Russia. The ministry’s spokesperson said Germany opposed sanctions with extraterritorial effect but, in the specific case of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany, guidelines that […]

'Permanent' peace will be discussed at Trump-Kim meeting – KCNA

North Korean state media has confirmed that the leaders of North Korea and the US will focus on ensuring permanent peace and a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula in Singapore. Pyongyang says it hopes for a “new” start with the US. The expected key points on the agenda of the much-anticipated meeting between Kim Jong-un and President […]

Chinese, Russian FMs agree to ‘boost coordination’ on Korean Peninsula denuclearization & peace

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi have agreed to “boost coordination and cooperation as well as to make efforts to reach denuclearization and enduring peace on the Korean Peninsula,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Lavrov’s meeting with the Chinese foreign minister in South Africa comes just days […]