UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes the session will be "an opportunity for member states to move forward together."
Lockheed Martin is reportedly the major contractor for Washington's $620 million package to upgrade Taiwan's Patriot surface-to-air missiles system.
The United States has repeatedly called for China to participate in negotiations to extend a flagship nuclear arms treaty between the US and Russia that is due to expire in February next year.
Turkey has sent medical aid to several countries, including the US, during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two months ago, the US accounted for 75 percent of the Covid-19 cases in the Americas, the WHO's regional director Carissa Etienne said.
Senior North Korean foreign ministry official Kwon Jong Gun ridiculed “nonsensical” calls by South Korea for revived negotiations between the US and North Korea, saying it has lost its relevance as a mediator.
US State Secretary Mike Pompeo denounced China following the reports that Beijing forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress their population. China says allegations are simply groundless and false.
Cristobal ended a trek from the Gulf of Mexico up through the midsection of the US that caused flooding across the region.
The US decision “violated basic norms of international relations" and "harmed China ’s interests,” said a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman.
Singapore's extensive surveillance during a two-month-long virus battle has won international praise but it is seeing a surge in cases in recent days. South Korea, where early testing helped slow transmission, is now seeing 100 new cases per day.
The United States Tennis Association says that this year for the first time at the Grand Slam it will post code violations on the scoreboard as they occur to avoid confusing fans like last year.
Ankara and Washington have been caught in a diplomatic tailspin ever since the latter began supporting Turkey's foes--the YPG and FETO--and ignoring its militaristic needs in an increasingly hostile Middle East.
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