US leads mass walkout of Ahmadinejad UN speech
UNITED NATIONS: The United States on Thursday led
a mass walkout of the UN General Assembly as Iran’s President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad launched an outspoken attack on Western nations.
The Iranian leader again cast doubt on the origins of the Holocaust
and the September 11, 2001 attacks and criticized the United States
for killing Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden rather than bringing him
Chinese FM urges US to revoke arms sales to Taiwan
CHINA: Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi
urged the United States to immediately revoke a $5.85 billion deal
to upgrade Taiwan’s F-16 fighter jets, the state-run news agency
Xinhua reported Friday.