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Does Trump's achievements outweigh failure in first year as U.S. President?


Amid government shutdown and Women's March in cities across the United States, Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as the president of the world's most powerful state.

Rainy remembrance

Japanese mourners protect candles from the rain as they commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Great Hanshin earthquake at a park in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture on Wednesday. More than 6,400 people were killed in the massive earthquake which hit near ...

Two sides to form joint women's ice hockey team

North Korea agreed Wednesday to send a 550-member delegation to next month's Winter Games in the South.


'Cold War' mentality for US to play up 'Chinese military threat': spokesperson

China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said it was "Cold War" mentality for the United States to play up the so-called "Chinese military threat".
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 12:06:29

Over 100,000 women in N California join Women's March

More than 100,000 women took to the streets in northern Californian cities on the US west coast Saturday in this year's Women's March to fight for their empowerment and legitimate rights.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 10:25:46

Does Trump's achievements outweigh failure in first year as U.S. President?

Amid government shutdown and Women's March in cities across the United States, Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as the president of the world's most powerful state.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 10:19:38

6.3-magnitude quake hits 76km S of Putre, Chile -- USGS

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted 76km S of Putre, Chile at 01:06:42 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 10:07:55

Aussie FM steps in to ease Pacific tensions over senator's comments on China

Australia's foreign minister has reportedly stepped in to ease tensions in the Pacific after an Australian senator said that China was lending money to smaller countries in the Pacific on unfavorable terms.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 10:04:23

Turkey informs Russia, US before military operation in Syria's Afrin

Turkish top general had informed his Russian and US counterparts ahead of a military operation launched by Turkey's army against Syria's Afrin on Saturday, local NTV broadcaster reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 9:05:20

Vancouver women march for equality, diversity

When university student Nathalie Lee told her parents she was attending the Next Step March on Saturday to support diversity, inclusivity and positivity, they responded by asking: There's another one this year?'
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 8:42:58

Algeria hosts Western Mediterranean FMs conference

The Algerian Foreign Ministry said Saturday that Algeria will host the 14th Foreign Ministers Conference of Western Mediterranean 5+5 Dialogue on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 8:41:27

Trump reaffirms Jerusalem holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims in letter to Moroccan king

In his letter to the Moroccan king, US President Trump affirmed "the importance of the city of Jerusalem for the followers of Judaism, Christianity and Islam," the Moroccan official MAP news agency reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 8:39:42

Venezuela presides over OPEC in 2018

Venezuela has assumed the rotating presidency of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 7:39:52

Over 120,000 New Yorkers take to streets on one-year anniversary of Trump presidency

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in New York City on Saturday to show support for groups including women, immigrants and people of color as many of them pointed their fingers directly at the US President Donald Trump's policies.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 7:37:21

Pakistan says Indian firing kills 5 civilians, injures 22 in three days

Pakistan said on Saturday that Indian cross-border firing has killed five civilians and injured 22 others in three days.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 20:19:24

US states lose public services in face of govt shutdown

As midnight struck, the US government has officially entered a shutdown amid a stalemate between the Republican and Democratic parties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 20:10:27