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Putin advocates "civilized" solution to Korean Peninsula impasse

Russia has always favored a civilized way to settle all disputes, including the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, said President Vladimir Putin on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 9:32:08

Dutch Ambassador to Libya expresses hope for fast results of UN-sponsored negotiations

Dutch Ambassador to Libya Eric Strating expressed Thursday hope for fast results of the UN-sponsored negotiations between Libyan parties aimed at amending the current political agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 9:31:47

UN migration agency provides emergency support to help migrants in Libya

The UN migration agency is carrying out an emergency support plan to assist migrants in Libya, especially in the west, UN Support Mission in Libya said in a report on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 9:30:20

G7 ministers, internet execs gather at Italy-hosted security summit

The interior ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations gathered Thursday on Italy's Ischia island facing the Gulf of Naples ahead of a security and counter-terrorism summit on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 9:21:45

Turkey, US have constructive talks, aiming to end crisis over visa soon

Turkish and US officials had "constructive and positive" talks in Ankara on Wednesday aimed at resolving a diplomatic row that resulted in mutual suspending visa and deteriorating further strained ties between the two NATO allies.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 9:19:18

US top diplomat to visit Middle East, South Asia, Europe

The US State Department announced on Thursday that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland from Oct. 20-27.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 9:05:32

US airstrike kills 5 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

At least five militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed when a US drone strike hit their vehicle in the country's central province of al-Bayda on Thursday, a security official told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 8:45:36

UN chief to meet Trump to discuss UN reform

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Washington D.C. and meet US President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, a UN spokesman announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 8:45:14

Pakistan Taliban confirms US drone has killed leader

A Pakistani Taliban group on Thursday confirmed that its leader Omar Khalid Khorasani has been killed in a recent US drone strike on the Afghan side of the border.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 8:40:10

Top nuke envoys of S. Korea, Japan hold talks on DPRK

Top nuclear envoys of South Korea and Japan held talks in Seoul on Thursday about the issue involving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear and missile programs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 14:01:34

DPRK condemns joint naval drill by S. Korea, US

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has condemned the United States and South Korea for holding the largest ever joint naval drill in waters near the Korean Peninsula which started Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 10:33:25

Turkey expects sooner solution to visa crisis with US

Turkey's talks with the United States over the ongoing visa row "is moving towards a good point," Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:49:26

UAE aids 100 wounded blast victims and 300 orphans in Somalia

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Wednesday that it will treat 100 people wounded by the suicide bombing in Mogadishu and sends medical supplies to Somali hospitals, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:48:54

Hungary, Netherlands, S. Korea reopen embassies in Libya: official

Hungary, the Netherlands and South Korea have reopened their embassies in Tripoli after a three-year closure, a Libyan security official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:48:21

UN chief to salute peacekeepers through visit to Central African Republic

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to the Central African Republic (CAR) next week to visit the peacekeepers there as a gesture to solute the blue helmets around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:32:24

Polish leaders voice support to Turkey's EU bid

Polish leaders, including President Andrzej Duda and Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski, have voiced their support to Turkey's EU bid after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a one-day visit to Poland on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:28:28

EU partners with EAC to facilitate cross-border fish trade

The European Union (EU) has stepped up efforts to facilitate fish trade and safeguard public health among the East African Community (EAC) member states.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:28:10

Hillary slams Trump’s war of words with NK

Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday that "cavalier" threats to start a war on the Korean Peninsula were "dangerous and short-sighted," and urged the US to get all parties to the negotiating table.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/18 23:08:39