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DPRK urges South Korea to repatriate DPRK women

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has demanded the return of a group of women that the DPRK said were abducted two years ago by South Korean intelligence.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 13:13:53

Georgia kicks off joint military training program with US

The Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria Friday announced the launch of Georgia's Defence Readiness Program (GDRP), which will be carried out with the United States over the course of three years to boost the country's self-defense capabilities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 9:06:32

DPRK urges South Korea to stop military drills with US

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Thursday urged South Korea to stop its joint military drills with the United States and stop using northern defectors to attack Pyongyang, so that inter-Korean talks could be resumed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/18 9:43:28

Russia opens criminal case against US journalist who called for blowing up Crimean Bridge

The Russian Investigative Committee has opened a criminal case against a US journalist who proposed blowing up the Crimean Bridge, which links southern Russia and Crimea, the committee said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/18 8:03:40

Mongolian, Russian FMs hold talks on ties

Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday on bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest, the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 20:41:03

US, Uzbekistan discuss Afghanistan, eye closer trade ties

US President Donald Trump met with visiting Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev at the White House on Wednesday and the two discussed Afghanistan and bilateral trade cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 11:00:02

Haley's UNSC speech disconnect with reality: PLO official

A senior Palestinian official on Wednesday criticized US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley's speech at the Security Council the day before as "a total disconnect" with the reality.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 8:05:23

Russia says Jerusalem should be capital of Israel and Palestine

Russia maintains its position that Jerusalem should be the capital of both Israel and Palestine, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:51:52

Putin says Russian warships permanently on duty in Mediterranean

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles will be permanently on duty in the Mediterranean due to persistent terrorist threats from Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:42:54

Iran condemns US move to blacklist CBI governor

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned recent US move for blacklisting the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif, Press TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:37:38

UN chief throws weight behind EU to salvage Iran nuclear deal

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday threw his weight behind the European Union (EU) in salvaging the landmark Iran nuclear deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:36:59

Happy songs make the charts: study

Hit songs today are “happier,” more danceable and more likely to be sung by women than songs that fail to make it to the charts, a study into 30 years of musical evolution revealed Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/16 22:18:41

EU top diplomats agree to follow through Iran nuclear deal

European top diplomats on Tuesday agreed to follow through the landmark Iran nuclear deal despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw last week, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 19:00:45

S. African gov't urged to cut diplomatic ties with Israel over killing of Palestinians

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) urged the South African government on Wednesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel over the killing of Palestinian civilians.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 17:44:49

Moscow urges Washington to firmly demand release of detained Russian journalists in Ukraine

Moscow on Wednesday urged Washington to demand the release of Russian journalists detained in Ukraine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 16:11:33

EU top diplomats agree to follow through Iran nuclear deal

European top diplomats on Tuesday agreed to follow through the landmark Iran nuclear deal despite US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw last week, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 8:44:51

Belgium condemns violence in Gaza, calls for int'l investigation

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders on Tuesday condemned the ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip, and called for an international investigation by the United Nations to solve the problem.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 8:17:43

EU, Cuba build ties in face of US pressure

The EU and Cuba are to sign a renewable energy deal on Tuesday, a step toward normalizing relations in defiance of Washington's continuing hardline stance on Havana.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/15 22:43:40