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Zambia's president arrives in India for three-day state visit

Zambia's president arrives in India for three-day state visit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/22 9:53:08

Appropriate to let Russia join G7: Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be appropriate to let Russia join the G7 group of advanced industrialized countries.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 21:38:41

White House scraps Denmark visit

US President Donald Trump Tuesday postponed a planned visit to Denmark after Danish officials insisted its autonomous territory of Greenland was not for sale.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 21:33:42

US Taliban negotiator back in Doha amid peace deal hopes

The top US negotiator on Afghanistan said Tuesday he was ready to conclude peace talks with the Taliban as he headed back to Qatar on a mission to end the US' longest war.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 19:53:41

Australia to join US-led Gulf mission

Australia will join the US-led mission to protect shipping through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 19:48:40

2,300 tigers killed since 2000

More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more action to protect the giant cats.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 18:58:40

US envoy for DPRK says US ready to engage in working-level talks with DPRK

Stephen Biegun, US special representative for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) affairs, said Wednesday in South Korea that his country was ready to engage in working-level talks with Pyongyang for the Korean Peninsula's denuclearization.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/21 15:04:38

Six countries to participate in military drills in Russia

Military contingents from China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan will take part alongside Russian servicemen in the major Tsentr-2019 (Center-2019) drills to be held on Sept. 16-21 in Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/21 10:21:22

Pompeo acknowledges "bumps" in US-DPRK negotiations

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that the working-level talks between Washington and Pyongyang did not resume as quickly as they expected, as there are "bumps along the way."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/21 7:40:56

Pompeo speaks over phone with Egyptian FM on Libya, ties

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke over phone on Monday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Libya and bilateral ties, said the US State Department.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/20 7:44:18

Iran's ambassador to Britain confirms seized oil tanker left Gibraltar

The Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain for weeks has left Gibraltar for internationals waters, Iran's Ambassador to Britain Hamid Baeidinejad confirmed Monday on his social media accounts.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 10:00:47

Iraqi president meets US, Iranian ambassadors over regional tensions

Iraqi President Barham Salih on Sunday met separately with US and Iranian ambassadors, highlighting the need to ease tensions in the region through dialogue.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 8:04:50

UNAIDS appoints new chief

UN Secretary-General ­Antonio Guterres Wednesday appointed a new HIV/AIDS chief after the previous incumbent left accused of serious mismanagement.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/15 19:23:40

Climate denial skewing media

Climate deniers have garnered far more media attention than prominent climate scientists over the years, fuelling public confusion and slowing the response to global warming, researchers reported Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/14 18:08:41

Iran says Britain to release Iranian oil tanker "soon"

Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization announced Tuesday that Britain is expected to release the confiscated Iranian oil tanker soon, state TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/14 7:50:35

Trump, Britain's Johnson speak over phone on ties

US President Donald Trump and Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke over phone on Monday, discussing issues including trade and global security, said the White House in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/13 7:32:20

Brazil has "no need" for German aid: president

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday said the country has "no need" for German aid after Berlin announced a day earlier to cut its funds for sustainability projects aimed at protecting Amazon rainforest.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/12 13:59:02

Youth today facing "learning crisis," warns UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that youth today are facing a learning crisis, noting that they should learn how to learn.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/11 15:37:43