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US-led campaign against Cuba encounters fierce protest at UN

A United States sponsored campaign aimed to criticize the human rights situation in Cuba on Tuesday encountered strong and fierce protest at the United Nations (UN).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 10:13:40

Pompeo to head to Turkey over Khashoggi, Brunson cases

US State Department said on Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Turkey to discuss the cases about a missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the just released US pastor Andrew Brunson.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:33:32

China, India begin joint training of Afghan diplomats in Delhi

China and India jointly undertook a ten-day training program for ten Afghanistan diplomats at Delhi-based Foreign Service Institute on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 1:54:38

Smoking gets hip-hop exposure

Almost half of the music clips made for hip-hop's biggest hits in the past five years have featured scenes of smoking or vaping, researchers said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/16 20:48:40

Canada to continue trade talks with China: PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that his country is to continue trade talks with China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 14:10:52

UN envoy deplores South Sudanese children's suffering shown in new report

The UN envoy for children and armed conflict on Monday deplored as dismaying the level of violence and brutality endured by children in South Sudan as shown in a new UN report.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 13:58:06

Putin orders signing strategic cooperation treaty with Egypt

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed an order on concluding a strategic cooperation agreement with Egypt, according to Russia's official legal portal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:07:50

Russia, Iran pledge joint efforts to stabilize global oil market

Russian and Iranian energy ministers on Monday discussed potential further regulations in oil production under the deal reached between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers, the Russian Energy Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:04:59

Trump to send state secretary to Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said that he will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 10:35:32

Lebanon, Mexico seek to boost private sector ties

Mohamad Choucair, head of the Beirut Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture said on Monday that the Lebanese private sector is looking forward to boosting economic ties with Mexico.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:43:17

France's attitude towards Greece most admired by Greeks: survey

The opinion of Greek citizens about six countries of the world, as well as the European Union and its leaders, regarding their stance towards Greece, is reflected in the results of a survey released on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:41:10

Russia, Iran pledge joint efforts to stabilize global oil market

Russian and Iranian energy ministers on Monday discussed potential further regulations in oil production under the deal reached between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers, the Russian Energy Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:37:56

UN chief stresses "fundamental right" to food ahead of World Food Day

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday reiterated the need to renew commitment to upholding people's "fundamental right" to food on the eve of the World Food Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:35:41

UN chief urges eradication of poverty by 2030

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries to uphold 2030 Agenda's Core Pledge ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:34:50

Trump denies relaxation of sanctions against Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday denied the possibility of relaxing sanctions against Turkey over the release of U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:21:27

China does not want trade war: envoy

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai reiterated Sunday that China does not want a trade war with any country, amid escalating trade frictions between the world's top-two economies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 22:53:40

European leaders voice concern over Saudi journalist's disappearance

France, Germany and Britain on Sunday expressed concerns over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and called for "a credible investigation" into the incident.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 8:30:33

ISS crew has enough supplies for 6 months: official

The crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has enough fuel, oxygen, water, and food to last at least six months, Vladimir Solovyov, flight director of the Russian ­segment of the ISS, was cited as saying by ­Russian news agencies on Sunday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/10/14 22:58:40