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Trump threatens to impose 20-pct tariff on imported cars from EU

US President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to impose a 20-percent tariff on imported cars from the European Union (EU), according to his tweets.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 14:31:08

UN General Assembly asks for withdrawal of Russian troops from Moldova

The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution that urges Russia to withdraw its troops from Moldova.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 13:52:32

Russia, South Korea agree to continue facilitating settlement on Korean Peninsula issue

Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday agreed to keep working together to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, including ensuring full implementation of the agreements reached by Pyongyang and Washington, the Kremlin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 9:12:37

Cuba, India vow to deepen economic ties

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Friday with his Indian counterpart, Ram Nath Kovind, who is on an official visit to the island to deepen economic and commercial ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 9:06:54

Indian president visits Cuba to strengthen cooperation

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Cuba on Thursday for a two-day visit aimed at strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 11:39:51

Merkel arrives in Lebanon for official visit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel landed in Lebanon on Thursday night after concluding an official visit to Jordan where she promised a loan worth 100 million US dollars.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:30:55

US, India reschedule foreign, defense ministers' dialogue

The US State Department said on Thursday that Washington will host the US-India "2+2 dialogue" to be attended by the foreign and defense ministers of the two nations on July 6, after the meeting was postponed once.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:22:42

S. Africa regrets US withdrawal from UN rights council

The South African government on Thursday expressed regret at the US withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the move goes against multilateralism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:14:20

US national security advisor to visit Russia: Kremlin

US National Security Advisor John Bolton will visit Russia, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:13:37

UN says some 220 people drowned off Libya while attempting to reach Europe

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Thursday said that some 220 people drowned off Libya in recent days while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:03:37

Chinese official pledges to do more for UN peacekeeping

A senior Chinese public security official on Thursday pledged to do more for UN peacekeeping at the Second UN Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 8:27:27

EU ready for talks with US to fix trade row

The EU is ready to engage with the US to solve a trade row triggered by its decision to impose tariffs on European metals, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/21 22:43:41

Strike a pose

Downward-facing dogs, cobras and warriors sprouted all over Asia on Thursday, including high in the Himalayas, up in the air and under the sea, for International Yoga Day.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/21 20:43:40

Migration greatest challenge for Europe: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said migration is the greatest European challenge at the moment, calling for a common instead of unilateral solution in the bloc.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 19:09:04

US, Germany attempt to patch up defense ties after Trump uproar

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday met with visiting German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, as the two sides tried to patch up ties after US President Donald Trump's latest criticism of the European nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 14:52:54

Conflict, climate change major factors behind growth in hunger, displacement: UN report

Conflict and climate change are the major contributing factors leading to growing numbers of people facing hunger and forced displacement, as well as curtailing progress toward universal access to basic water and sanitation services, a UN report said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 13:51:29

UN chief urges unity, solidarity for refugees

In a world where violence forces thousands of families to flee for their lives each day, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged unity and solidarity to help refugees around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 13:34:46

US pullout from UNHRC shows disrespect for UN: Russia

The US decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) demonstrates its disrespect for the international body, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 9:28:32