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S.Korea, US to conduct small-scale joint war games from April 1

South Korea and the United States will launch the delayed joint annual war games next month, Seoul's defense ministry said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/20 15:34:35

G20 ministerial meeting opens in Buenos Aires

The first G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors began on Monday in Buenos Aires, with the presence of 57 delegations from countries and institutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/20 8:09:20

Japan's Abe hails Putin's re-election

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and the two leaders agreed to work together to help achieve North Korea's denuclearization, the foreign ministry said.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/19 22:53:41

Rocket men

The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft is mounted on the launchpad at the Russian-leased Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Monday. The launch of the Soyuz MS-08 with the members of the International Space Station expedition 55/56, NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel, Richard Arnold and Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev is scheduled for March 21.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/19 21:48:40

Cybercriminals launder billions of US dollars through virtual currencies each year

Cybercriminals launder up to 200 billion US dollars, or about eight to 10 percent of total illegal profits from cybercrime globally every year, a California-based online security firm said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/17 7:02:08

Vietnam, Australia issue sea statement

China called on joint efforts to safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea, after Australia and Vietnam issued a statement claiming their "concerns" over the situation in the sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/16 23:43:39

US rolls out more sanctions over 2016 election interference, cyber attacks

The US Treasury Department on Thursday announced its decision to sanction five entities and 19 individuals, accusing them of having interfered with the 2016 US elections and engaged in "malicious" cyber attacks.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:49:40

World's automobile firms support UN's green drive

The UN Environmental has received overwhelming support for its drive to ensure that urban transport systems become more technologically efficient and lead to low emission of carbon dioxide.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:44:59

4 countries may leave list of least developed countries: UN

Bhutan, Kiribati, Sao Tome and Principe, and the Solomon Islands will be recommended for "graduation" from the least developed countries category, a UN expert committee announced on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:44:09

China-India high-level meetings to boost ties: analysts

High-level meetings and increasingly deepened cooperation between China and India this year will further boost mutual trust and improve bilateral ties, benefiting regional and global stability, Chinese analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/15 22:48:42

S. Korean president's approval rating jumps on agreed inter-Korean, DPRK-US summits

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating jumped this week on the agreed summits between South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and between the DPRK and the United States, a poll showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 17:14:30

S. Korean president forms committee to prepare for summit with DPRK

South Korean President Moon Jae-in formed a committee to prepare for the upcoming summit meeting with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the Blue House said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 15:44:27

Half of wildlife could disappear from key biodiverse regions due to climate change: report

About half of wildlife and 60 percent of plants in 35 of the world's most exceptional ecosystems and habitats are at risk of extinction due to climate change, said a report based on a study.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 13:57:44

China-ASEAN Expo to be held in September

The 15th China-ASEAN Expo is scheduled to be held from Sept. 12 to 15 in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the organizer announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 21:02:01

DPRK warns against "human rights racket" by Western countries

The official media of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Tuesday warned that Western countries are using "human rights" issue to undermine the independence of other countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 17:21:15

US warns of "response" to poisoning attack in Britain amid renewed row with Russia

The US government on Monday warned of a possible "response" to the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain, as the White House and the State Department lashed out at Russia amid hostility over the issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 13:30:19

EU hits out at trade 'bullies' as Trump row deepens

The EU's top trade official on Monday said Europe would stand up to intimidation by protectionists, as a row with US President Donald Trump over controversial steel and aluminium tariffs heated up.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/12 23:13:39

UN refugee agency warns of 'tough decisions' amid worsening budget deficit

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) warned Sunday that it might be forced to make "tough decisions" due to a worsening budget deficit.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/12 9:20:45