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White House included in 'potential venues' for discussed Trump-Putin meeting

The White House said on Monday that US President Donald Trump has discussed with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a recent phone call about a meeting at several "potential venues" including the White House.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/3 8:32:44

Lavrov says spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of UK govt

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday suggested that the poisoning of a former double agent could benefit the British government by distracting attention from problems around Brexit.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/2 22:33:40

Kremlin says no plans yet for Putin-Trump meet

The Kremlin said on Monday no planning discussions had been held on a proposed summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump since the US leader proposed the meeting in a phone call on March 20.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/2 22:33:40

S.Korea, US launch joint war game

Combined forces of South Korea and the United States on Sunday launched the planned joint springtime war game, local media reports said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/2 6:16:04

Expelled Russians arrive home

Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrived in Moscow on Sunday, with post-Cold War tensions peaking in the wake of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/1 22:33:39

Greater Mekong Sub-region countries determined to seek greater regional connectivity, closer trade links

Leaders of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries agreed here on Saturday to take concrete actions to achieve deeper economic integration, greater regional connectivity, closer trade links and financial cooperation, consolidated people-to-people bonds, and closer links with the rest of the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 10:42:18

Palestinians accuse US of "blocking" UN statement on Gaza

The Palestinians on Saturday accused the United States of blocking a United Nations Security Council statement on the situation in the Gaza Strip and said the US objections encourage Israel to continue its aggressive actions against the Palestinian people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 6:44:44

Clashes on Gaza-Israel border resume, 35 wounded: medics

Clashes between Palestinian protestors and Israeli soldiers renewed Saturday afternoon, leaving 35 Palestinians injured, medics said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 6:43:55

Over 50 British diplomats must leave Russia: report

More than 50 staff members of Britain's diplomatic missions in Russia have to leave as tensions between Russia and the West have sharply escalated over the death of an ex-spy, a local report said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 6:41:45

British official calls search of Russian aircraft "routine" procedure

A British official said on Saturday it was routine for border officials to search aircraft, after Russia demanded an official explanation over the alleged searching of an Aeroflot passenger plane by British officials at London's Heathrow airport on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 6:39:58

Leaders from Greater Mekong Sub-region discuss regional development

Leaders of the six-country Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) attended the 6th GMS Summit here on Saturday, mainly to map out directions and operational focus for the sub-region's development in the near future.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 15:01:35

Trump's announcement US would withdraw troops from Syria 'very soon' sparks confusion

US President Donald Trump said that the United States will withdraw its troops from Syria "very soon," according to a transcript provided by the White House on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 13:37:22

US urges efforts to lower Gaza tensions

US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Friday that the United States urges the parties involved to take steps to lower tensions in Gaza.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 10:47:17

France regrets Russia's decision to expel its diplomats

France's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it regretted Russia's decision to expel four French diplomats.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 7:22:24

Russia announces expulsion of diplomats of 23 countries

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday informed ambassadors of 23 countries of its decision to expel employees of their diplomatic missions in Russia in a tit-for-tat response to the recent hostile actions by their countries against Moscow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 7:19:47

China 'very important' in solving Korean Peninsula issue, says UN chief

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said China is a "very important contributor" to the settlement of the Korean Peninsula issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/30 10:58:58

White House warns of retaliation after Russia's expulsion of US diplomats

The White House said on Thursday that Russia's expulsion of US diplomats marks the "further deterioration" in bilateral relationship, warning further retaliation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/30 9:32:58

Russia retaliates for US expulsion of diplomats amid heightened tension

Russia retaliated Thursday for the recent US expulsion of its diplomats and the shutdown of its consulate, while Washington threatens to respond accordingly, possibly renewing a war of mutual sanctions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/30 9:31:46