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UN chief lauds G77 and China's role in multilateralism, climate action

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday lauded the role of the Group of 77 (G77) and China in promoting multilateralism and development, and fighting climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/13 8:47:13

US-UK relationship at risk: British FM

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned Friday that UK-US relations were at risk after US President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London amid warnings of mass protests.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/12 23:48:40

China, Myanmar to further military cooperation for border stability

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan said Friday China is willing to strengthen military cooperation with Myanmar to maintain the stability in border areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 21:33:42

Kremlin says US Senate's report on Putin 'unfounded'

Russia on Thursday denounced a US Senate report which accused the Kremlin of conducting disinformation campaigns in attempts to undermine democracies, calling it the latest "unfounded" claim.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/11 23:03:40

Trump urged to waive Iran sanctions

US President Donald Trump is being urged by some top advisers not to bring back US economic sanctions on Iran this week, a move by the president that would effectively end a 2015 deal to limit Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/11 22:08:40

Lancang-Mekong Cooperation leaders' meeting hails achievements, maps out blueprint for future development

The Second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Leaders' Meeting approved a Five-year Action Plan (2018-2022) in Phnom Penh on late Wednesday, charting the course for the LMC's development into the next decade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 10:16:34

Trump's plan to attend annual Davos meeting creates uncertain Swiss buzz

The announcement that US President Donald Trump is to attend the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos this year has created a buzz of surprise and uncertainty in Switzerland.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 8:21:08

US to withdraw more troops from Iraq in coming months

The US ambassador to Iraq Wednesday said that there would be a new decrease of US troops in Iraq in the upcoming months.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 0:30:30

North Korea reopens military hotline with South Korea in west region

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) reopened a military hotline with South Korea across the western border Tuesday on the occasion of the inter-Korean high-level talks underway in the truce village of Panmunjom.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 20:11:54

UN mission says latest Kabul suicide attack amount to war crime

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has warned that the recent Kabul deadly suicide attack may amount to a war crime, the UN mission said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 13:31:21

BBC China editor quits over 'illegal' gender pay gap

Carrie Gracie, the BBC's China editor, has resigned from her role, accusing the British public broadcaster of a "secretive and illegal pay culture" and "an indefensible pay gap between men and women doing equal work."
Source: CGTN | 2018/1/8 11:07:32

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia vow to upgrade ties through closer cooperation

Kuwait and Saudi Arabia on Sunday vowed to boost the bilateral cooperation and lift their relations to a new level.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 9:28:30

32 missing as two vessels collide off east China coast

Two vessels collided off China's east coast on Saturday night, leaving 32 crew members missing, Chinese Ministry of Transport said in a statement.
Source: CGTN | 2018/1/7 12:16:30

Dozens missing as two vessels collide off east China coast

Two vessels collided off China's east coast on Saturday night, leaving dozens of crew members missing, sources said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/7 11:34:36

Morocco, Denmark discuss means to strengthen cooperation in migration issue

Morocco and Denmark have discussed means to strengthen cooperation in migration issue, a statement from Morocco's PM office said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 20:32:34

Snow, winter storm sweep across world

The National Meteorological Center said central and eastern regions could expect widespread rain or snow in the next 10 days, while temperatures in northwestern areas and regions along the Yellow and Huaihe rivers will drop. Many places across China saw snowfall from Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 12:21:48

2018, year of challenges, expectations for UN chief

One year ago, on his first day at the helm of the United Nations, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres firmly pledged to make 2017 a year for peace. A year later, in his message for the new year of 2018, he solemnly issued a "red alert" to the world, wearing an anxious look.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 7:03:40

Turkey furious over banker's fraud conviction in New York

Turkey reacted furiously Thursday to the fraud conviction in New York of a Turkish banker which came after an explosive trial over Iran sanctions-busting that implicated ex-ministers and even President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/4 23:03:39