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Top nuke envoys of S. Korea, Japan hold talks on DPRK

Top nuclear envoys of South Korea and Japan held talks in Seoul on Thursday about the issue involving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear and missile programs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 14:01:34

DPRK condemns joint naval drill by S. Korea, US

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has condemned the United States and South Korea for holding the largest ever joint naval drill in waters near the Korean Peninsula which started Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 10:33:25

Turkey expects sooner solution to visa crisis with US

Turkey's talks with the United States over the ongoing visa row "is moving towards a good point," Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:49:26

UAE aids 100 wounded blast victims and 300 orphans in Somalia

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Wednesday that it will treat 100 people wounded by the suicide bombing in Mogadishu and sends medical supplies to Somali hospitals, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:48:54

Hungary, Netherlands, S. Korea reopen embassies in Libya: official

Hungary, the Netherlands and South Korea have reopened their embassies in Tripoli after a three-year closure, a Libyan security official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:48:21

UN chief to salute peacekeepers through visit to Central African Republic

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to the Central African Republic (CAR) next week to visit the peacekeepers there as a gesture to solute the blue helmets around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:32:24

Polish leaders voice support to Turkey's EU bid

Polish leaders, including President Andrzej Duda and Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski, have voiced their support to Turkey's EU bid after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a one-day visit to Poland on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:28:28

EU partners with EAC to facilitate cross-border fish trade

The European Union (EU) has stepped up efforts to facilitate fish trade and safeguard public health among the East African Community (EAC) member states.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 9:28:10

Hillary slams Trump’s war of words with NK

Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday that "cavalier" threats to start a war on the Korean Peninsula were "dangerous and short-sighted," and urged the US to get all parties to the negotiating table.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/18 23:08:39

Turkey rejects ‘impositions’ of the US over visa crisis

Turkey will not submit to "impositions" from the US over an on-going visa crisis and will reject any conditions it cannot meet, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/18 22:33:40

Desperate to escape

Tunisian smugglers are offering migrants seeking a fresh start in Europe a new route from Africa to Italy.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/18 22:18:39

UN report stresses need to ensure women's reproductive rights

The objective to end poverty by 2030 envisaged in the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals will never be met without addressing the issue of women's reproductive rights, according to a UN report.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 10:52:00

US considers arms sale to update Greece's F-16 fleet

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration had informed Congress of a potential arms sale to update Greece's F-16 aircrafts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 10:47:42

Ukraine, Malta agree to deepen all-round cooperation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held talks here on Tuesday with his visiting Maltese counterpart Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and they agreed to deepen all-round cooperation between their countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 10:25:01

Pakistani army denies report of US drone strikes in border area

Pakistani army said on Tuesday that there had been no US drone strikes on the Pakistani side of the border in recent days and all military operations had been conducted on the Afghan side of the border.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 10:15:01

12 NATO countries to hold military drill in Lithuania

More than 2,300 troops from 12 NATO countries will attend a two-week military exercise Iron wolf II in Lithuania, according to the country's defense ministry on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/18 10:13:36

US not ruling out direct talks with NK: official

The US is not ruling out the eventual possibility of direct talks with North Korea, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan said on Tuesday, hours after Pyongyang warned nuclear war might break out at any moment.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/17 23:03:40

White House elaborates on Trump's Asia visit itinerary

The White House on Monday provided updated details of US President Donald Trump's travel to Asia next month, highlighting US engagement in security and trade in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 11:28:50