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Islam Army militants continue handing over weapons to Syrian gov't in Dumair

The Islam Army rebels on Wednesday continued dropping their heavy and medium weapons in the Dumair area northeast of Syrian capital Damascus on Wednesday, state news agency SANA reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/19 8:30:20

US military helicopter makes emergency landing at airport in SW Japan

A US military helicopter on Wednesday made an emergency landing at an airport in southwestern Japan, the defense ministry here said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 17:57:21

Kremlin slams US, British accusations of Russian cyberattacks

A joint warning from the United States and Britain that Russian state-sponsored hackers were planning cyberattacks was dismissed by the Kremlin Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:05:27

US president hosts Abe with North Korea on agenda

US President Donald Trump hosts Japan's Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort Tuesday, with both men under pressure to deliver something more than bonhomie and birdies.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 23:43:40

Researchers accidentally create plastic-eating enzyme

Researchers in the US and Britain have accidentally engineered an enzyme which eats plastic and may eventually help solve the growing problem of plastic pollution, a study said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 23:33:39

US, Britain blame Russia for global cyber attack

The US and Britain on Monday accused Russia of launching cyber attacks on computer routers, firewalls and other networking equipment used by government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators around the globe.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/17 23:28:41

Japan's Abe departs for US to hold 2-day summit with Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday departed for the United States to hold a two-day summit with US President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 13:36:18

Libya expresses willingness to join Belt and Road Initiative

Libya's UN-backed Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed M'etig on Monday revealed that Libya desires to develop its economy by joining in the Belt and Road Initiative at a meeting with Wang Qimin, Charge d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy to Libya.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 10:16:49

Turkey-Greece tensions rise over territory, drilling rights

The hope for Greece and Turkey to eradicate their historical territorial disputes suffered a setback in recent weeks as the two NATO members ratchet up tensions in the Aegean Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 10:06:22

Merkel discusses Syria situation with Erdogan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday discussed the situation in Syria and the possible political process there.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 10:02:50

New UN resolution mulled on mechanism for probing suspected chemical attacks in Syria

A number of members of the United Nations Security Council are considering a draft resolution that would address the mechanisms for investigating the suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria, diplomatic sources said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:43:17

DPRK top leader watches ballet performed by Chinese artists

Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), watched the ballet "The Red Detachment of Women" performed by a visiting Chinese art troupe here Monday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:42:53

Russia calls on OPCW inspectors to complete work in Douma to establish truth

Russia on Monday urged the global chemical arms watchdog inspectors to complete their mission in Syria as soon as possible to establish the truth following the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria's Douma earlier this month.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:36:17

US-led missile strikes target Syrian military airfields: Russian military

The real targets of the US-British-French missile strikes on Saturday were Syrian military facilities, including airfields, in addition to three targets announced by the United States and its allies, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:34:12

NATO chief seeks Turkey's support to Iraqi training mission ahead of summit

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday called on Turkey to contribute to the alliance's plan to launch a training mission in Iraq to fight terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:32:27

Chinese-built electricity poles plant inaugurated in South Sudan

The South Sudan government on Monday launched a factory producing concrete poles that will facilitate an ambitious project done by a Chinese company to rehabilitate and expand the Power Distribution System in Juba, its capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:30:36

White House says mulling more sanctions on Russia

The United States was considering imposing more sanctions on Russia and the decision will be made "in the near future," said the White House on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:15:01

UK PM faces lawmakers' criticism for not recalling parliament before attacks on Syria

British Prime Minister Theresa May refused on Monday to give lawmakers a guarantee that she would seek parliamentary approval ahead of any further strikes in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/17 9:10:56