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UN chief voices opposition to separating children from migrant parents

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres believes that children must not be traumatized by being separated from their parents, his spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 9:34:11

WHO calls video game addiction a health disorder

Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's 'screen time' - addiction to video games has been recognized by World Health Organization (WHO) as a mental health disorder.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/18 21:08:40

US-led airstrikes target Syrian military position in eastern Syria

US-led airstrikes targeted a Syrian military position in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Sunday, leaving casualties, according to local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 8:03:07

Greece, FYROM sign historic deal to end Macedonia name dispute

Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) sealed a historic agreement on Sunday, putting an end to the dispute which started in 1991 over the use of the name Macedonia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 6:22:25

US official says nearly 2,000 children separated from families at border

Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families after illegally crossing the US border in April and May, a spokesman for the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/16 16:54:37

Trump says "possible" to meet with Putin in summer

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that it was "possible" he could meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin this summer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/16 11:56:34

Syrian militant suspect detained in Moscow: media

Russian security officers have detained a Syrian citizen suspected of participating in armed conflicts in Syria on the side of the militants, Tass News Agency reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/16 8:57:51

Two-thirds of children live in countries where Dads don't get paternity leave: UNICEF

Almost two-thirds of the world's children under one year old -- nearly 90 million -- live in countries where their fathers are not entitled to a single day of paid paternity leave, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/15 11:19:58

Cheryshev leads Russia to 5-0 rout of Saudi Arabia

Substitute Denis Cheryshev scored twice as Russia opened their World Cup campaign by romping to a 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia here on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/15 9:14:58

Antarctic ice melting faster, creates risks

An accelerating thaw of Antarctica has pushed up world sea levels by almost a centimeter since the early 1990s in a risk for coasts from Pacific islands to Florida, an international team of scientists said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/14 22:08:40

Pompeo says US, S.Korea, Japan to continue efforts for CVID

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States, South Korea and Japan had agreed to continue their efforts for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization (CVID) of the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 11:08:01

UNICEF chief: China's Belt & Road Initiative also vision for children

UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said on Wednesday that the vision of the Belt & Road Initiative is also a vision for children, as China's dramatic progress over the past two decades has also benefitted children.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:41:29

French politician concerned about Paris Agreement goals, says US pullout "bad signal"

Veteran French politician Laurent Fabius, who chaired the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, said here Wednesday that he was concerned about the attainment of the Paris Agreement goals.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:15:40

Indian female chess star boycotts Iran chess tourney

One of India's top women chess players has pulled out of an upcoming championship in Iran in protest at having to wear an Islamic headscarf.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 22:08:40

Cambodia slams US for imposing sanctions on PM's bodyguard chief

Cambodia on Wednesday criticized the United States for imposing sanctions on General Hing Bun Heang, commander of the country's Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen's Bodyguard Unit, for alleged human rights abuses.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 18:47:40

US Secretary of State to visit China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit China Thursday at the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 12:47:57

UN chief's position on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula unchanged: spokesman

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' position on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula remains unchanged, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 11:28:09

Long-delayed action on migration crisis stirs frustration among EU lawmakers

European leaders debated priorities Tuesday with the lawmakers here, and the long-delayed actions on migration crisis has stirred frustration among the European Parliamentary.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 9:52:05