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Security stepped up worldwide for Christmas holiday season

As Christmas and New Year celebrations are just around the corner, security level has been raised up in many countries on high alert of anti-terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/24 17:33:49

Trade thrives at China-Russia border port

The border trade zone in Manzhouli, a major land port of entry on China's border with Russia, has been seeing a thriving trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/24 17:30:19

DPRK says Trump's new security strategy aims to dominate world

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) accused on Friday the United States of revealing its strategic goal to dominate the world again through a new national security strategy published recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 15:11:27

UN chief welcomes adoption of Security Council resolution on DPRK

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the unanimous adoption of a resolution by the Security Council to tighten sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to its latest ballistic missile launch.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:31:09

Morocco, Malaysia vow to cement defense cooperation

Morocco and Malaysia are set to reinforce mutual defense cooperation, the defense administration said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:29:56

UN chief appoints Sharif of Malaysia as new head of UN-Habitat

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday appointed Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia as new executive director of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:29:19

Turkish president urges more UN power against US in Jerusalem issue

"The world is bigger than five," directly targeting the United States, is a motto often stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to challenge the current structure of the UN Security Council (UNSC) in a bid for a reform in the membership to make it more representative.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:28:38

UN Security Council adopts resolution to tighten sanctions against DPRK

The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a new resolution to further tighten sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to its ballistic missile launch late last month.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:26:03

Russia, Britain agree to build trust despite differences

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday said both London and Moscow were ready to take steps to restore mutual trust in spite of their existing differences.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 23:15:29

Putin slams US strategy

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday described the new defense strategy unveiled by his US counterpart Donald Trump as "aggressive," saying Moscow would take that into account in its own actions.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/22 22:48:40

Discovery of neutron star collision is 'breakthrough' of 2017: Science

The world's first-ever detection of two faraway neutron stars colliding, causing a massive blast that rippled through the fabric of space and time, was judged the scientific breakthrough of 2017, the journal Science said Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/22 22:48:40

Palestinians hail UN resolution rejecting Trump's declaration about Jerusalem

Palestinians on Thursday hailed the United Nations General Assembly resolution which denounced US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 10:53:48

Erdogan blasts Trump for aid cuts threat over Jerusalem decision

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday blasted US President Donald Trump who threatened to cut aid to countries that vote against Washington at the UN General Assembly on Jerusalem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 9:59:07

Australia to end air strikes against IS in Iraq

Australia is ending its involvement in air strikes on Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, the country's military said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 9:51:47

Chinese company completes Kolasin-Kos railway rehabilitation in Montenegro

A ceremony was held here on Thursday in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, to celebrate the completion of Kolasin-Kos railway rehabilitation project by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 9:14:58

Turkey welcomes UN resolution on US Jerusalem decision

Turkey on Thursday welcomed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)'s rejection of a US decision on Jerusalem's status, and called on the US administration to rescind its decision without delay.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 8:57:40

Turkey summons UAE diplomat over tweet on Erdogan

Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday summoned a senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomat over a tweet posted by the UAE Foreign Minister that offended Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 8:54:44

UN General Assembly adopts resolution on status of Jerusalem

The General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution on the status of Jerusalem that will make US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital have no legal effect.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 8:53:47