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Greece condemns ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia

Greece on Tuesday condemned the ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia's international airport on Saturday as a "flagrant violation of international law."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 2:32:27

Reptile diplomacy

German President Walter Steinmeier with his wife Elke Budenbender holds a tuatara called Tane at Zealandia wildlife park on Monday in Wellington, New Zealand. The president is on a three-day visit to New Zealand, visiting Wellington and Auckland. A tuatara is a rare type of reptile only found in New Zealand.
Source: VCG | 2017/11/7 22:33:39

Resuming US-Turkey visa process seen as positive development: PM

The US and Turkey have resumed visa processes on a limited basis, which is seen as a positive development, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 21:10:26

Trump, Moon agree to peaceful resolution of Korean Peninsula issue, fair trade deal

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday agreed to peacefully resolve issues on the Korean Peninsula and swiftly push negotiations for a fair free trade deal between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 20:54:32

Beijing ready to create business environment for fair competition between Chinese, foreign firms

Beijing is willing to create a business environment that treats Chinese and foreign enterprises equally so that they can compete fairly, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 20:48:56

Bangladesh, China enjoy 3 dimensional relationships: minister

Bangladesh and China have been enjoying very strong three dimensional relationships, Bangladeshi Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 20:48:06

S. Korea's purchase of US military equipment to bring down trade deficit: Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that US trade deficit with South Korea will be brought down as the amount of military equipment, which South Korea will order from the United States, will be increased "very substantially."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 18:51:09

Antarctic leopard seals flocking to Australia: biologist

Juvenile leopard seals are increasingly flocking to Australian shores, an expert has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 9:41:25

UNEP: 40 percent of internal conflicts linked to exploitation of natural resources

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) said Monday that over the last 60 years, 40 percent of all internal conflicts have been linked to the exploitation of natural resources.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 7:44:30

US accepts "climate change affects health" at G7 meeting in Italy

The United States have accepted that climate change affects human health, Italian Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin said Monday at the close of a Group of Seven (G7) meeting of health ministers in Milan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 7:40:46

China slams Indian defense minister’s visit to disputed area

China said a senior Indian official's visit to the disputed area in the eastern part of the China-India border will further complicate the border issue with China, while an expert said the visit is not conducive to repairing Sino-Indian ties damaged by the Doklam standoff.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 22:23:41

US families trace their history to Chinese village

Burying his nose deep into a tea bag, Dean Billing took a deep breath. A moment later, he cried out. "This smells like grandma's tea!"
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 1:32:51

APEC business advisory body sees Belt and Road Initiative vital to regional infrastructure development

APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) sees that China's Belt and Road Initiative is important for the region's infrastructure development, according to an official of ABAC on Monday in Da Nang, Vietnam.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 1:29:43

Premier Li's visit to the Philippines to promote China-ASEAN ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the Philippines from Nov. 12 to 16, his first overseas trip since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, will deepen friendly cooperation with the Philippines, promote China-ASEAN ties and enhance regional cooperation in East Asia, senior officials said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 1:29:09

China, Australia sign agreement to share fintech information

Chinese and Australian securities regulators have signed an agreement on sharing fintech information, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 1:28:08

EU finance ministers to meet after ‘Paradise Papers’ leaks

EU finance ministers are set to discuss setting up a blacklist of worldwide tax havens on Tuesday, officials said, after leaked documents from an offshore law firm exposed new high-profile cases of tax avoidance.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/6 23:13:39

Bonn talks test global resolve to fix climate as Trump promotes fossil fuels

Governments will try to bolster a 2015 pact to combat climate change at annual talks in Germany from Monday strained by President Donald Trump's plan to pull out and instead promote the US coal and oil industries.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/6 22:23:40

Chinese philanthropist joins forces with international wild cat conservation organization

Chinese female philanthropist He Qiaonv, who is also the co-founder of China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI), on Oct. 14 joined forces with Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, and WildCRU, Oxford University's conservation research unit, to protect big cats and their vast landscapes within China and beyond.
Source: | 2017/11/6 20:14:03