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Modi 'twice as popular as Trump on Facebook'

US President Donald Trump may rule the roost on Twitter, but he lags far behind Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Facebook, according to a study published Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/2 21:18:40

China's top political advisor meets French guest

China's top political advisor Wang Yang met with Patrick Bernasconi, president of the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 20:41:02

Missing White House tree planted by Trump, Macron actually in quarantine

The missing tree planted in the White House grounds last week by US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron has been proved to be actually in quarantine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 11:30:50

South Korea seeks UN support for DPRK nuclear site closure: UN spokesperson

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sought the UN's support to verify the imminent closure of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) nuclear test site, the UN spokesperson office said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 11:30:07

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over alleged backing of Western Sahara separatists

Citing Tehran's support to separatists in Western Sahara, Morocco announced on Tuesday to sever ties with Iran, only a few years after normalizing their diplomatic relationship.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:16:18

IAEA: 'no credible evidence' Iran was working on nuclear weapons

The UN nuclear agency on Tuesday reiterated that no evidence was found in Iran relevant to the development of a nuclear explosive device after 2009.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:14:52

25 civilians killed by US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria's Hasakah province

Airstrikes carried out by the US-led coalition killed 25 civilians in Syria's northern province of Hasakah on Tuesday, state news agency SANA reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:09:38

Iran says Netanyahu lies about nuclear program to influence Trump

Iranian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday dismissed recent allegations by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as lies aimed at influencing US President Donald Trump's upcoming decision about the Iranian nuclear deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:08:51

Trump says to announce venue, date for meeting with DPRK's Kim in 'couple of days'

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the location and date of his upcoming meeting with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s top leader Kim Jong Un probably will be announced in a "couple of days."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:07:56

Egypt keen to strengthen ties with US: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al- Sisi vowed on Tuesday to strengthen relations with the United States in Cairo.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:03:11

EU demands permanent exemption from US steel tariffs

In response to the Whilte House announcement to extend until June 1 the European Union (EU)'s exemption from US steel and aluminium tariffs, the EU on Tuesday demanded that Washington grant it permanent exemption, saying that it won't negotiate under threat.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 8:44:34

DPRK removes propaganda loudspeakers from border with S.Korea: media

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was removing propaganda loudspeakers from the border area with South Korea in a bid to enforce the Panmunjom Declaration, announced after the inter-Korean summit last week, local media reported Tuesday citing the South Korean military.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 14:43:17

Trump hints open to negotiate new nuclear deal with Iran

US President Donald Trump hinted on Monday that he was open to negotiate a new deal with Tehran, while kept demeaning the current nuclear deal ahead of a looming deadline for Washington to decide whether or not to leave the landmark pact.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 7:58:46

President Trump says DMZ, Singapore among possible sites for meeting with DPRK's Kim

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Singapore and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea could be possible sites for his upcoming meeting with top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 7:20:26

UN Security Council members meet Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi

Members of the UN Security Council met on Monday with Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the more than 1 million Rohingya refugees who have fled into neighboring Bangladesh, the chief UN spokesman said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 7:19:48

Abbas rejects Trump's peace plan for resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday reiterated that the Palestinians reject US President Donald Trump's upcoming peace plan for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:34:25

Putin, Macron call for implementing Iran nuclear deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron had a phone conversation Monday and they agreed that efforts be made to preserve and strictly implement the Iran nuclear deal, the Kremlin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:30:54

Israel's Netanyahu to divulge "significant" intelligence on Iran's nuclear program: PM's office

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver a speech on Monday evening to reveal "significant" intelligence information about Iran's nuclear program, his office said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:28:47