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Over 6 bln euros committed to better managing oceans

More than 6 billion euros (7.01 billion US dollars) was dedicated by public and private sectors from 112 countries to improve management of oceans at the Our Ocean conference 2017 being held on Friday in Malta .
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 12:16:09

UAE lauds Saudi king's visit to Russia as "success for the Arabs"

Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi called on Friday via his twitter account the visit by Saudi King Salman to Russia's President Vladimir Putin an "impressive success."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 12:11:49

EU urges dialogue ahead of Kenya's presidential re-run

The European Union (EU) on Friday urged Kenyan political leaders to engage the electoral body in talks aimed at finding amicable solution to the current standoff ahead of the presidential re-run on Oct. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 11:57:34

AU, Germany agree to further cooperation in job creation

The African Union (AU) and Germany have agreed to further their cooperation in skills development in order to create jobs for young people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 11:54:58

Interview: UK, China can cooperate in innovation over Belt and Road opportunities

Britain and China can cooperate in many innovative fields to seize the opportunities in countries and regions along the routes of the Belt and Road Initiative, a leading British scholar has told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 10:40:41

Hungary plans to reopen embassy in Libya

The Libyan government said on Thursday that Hungary prepares to reopen its embassy in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/6 10:39:46

Philippines looks forward to Trump's visit in November

The Philippines is looking forward to the visit of US President Donald Trump in Manila in November, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Saturday, adding the visit "affirms the strong partnership between the two allies."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/30 15:45:20

Palestinian officials slam controversial remarks on Israeli occupation by US envoy to Israel

Senior Palestinian officials condemned the blatant bias of US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for suggesting that only 2 percent of the West Bank is under Israeli occupation, the official news agency WAFA reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/30 14:09:46

UN human rights council closes its 36th session with resolutions on various topics

The UN Human Rights Council on Friday closed its 36th regular session adopting a number of resolutions concerning the human rights of peasants; racism and racial discrimination, national human rights follow-up systems and other rights topics.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/30 14:06:25

Moscow open to cooperation with Washington: Russian FM

Russia is open to any forms of mutually beneficial cooperation with the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/30 14:04:01

US disapproval of Chinese acquisition "disappointing": Amsterdam-based mapping firm

Amsterdam-based mapping firm HERE Technologies told Xinhua on Friday that US authorities' disapproval of Chinese investors' bid to buy a minority of its stake is "disappointing" and HERE will pursue commercial collaborations with its Chinese partners.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/30 13:59:41

Erdogan-Putin meeting focuses on nuclear joint venture

The meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Ankara on Thursday focused on a strategic nuclear joint project, according to a local expert.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/30 13:58:49

Mongolian president congratulates Xi on China's National Day

Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga has congratulated his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on the occasion of China's upcoming 68th National Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 21:29:02

China's ambassadors praise China-Austria ties

China's envoys on Thursday praised relations between China and Austria, as well as the role Vienna is playing in the global governance.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 20:54:25

China says US should turn positive talk into action on DPRK

China commended the commitment made by the United States on resolving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday, calling on Washington to convert its resolve to concrete action.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 20:50:17

Turkey, Russia pledge closer cooperation on Syria

Turkey and Russia confirmed to continue close cooperation for solution of Syrian dispute and the two countries will focus on confidence building measures as part of Astana process, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said late Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 10:04:04

Erdogan says Turkey, Russia uphold territorial integrity of Iraq, Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that both Turkey and Russia uphold the territorial integrity of Iraq and Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 10:03:18

Senior UN official outlines framework for counter-terrorism efforts

A senior UN counter-terrorism official on Thursday outlined a framework to devise a cohesive, well-coordinated program to support UN member states as well as the priority areas of such work.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 10:02:55