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UN chief calls for action from Security Council to end crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for action from the Security Council to end the tragedy in Rakhine State of Myanmar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 10:00:45

Russia to respond if US restricts observation flights

Moscow will scrutinize a reported US intention to limit Russian observation flights and will take measures in response, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said here on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 9:58:55

France calls on Syria, Russia to de-escalate violence in Idlib province

France on Thursday denounced fresh strikes launched by Syrian regime and Russian allies, calling them to honor their commitment to stop clashes in rebel-held provinces of Idlib and Hama, the country's foreign ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 9:57:55

Putin arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Ankara Thursday for talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on issues of bilateral ties, Syria and Iraq.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 9:51:06

Road-rail freight route delivers cargo from SE Asia to Europe

A new road-rail freight transportation route has opened, delivering international cargo from Southeast Asia to Europe via southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 0:31:06

Egyptian military seizes 10 vehicles for smuggling arms via Libyan border

The Egyptian military has foiled a smuggling operation by seizing 10 vehicles loaded with arms attempting to cross the border into Egypt from Libya, a military spokesman said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/29 0:30:41

N.Korea accuses ‘old lunatic’ Trump of exploiting Warmbier death

North Korea on Thursday accused US President Donald Trump of exploiting Otto Warmbier's death, calling him an "old lunatic" for alleging that the American student was tortured while in Pyongyang's custody.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/28 23:13:40

Duterte changes tune with praise for US allies

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte voiced rare praise for the US on Thursday, calling it an important security ally, and dismissing historic grievances and his slew of past tirades against Washington as "water under the bridge."
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/28 23:13:39

IMF urges global efforts to help low-income countries combat climate change

International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday called for global efforts to support low-income countries to fight against climate change, as the low income countries will be suffering the most from the climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 10:06:07

UN chief deplores lack of attention to perils of human trafficking

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday deplored the lack of world attention to human trafficking, a menace that he said is omnipresent.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 9:57:23

Russia, US join in lunar station project

Russia and the US agreed Wednesday to cooperate on a NASA-led project to build the first lunar space station, as part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/27 23:08:39

Kissinger calls for cooperative US-China relationship

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said here Tuesday that the US-China relationship will be the defining relationship for the world of the 21st century, and the two countries should work together to promote peace and human progress.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 9:24:54

US urges Sudan to investigate violent clashes in Darfur's refugee camp

The United States on Tuesday urged the Sudanese government to launch a transparent investigation into recent clashes in a camp for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Darfur region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 9:23:46

Vision of nuclear-free world needs global response, says UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons requires a global response.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 9:22:53

Top US general says DPRK has not changed military posture

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has not changed its military posture despite heated exchange of rhetoric with the United States, a top American general said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 9:08:17

36 Dutch tourists robbed in Johannesburg; police investigate

Thirty-six Dutch tourists were robbed over the weekend on their way from OR Tambo International Airport to a hotel in Johannesburg, and authorities are investigating the incident that the police minister described on Tuesday as embarrassing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 8:59:45

US Treasury sanctions banks, representatives linked to DPRK

The US Department of Treasury on Tuesday issued sanctions on eight banks and 26 individuals linked to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) financial networks in response to the country's ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 8:58:52

Egypt expresses deep concern about Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum

Egypt on Tuesday expressed deep concern about the possible negative consequences of Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum, the official news agency MENA reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 8:54:39