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Russian ambassador lashes out at US entry into Russian consulate in Seattle

Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov on Wednesday criticized the "unfriendly" US entry into the former Russian Consulate residence in Seattle, media said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 14:51:36

US companies suffer amid punitive ban against ZTE

American companies that supply chips and other components to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp. are experiencing sizable revenue loss after the United States imposed a denial of export privileges against the company on April 16.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 14:25:27

DPRK slams Japanese politicians for paying tribute to Yasukuni Shrine

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday slammed Japanese rightwing politicians for paying tribute to the Yasukuni Shrine, a symbol of militarism in Japan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 9:58:09

White House says DPRK 'moving in the right direction'

White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders on Wednesday said the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was "moving in the right direction" on the issue of Korean Peninsula denuclearization.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 9:56:45

Turkey, Azerbaijan strengthen energy cooperation

Turkey and Azerbaijan will soon launch the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project (TANAP) to transport Caspian natural gas to Turkey before it reaches Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 9:01:58

US officials start examination of former Russian Consulate in Washington state

Officials with the US Department of State drilled out the lock on a front gate to the former Russian Consulate residence in downtown Seattle in the US western state of Washington Wednesday morning, a Seattle-based newspaper reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:54:56

Germany joins Russia in defending Iran nuclear deal

The German Foreign Office expressed its support for the existing Iran nuclear agreement on Wednesday despite US President Donald Trump's vocal criticism of the pact.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:53:25

New York museum unveils groundbreaking show on traditional Chinese medicine

New York City's Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Wednesday unveiled two groundbreaking exhibitions on Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and practices in America through historical medical artifacts and contemporary art.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:52:30

Macron defends multilateralism, globalization, Iran deal in speech to US Congress

Without directly chiding Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday forcefully challenged many of his US counterpart's policies, urging Washington to embrace multilateralism and economic globalization.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:51:50

UK urges efforts to prevent collapse of Iranian nuke deal

The British ambassador to Iran said his country is doing everything possible to prevent the collapse of the Iranian international nuclear deal, Tehran Times daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:42:18

Aid pledge to Syrians by int'l donors falls short of expectation

International donors Wednesday were expected to pledge 4.4 billion US dollars in aid for Syrian people, falling short of UN and EU expectations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:38:20

Macron proposes new deal on Iran as differences remain with Trump

Visiting French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday proposed to work with other parties to forge a new deal on Iran. However, bilateral divergence on Iran and other issues remain as his state visit to the United States drew to a close.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 14:24:00

Trump sees to deal with DPRK in 'very open and honorable fashion'

US President Donald Trump said here on Tuesday that he hopes the United States could deal with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in a "honorable fashion."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 13:33:33

S. Korea president's security advisor meets US counterpart in Washington: Blue House

Chung Eui-yong, top national security advisor for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, met with his US counterpart John Bolton in Washington ahead of the inter-Korean summit later this week, the Blue House of South Korea said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 13:29:35

Russian air defenses intercept attacks on its Hmeimim base in Syria: reports

Russian air defenses at Hmeimim airbase in Syria had intercepted and destroyed several unidentified objects targeting the base, according to Russian media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 11:36:19

Egypt becomes world's 3rd largest fiberglass producer with China's help

Staff members work in a fiber production workshop of Jushi Egypt in Ain Sokhna, Egypt, on April 18, 2018. Jushi Egypt, a branch of China's fiberglass giant Jushi, located in Egypt's Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) in Ain Sokhna district of the eastern province of Suez.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 10:22:18

Trump warns 'bigger problems' if Iran restarts nuclear program

US President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that Iran will have "bigger problems" if it restarts its nuclear program.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 10:06:14

Iran threatens to quit Non-Proliferation Treaty if US scraps nuke deal

A senior Iranian security official said on Tuesday that his country would consider withdrawing from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if the US scraps the 2015 nuclear deal, Tehran Times daily reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 10:01:16