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Iraqi PM confirms to G7 its seriousness of economic reforms

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Monday told the ambassadors of the Group of Seven (G7) countries that the Iraqi government is serious about economic reform in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 9:42:55

EU voices support to Lebanese legislative elections

The European Union's Ambassadors to Lebanon hailed Monday the leadership of Prime Minister Saad Hariri and expressed EU's support for Lebanon's upcoming legislative elections, said an EU statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 8:50:58

AU, China enjoy strong partnership: AU official

The African Union (AU) has a "very strong" partnership with China based on mutual respect, a senior AU official told Xinhua on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 8:49:35

Russia calls US 'Kremlin Report' attempt to influence presidential election

The "Kremlin Report" by the United States, a potential sanction list of pro-Kremlin Russians, is an overt attempt to influence the upcoming Russian presidential election in March, the Kremlin said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 8:44:45

ASEAN chief says ASEAN attaches importance to China's regional role

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) attaches utmost importance to China's key role in upholding peace and stability as well as promoting development and prosperity in the region, ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi said here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 23:39:58

Trump says he would have taken a 'tougher' attitude toward Brexit

US President Donald Trump said in a TV interview aired on Sunday that he would have taken a "tougher" approach to negotiations on Britain's exit (Brexit) from the European Union (EU) than the one currently adopted by British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 11:12:03

Indian firing injures 3 Pakistani civilians: army

The Pakistan army said on Sunday that Indian firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in disputed Kashmir region injured three civilians.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 10:36:09

Davos participants eye Belt and Road in pursuing a shared future

Participants of the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, which closed Friday, have turned to the Belt and Road Initiative for cures for the fractured world and to create a shared future.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/28 14:08:45

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Our shared responsibility

On January 27, the world remembers the atrocities of World War II by observing International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Source: CGTN | 2018/1/28 11:47:42

US falls behind China in global leadership approval: survey

The median global approval rate of the United States leadership in world affairs has dropped behind that of China over the past year, according to a new survey.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/28 9:41:17

United States condemns Kabul terrorist attack

US President Donald Trump condemned a deadly car bombing attack which took place in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday, said the White House.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/28 9:23:23

New US sanctions not to damage Russian industry: Energy Minister

The new expansion of sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States is unlikely to inflict damage on the Russia's domestic industry but will create more opportunities for its development, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/28 7:35:42

DPRK team inspects Olympic venues in S. Korea

An advance team of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) paid a three-day visit to South Korea to inspect select Winter Olympic Games venues, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/28 0:07:24

Water and oil -- when "America First" meets "Make Europe stronger" in Davos

How intimate did the trans-Atlantic relations use to be? At their best time, they were like a cup of water with honey -- sweet and compatible.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 14:44:11

World sees shared future a new goal of economic development

With dignitaries flocking to the Swiss resort of Davos from every corner of the globe, the World Economic Forum (WEF) offers a once-a-year opportunity for the international community to debate on how to forge ahead with plans to revive global economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 13:47:50

A shared future, a shared view in Davos

As thousands of global elites once again gathered at the World Economic Forum (WEF) held in the Alpine ski resort of Davos, Chinese President Xi Jinping's global vision for a shared future was actively shared among movers and shakers of this year's meeting.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:26:18

Trump takes his 'America First' policies to Davos

The world's political and business elite headed Thursday into a compelling encounter with President Donald Trump as the US bids to carve out a competitive edge in trade, taxes and currency rates.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/25 23:03:40

New US sanctions on NK affecting China, Russia

Sanctions by the US against North Korea outside the UN resolution has affected third parties like China and Russia, which will not be helpful to push the current détente further, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 20:53:39