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Indian president embarks on Europe tour

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind embarked on a three-nation tour of Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/2 14:30:00

US stops funding UNRWA for Palestinians

After a trove of funding cuts, the US State Department said here on Friday that the United States will not provide assistance funding any more for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/1 16:12:14

Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrives Sunday for a visit to Israel and Jordan, pursuing a pivot away from his nation's long-time reliance on American military hardware and backing.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/31 22:23:43

Ghana eyes more Chinese investments

Ghana expects greater collaboration with China and wants to learn from China's experience, Ghanaian Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey told the Global Times ahead of the upcoming summit of the Forum on China - Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/31 22:23:40

Africa Beyond Aid

Throughout the years, Africa has been called many names: Dark, beleaguered, hapless and hopeless are but some of the more frequent and colorful ones that can be repeated in decent company, and being labelled a scar on the conscience of the world sounded quite charitable.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/31 21:33:40

Morocco, US reaffirm commitment to fight terrorism

Morocco and the United States are committed to fight terrorism, US Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan Sales said Thursday in Rabat.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/31 9:56:36

China-Africa cooperation fundamental for Africa's success: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said here Thursday that China-Africa cooperation is fundamental for Africa's success.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/31 9:52:58

Beijing slams Trump's 'absurd logic' on NK

China on Thursday slammed the "irresponsible and absurd logic" of the US after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of making Washington's relationship with North Korea more difficult.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/30 22:42:35

In Kenya, May promises trade continuity

British Prime Minister Theresa May held talks with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi on Thursday, promising post-Brexit trade continuity on the final leg of her three-nation tour of Africa.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/30 22:38:42

US says no war-ending declaration with DPRK before denuclearization on peninsula

US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said here Wednesday that the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula shall happen before the United States signs a war-ending declaration with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/30 15:02:19

Innovative thinking on mediation in resolving conflicts is necessity, says UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that innovative thinking on mediation in resolving conflicts is a necessity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/30 9:01:17

Cyber attack allegations nothing new: FM

China's Foreign Ministry, asked on Wednesday about US President Donald Trump's claim that China hacked the emails of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, said such allegations were nothing new.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/29 22:48:40

Refugee children face school dilemma

More than half of the world's school-age refugees are excluded from education as host nations struggle under the weight of growing humanitarian crises, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/29 22:23:41

WTO chief calls for action to safeguard global trade order

Global trade is under threat and whether or not the current situation is a trade war, the first shots have been fired and this calls for action, Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/29 11:10:51

Germany, Ireland issue joint warning against disorderly Brexit

German foreign minister Heiko Maas and his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney have issued a joint warning on Tuesday against a disorderly Brexit, or the withdrawal of Britain from the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/29 8:21:10

Collective security relies on comprehensive nuclear test ban, says UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that the global collective security relies on the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/29 8:19:29

Mattis says no plans to suspend more military exercises with S. Korea

US Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday that the United States has no plans to suspend any more military exercises with South Korea.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/29 8:18:46

UN envoy invites countries for Syria talks next month: spokesman

A UN special envoy for Syria has invited a number of countries for joint consultations at the UN office in Geneva on Sept. 14, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/29 8:15:58