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S. Korea, DPRK hold working-level talks on security, protocol for inter-Korean summit

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Thursday held a working-level talks to discuss security and protocol issues for the upcoming inter-Korean summit later this month, Seoul's presidential office said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/6 10:13:27

Russia, Turkey and Iran vow to secure Syria's territorial integrity

The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran vowed to secure the territorial integrity of Syria during a trilateral summit in Ankara on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/5 10:47:59

Russian S-400 missile delivery to Turkey planned for July 2019: official

The deployment of Russian S-400 anti-ballistic missile systems has been scheduled in July 2019, the head of Turkish procurement agency said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 16:16:28

Australia likely to gain from US- China tariff dispute: US report

In light of trade disputes between the United States and China, Australia stands to gain as Canberra can increase production or take price advantage to replace American companies in Chinese market, National Public Radio (NPR) predicted on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 13:29:25

Donors pledge over 2 bln USD for Yemen crisis, political solution needed

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres applauded Tuesday international pledges of more than 2 billion US dollars in 2018 for the three-year-old crisis in Yemen.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:23:16

Trump emphasizes toughness on Russia, hopes for better ties

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday showed mixed attitude toward Russia, emphasizing his toughness on Moscow while expecting better bilateral relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:20:44

Trump talks with Saudi king over phone on Yemen, Syria

US President Donald Trump has talked by phone with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, discussing issues concerning Yemen, Syria and the Gulf disputes, said the White House on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:20:00

UAE, Bahrain discuss ways of enhancing cooperation

United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain on Tuesday discussed ways of enhancing "fraternal" cooperation of the two Gulf states, UAE state news agency WAM reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:19:00

Trump to decide soon on US military presence in Syria

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his intention of bringing American troops back from Syria, citing that the fighting against the extremist group Islamic State (IS) was close to being complete.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:18:26

Russia announces earlier delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia and Turkey agreed to bring forward the delivery of the S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:16:18

UN prepares for transition of peacekeeping mission in Haiti: official

The United Nations is preparing for a transition of its mission in Haiti to a non-peacekeeping presence given the return of stability in the Caribbean country, said Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the UN undersecretary-general for peacekeeping operations, on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:15:08

US releases proposed China tariff list amid strong opposition

The Office of US Trade Representative (USTR) on Tuesday published a proposed list of Chinese goods subject to additional 25 percent tariffs amid strong opposition from China and US business groups.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 6:28:47

UN Security Council to visit Iraq, Myanmar, Bangladesh in April

The 15-panel UN Security Council will visit Iraq, Myanmar and Bangladesh in two separate trips later this month, the rotating president of the council announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/3 11:37:47

Cuba, Saudi Arabia vow to deepen trade, political relations

The foreign ministers of Cuba and Saudi Arabia, Bruno Rodriguez and Adel Al-Jubeir, expressed on Monday their mutual interest in deepening economic relations and continuing to strengthen political ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/3 9:05:30

Russia expels Montenegrin diplomat amid ex-spy row

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced Monday that it would expel one Montenegrin diplomat in tit-for-tat retaliation over the incident of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/3 8:48:05

UN chief saddened by death of Madikizela-Mandela

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was saddened by the death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a former wife of Nelson Mandela and an anti-apartheid leader in her own right, said a UN spokesman on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/3 8:47:08

Zambia gives Cuban envoy 7 days to leave

The Zambian government on Monday gave the Cuban ambassador a seven-day ultimatum to leave the country following his public endorsement of an opposition political party.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/3 8:45:21

President Trump congratulates Egypt's Sisi by phone on re-election

US President Donald Trump on Monday congratulated Egyptian incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in a phone call for his landslide win in the country's presidential election, said the White House.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/3 8:38:32