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Antarctic ice melting faster, creates risks

An accelerating thaw of Antarctica has pushed up world sea levels by almost a centimeter since the early 1990s in a risk for coasts from Pacific islands to Florida, an international team of scientists said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/14 22:08:40

Pompeo says US, S.Korea, Japan to continue efforts for CVID

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States, South Korea and Japan had agreed to continue their efforts for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization (CVID) of the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 11:08:01

UNICEF chief: China's Belt & Road Initiative also vision for children

UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said on Wednesday that the vision of the Belt & Road Initiative is also a vision for children, as China's dramatic progress over the past two decades has also benefitted children.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:41:29

French politician concerned about Paris Agreement goals, says US pullout "bad signal"

Veteran French politician Laurent Fabius, who chaired the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, said here Wednesday that he was concerned about the attainment of the Paris Agreement goals.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:15:40

Indian female chess star boycotts Iran chess tourney

One of India's top women chess players has pulled out of an upcoming championship in Iran in protest at having to wear an Islamic headscarf.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 22:08:40

Cambodia slams US for imposing sanctions on PM's bodyguard chief

Cambodia on Wednesday criticized the United States for imposing sanctions on General Hing Bun Heang, commander of the country's Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen's Bodyguard Unit, for alleged human rights abuses.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 18:47:40

US Secretary of State to visit China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit China Thursday at the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 12:47:57

UN chief's position on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula unchanged: spokesman

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' position on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula remains unchanged, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 11:28:09

Long-delayed action on migration crisis stirs frustration among EU lawmakers

European leaders debated priorities Tuesday with the lawmakers here, and the long-delayed actions on migration crisis has stirred frustration among the European Parliamentary.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 9:52:05

Macron calls on Tehran to honor obligations under nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday reiterated commitment to the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal despite US withdrawal, but asked Tehran to comply with its obligations "without any ambiguity."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 9:28:05

UN chief welcomes de-escalation of political tension in Madagascar

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday welcomed the formation of a new government in Madagascar and the recent appointment of a prime minister in compliance with a ruling of the High Constitutional Court, said Guterres' spokesman.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 9:25:19

Trump stokes feud with allies

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up his feud with America's closest allies over trade, saying he could not allow them to continue taking advantage of the US.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/12 22:13:40

US slaps new sanctions on Russia over cyber security

The US Treasury announced on Monday that it has imposed sanctions on five Russian entities and three Russian individuals, accusing them of conducting "malicious cyber-enabled activities."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/12 8:27:34

UN to partner with Africa to lower cost of remittances

The UN specialized agency for the postal sector on Monday said it will partner with African governments to lower the cost of remittances flowing into the continent.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/12 8:22:36

Trump's tweets vent ire on key allies

US President Donald Trump fired off a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on NATO allies, the EU and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of a divisive G7 meeting over the weekend.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/11 22:28:40

Palestinian negotiator, US envoy trade barbs over Mideast peace

A senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official strongly slammed the United States on Monday, saying that making just peace needs men of state not men of real estate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/11 21:52:18

US optimistic about upcoming Trump-Kim meeting amid caution

As the June 12 summit between leaders of Washington and Pyongyang impends, US lawmakers and scholars conveyed optimism and hope for the historic summit while holding concern for its hard-to-predict outcome.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/11 13:21:13

Kim Jong Un and Trump will discuss peace, denuclearization: KCNA

The state media of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said on Monday that its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will discuss a "permanent and durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean Peninsula, denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and other issues of mutual concern.
Source: CGTN | 2018/6/11 11:58:27