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Golan Heights is not Israel's: Security Council EU members

The UN Security Council members from the European Union said Tuesday that they do not recognize Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/27 14:00:04

Pentagon authorizes $1b for border wall

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border, the first funds designated for the project under the president's emergency declaration.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/26 20:23:41

US House committee chairs request Mueller's full report on Russia probe

Six Democratic committee chairs in the US House of Representatives on Monday requested Attorney General William Barr submit the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller on the Russia investigation to Congress by April 2.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 19:10:45

Shakespeare statue unveiled in Havana by Prince Charles

Britain's Prince Charles unveiled a statue of William Shakespeare in Havana when he took to the streets of the old city Monday as part of the first visit by the British royal family to Cuba.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/26 18:48:41

Trump recognizes Israel's sovereignty over disputed Golan Heights

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, marking a major shift in U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 11:28:23

UN policy on Golan Heights remains unchanged: spokesman

The UN policy on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights remains unchanged despite the Trump administration's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the territory, a UN spokesman said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 11:12:30

San Francisco Bay Area sees growing tourist interest in China: travel agencies

People in the San Francisco Bay Area continue to show a growing interest in visiting China and exploring the country's culture, history, natural wonders and lifestyles, said tour operators specialized in the US region Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 7:56:23

US economists less optimistic, see slower growth: survey

US economists are less optimistic about the outlook and sharply lowered their growth forecasts for this year, amid slowing global growth and continued trade frictions, according to a survey published Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/25 19:33:40

Let off!

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's conclusion that US President Donald Trump's campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Mueller's report would boost their own wide-ranging probes into Trump's business dealings.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/25 19:09:32

Netanyahu heads to U.S. for talks with Trump on Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu departed on Sunday morning for Washington to have talks with U.S. President Donald Trump about the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, his office said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/25 14:18:50

Chinese student kidnapped in Canada, says Chinese Consulate-General in Toronto

A 22-year-old Chinese student was kidnapped in Markham, which is part of Great Toronto Area in Canada Saturday evening, said the Chinese Consulate-General in Toronto on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/25 8:55:02

US awaits Mueller report findings

The US public and Washington's deeply divided political class on Sunday faced another day of anxiously waiting to learn if the key findings of the Russian meddling probe will implicate President Donald Trump in serious wrongdoing.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/24 21:13:40

Fix to 737 MAX anti-stall software is ready: sources

A fix to the anti-stall system suspected in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet that killed 189 people in Indonesia is ready, industry sources said Saturday, as the company tries to avoid a lengthy grounding of its planes.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/24 20:28:40

President Bolsonaro says Brazil owes world nothing on environment

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday said his country "does not owe the world anything" when it comes to the environment.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/24 19:28:40

Come a cropper

Decades into the US-led war on drugs, coca plantations continue to surge like a green tide across ally Colombia's Catatumbo region.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/24 17:08:39

Trump claims liberation of all IS-controlled territory in Syria, Iraq

U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Saturday the "liberation" of all territory controlled by the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, while vowing to remain vigilant until "it is finally defeated."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/24 9:16:22

US slammed for sanctions against two Chinese firms

China has been faithfully carrying out UN resolutions on North Korea, and opposes any unilateral sanctions and long-arm measures by any country based on its own laws, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in response to US sanctions on two Chinese firms for doing business with North Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/22 21:58:40