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Vietnam calls on US to lift embargo against Cuba

Vietnam calls on the United States to lift its embargo against Cuba which has been enforced for over five decades, a Vietnamese spokesperson said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/24 6:45:58

Brazil to urge US to lift meat embargo

Brazil's Minister of Agriculture Blairo Maggi said on Friday he would travel to the US to present evidence for the US to reverse its ban on importing fresh meat from Brazil.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/24 6:37:33

Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch journalists

The National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla group in Colombia announced Friday it had freed two Dutch journalists it had detained since last week in the department of Norte de Santander.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/24 6:36:41

The Sistine subway

A man walks past an exhibit of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel paintings at the exhibit “Up Close” in the Oculus transportation hub in New York City on Thursday. The exhibition features 34 replicas of the chapel’s frescoes.
Source: CFP | 2017/6/24 0:43:04

US loses patience with North Korea

Chinese experts said the Trump administration should not abandon its policy of patience with North Korea after the US vice president declared the end of the strategic policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:38:40

6.8-magnitude quake causes damage in Antigua, Guatemala

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake early Thursday damaged iconic buildings in Guatemala's city of Antigua, a popular tourist destination, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 16:12:44

Russian FM warns US new sanctions "endanger whole relations"

The US move to tighten sanctions on Russia threatens the entire relationship between the two countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 8:35:53

No recordings of talks with Comey: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Thursday denied having recorded conversations with James Comey, the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Trump fired last month.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 8:33:18

At least 21 dead, 22 injured in Brazil pileup

The number of casualties from a massive road accident in Brazil on Thursday has risen to 21 dead and 22 others injured, said Brazilian authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 8:32:20

Michigan airport attacker failed to buy a gun: FBI

The lone-wolf attacker attacker who stabbed a police officer at a Michigan airport tried unsuccessfully to buy a gun, according to FBI investigation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 8:26:41

Cuba urges US to continue cooperation against drug trafficking

Cuba called on US authorities on Thursday to continue bilateral cooperation against drug trafficking despite recent measures announced by President Donald Trump to roll back American policies toward Cuba.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 8:26:24

FBI probing Michigan stabbing as ‘terrorism’

A knife attack on a Michigan airport police officer on Wednesday by a man yelling "Allahu Akbar" is being investigated as an act of terrorism, the FBI said.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/22 23:33:40

Tragic trail

Blue and white ribbons are seen on one of the streets in Wyoming, Ohio, on Thursday, before the funeral of Otto Warmbier who was arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after being accused of stealing a poster in North Korea. Warmbier died on Monday six days after retuning to the US in a coma.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/22 22:53:40

Rare US total solar eclipse excites Americans from coast-to-coast

For the first time in almost a century the US is preparing for a coast-to-coast solar eclipse, a rare celestial event millions of Americans, with caution, will be able to observe.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/22 22:48:40

Untimely death

Family members cry during a vigil in Reston, Virginia for Nabra Hassanen on Wednesday. The 17-year-old Muslim girl was killed with a baseball bat in a road rage incident on June 18.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/22 22:38:40

Portraits of the missing

Portraits of victims of forced disappearance hang on empty chairs during the ceremony to commemorate the National Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances at Constitution Square in Guatemala City, Guatemala on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/22 22:33:39

Rumored Ivanka visit ‘sign of improving ties’

The potential visit to Beijing of Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner could help Sino-US relations because of their closeness to US President Donald Trump, Chinese experts said amid speculations of the visit later this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 22:28:40

Pilot ejects as F-16 catches fire during takeoff in Houston

A pilot was forced to eject from a burning F-16 during takeoff at Houston's Ellington Airport on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 13:33:50