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US secretary of state says confident to bring peace to Korean Peninsula

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he is confident to eventually bring peace to the Korean Peninsula though many things are left to do, the Blue House of South Korea said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 10:57:49

Development on Korean Peninsula in line with road map proposed by Russia, China: Russian FM

The situation on the Korean Peninsula is developing in line with the road map proposed by China and Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 10:04:01

Trump says DPRK no longer "nuclear threat"

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was no longer a nuclear threat, following his summit with DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:59:35

China says DPRK-US summit a good start

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday that the meeting between the leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States had important and positive historic significance.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:55:21

UN symposium highlights Belt & Road, sustainable development

A high-level symposium was held at the United Nations headquarters on Wednesday to find more links between the Belt and Road Initiative and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:48:22

Trump says DPRK no longer "nuclear threat"

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was no longer a nuclear threat, following his summit with DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:31:28

UN official stresses links between China's Belt and Road Initiative and UN's 2030 Agenda

Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, said Wednesday that China's Belt and Road Initiative and the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development have similar vision and principles.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:28:12

Peacekeepers from 26 countries to participate in int' l military exercise in Mongolia

A total of 1,400 peacekeepers from 26 countries will participate in an annual multinational peacekeeping exercise to be held from June 14 to 28 near the Mongolian capital, the Armed Forces of Mongolia said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 17:40:15

Putin to meet senior DPRK official -- Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), in Moscow Thursday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 16:41:57

Int'l community welcomes historic Kim-Trump meeting

Top politicians and officials worldwide have praised the landmark summit between Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and US President Donald Trump in Singapore on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 13:21:24

5.9 magnitude quake strikes off western Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on Richter scale rocked West Sumatra province of western Indonesia earlier Wednesday, but was not potential for tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 11:43:18

Kim Jong Un accepts invitation to visit US during meeting with Trump: KCNA

The top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un has accepted an invitation from US President Donald Trump to visit the United States, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 11:31:35

Top US diplomat to visit S.Korea after DPRK-US summit

Top US diplomat planned to visit South Korea late Wednesday, just a day after a historic summit between top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 10:45:23

US applauds Trump-Kim summit, skepticism remains

Myanmar has borrowed 10 million US dollars' loan from the World Bank to construct the headquarters of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) , the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 10:36:08

Myanmar to construct national water resources committee headquarters with World Bank loan

Myanmar has borrowed 10 million US dollars' loan from the World Bank to construct the headquarters of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) , the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 10:35:28

Strategic trans-Anatolian pipeline starts operation in Turkey

The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), a key section of Europe's long-delayed Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) and a multinational project to bring Azeri natural gas to Europe via Turkey, started operation on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 10:28:53

Hostage-taking in Paris over, armed man arrested

Police operation to dislodge an armed who seized two hostages early Tuesday at a Paris building ended with no casualties having been reported, said Interior Minister Gerard Collomb.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 9:42:56

DPRK-US summit to help achieve settlement on Korean Peninsula: Russian FM

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that the historic meeting of the leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States is a step further toward an all-round political settlement of the Korean Peninsula issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 9:39:59