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Australian PM embarks US trip to mend relations, discuss regional security

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will depart for a whirlwind trip to the United States on Wednesday, during which he will meet US President Donald Trump for the first time since Trump took office.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/3 13:53:35

S.Korea completes land provision deal with USFK for THAAD site

South Korea on Thursday completed a deal to provide US Forces Korea (USFK) with land which had been acquired from Lotte Group earlier this year to deploy the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 19:05:35

DPRK slams S. Korea for backing US plan to attack Pyongyang

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Thursday slammed South Korean conservatives for backing US plan to stage military strikes against Pyongyang.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 19:00:48

US seeks "win-win" trade relations with Indonesia: Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the US government sought "win-win" trade relations with Indonesia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 19:00:22

German industrial federation expresses concerns about Turkey's referendum

The head of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the nation's main industrial group, said Tuesday that the referendum in Turkey was "worrying" and could hurt Turkey's economic ties with European partners.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 23:56:17

Japan, US agree on collaborative approach to Korean Peninsula issue, launch new economic dialogue

Japan and the United States on Tuesday agreed to work together with countries in the region to address tensions on the Korean Peninsular and took steps towards bridging gaps in economic cooperation with the launch of the US-Japan Economic Dialogue.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 23:14:33

Chinese, British FMs discuss situation in Syria, Korean Peninsula

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, on Monday exchanged views on the situation in Syria and the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 0:14:55

Bangladeshi PM's three-day Bhutan visit to focus on six deals

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will embark on a three-day visit to Bhutan on Tuesday, during which six deals in different areas are expected to be signed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 0:14:41

Russia hopes no US unilateral actions against DPRK: FM

Russia hopes the United States will not use force unilaterally against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 23:15:13

US national security advisor assures strengthening bilateral relations with Pakistan

The US national security advisor Herbert McMaster on Monday assured Pakistan that the Trump administration is committed to strengthening bilateral relations with the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 22:14:37

US strongly condemns attacks against civilians in northern Syria

The United States on Sunday strongly condemned the "barbaric" attacks against innocent civilians, including women and children, in northern Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 0:10:45

DPRK missile test provocative, destabilizing: US official

The latest missile test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is provocative and destabilizing, US national security adviser said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 0:10:00

Philippine ambassador’s views on challenges and opportunities in bilateral ties

Last week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cancelled a plan to visit an island which the country claims in the disputed South China Sea and raise the Philippine flag there, because the Philippines “values the friendship with China.” He announced his planned visit a week ago, but was immediately met with a response from China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 21:33:39

Afghan president meets visiting US security adviser

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with visiting US National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster on Sunday and the two sides discussed the Afghan security situation and bilateral ties, the Afghan Presidential Palace said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/16 19:43:58

Japan lodges protest against DPRK's failed missile test

The Japanese government lodged a protest with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday over the test-firing of a missile by the country earlier in the day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/16 19:43:19

Putin congratulates Russians on Easter

Russian President Vladimir Putin extended congratulations on Sunday to Orthodox Christians and all Russian citizens on Easter.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/16 19:40:24

US vice president arrives in S.Korea for talks on DPRK

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday as part of his first trip to Asia, and is expected to talk with the South Korean side about issues related to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/16 17:37:01

Polish FM to seek US assistance in retrieving plane wreckage from Russia

Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said that during his visit to Washington next week he would ask for US help to retrieve from Russia the wreckage of a Polish presidential plane that crashed in 2010, Polish public television TVP reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/14 0:10:56