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UN-mediated talks on Cyprus reunification resume in Switzerland

The United Nations (UN)-mediated talks on the reunification of Cyprus resumed Sunday morning in a resort hotel in Switzerland's Mont Pelerin.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/20 22:00:56

Putin, Abe to meet at APEC summit in Peru: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet on the sidelines of the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru, the Kremlin said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/17 23:49:58

US president Obama ends Athens visit with message of hope, ode to democracy

US President Barack Obama ended his two-day visit to Athens on Wednesday with a message of hope for Greek people and an ode to democracy, before departing for Germany, the next stop of his European tour.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/17 0:17:57

Turkey slams Germany, Belgium for inaction on terrorism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Germany and Belgium on Wednesday for their inaction against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and Fethullah Gulen's movement in their countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/16 22:52:55

Abe says Japan, US shall share costs of US troops stationed in Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Japan and the United States shall share in an "appropriate" way the costs of US troops stationed in Japan.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/14 23:31:23

Japan, South Korea agree to sign pact to share military intelligence amid opposition

Japan and South Korea agreed on Monday to sign a pact to share military intelligence, Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/14 23:25:47

Putin, Trump contacts possible before inauguration, but no great expectations: Kremlin

Contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump before the latter's inauguration are possible, but one should not put high hopes on a quick change in bilateral relations, the Kremlin was quoted as saying.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/14 23:25:13

Israeli president arrives in India on 6-day visit

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin arrived in India Monday on a six-day visit, aimed at bolstering bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/14 23:24:52

Indonesia, Singapore to boost cooperation

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Singapore's Premier Lee Hsien Loong held bilateral talks in Indonesia's Central Java capital of Semarang on Monday, discussing ways to further expand economic ties between the two nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/14 20:56:05

Pakistan condemns attack on German consulate in northern Afghan city

Pakistan on Friday condemned a suicide attack on German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif which killed at least four people and injured nearly 100.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/12 0:02:19

Egypt slams Erdogan statement as "irresponsible"

Egypt on Friday condemned the statements of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as "irresponsible" and part of Turkey's double-standard policy.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/11 21:52:50

Abe, Modi summit centered around contentious civilian nuclear pact, weapons exports

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi concluded talks on Friday on a wide range of collaborative bilateral issues, with the signing of a contentious civilian nuclear pact.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/11 21:51:02

Canada urges Kenya to continue with peacekeeping missions

Canada has called on Kenya to continue supporting peace initiatives, saying the country's participation in many of the UN peacekeeping missions has significantly contributed to global peace, security and stability.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/10 20:50:50

France's Hollande says Trump victory opens "period of uncertainty", vows frank talks

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election, but warned that the American vote would open a period of uncertainty.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/9 23:54:28

Belgium calls on Trump to defend freedom, tolerance

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said he hoped the United States and Belgium would continue to defend their common values of freedom and tolerance, after Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 45th US presidency on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/9 23:52:07

Worries, hope emerge in France after Trump's victory in US election

The victory of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the US presidential election prompted on Wednesday mixed reactions in France, where the far-rightist hailed a triumph of anti-immigration approach but raised concerns in the ruling Socialist camp and in the conservative party.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/9 21:33:25

Turkey urges Trump to extradite Gulen for "new page" in bilateral ties

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim urged Donald Trump to extradite Fetullah Gulen when congratulated Trump on winning the US presidency, the Turkish Daily Sabah reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/9 21:09:10

India hopes to boost military cooperation with China, jointly uphold border peace, stability: DM

Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday that India hopes to strengthen military cooperation with China and make concerted efforts to uphold peace and stability in border areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/9 16:41:12