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Roundup: Chinese envoy calls for political solution in Venezuela, asks to lift sanctions

A Chinese envoy on Wednesday called for a political solution to the Venezuela crisis and asked for the lifting of unilateral sanctions against the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/11 8:12:39

UN humanitarian chief asks for more support to Venezuela

UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock on Wednesday asked for more money to support the expansion of humanitarian programs in Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/11 8:09:30

Trump, Saudi crown prince talk over phone on regional security, Iran, human rights

The White House said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud had talked over phone on issues regarding regional security, Iran and human rights.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 14:58:37

Trump, Sisi discuss regional, water issues

US President Donald Trump and visiting Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi discussed regional security and water issues Tuesday at the White House.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 13:55:20

U.S. bans 16 Saudi individuals from entry over Khashoggi's death

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has ordered to ban 16 Saudi individuals from entering into the United States over the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 10:23:05

Russia, Turkey agree to boost bilateral investment

Russia and Turkey will enhance investment cooperation and start more joint projects in various fields, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 8:47:33

Pompeo meets with Bangladeshi counterpart on ties, refugees

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met here with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen to discuss bilateral cooperation and refugees' issue on Monday, the US State Department said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 8:46:38

Interview: BRI boosts LatAm development through connectivity -- ECLAC official

China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is helping expand Latin America's connectivity with "deep insight," according to a senior United Nations official here.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 11:33:37

Opposition leader says Canadian PM's lawyer threatens him with libel suit over SNC-Lavalin scandal

Canada's opposition Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said on Sunday that a letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's lawyer threatened him with libel suit over SNC-Lavalin scandal.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 11:23:09

Pakistan warns India over alleged plans of possible military action

Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Sunday summoned Indian deputy high commissioner and warned India over its alleged plans to carry out some military action against Pakistan in the coming days, an official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 8:24:58

Rwandan president meets with Belgian PM in Kigali


Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/7 10:22:27

The Nepalese Ambassador discusses relations with China

The Global Times talks with Leela Mani Paudyal, who was the Nepalese Consul General in Tibet Autonomous Region from 2003 to 2007, and is now the Nepalese Ambassador to China. He spoke with us on Sino-Nepalese relations and his perspectives of a changing Tibet.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/2 18:03:40

Vietnamese woman sentenced to 3 years and 4 months in jail for death of DPRK man in airport

Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese woman, was sentenced to 3 years and 4 months of imprisonment on Monday for the death of a man from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) at a Malaysian airport in 2017 after pleading to a lesser charge filed by the prosecutors.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 15:45:38

New Zealand-China economic ties strengthened: Minister

New Zealand Revenue Minister Stuart Nash has said the economic ties between New Zealand and China are being strengthened with the successful negotiation of a new taxation treaty.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 12:30:43

Brazilian president visits Western Wall in Jerusalem


Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 10:00:22

Egyptian experts gather to discuss insights, visions on China's BRI

Egyptian researchers and experts in Asian affairs held a seminar in Cairo on Monday to discuss insights and visions on the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its economic and strategic significance for participant states.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 8:10:09

India, Pakistan skirmishes on Kashmir LoC kills border guard, child

A border guard belonging to India's Border Security Force (BSF) and a 6-year old girl were killed, while 14 people including nine civilians wounded Monday in skirmishes between troops of India and Pakistan on Line of Control (LoC), dividing Kashmir, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 8:04:33

Chinese envoy asks to protect civilians by resolving disputes through peaceful means

A Chinese envoy on Monday asked for efforts to resolve disputes by peaceful means, thus tackling the issue of the protection of civilians by addressing the root causes.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 8:02:04