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S.Korea, DPRK complete withdrawal of weapons from JSA inside DMZ

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) completed the pullout of weapons and guard posts from the Joint Security Area (JSA) inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which has left the Korean Peninsula divided, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/25 17:33:10

Germany regrets at U.S. departure from INF Treaty

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas expressed regret on Tuesday in response to an announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty while vowing to personally attempt to save the landmark international non-proliferation accord.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/24 18:01:05

Stances of US, Russia on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced his intention to withdraw his country from the decades-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty because "Russia has violated the agreements."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 19:00:18

France calls on U.S., Russia to avoid "hasty" decision on nuclear arms pact

France on Monday warned that "hasty" and "unilateral" decision on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty would be "regrettable," saying that the Cold War-era pact was important to preserve Europe's security and stability, the country's foreign ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 17:39:36

DPRK, US agree to hold 2nd summit soon

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States agreed Sunday to hold further negotiation for the second DPRK-US summit at an early date.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 12:58:41

IPCC urges rapid, far-reaching changes to fight against global warming

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a world body assessing the science related to climate change, urged "rapid and far-reaching" changes in all aspects of the entire world on Monday to fight against global warming after adopting a special report on global warming.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 9:52:38

Australia committed to Paris agreement: PM

Australia's prime minister has rejected calls from conservative colleagues to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 9:36:15

Ethiopian PM inaugurates Chinese-built industrial park

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday inaugurated Adama industrial park, located 74 km southeast of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:38:46

Pompeo briefs S. Korea on tour to DPRK

US State Department said here on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday had briefed South Korea on his just concluded travel to the Democratic People' s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:38:02

India, Russia boost cooperation in defense, energy, trade ties

The two-day India-Russia annual summit ended in the Indian capital on Friday, during which the two sides formally signed a purchase agreement for the S-400 air defense missile system worth more than 5 billion US dollars.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:25:53

Pompeo, Kim hold "productive" dialogue on Singapore statement, test site: State Department

U.S. State Department said on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, have held a productive dialogue earlier in Pyongyang.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:24:20

US, DPRK agree to hold 2nd Trump-Kim summit at earliest possible date: Pompeo

The United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to hold the second summit between US President Donald Trump and top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un at an earliest possible date, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:19:57

Mongolia, Armenia sign visa-free deal

Mongolia has signed a visa-free agreement with Armenia, allowing a 30-day visa-free travel to each other, the Mongolian foreign ministry said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/1 15:59:36

US, Canada confirm they have reached deal with Mexico to replace NAFTA

Canada and the United States announced Sunday night that they and Mexico have reached a "new, modernized" North American free trade agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/1 15:43:10

S.Korea, DPRK launch landmine removal in border areas

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday launched the removal of landmines in border areas as part of efforts to implement the inter-Korean military agreement, local media reported citing Seoul's defense ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/1 12:06:09

Iran summons 3 European diplomats over attack on military parade

Iran summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain over the attack that claimed 29 lives during a military parade on Saturday in the southwest part of the Islamic republic.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 15:22:28

Putin says ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, over a deadly terrorist attack and reaffirmed readiness to intensify counterterror cooperation, the Kremlin said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:30:39

UN chief expresses concern over cease-fire violation in Libya's capital

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed concern over the continued violation of the UN-brokered cease-fire agreement in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:28:04