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Maldives exiled leader rebuked

China on Thursday rebuked as nonsense a claim by the exiled opposition leader of the Maldives that China is engaged in a "land grab" that undermines the country's independence and poses a threat to the entire Indian Ocean region.
Source: Global Times - AFP | 2018/2/8 23:28:40

Turkey says 'ready' to discuss ties with Netherlands

Ankara will hold talks with Amsterdam if it takes concrete steps towards normalization of ties, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said late Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 9:19:35

Netherlands withdraws ambassador after refusing apology to Turkish minister

The Dutch government has officially withdrawn the Netherlands' ambassador from Turkey, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday after the two sides failed on normalization talks.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 9:17:05

Chinese, US students tied up by cultural event ahead of Lunar New Year

More than 100 students from China and the United States gathered Friday in New York City's Brooklyn Borough Hall, presenting their understanding of the two countries' cultures ahead of the Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 23:35:39

Chinese cultural gala at Cuban international book fair delights local audience

A Chinese cultural gala held here on Friday as part of the events of the 27th Havana International Book Fair enthralled the local audience with traditional artistic pieces.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/3 23:03:17

Jordan cuts diplomatic ties with DPRK

Jordan will cut diplomatic ties with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the Official Gazette said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/2 21:46:58

US defense chief meets British counterpart on ties

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Thursday met with his British counterpart Gavin Williamson at the Pentagon to discuss bilateral cooperation on issues of global concern.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/2 13:39:40

Boris Johnson praises China's ivory trade ban, urging UK, EU to follow

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has praised China's total ban on ivory trade as an important and far-reaching decision.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/2 13:34:14

Gastronomic festival opens in Istanbul to kick off Chinese New Year celebrations in Turkey

A Chinese gastronomic cultural festival kicked off in Istanbul on Thursday evening, the first in a series of events to mark the 2018 Happy Chinese New Year celebrations in Turkey.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/2 9:41:01

Algeria, Belgium keen to boost all-round bilateral ties

Algeria and Belgium pledged on Wednesday to further development bilateral ties in all fields.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 9:37:05

British PM Theresa May starts China tour

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 31, 2018. Theresa May is scheduled to visit China from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/31 11:15:16

Israeli, Palestinian ministers meet for first time since US Jerusalem recognition

Israeli and Palestinian ministers and other senior officials met during a ceremony on Tuesday for the first time since the White House's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/31 10:01:29

Putin says Moscow still ready to mend ties with US despite 'Kremlin list'

Russia is still ready to mend ties with the United States despite the prospect of new sanctions brought by Washington's newly released "Kremlin list," Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/31 8:46:04

Indian Ambassador to China optimistic about future of bilateral relations

Global Times reporter Zhang Xin (GT) interviewed the newly-appointed Indian Ambassador to China, Gautam Bambawale (Bambawale), to talk about the potential impact of the Doklam standoff on the Sino-Indian bilateral relationship, the obstacles that lie in the way of boosting ties as well as what possible solutions could be adopted.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 21:18:39

President Trump, Saudi King talk over phone on Yemen, Iran

US President Donald Trump spoke with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud by phone on Wednesday, discussing issues concerning Yemen and Iran, said the White House on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 9:26:07

Saudi king exchanges views with Trump in phone call

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday made a phone call to the US President Donald Trump to discuss issues of common concern, Saudi Press Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 9:22:13

Trump calls Uzbek president, British PM on bilateral ties

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday made phone calls to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and British Prime Minister Theresa May respectively, with the aim to advancing bilateral ties with the two nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/20 9:06:04

Ethiopian president calls for strengthened relations with China, four other countries

Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome on Tuesday called for strengthened relations with China and four other European and African countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/20 8:58:36