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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

Namibia eyes greater cooperation with China: Deputy PM

Namibian Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah called for greater cooperation with China on Wednesday, as the resource-rich country looks to boost its economy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 23:58:39

Italian president begins official visit to Russia

Italian President Sergio Mattarella began a three-day visit to Russia on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/11 20:48:28

DPRK accuses US of trying to "maintain colonial rule" in South Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday accused the united States of trying to "maintain its colonial rule" in South Korea by helping the conservative forces remain in power.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/10 22:25:19

Bangladesh PM meets Indian opposition leader Sonia Gandhi

Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday met India's main opposition Congress party's leader Sonia Gandhi at the president's official residence - Rashtrapati Bhawan - in Delhi.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/10 20:27:32

India, Australia ink 6 pacts as Modi holds talks with visiting PM Turnbull

India and Austrialia signed six agreements on Monday, including one aimed at strengthening counter-terrorism cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/10 20:20:41

Turkey condemns church bomb attacks in Egypt

Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the deadly twin bomb attacks in Egypt, which killed nearly 60 people and wounded over 90.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/9 23:59:16

Iraq condemns church bomb attacks in Egypt

Iraq condemned on Sunday a bomb explosion at a Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian Nile delta city of Tanta, which killed at least 21 and injured 59 others.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/9 21:44:23

France's Hollande urges int'l action to alleged fatal gas use in Syria

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday urged international community to take swift act against the alleged use of fatal gas in Syrian city of Idlib which he described as "a war crime."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/6 0:17:00

Singaporean leaders convey condolences on Russia's St. Petersburg metro attack

Singaporean leaders wrote to their Russian counterparts, conveying condolences on the terror attack at the subway system in St. Petersburg, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/4 20:57:30

DPRK denounces Japan for distorting history in textbooks

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Tuesday denounced Japan for distorting history and instilling false ideas into Japanese children's mind through textbooks for high school students.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/4 18:08:56

Vietnam strongly condemns St. Petersburg terrorist attack

Vietnam strongly condemns the recent terrorist attack in Russia's St. Petersburg that killed and injured dozens of victims, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/4 18:08:33

UK looking forward to Belt, Road summit in Beijing

British Ambassador to China Barbara Woodward said Friday the UK is looking forward to the One Belt, One Road summit to be held in Beijing in May, as her country looks to enhance participation in global trade after deciding to quit the EU.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/1 1:13:39

Turkish president urges US fighting IS with "legitimate actors"

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in capital Ankara on Thursday, urging US to work with "legitimate actors" in fighting against the Islamic State (IS).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/30 23:25:11