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Dutch PM visits Singapore to enhance cooperation

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte called on Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday during his visit to the city state, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/24 22:15:51

Pakistan, EU to continue anti-terrorism cooperation

Pakistan and the European Union (EU) agreed to continue cooperation in the spheres of counter terrorism, security and defense, disarmament and non-proliferation, officials said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/24 21:49:22

President's visit forges closer ties as Slovenia reopens Tehran embassy

Slovenian President Borut Pahor will pay a two-day official visit to Iran from Tuesday, during which Slovenia will reopen its embassy in Tehran after three years of closure.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/21 23:44:25

Pakistan condemns suicide attack in Kabul mosque

Pakistan on Monday condemned a suicide attack in a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/21 23:40:50

UAE, EU bid for growing joint strategic partnership

Speaker of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal National Council (FNC) in Abu Dhabi met Sunday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to discuss regional developments, reported the UAE state news agency WAM.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/21 0:34:05

Bangladesh PM "deeply shocked" at loss of lives in Indian train crash

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her "deep shock " and condolences over the train accident in India in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/20 22:12:19

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