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New round of cultural exchanges between China and Poland begin on a musical note


A world-class musical troupe landed in Beijing with a crescendo on Wednesday to appeal to the growing appetite of concert-goers in the city. The music group has a special mission: to promote Polish culture among the Chinese public and facilitate cultural exchanges between China and the European nation.

Multinational aviation drills "Clear Sky-2018" concludes in Ukraine

The international aviation exercises "Clear Sky-2018" concluded in Ukraine on Friday, the Air Force Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said in a statement on Facebook.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:34:56

Saudi preliminary investigations show death of missing journalist

Preliminary investigations by the Saudi Public Prosecution showed missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight at the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:32:33

Iraqi president says elimination of corruption priority of new gov't

Iraqi President Barham Salih on Friday confirmed that eliminating corruption, improving services and addressing unemployment will be priority for the new government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:27:48

Albania, Turkey agree to establish high-level cooperation council

The Foreign Affairs Ministers of Albania and Turkey signed a Joint Political Declaration on establishing High-Level Council of Cooperation, local media reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:23:07

ASEM summit calls on more connectivity between Asia, Europe

The two-day Asia-Europe meeting summit wrapped up on Friday in Brussels has called on more connectivity between Europe and Asia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:22:11

UN condemns insecurity in southern Libya

UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Friday condemned the insecurity in southern Libya.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:20:48

US, S. Korea suspend joint air defense exercise

The United States has suspended another military exercise with South Korea to give diplomatic maneuvers with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) "every opportunity to continue," the US military said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:19:22

Saudi King to reorganize primary intelligence agency

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued an order on Saturday to reorganize the General Intelligence Presidency, the primary intelligence agency of the kingdom, Saudi Press Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:18:02

Turkey to host four-way Syria summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host a summit on the Syria conflict with the leaders of Russia, Germany and France on October 27 in Istanbul, his spokesman said Friday, the first such gathering with key EU leaders.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/20 0:58:39

Turkey to host four-way Syria summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host a summit on the Syria conflict with the leaders of Russia, Germany and France on October 27 in Istanbul, his spokesman said Friday, the first such gathering with key EU leaders.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/20 0:28:17

Poppies for the fallen

Sergeant Tom Morton, 87, a Korea War Veteran, remembers fallen colleagues on Thursday as he admires some of the 9,057 hand stitched poppies on the side of Carmunnock Parish Church, Carmunnock, Glasgow, Scotland, which were individually stitched by members of the parish.
Source: VCG | 2018/10/19 22:18:44

Search for Khashoggi widens

Turkey on Friday widened the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after his visit to the Saudi consulate, searching a forest in the city.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/19 22:18:44

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for US

US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to deploy the military and close the southern US border if Mexico does not halt a caravan of Central America migrants heading north, raising the risk of huge disruptions to trade.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/19 22:18:43