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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.

Japan's Abe departs for 5-day European tour

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe departed Tuesday for a European tour that will see him visit Spain, France and Belgium for a series of summit talks and to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Belgium.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 13:25:57

Putin orders signing strategic cooperation treaty with Egypt

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed an order on concluding a strategic cooperation agreement with Egypt, according to Russia's official legal portal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:07:50

Russia, Iran pledge joint efforts to stabilize global oil market

Russian and Iranian energy ministers on Monday discussed potential further regulations in oil production under the deal reached between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers, the Russian Energy Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:04:59

Pentagon chief's future cast into doubt after Trump's remarks

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is one of the longest serving members of U.S. President Donald Trump's cabinet, but a remark made by Trump Sunday has put Mattis's position into doubt.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:00:58

Trump to send state secretary to Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said that he will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 10:35:32

6.8-magnitude quake hits 162km E of Tadine, New Caledonia -- USGS

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted 162 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia at 010346 GMT on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 9:32:59

Cuban president slams uptick in "hostile rhetoric" from U.S.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday said the United States was intensifying its "hostile rhetoric" against the island.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 9:31:02

Trump suggests "rogue killers" behind disappearance of Saudi journalist

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the disappearance and alleged death of a Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:49:46

Lebanon, Mexico seek to boost private sector ties

Mohamad Choucair, head of the Beirut Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture said on Monday that the Lebanese private sector is looking forward to boosting economic ties with Mexico.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:43:17

Italy's deputy FM says upcoming meeting to support Libya's economic reforms

Italy's Deputy Foreign Minister, Emanuela Claudia Del Re, on Monday stressed importance of the upcoming Palermo meeting on Libya for economic reforms and development in Libya.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:41:47

France's attitude towards Greece most admired by Greeks: survey

The opinion of Greek citizens about six countries of the world, as well as the European Union and its leaders, regarding their stance towards Greece, is reflected in the results of a survey released on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:41:10

Russia, Iran pledge joint efforts to stabilize global oil market

Russian and Iranian energy ministers on Monday discussed potential further regulations in oil production under the deal reached between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers, the Russian Energy Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:37:56

UN chief stresses "fundamental right" to food ahead of World Food Day

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday reiterated the need to renew commitment to upholding people's "fundamental right" to food on the eve of the World Food Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:35:41