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G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism


The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Friday signed a joint declaration on combating terrorism.

Dress to fight extremism

Clothing factories in Tajikistan are churning out brightly colored national dresses amid a surge in sales, and it’s not just because of the arrival of spring. An increasing number of female officials, teachers and students have been wearing the Atlas and ...

Underage laborers

Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when his hand got caught in a machine, a casualty of the economic boom driving more children into Myanmar’s factories.


British PM warns terrorism "evolving not disappearing"

Terrorist ideology is "evolving not disappearing", British Prime Minister Theresa May said at the Group of Seven (G7) summit of industrialized nations on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:39:42

UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

The UN Security Council condemned Friday the terrorist attack, which took place earlier Friday in Minya of Egypt, with at least 28 people being killed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:39:19

UK opposition leader attacks govt over terrorism, defense

After a four-day truce, election campaigning in Britain resumed Friday with a war of words over terrorism and defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:38:56

Pentagon plans first test of ICBM intercept: US media

The US Defense Ministry is planning a test to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time next week, US media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:38:25

Russia to sell 365 self-designed helicopters by 2030

Russia is expected to sell 365 most advanced Ka-62 helicopters by 2030, Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:35:41

G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism

The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Friday signed a joint declaration on combating terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:29:03

Tunisia opens trial over 2015 massacre

A Tunisian court held its first public hearing on Friday in the trial of 26 people in connection with a 2015 jihadist beach massacre that killed dozens of foreign tourists.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/27 0:33:39

Kushner under FBI's Russia probe

President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the FBI in the Russia probe, the Washington Post and NBC News reported Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/27 0:33:38

Foreign militants in deadly Philippine urban battle: govt

Foreigners are among Islamist gunmen battling security forces in a southern Philippine city, the government said Friday as soldiers tore down black IS flags in retaken districts and the reported death toll climbed to 46.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/27 0:33:37

Seoul approves civilian contact with N.Korea

South Korea on Friday authorized a civilian NGO to contact the North to discuss resuming humanitarian aid and projects, the first example of new liberal President Moon Jae-in's pursuit of dialogue with Pyongyang.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2017/5/27 0:33:37

28 killed in fresh attack on Egypt Christians

Masked gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least 28 people including many children, officials said.
Source: Agencies | 2017/5/27 0:28:39

Trump accuses EU allies of owing large sums of money

US President Donald Trump's accusation that the NATO members owe "massive amounts of money" shows the divergences between the US and its EU allies on NATO's role in solving global issues and would alienate Washington's closest allies, a Chinese expert said.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2017/5/27 0:23:39

UK police say "immense progress" made in hunt for bomber's network

British police said Friday that they have "got hold" of a large part of the network connected to Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi, but further arrests were likely, Sky News reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 0:00:58