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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.

Pope willing to make a trip to N.korea: Vatican

Pope Francis will seriously consider the possibility of an unprecedented visit to North Korea but some conditions will have to be met, a senior Vatican official said.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/19 22:18:42

Russia and Uzbekistan strengthen ties

Uzbekistan and Russia signed business deals worth more than $27 billion on Friday as Russian President Vladimir Putin paid his first state visit to the former Soviet republic since long-ruling leader Islam Karimov died in 2016.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/19 22:18:40

Kremlin confirms Putin's participation in quadrilateral summit on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend a summit on Syria with leaders of Turkey, Germany and France, the Kremlin said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 22:17:34

Turkey denies sharing "any kind of audio recording" on Khashoggi with U.S.

Turkish foreign minister on Friday said they have not shared any audio recording of Khashoggi case with anyone, amid reports that Ankara had given a recording related to the missing Saudi journalist to the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 22:16:21

Former Malaysian deputy PM Zahid charged with corruption, money laundering

Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was hit with more than 40 charges including corruption, criminal breach of trust and money laundering on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 14:22:56

Trump says to make "very strong" statement over missing Saudi journalist

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that it seems that the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and the United States will make a "very strong" statement about his case.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 14:21:46

Myanmar state counselor stresses role of UEHRD for western state rehabilitation

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has stressed the important role of the Union Enterprise for Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement and Development (UEHRD) in conflict-hit Rakhine state for achieving sustainable peace and stability in the state, Myanmar News Agency reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 11:57:37

Russian PM rules out military response to sanctions

Sanctions are counter-productive and Russia will never resort to military measures in dealing with the issue, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 10:20:27

Putin says Abe rejects proposal of Russia-Japan peace treaty

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tokyo could not sign a peace treaty with Russia without preconditions on territorial issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday in the Russian city of Sochi.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 10:10:58

China committed to multilateralism, closer Asia-Europe partnership: Chinese envoy to EU

China is committed to working with other countries in Asia and Europe to champion upholding multilateralism and to forge a robust partnership between the two continents, the Chinese ambassador to the European Union has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 10:08:41

UN envoy urges de-escalation in "imploding" Gaza

The United Nations' Middle East peace coordinator on Thursday warned Gaza is "imploding" with its economic, humanitarian, security and political indicators continuing to deteriorate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 9:54:50

Ecuador expels Venezuelan ambassador over "offensive comments"

The Ecuadorian government on Thursday expelled Venezuelan ambassador, Carol Delgado, from the country following comments made by Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez against Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 9:51:37

Pompeo says to give Saudi Arabia "a few more days" on probe

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia shall be given "a few more days" on its probe of the disappearance of a journalist.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 9:39:06