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Turkey eyes stronger regional, global role with closer China ties


Editor's Note: Visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu sat down with Global Times reporter Zhang Xin (GT) for an exclusive interview on Friday to discuss Turkey's engagement in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), potential Sino-Turkish collaboration on the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative and cooperation on Middle Eastern affairs.

Accepting challenge

This screenshot from a video posted on Twitter shows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing Yoga following a fitness challenge in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Living in squalor

A woman picks up garbage on the shores of Manila Bay after a heavy downpour caused by Severe Tropical Storm Maliksi, east of the Philippines, on Sunday. Photo: AFP


Indian president pays official visit to Greece

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos (front L) and Indian President Ram Nath Kovind (front R) inspect honour guards during a welcome ceremony in Athens, Greece, on June 18, 2018. Indian President ...

Migrant family reunited

Immigrants wait to head to a nearby Catholic Charities relief center after being dropped off at a bus station shortly after release from detention through “catch and release” immigration policy ...


Urgent: S.Korea, DPRK agree to field unified teams at Asian Games in August

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed Monday to field unified teams at some events during the upcoming Asian Games scheduled for August in Indonesia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 20:26:18

3 dead after being struck by train in London

Three people died after being hit by a train at Loughborough junction in south London, British Transport Police (BTP) said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 20:25:50

Turkey eyes stronger regional, global role with closer China ties

Editor's Note: Visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu sat down with Global Times reporter Zhang Xin (GT) for an exclusive interview on Friday to discuss Turkey's engagement in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), potential Sino-Turkish collaboration on the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative and cooperation on Middle Eastern affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 20:03:40

India warned of zero-sum mentality as Napal PM to visit China

Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli was scheduled to visit China starting Tuesday with discussion focused on economic ties and infrastructure projects, and analysts said India should not worry its influence in Nepal would diminish, but instead focus on benign trilateral interactions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:08:40

S.Korea to conduct military exercises near controversial islets claimed by Japan

The South Korean military planned to conduct defensive exercises near Dokdo islets, called Takeshima in Japan, over which Tokyo has claimed its sovereignty, Seoul's defense ministry said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 17:34:06

Right-wing candidate Duque wins Colombia's presidential election

Ivan Duque of the right-wing Democratic Center party won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, claiming almost 54 percent of the vote in the run-off poll, the National Electoral Council said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 16:56:55

S.Korea aims to make war-ending declaration in 2018, to closely cooperate with China: FM

South Korea aimed to make a war-ending declaration by the end of this year although the exact schedule and format can be dealt with flexibly, the South Korean foreign minister said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 14:15:33

1,089 cases of dengue fever reported so far this year in Laos, 2 killed

A total of 1,089 cases of dengue fever have been reported so far this year in Laos, with two deaths, local daily Vientiane Times reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 12:45:30

26th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival held in Los Angeles

Artists work on their pieces during the 26th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival in Los Angeles, the United States, on June 17, 2018. The festival featured more than 600 artists using 25,000 sticks of pastel chalk to create 200 pieces of life-size work on the city pavement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 11:45:49

Three dead, more than 10 injured as 6.1-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Osaka

Three people have been confirmed dead including a 9-year-old girl and more than 10 others have been injured as a result of a powerful earthquake striking Osaka prefecture in western Japan on Monday morning, local rescue officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 11:31:28

Indian PM lays stress on gov't vision of "New India by 2022"

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid stress on his government's vision of "New India by 2022."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 10:19:37

Sydney prison receives new unit to house "high risk" terror offenders

"High-risk" terrorism suspects will now be held in 10 new and specifically designed steel cells in Sydney while they wait to face court, Australia's New South Wales (NSW) State Minister for Corrections David Elliott announced in a statement on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 10:15:09

Two feared dead, 8 injured as 6.1-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Osaka

Two people were feared dead, including a 9-year-old girl, and at least eight others were injured as a result of a strong earthquake striking Osaka prefecture on Monday morning, local rescue officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 10:14:41