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Duterte attends Belt and Road Forum in China

Speaking to reporters at the Yanqi Lake resort, the forum venue in the outskirts of Beijing , Mr Xi said the forum has sent a "positive message" to the rest of...


N/Korea accuses U.S. of plot to assassinate president

North Korea's allegations could not be independently confirmed. South Korea's intelligence service told CNN they know nothing about the alleged plot. The stat...


Chinese -president calls Korean-counterpart

Moon said at his inauguration Wednesday he is prepared to lead a major worldwide diplomatic effort to find a peaceful resolution to the tense security situation...


Former Penn State student blames school for hazing death

Chronicle of Higher Education: After a Student Dies, Penn State Bans a Fraternity and Liquor at All Greek Houses - " Pennsylvania State University on Thursday...


Macron takes office as French President

He will then make a speech in the Elysee reception hall in front of about 300 guests, officials and family members, including his wife Brigitte Macron, who was ...


China's Xi Jinping confident in future of new OBOR effort

Mr. Xi emerged as the new defender of globalisation, countering the resistance to open economic borders in the USA and parts of Europe, with a solid integrative...


Microsoft says cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

The attack was spread through a vulnerability that was leaked last month in a trove of hacking tools believed to belong to the NSA. For details on MS17-010, t...


UN Security Council to discuss NK missile launch

The missile flew 700 km (430 miles) and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km (1,245 miles), according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and ...


Conservative lawmaker Philippe named as France's new Prime minister: Elysee

He might be less at ease now with a more critical column he wrote mid-January, in which he said Macron was no John Fitzgerald Kennedy, adding that he didn't hav...


USA accuses Syria of mass executions and burning bodies in crematorium

During the briefing, he showed aerial images of what he said was a crematorium. "We now believe that the Syrian regime has installed a crematorium in the Sedn...


Democrats Keep Pressure on Trump Over Comey Firing

Sen. Ben Sasse, Nebraska Republican and an outspoken critic of Mr. Trump during the presidential race, said on CBS' "Face the Nation " on Sunday, "I've been ...


Pak, China firm on CPEC as India skips Belt and Road Summit

We believe that complete commissioning of CPEC and Gwadar port will generate such huge economic opportunities in diverse sectors that terror groups will not be ...


Palestinians marking 'catastrophe' of Israel's founding clash with troops

Erekat similarly asked for an apology for Britain's 1917 Balfour declaration, which called for a Jewish state in Palestine, which was controlled by the London g...


U.S. defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

The capture of Tabqa sets the stage for an advance on Raqqa, some 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east. The SDF was conducting clearance operations after seiz...


Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties

Feinstein said the EB-5 program presents "a stark conflict of interest" for President Trump and Kushner, both of whom have used EB-5 funding for construct...


Several Nations Request Urgent Consultations On North Korea

Moon, South Korea's first liberal leader in almost a decade, said as he took his oath of office last week that he'd be willing to visit the North if the circums...


Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

The UN Security Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday to discuss Sunday's missile launch. Last week the South elected a new president, Moon Jae-In, who advo...


Trump warns Comey over leaks after threatening to cancel media briefings

Trump placed calls to nine members of Congress on Tuesday to alert them of his decision, according to the White House. Luttig clashed with the Bush White Hous...


Xi, Moon agree denuclearizing North Korea is 'common goal'

Yoon said the dispatches were mentioned during the first telephone conversation between Moon and Chinese President Xi Jinping which lasted for 40 minutes begi...


Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

Malaysian customs seized 330 endangered tortoises smuggled from Madagascar and worth about 300,000 dollars, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, media repor...


Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

Their poll ratings surged after Schulz was nominated in January but have since sagged. Mr Schulz, who held more than 30 rallies in the state, had hoped that h...


Manila, Beijing to open South China Sea talks next week: envoy

But at a time when the United States may be curtailing operations in the South China Sea, claimants like the Philippines may be taking matters into their own ...


Turkish shooter wins gold medal at Baku 2017

Turkey, which is among the 57 countries participating in the event, accumulated 110 medals, including 24 gold medals, during the previous games. With two bron...


Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

Avelenda, who was senior vice president and assistant general counsel at the bank, said political pressure due to the letter was one of the reasons she chose to...


Xi calls for renewing Silk Road spirit

Pakistan signed new deals with China on Saturday worth almost $500 million ahead of Beijing's worldwide forum on its "Silk Road" trade and infrastructure init...


Germany: Merkel challenger predicts 'long, stony road' ahead

The CDU secured 34.5 per cent of the vote in the western rust-belt state of North Rhine-Westphalia, which is Germany's most populous state, according to an exit...


Trump lawyer admits tax returns show some income from Russian sources

I doubt it". The letter once again raises the question of why the public can't see the actual tax returns. "Oh, at some point I'll release them. And there...


Xi Jinping says China's Belt and Road initiative needs to reject protectionism

North Korea tested another missile on Sunday. Duterte is back in China for the Belt and Road Forum, May 14, 2017. Group photo of leaders from 29 countries a...


Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi - ISNA

Rouhani, who pledged to reduce Iran's global isolation and grant more freedoms at home, averted a second round by winning just over 50 percent. "I should take...


India's refusal to join China's Belt and Road summit regrettable: Chinese media

The new OBOR family and the wider global community should coordinate and synergise their initiatives to create and enhance the space for cooperation. "The CPE...


A 'second wave' of ransomware could broaden global cyberattack

Britain's National Cyber Security Center said on Sunday that it had seen "no sustained new attacks" but warned that compromised computers might not have bee...


Moon Jae-in Is The New President of South Korea

South Korean experts say Moon will try to show he's making efforts to soothe Chinese anger but that it's too late to call for THAAD's withdrawal. Trump stress...


Jordanian stabs Israeli officer in Jerusalem

Lauder's influence on the Trump administration has also enraged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu, according to a recent report in The Jerusalem Po...


Harvard Prof Says Trump Violates Constitution 'Constantly,' Calls For Impeachment Probe

Donald Trump must be impeached - what was a murmur up until now has evolved into strong calls that the 45th President of the United States must be removed from ...


North Korea accuses CIA of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

The U.S. has sent a warship to the region and installed a controversial anti-missile defence system in South Korea. These assertions from Pyongyang appear odd s...