White House: Bolton to meet Russian counterpart as "follow-up" to Helsinki summit

White House: Bolton to meet Russian counterpart as "follow-up" to Helsinki summit

2018-08-15 07:31

The White House said Tuesday that U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton will meet his Russian counterpart in Geneva of Switzerland next week as a "follow-up" to the Helsinki summit last month between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

U.S. ambassador to China sees great opportunity in bilateral cooperation

U.S. ambassador to China sees great opportunity in bilateral cooperation

2018-08-15 07:32

Despite some disagreements, the United States and China can work together to resolve problems and build a "bright future," the U.S. Ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, said on Monday amid ongoing U.S.-China trade frictions.

Caspian Sea convention expands prospects for cargo transportation development: Azerbaijani expert

Caspian Sea convention expands prospects for cargo transportation development: Azerbaijani expert

2018-08-15 07:34

The signing of the convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea will expand prospects for the development of transit cargo transportation, Azerbaijani expert told local media on Monday.

Palestinian gov't thanks China for 2.35 mln USD grant for UNRWA

Palestinian gov't thanks China for 2.35 mln USD grant for UNRWA

2018-08-15 07:36

The Palestinian government on Tuesday expressed thanks to China for providing 2.35 million U.S. dollars for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

Feature: Chinese investment, technologies help Algeria develop domestic industries

Feature: Chinese investment, technologies help Algeria develop domestic industries

2018-08-14 22:19

He Houhua, a businessman from China's southeastern province of Fujian, came to Algeria in 2016 to set up a pipe manufacturing factory, with an aim to tap into the local pipe industry after careful market research.

Turkey, Russia vow to enhance strategic partnership

Turkey, Russia vow to enhance strategic partnership

2018-08-14 21:39

Turkey and Russia will take steps to "enhance strategic partnership," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said here on Tuesday.

Feature: China-supported polytechnic contributes to technical training in Rwanda

Feature: China-supported polytechnic contributes to technical training in Rwanda

2018-08-14 21:39

Located at the foot of the Virunga volcanic mountains, Integrated Polytechnic Regional College Musanze (IPRC Musanze) is playing an important role in training technical persons in Rwanda.

Feature: Chinese volunteers boost Kenya's tourism sector

Feature: Chinese volunteers boost Kenya's tourism sector

2018-08-14 21:39

Hu Dongdong knows the history of Karen Blixen House, one of the historical sites in the Kenyan capital city of Nairobi, more than most locals.

Bolton meets Turkish ambassador amid Brunson deadlock

Bolton meets Turkish ambassador amid Brunson deadlock

2018-08-14 08:47

As the deadlock over a detained U.S. pastor remained unsolved, the White House said Monday that U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton met with Turkish Ambassador to the United States Serdar Kilic.

Ukraine's law on national security wins support from NATO: president

Ukraine's law on national security wins support from NATO: president

2018-08-14 08:49

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday that Ukraine's new law on national security has won the support from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

More than 130 people killed in NW Syria violence spike: UN

More than 130 people killed in NW Syria violence spike: UN

2018-08-14 08:46

In an upsurge of violence in the Syrian civil war, more than 130 people were killed, including "many children" in three governorates over the weekend, the United Nations said on Monday.

Zimbabwe's president-elect urges nation to now focus on economy after polls

Zimbabwe's president-elect urges nation to now focus on economy after polls

2018-08-13 21:06

Zimbabwe's president-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday urged Zimbabweans to now focus on rebuilding the economy following the July 30 polls whose outcome is being contested by the opposition MDC Alliance in court.

29 Ethiopian university students win Chinese scholarships

29 Ethiopian university students win Chinese scholarships

2018-08-13 21:06

Twenty-nine Ethiopian university students have won scholarships provided by the Chinese government to pursue further studies in China.

Feature: China-built dam boosts Sino-Tunisian hydroelectric cooperation

Feature: China-built dam boosts Sino-Tunisian hydroelectric cooperation

2018-08-13 21:06

Wearing red and white safety helmets, around 20 Chinese and Tunisian mechanics were binding reinforcement bars on the floor at a dam project which is under construction.

After 37 deaths, fresh rain alert issued in India's Kerala state

After 37 deaths, fresh rain alert issued in India's Kerala state

2018-08-13 21:06

Indian authorities have sounded a fresh rain alert in Kerala state till Aug. 15, even though the monsoon showers subsided and floods receded in the past 24 hours after three days of devastation that claimed 37 lives and rendered 34,000 homeless.

Turkey's president calls lira plunge "plot", threatens to seek new alliances

Turkey's president calls lira plunge "plot", threatens to seek new alliances

2018-08-13 07:40

The plunge of Turkish lira is "a plot against Turkey" and the country will seek new partners and markets if the United States does not back down on its hostile policy, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

Netanyahu says Israel demands "complete cease-fire" in Gaza

Netanyahu says Israel demands "complete cease-fire" in Gaza

2018-08-13 07:40

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel will continue to fight Hamas in Gaza before a "complete cease-fire" will be achieved.

Ethiopia seeks to boost tourism industry: official

Ethiopia seeks to boost tourism industry: official

2018-08-12 22:13

Ethiopia is working towards enhancing its hospitality industry capacity and welcome more foreign tourists, said an official with the tourism ministry.

Iran denies plans to talk with U.S. during UN general assembly meeting

Iran denies plans to talk with U.S. during UN general assembly meeting

2018-08-12 22:11

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Iran has no plan to talk with the United States on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting, state TV reported Sunday.

Feature: Shanghai's exhibition in Alexandria inspires Egyptian understanding about Chinese culture

Feature: Shanghai's exhibition in Alexandria inspires Egyptian understanding about Chinese culture

2018-08-12 07:13

"Culture is a fundamental human factor for enhancing cooperation between peoples," said Mohamed Sultan, governor of the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria, amid an ongoing exhibition of the intangible cultural heritage in Shanghai, China's most populous city.

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