China-funded village television project handed over to Rwanda

China-funded village television project handed over to Rwanda

2019-05-26 21:14

The completion ceremony of a China-funded village television project was held in Rulindo District, central Rwanda, on Friday, where China and Rwanda signed a handover document.

Manfred Weber voices confidence in EPP winning European Parliament elections

Manfred Weber voices confidence in EPP winning European Parliament elections

2019-05-26 21:14

Manfred Weber, leader of the European People's Party (EPP) group, voiced his confidence on Sunday after casting his vote in the European Parliament elections.

Interview: Former Missouri governor says U.S. heartland badly hit by trade dispute with China

Interview: Former Missouri governor says U.S. heartland badly hit by trade dispute with China

2019-05-26 08:06

America's heartland, the seat of the U.S. agricultural economy, has been badly hit by the country's trade dispute with China, former Missouri Governor Bob Holden said, urging the two sides to reach a win-win agreement soon.

Feature: Chinese, U.S. governors urge cooperation, people-to-people exchanges

Feature: Chinese, U.S. governors urge cooperation, people-to-people exchanges

2019-05-26 08:05

The Fifth China-U.S. Governors Forum held here in the U.S. state of Kentucky concluded with a consensus that cooperation is the only right choice for both China and the United States.

Russia says UN convention does not apply to resolving Kerch Strait dispute

Russia says UN convention does not apply to resolving Kerch Strait dispute

2019-05-26 08:03

The dispute resolution procedures provided by the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea are not applicable to the settlement of last November's Kerch Strait incident, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday.

U.S. federal judge blocks Mississippi abortion law

U.S. federal judge blocks Mississippi abortion law

2019-05-25 22:23

A U.S. federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a highly controversial state law passed recently in Mississippi banning abortions once a fetus' heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy.

U.S. still mulls sending more troops to Middle East

U.S. still mulls sending more troops to Middle East

2019-05-24 22:34

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday downplayed the likelihood of sending more American troops to the Middle East amid tension with Iran, but remained open to the option.

Interview: U.S. business leader calls U.S. tariff weapon "counterproductive"

Interview: U.S. business leader calls U.S. tariff weapon "counterproductive"

2019-05-24 07:43

Washington's moves of using tariffs as a weapon to force China into a trade deal are "counterproductive," a U.S. business leader said Tuesday.

U.S. files 17 new charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange

U.S. files 17 new charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange

2019-05-24 07:42

The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday that it has filed 17 new charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, including receiving and unlawfully publishing classified military and diplomatic documents in 2010.

Chinese ambassador rejects U.S. sanctions against Chinese tech firms

Chinese ambassador rejects U.S. sanctions against Chinese tech firms

2019-05-23 22:04

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Wednesday denounced Washington's arbitrary sanctions against Chinese tech companies.

Nuclear transparency "hypocritical" without mutual trust: Chinese diplomat

Nuclear transparency "hypocritical" without mutual trust: Chinese diplomat

2019-05-23 22:04

A senior Chinese diplomat said here on Wednesday that without sufficient mutual trust and respect for each other's security concerns, and without a commitment to common security, nuclear transparency could be "hypocritical and meaningless", or a tool for the strong to bully the weak.

South Sudan hails China's support to health sector

South Sudan hails China's support to health sector

2019-05-23 22:04

South Sudan's vice president James Wani Igga on Wednesday hailed China's contribution to the health sector in the east African country.

Pentagon to present Mideast troops deployment plan to White House amid Iran standoff: U.S. media

Pentagon to present Mideast troops deployment plan to White House amid Iran standoff: U.S. media

2019-05-23 22:04

The Pentagon is expected to submit plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, U.S. media reported on Wednesday.

U.S. not seeking war with Iran, says top defense official

U.S. not seeking war with Iran, says top defense official

2019-05-22 22:24

U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that America's actions so far had been deterring Iran rather than seeking a war.

South Sudan vows to strengthen infrastructure cooperation with China

South Sudan vows to strengthen infrastructure cooperation with China

2019-05-22 22:22

South Sudan has vowed to strengthen cooperation on infrastructural development with China to speed up transformation of the country following five years of turmoil.

Libya on verge of civil war: UN envoy

Libya on verge of civil war: UN envoy

2019-05-22 07:42

The top UN envoy for Libya warned on Tuesday that the Arab country is on the verge of civil war that could lead to permanent division.

U.S. fighters escort Russian strategic bombers over Arctic, Pacific oceans

U.S. fighters escort Russian strategic bombers over Arctic, Pacific oceans

2019-05-22 07:42

U.S. fighters have escorted four Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers while the latter were performing regular flights in the airspace over the neutral waters of the Arctic and the Pacific, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

DPRK's UN envoy denounces U.S. seizure of cargo ship

DPRK's UN envoy denounces U.S. seizure of cargo ship

2019-05-22 07:42

The permanent representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the United Nations on Tuesday denounced the U.S. seizure of a cargo ship of his country.

Rouhani says Iran not to bow to U.S. pressures

Rouhani says Iran not to bow to U.S. pressures

2019-05-22 07:42

Iran will never bow to the pressures exerted by the United States, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

China committed to aiding Kenya in expanding exports: Chinese envoy

China committed to aiding Kenya in expanding exports: Chinese envoy

2019-05-21 22:06

China is committed to helping Kenya expand its exports to the Asian nation to boost trade between the two countries, Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng has said.

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