Netanyahu says Israel, U.S. to form team to tackle settlements

Netanyahu says Israel, U.S. to form team to tackle settlements

2017-02-19 20:38

Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to set up a team to discuss settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Defense fair in Abu Dhabi highlights disruptive innovation

Defense fair in Abu Dhabi highlights disruptive innovation

2017-02-19 20:37

The biennial International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) kicked off here on Sunday with special focus on disruptive technology.

Nihao! Ethiopian airport trains Chinese-speaking staff

Nihao! Ethiopian airport trains Chinese-speaking staff

2017-02-19 19:00

The airport of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa is training Chinese-speaking staff upon arrivals of more Chinese travellers.

Chinese-backed real estate investment launched in Kenya

Chinese-backed real estate investment launched in Kenya

2017-02-18 22:08

Chinese investors have taken key shareholding in a major regional shopping and urban development project launched in Nairobi Friday, aiming to tap into Nairobi's growing international status as an aviation hub and a center for commercial enterprise.

Album: A glimpse of Karen's old house in Kenya

Album: A glimpse of Karen's old house in Kenya

2017-02-18 22:08

Located in the suburb of Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Karen Blixen house museum is the former African home of the Danish author, who lived in Kenya from 1914 to 1931.

Kenyan police arrest two IS suspects deported from Turkey

Kenyan police arrest two IS suspects deported from Turkey

2017-02-18 22:08

The Kenyan anti-terrorism police on Saturday morning arrested two IS suspects in the coastal city of Mombasa during a major operation to nab youth who had joined foreign radical groups.

China, U.S. agree to work for greater development of relations

China, U.S. agree to work for greater development of relations

2017-02-18 08:45

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson agreed Friday that the two countries should work together for greater development of bilateral relations during the term of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Russian currency likely to weaken despite recent appreciation: Russian minister

Russian currency likely to weaken despite recent appreciation: Russian minister

2017-02-18 08:45

The recent strengthening of Russia's ruble against the U.S. dollar is expected to be short-lived, Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said Friday.

Chinese FM calls for efforts to bring China-Japan ties back on right track

Chinese FM calls for efforts to bring China-Japan ties back on right track

2017-02-18 08:45

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, during a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida on Friday, urged efforts from both countries to bring bilateral ties back on the right track.

Spotlight: Libyans mark 6th anniversary of revolution in despair

Spotlight: Libyans mark 6th anniversary of revolution in despair

2017-02-18 08:45

The Libyan revolution, which started from Benghazi in 2011, has marked its sixth year with no positive change but trapped the country into endless chaos.

S. Korean court issues arrest warrant for Samsung heir on bribery charges

S. Korean court issues arrest warrant for Samsung heir on bribery charges

2017-02-17 18:36

A South Korean court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for the heir apparent of Samsung Group, the country's largest family-controlled conglomerate, on bribery charges linked to the corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

Malaysian police working on DNA profiling of Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian police working on DNA profiling of Kim Jong Nam

2017-02-17 18:35

Malaysian police are working on a DNA profiling of Kim Jong Nam, the elder half-brother of the top leader of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a senior police officer said on Friday.

UNEP calls for robust interventions to end illicit pangolin trade

UNEP calls for robust interventions to end illicit pangolin trade

2017-02-17 18:34

Global campaigns aimed at eradicating illegal trade in pangolins deserve fresh impetus in order to save this unique but rare mammal from extinction, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador Ian Somerhalder said ahead of World Pangolin Day to be observed on Saturday.

News Analysis: Trump-Netanyahu meeting indicates no major change in U.S. policy on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

News Analysis: Trump-Netanyahu meeting indicates no major change in U.S. policy on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

2017-02-17 11:32

The contradictions in the press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not clarify the unknown about how the new American administration will handle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Several Syrian towns on brink of starvation: UN official

Several Syrian towns on brink of starvation: UN official

2017-02-17 11:31

The Senior Advisor to the UN Special Envoy for Syria Jan Egeland urged parties to the Syrian conflict on Thursday to allow humanitarian aid to reach the towns of Fuah, Kafraya, Madaya and Zabdani in light of the critical lack of supplies in the four besieged locations.

Washington's National Zoo kicks off events to send off Giant Panda Bao Bao

Washington's National Zoo kicks off events to send off Giant Panda Bao Bao

2017-02-17 11:31

The Smithsonian's National Zoo on Wednesday kicked off a series of public events as it prepared to send off Giant Panda Bao Bao back to China.

African Fine Coffee event kicks off in Ethiopia's capital

African Fine Coffee event kicks off in Ethiopia's capital

2017-02-16 21:12

Attracting regional and international coffee roasters, traders, producers, professionals and connoisseurs, the 15th edition of African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition kicked off in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday.

Turkish shelling kills 24 civilians in northern Syria

Turkish shelling kills 24 civilians in northern Syria

2017-02-16 21:11

At least 24 civilians have been killed by Turkish shelling on Syria's northern city of al-Bab, a stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) group, a monitor group reported Thursday.

Malaysian deputy PM confirms dead DPRK man as Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian deputy PM confirms dead DPRK man as Kim Jong Nam

2017-02-16 20:07

Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said on Thursday that the man from DPRK that died in Malaysia was Kim Jong Nam.

Feature: Tiffany Trump's style journey with her Chinese fashion designer

Feature: Tiffany Trump's style journey with her Chinese fashion designer

2017-02-16 08:43

It was such a pleasant surprise for Tao Wang to see Tiffany Trump, the youngest of U.S. President Donald Trump's two daughters, sitting in the front row at the Chinese designer's New York fashion week show.

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