E.Africa bloc vows to implement water policy on shared resources to fix conflicts

E.Africa bloc vows to implement water policy on shared resources to fix conflicts

2018-11-15 21:08

Water ministers from Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) bloc on Wednesday signed a protocol to help implement a policy on shared resources to reduce conflicts.

South Sudan's bumpy road to peace

South Sudan's bumpy road to peace

2018-11-15 21:06

After nearly five years of civil unrest, South Sudan seems to have finally made some progress in peace with a revitalized peace agreement signed in September.

Trump admin defends White House decision to bar CNN reporter Acosta

Trump admin defends White House decision to bar CNN reporter Acosta

2018-11-15 09:59

President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday that it has "broad discretion to regulate access to the White House for journalists" as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN over the revocation of its reporter Jim Acosta's press pass.

Pompeo discusses regional alliance with senior Qatari official

Pompeo discusses regional alliance with senior Qatari official

2018-11-15 09:58

The U.S. Department of State said Wednesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and visiting Qatari deputy prime minister discussed building a regional alliance.

Russia hopes Gaza Strip ceasefire to last

Russia hopes Gaza Strip ceasefire to last

2018-11-15 09:58

Moscow hopes that the ceasefire achieved between the Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip will last, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.

Iran's president says U.S. "cruel" sanctions fail to reach goals

Iran's president says U.S. "cruel" sanctions fail to reach goals

2018-11-15 09:58

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the United States will fail to achieve its goals by imposing sanctions on Iran.

Botswana, China seal human resource cooperation deal

Botswana, China seal human resource cooperation deal

2018-11-14 21:39

As part of strengthening friendship and deepening bilateral ties, Botswana and China signed letters of exchange on human resource development.

Israel's defense chief resigns over Gaza cease-fire

Israel's defense chief resigns over Gaza cease-fire

2018-11-14 21:42

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned from the government on Wednesday, reiterating that the government lacks hard hand against Gaza's Hamas.

CFA denies rumors of Chinese Super League expansion to 20 teams

CFA denies rumors of Chinese Super League expansion to 20 teams

2018-11-14 14:56

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) has denied recent speculation that the Chinese Super League (CSL) will be expanded from 16 to 20 teams from next season.

ASEAN ministers sign first e-commerce deal for rapid, efficient transactions

ASEAN ministers sign first e-commerce deal for rapid, efficient transactions

2018-11-13 21:21

Trade ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states signed an agreement on e-commerce on Monday, encouraging paperless trading between businesses and governments of the bloc to generate rapid and efficient transactions.

Israel, Gaza continue to trade deadly heavy fire amid worst tensions since 2014

Israel, Gaza continue to trade deadly heavy fire amid worst tensions since 2014

2018-11-13 21:23

The barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip continued targeting southern Israel on Tuesday, killing a man, while Israeli airstrikes killed four in Gaza amid one of the worst flare-ups since 2014.

Erdogan says Turkey conceals no details on Khashoggi case

Erdogan says Turkey conceals no details on Khashoggi case

2018-11-13 21:19

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey has not concealed any details related to the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the international community, Turkish media reported Tuesday.

Gaza, Israel exchange massive deadly attacks amid high tensions

Gaza, Israel exchange massive deadly attacks amid high tensions

2018-11-13 07:20

The Israeli army launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on Monday evening, killing at least three and injuring dozens others, in response to the massive rocket attacks from the coastal enclave.

Palestinians bury 7 Hamas militants amid calls for "painful revenge"

Palestinians bury 7 Hamas militants amid calls for "painful revenge"

2018-11-13 07:20

Thousands of Palestinian mourners and militants buried on Monday seven Palestinian militants in southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Younis amid calls of "painful revenge from Israel."

Russia, U.S. may discuss reconciliation in Afghanistan: Russian senior diplomat

Russia, U.S. may discuss reconciliation in Afghanistan: Russian senior diplomat

2018-11-13 07:20

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad could visit Moscow in early December to discuss bringing a durable peace to Afghanistan, a Russian government official said Monday.

Syria, Iran say U.S. hinders political solution to Syrian crisis

Syria, Iran say U.S. hinders political solution to Syrian crisis

2018-11-13 07:20

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and a visiting Iranian official agreed on Monday that the United States is placing snags in the political process in Syria, state news agency SANA reported.

Feature: Young Palestinians learn Chinese to boost ties

Feature: Young Palestinians learn Chinese to boost ties

2018-11-12 22:27

Walking through the narrow alley ways of the old city of Nablus up to an old building now serving as a community center, two young college students were attending a Mandarin Chinese language course.

S. African companies see business opportunities in China

2018-11-12 22:22

South African companies who took part in the China International Import Expo (CIIE) that concluded on Saturday said there are many business opportunities in China.

Belgian King calls on youth to help build a world of peace

Belgian King calls on youth to help build a world of peace

2018-11-12 13:48

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, Belgian King Philippe delivered a speech Sunday morning at the Congress column in Brussels, calling on young people to become "heroes" and build a peaceful world.

Russia's oil output to slightly fall under October's level: energy minister

Russia's oil output to slightly fall under October's level: energy minister

2018-11-12 13:48

Russia's average daily oil production in November will be about 10,000 barrels less than that in the previous month, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Sunday.

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