Envoy urges Chinese firms to invest in Zimbabwe

Envoy urges Chinese firms to invest in Zimbabwe

2017-04-30 18:57

Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe has called on Chinese firms to take advantage of the vast business opportunities there and intensify investment in the southern African country.

RCEP to boost global economic growth: ASEAN leaders

RCEP to boost global economic growth: ASEAN leaders

2017-04-30 13:43

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have welcomed the progress made in negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) during their summit, saying the giant free trade pact will boost global trade.

Commentary: More world efforts needed to achieve denuclearization on Korean Peninsula

Commentary: More world efforts needed to achieve denuclearization on Korean Peninsula

2017-04-30 07:24

More efforts should be made to achieve denuclearization and sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula, which has witnessed a continued escalation of tensions over the past months.

Sisi, Abbas highlight two-state solution as only way for peace

Sisi, Abbas highlight two-state solution as only way for peace

2017-04-30 07:22

Presidents of Egypt and Palestine reiterated here Saturday the two-state solution for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict as "the only way to achieve stability in the Middle East region," the Egyptian presidential spokesman said in a statement.

EU leaders adopt guidelines on Brexit negotiations with Britain

EU leaders adopt guidelines on Brexit negotiations with Britain

2017-04-29 22:03

The 27 European Union (EU) countries' leaders during their first summit since Britain triggered the Article 50 last month adopted unanimously the guidelines on Brexit negotiations with Britain, European Council President Donald Tusk said Saturday.

Death toll rises to 11 as Liberia's mysterious disease spreads

Death toll rises to 11 as Liberia's mysterious disease spreads

2017-04-29 21:20

The death toll from a mysterious disease in Liberia's southeastern county of Sinoe has risen to 11, a senior health official of the west African country said on Friday.

African experts warn reduced U.S. funding to hurt development programs

African experts warn reduced U.S. funding to hurt development programs

2017-04-29 21:18

The United States' new policy to slash overseas aid will hurt implementation of programs that promote poverty alleviation, economic growth, peace and ecological protection in Sub-Saharan Africa, experts have said.

Tanzanian President sacks over 9,000 public servants with fake academic certificates

Tanzanian President sacks over 9,000 public servants with fake academic certificates

2017-04-29 21:16

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday sacked 9,932 public servants found with fake academic certificates after verification of their academic qualifications.

Over 1,600 detained in Turkey's security operation

Over 1,600 detained in Turkey's security operation

2017-04-29 21:14

A total of 1,628 people were detained during a massive security operation across Turkey, the security forces said early Saturday.

Chinese FM stresses two directions in dealing with nuclear issue on Korean Peninsula

Chinese FM stresses two directions in dealing with nuclear issue on Korean Peninsula

2017-04-29 11:35

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Friday that two basic directions must be stuck to while dealing with the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula.

Russia trims interest rate on steady inflation decline

Russia trims interest rate on steady inflation decline

2017-04-29 11:35

The Russian central bank lowered its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 9.25 percent on Friday, citing the alleviation of inflationary pressure.

Chinese, Bulgarian officials call for boosting cooperation in tourism

Chinese, Bulgarian officials call for boosting cooperation in tourism

2017-04-29 11:33

Chinese and Bulgarian officials here on Friday voiced their hope to boost cooperation in tourism, promising to make full use of the unique resources of the two countries.

British politician calls on Chinese community to make voice heard in election

British politician calls on Chinese community to make voice heard in election

2017-04-29 11:33

British politician Lord Bates and his wife Li Xuelin on Thursday called on the Chinese community in Britain to cast their vote in the upcoming general election on June 8.

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative facilitates closer links between China, Europe: EU official

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative facilitates closer links between China, Europe: EU official

2017-04-29 11:36

China's Belt and Road Initiative is facilitating even closer links between China and Europe, and serves as a good example of the strengthened links between China and the rest of the world, a senior European Commission official has said.

Interview: Brexit likely to affect Italian exports, contributions to EU

Interview: Brexit likely to affect Italian exports, contributions to EU

2017-04-29 11:33

Possible consequences of Brexit on the Italian economy could be on exportations and contributions that the country will be required to pay to the European Union (EU), experts have told Xinhua.

Will Erdogan resume capital punishment in Turkey after referendum victory?

Will Erdogan resume capital punishment in Turkey after referendum victory?

2017-04-28 19:15

A reinstatement of the death penalty in Turkey will inexorably be a deal breaker for already faltering relations of the NATO country with the European Union.

U.S. to expel 7,000 Ghanaians: ambassador

U.S. to expel 7,000 Ghanaians: ambassador

2017-04-28 19:15

The United States would expel 7,000 Ghanaians this year for breaching terms of their visa agreement, a U.S. diplomat said on Thursday.

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative to boost sustainable economic development -- former U.S. diplomat

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative to boost sustainable economic development -- former U.S. diplomat

2017-04-28 08:05

The Belt and Road Initiative is a very positive project that helps boost sustainable economic development in the world, especially in ill-connected Asia, a former U.S. diplomat has said.

Passenger dragged from plane reaches settlement with United Airlines

Passenger dragged from plane reaches settlement with United Airlines

2017-04-28 08:05

A passenger, who was violently dragged off an overbooked United flight has reached a settlement with the airline, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Pentagon investigates Trump's ousted ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

Pentagon investigates Trump's ousted ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

2017-04-28 08:05

The Pentagon's inspector general had already opened an investigation into whether former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn received foreign payments without Pentagon's approval, according to a newly released document.

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