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11/16/2017 2:46:15 PM

‘America is back’’: US President Donald Trump

(VNF) - US President Donald Trump on Nov. 15 rejected claims that his nearly two-week visit to Asia did not bring any breakthroughs in trade and North Korea. In a 24-minute statement at the White House, Trump strongly defended his national coloring agenda during the visit.

  • Saudi Arabia to let women enter sports stadiums in 2018

    Saudi Arabia to let women enter sports stadiums in 2018

    Public: 10/30/2017 3:08:51 PM

    Saudi Arabia will for the first time allow women to attend sports events in three selected stadiums from early next year, the General Sports Authority said in a statement.

  • China’s new leadership team unveiled

    China’s new leadership team unveiled

    Public: 10/25/2017 2:09:39 PM

    The make-up of the Politburo Standing Committee, the country’s supreme political body, has been revealed. Five new faces will back up the president as he looks to advance his political agenda.

  • Four decades of ASEAN-EU relations marked in Rome

    Four decades of ASEAN-EU relations marked in Rome

    Public: 10/21/2017 7:24:38 PM

    A ceremony was held in Rome, Italy, on October 20 to mark 50 years since the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and 40 years of ASEAN-European Union (EU) diplomatic ties.

  • China’s Communist Party opens its 19th National Congress

    China’s Communist Party opens its 19th National Congress

    Public: 10/18/2017 9:45:06 PM

    VNF - China’s 19th Communist Party Congress officially opened in Beijing on October 18th. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech opening the congress.

  • Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain

    Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain

    Public: 10/17/2017 10:46:16 AM

    At least 36 people have died in fires ravaging forests in northern and central Portugal over the past 24 hours, rescuers said Monday (October 16th), after three people were killed in Spain in blazes sparked by arsonists and fanned by Hurricane Ophelia.

  • US President Donald Trump to visit Asia from November 3

    US President Donald Trump to visit Asia from November 3

    Public: 10/17/2017 8:43:12 AM

    U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii between November 3rd and 14th, the White House said on Monday (October 16th).

  • 21 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

    21 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

    Public: 10/12/2017 8:40:01 AM

    More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were being rushed to California on Wednesday (October 11th) to help battle infernos which have left at least 21 people dead and thousands homeless.

  • Deadly tropical storm lashes Central America, heads for US

    Deadly tropical storm lashes Central America, heads for US

    Public: 10/6/2017 11:03:06 AM

    A tropical storm sliding north along Central America on Thursday (October 5th) has unleashed heavy rains that have killed at least eight people in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, with forecasters predicting it could strengthen into a hurricane headed for the United States.

  • France to ban glyphosate weedkiller by 2022, develop alternative

    France to ban glyphosate weedkiller by 2022, develop alternative

    Public: 10/5/2017 1:24:30 PM

    France has decided to set 2022 as a deadline to phase out the use of glyphosate, the controversial active ingredient in one of the world’s most widely used weedkillers, the Government said on September 25th.

  • Fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces nearly 135,000 to flee to shelters

    Fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces nearly 135,000 to flee to shelters

    Public: 9/29/2017 2:54:43 PM

    Nearly 135,000 people on the Indonesian island of Bali have left their homes and taken shelter in makeshift evacuation centers after warnings the Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time, officials said late on Thursday.

  • 60% kids' reading and mathematics level lower than minimum proficiency

    60% kids' reading and mathematics level lower than minimum proficiency

    Public: 9/29/2017 1:40:05 PM

    (VNF) - According to new estimates from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), more than 617 million children and adolescents are not achieving minimum proficiency levels (MPLs) in reading and mathematics.

  • Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

    Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

    Public: 9/26/2017 4:31:46 PM

    Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, disaster officials said Monday (Sep 25).

  • Merkel wins fourth term, hard right gains foothold in parliament

    Merkel wins fourth term, hard right gains foothold in parliament

    Public: 9/25/2017 8:32:47 AM

    Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany's election on Sunday (September 24th), but her victory was clouded by the entry into parliament of the hard right AfD, the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II.

  • Trump defends “America first” foreign policy at UN General Assembly

    Trump defends “America first” foreign policy at UN General Assembly

    Public: 9/20/2017 3:00:49 PM

    President Donald Trump gave his first speech to UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Here is the speech in full, as prepared for delivery.

  • 'The man who saved the world' passes away in Russia

    'The man who saved the world' passes away in Russia

    Public: 9/19/2017 4:48:16 PM

    Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has passed away aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday (September 19th).

  • Hurricane Maria heading for Caribbean: US forecasters

    Hurricane Maria heading for Caribbean: US forecasters

    Public: 9/18/2017 8:36:43 AM

    Maria became a hurricane on Sunday (September 17th) as it barrelled toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 120 kilometres per hour winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.

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