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4/25/2018 10:22:48 AM

ASEAN Summit looks to build resilient, innovative community

The 32nd ASEAN Summit will take place on April 27-28 in Singapore under the theme of “Building a Resilient and Innovative ASEAN”, with the participation of leaders of the 10 ASEAN member states.

  • Viktor Orban wins third term in Hungary

    Viktor Orban wins third term in Hungary

    Public: 4/9/2018 2:35:03 PM

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a third straight term in power in Sunday elections after his anti-immigration campaign message secured a strong majority for his party in parliament, granting him two-thirds of seats based on preliminary results.

  • Several dead, wounded in strike on Syria air base: State media

    Several dead, wounded in strike on Syria air base: State media

    Public: 4/9/2018 10:15:34 AM

    Loud explosions were heard near the T-4 airfield in the Syrian city of Homs in the early hours of Monday (April 9th), Syrian state media reported.

  • Putin urges 'common sense' as global watchdog meets on spy poisoning

    Putin urges 'common sense' as global watchdog meets on spy poisoning

    Public: 4/5/2018 8:23:53 AM

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (April 4th) urged "common sense" to prevail in the spy poisoning crisis as London and Moscow faced off in a tense meeting at the world's chemical weapons watchdog.

  • Facebook says 87 million may be affected by data breach

    Facebook says 87 million may be affected by data breach

    Public: 4/5/2018 8:17:40 AM

    Facebook said on Wednesday (April 4th) the personal data of up to 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, as Mark Zuckerberg defended his leadership at the huge social network.

  • Trade war inches closer as US-China tensions mount

    Trade war inches closer as US-China tensions mount

    Public: 4/5/2018 8:11:46 AM

    The escalating confrontation between Washington and Beijing inched closer to all-out trade war on Wednesday (April 4th) after China threatened retaliation against key U.S. exports.

  • US identifies USD 50b in Chinese imports facing tariffs

    US identifies USD 50b in Chinese imports facing tariffs

    Public: 4/4/2018 9:01:54 AM

    U.S. officials published on Tuesday (April 3rd) a list of USD 50 billion in Chinese imports set to be targeted by US tariffs, the latest move in President Donald Trump's simmering trade confrontation with Beijing.

  • Kim Jong Un 'deeply moved' by K-pop concert: KCNA

    Kim Jong Un 'deeply moved' by K-pop concert: KCNA

    Public: 4/2/2018 4:35:24 PM

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, clapped and said he was "deeply moved" by a rare performance by South Korean K-pop stars in Pyongyang, state media reported Monday (April 2nd).

  • China slaps retaliatory tariffs on 128 US imports

    China slaps retaliatory tariffs on 128 US imports

    Public: 4/2/2018 9:04:09 AM

    China on Monday (April 2nd) imposed new tariffs on 128 U.S. imports worth USD 3 billion, including fruit and pork, in retaliation to U.S. duties on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of a trade war.

  • Russia retaliates with mass expulsion of diplomats, consulate closure

    Russia retaliates with mass expulsion of diplomats, consulate closure

    Public: 3/30/2018 9:44:34 AM

    Russia on Thursday (March 29th) announced a mass expulsion of U.S. diplomats and the closure of the U.S. consulate in Saint Petersburg in retaliation to coordinated moves by Western countries to isolate Moscow in the wake of the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

  • Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote

    Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote

    Public: 3/30/2018 9:33:51 AM

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with about 92 per cent of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday (March 29), with just over 40 per cent of voters casting ballots.

  • North, South Korea to hold summit on April 27: Seoul

    North, South Korea to hold summit on April 27: Seoul

    Public: 3/29/2018 2:39:59 PM

    North and South Korea will hold their first summit in more than a decade on April 27th, South Korean government officials who held high-level talks with their North Korean counterparts on Thursday (March 29th) said.

  • US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row

    US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row

    Public: 3/26/2018 11:29:18 PM

    The United States joined Britain's allies in Europe and around the world Monday (March 26) in expelling scores of suspected Russian spies in response to a nerve agent attack.

  • Shopping mall blaze in Siberia kills at least 53

    Shopping mall blaze in Siberia kills at least 53

    Public: 3/26/2018 2:14:20 PM

    At least 53 people were killed by a fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday (March 26).

  • China strikes back in trade spat, aims tariffs at USD 3 billion of US goods

    China strikes back in trade spat, aims tariffs at USD 3 billion of US goods

    Public: 3/23/2018 8:53:05 AM

    China unveiled plans on Friday (Mar 23) to impose tariffs on up to USD 3 billion of U.S. imports in retaliation against U.S. tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium products, as the world's two largest economies stood on the brink of a trade war.

  • The Vietnam war is over, the Bombs remain

    The Vietnam war is over, the Bombs remain

    Public: 3/22/2018 11:04:24 AM

    Shading my eyes from the bright sun, I stared into the bomb crater amid the verdant rice paddies. While it had been nearly 50 years since the last American planes riddled the countryside near Danang in central Vietnam, craters still pockmark the land.

  • Kremlin condemns British ambassador's decision to skip spy briefing

    Kremlin condemns British ambassador's decision to skip spy briefing

    Public: 3/22/2018 9:12:38 AM

    The Kremlin said on Wednesday (Mar 21) that a decision by the British ambassador to skip a Russian briefing on the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain showed London was unwilling to listen to Moscow's side of the story.

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