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Kurds reach deal with Syrian army to resist Turket

-- October 14, 2019 12:03:43

The Kurds in Syria say the Syrian government has agreed to send its army to the northern border to try to halt Turkey's offensive against them. Syrian state media earlier reported that government for...

Kashmir situation will normalise in four months, Modi assures

Reuters October 14, 2019 10:28:42

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said it would take four months for Jammu and Kashmir to return to normal after his government stripped the state of its special status in August and imposed har...

Viewing trade talks progress with rationality, calmness

Global Times October 13, 2019 19:05:07

The new round of high-level economic and trade consultations between China and the US concluded Friday in Washington. US President Donald Trump met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. Information releas...

China issues guideline to deepen reform of undergraduate education

Xinhua October 13, 2019 18:59:18

China's Ministry of Education has issued a guideline to deepen the reform of the country's undergraduate education and teaching and improve the quality of universities' talent-cultivation work. The g...

Russia has very friendly relations with Saudi crown prince: Putin

-- October 13, 2019 18:08:49

President Vladimir Putin said Russia has “very friendly personal relations” with Saudi Crown Prince and de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman. Putin was speaking in an interview with Arab br...

Japan deploys military rescuers as massive typhoon hits

Reuters October 13, 2019 17:31:27

Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed 2...

Pakistan will try to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks

Reuters October 13, 2019 17:27:57

Pakistan will do its utmost to enable talks between arch regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday in Tehran, adding that he will travel on to Saudi Ara...

Saudi king approves US military deployment

Reuters October 13, 2019 13:48:48

Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince have approved the deployment of additional US troops and equipment, after an attack last month on the kingdom’s oil facilities, state news agency SPA r...

Turkish-led forces advance into Syrian border town

Reuters October 13, 2019 11:47:06

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into the border town of Ras al Ain in northeast Syria on Saturday (local time) but it was unclear how far, with Turkey saying it had taken the town centre, and Ku...

Fierce typhoon pounds Tokyo, 10 dead

-- October 13, 2019 11:26:37

Ten people were killed and 16 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, causing rivers to overflow and leaving almost half a million homes without power, pu...

India to restore Kashmir mobile phone lines

-- October 12, 2019 18:27:10

India said on Saturday it would partially restore mobile phone services in Kashmir on Monday, more than two months after it imposed a communications clampdown in the Himalayan region before stripping...

Xi, Modi meet to promote China-India mutual learning for shared prosperity

Xinhua October 12, 2019 18:26:25

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed here Friday to promote exchanges and mutual learning among civilizations to achieve joint development and prosperity. Xi an...

Xi's visit to Nepal will boost ties with China: Nepali PM

-- October 12, 2019 18:08:52

Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to Nepal will be a historic one that will lift Nepal-China ties to a new level, Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said here Friday. Nepal and China e...

One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches

-- October 12, 2019 13:45:46

One man died and more than a million in Japan were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A man...

Imran Khan backs Turkey's Syria invasion

-- October 11, 2019 21:32:19

Pakistan's Prime Minister has offered rare backing for Turkey's invasion of Syria, a deadly cross-border incursion that started this week and has already displaced tens of thousands, according to AP....

Modi, Jinping eye new border security steps in summit talks

-- October 11, 2019 18:08:12

Chinese President Xi Jinping and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to agree new security measures along their unsettled border during a summit on Friday, officials said, in an effort t...

Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles off Saudi coast

-- October 11, 2019 14:22:59

An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck by two missiles off the Saudi port of Jeddah on Friday, Iranian state television reported, quoting the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) which owns the vessel....

Pakistan arrests four over Mumbai terror attacks

Reuters October 11, 2019 11:38:25

Pakistani authorities on Thursday arrested four aides of Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terrorism financin...

Indonesia security minister stabbed by 'IS radical'

-- October 10, 2019 18:35:35

Indonesia's security minister has been stabbed by a man who police say was "inspired" by the Islamic State group. Wiranto, who uses one name, was getting out of a car in a town square in Banten provi...

Xi meets Pakistani PM, calls for forging closer community of shared future

Xinhua October 10, 2019 16:52:39

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, vowing to work jointly to strengthen strategic coordination and pragmatic cooperation so as to forge a closer Ch...

Syrian Kurds outgunned but vow to inflict toll on Turkish army

-- October 10, 2019 11:03:38

Kurdish fighters who defeated Islamic State across much of Syria with US help will struggle to fend off the Turkish army and its Syrian rebel allies who thrust across the border on Wednesday in a long...

Xi Jinping to visit India, Nepal

Global Times October 09, 2019 19:02:04

At the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bandari, Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the second informal meeting with Modi and pay a state visit...

‘Golden Week’ brings consumption boom

Global Times October 08, 2019 17:27:24

Chinese people spent more than ever during the weeklong National Day holidays at home and abroad, showing that consumption power in the world's second-largest consumer market still has great potential...

Liu He invited to hold new round of trade talks in US

Xinhua October 08, 2019 17:03:02

At the invitation of the US side, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will lead a Chinese delegation to visit Washington for a new round of the China-US high-level economic and trade consultations from Oct. 1...

China sees 782m domestic tourist trips during National Day holiday

Xinhua October 08, 2019 16:56:49

Tourists tour Xihu Park in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 7, 2019. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT), Chinese tourists made 782 million visits to recreational and...

Hong Kong leader Lam does not rule out Beijing help

Reuters October 08, 2019 16:41:11

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday did not rule out asking Beijing for help, as the Asian financial hub struggles to deal with months of often violent anti-government protests th...

India to lift travel advisory on Kashmir

-- October 08, 2019 11:08:06

India will lift a travel advisory on the disputed region of Kashmir on Thursday, authorities said, two months after the government launched a security crackdown before removing the state’s speci...

Global praise for China's efforts to reduce poverty

Xinhua October 07, 2019 17:45:34

China's achievements in combating poverty over the past 70 years are unprecedented, experts worldwide have said as the country continues to celebrate its weeklong National Day holiday. In the past 70...

HK rioters inflict brutal assault on commoners

Global Times October 07, 2019 17:40:07

Rioters have continued assaulting ordinary Hong Kong residents who hold different political views or oppose their illegal acts as the hit-and-run mob reached a new height of lawlessness. After the ne...

Japan rescues 60 crew from North Korean fishing vessel

Reuters October 07, 2019 17:21:21

Japan has rescued about 60 North Korean crew members from fishing vessel that sank after colliding with a Japanese patrol boat that was chasing it out of Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), p...