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One French citizen killed in Burkina Faso attack: Foreign Ministry

One French citizen killed in Burkina Faso attack: Foreign Ministry

Published 14/08/2017

A French citizen was killed during an attack by suspected jihadists on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital, said a statement issued on behalf of French Foreign Affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. [more…]

China says issues of U.S. trade and North Korea are not connected

China says issues of U.S. trade and North Korea are not connected

Published 14/08/2017

China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the issues of U.S. trade and North Korea are not connected and there is no future in a trade war between China and the United States. [more…]

Wild brass bands festival kicks off in Serbia

Wild brass bands festival kicks off in Serbia

Published 13/08/2017

The 57h Guca Brass Band Festival, Serbia's liveliest traditional music event, has attracted tens of thousands of people crowding the streets and savoring the trumpet beat. [more…]

Gates foundation to spend over $300 million in Tanzania in 2017

Gates foundation to spend over $300 million in Tanzania in 2017

Published 13/08/2017

Bill Gates has told Reuters his foundation plans to spend more than $300 million in Tanzania this year on public health and poverty reduction programs. [more…]

Philippines warns against killing of migratory birds amid avian flu outbreak

Philippines warns against killing of migratory birds amid avian flu outbreak

Published 13/08/2017

The Philippines on Sunday warned citizens not to kill or poach migratory birds that usually fly in from China, the possible source of a virus that triggered the Southeast Asian nation's first outbreak of avian flu, to avoid worsening the situation. [more…]

In call with Trump, China`s Xi urges restraint over North Korea

In call with Trump, China`s Xi urges restraint over North Korea

Published 12/08/2017

China's President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump he urged all sides to avoid words or action that raise tensions. [more…]

Trump, Macron agree to work together on North Korea: White House

Trump, Macron agree to work together on North Korea: White House

Published 12/08/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone on Saturday and agreed to work together on a crisis on the Korean Peninsula, the White House said in a statement. [more…]

Iran in talks to buy 48 Airbus helicopters: report

Iran in talks to buy 48 Airbus helicopters: report

Published 12/08/2017

Iran is holding talks with European planemaker Airbus to buy 48 helicopters for civilian use, an Iranian official was on Saturday quoted as saying, as Iran continues its shopping spree of Western aircraft after the lifting of sanctions. [more…]

Slovenia to hold presidential election on Oct. 22

Slovenia to hold presidential election on Oct. 22

Published 11/08/2017

Slovenia, a member of the euro zone, will hold a presidential election on Oct. 22, parliament speaker Milan Brglez said on Friday. [more…]

`Beyond the Wall`: Tales of persecuted lives at the Berlin Wall

`Beyond the Wall`: Tales of persecuted lives at the Berlin Wall

Published 10/08/2017

An open-air installation is to open along an old section of the Berlin Wall at the weekend, featuring photos of soldiers patrolling the former deadly border, and stories of those persecuted behind it. [more…]