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  • Xi welcomes talks on Iran nuclear issue

    2013-09-13 02:07

    President Xi Jinping said he welcomed Iran's openness to begin talks with world powers over its nuclear program.Iran to improve transparency, but not to give up nuclear right

  • China urges resumed Six-Party Talks

    2013-09-12 19:35

    A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called on all parties involved to make greater efforts for the resumption of Six-Party Talks on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman said on Thursday.

  • South Korea updates official travel app

    2013-09-12 18:16

    The South Korea Tourism Organization launched its official tourism app, Visit Korea version 3.0, on app download platforms for any iOS or Android product recently.

  • DPRK probably restarts nuclear reactor: US

    2013-09-12 17:36

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea appeared to be restarting its 5-megawatt plutonium- producing reactor in the Yongbyon nuclear complex, which houses nuclear facilities such as centrifuges for uranium enrichment.

  • India unveils Mars mission spacecraft

    2013-09-12 16:21

    India unveils its Mars mission space craft on Wednesday, saying the launch of the space craft is likely to happen in late October or early in November.

  • Soyuz capsule returns from space station

    2013-09-12 09:44

    NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy (L), and Russian cosmonauts Commander Pavel Vinogradov (C) and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin sit in chairs outside the Soyuz TMA-08M capsule just minutes after they landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, in this handout photo dated September 11, 2013.

  • Japanese still look to China's market despite political row

    2013-09-11 21:27

    Japanese enterprises remained optimistic in China's market with more veering towards the service sector from traditional manufacturing as Sino-Japan economic ties cooled down due to disputes over the Diaoyu Islands.

  • DPRK, ROK to reopen Kaesong factory park

    2013-09-11 09:03

    DRPK and ROK have agreed to agreed to fully reopen the Kaesong industrial complex on September 16 after a trial run, Seoul's Unification Ministry said Wednesday.

  • Japanese intransigence blocks progress

    2013-09-11 07:54

    Barring a change of mind on the part of the Japanese government, the territorial issue surrounding China's Diaoyu Islands seems unlikely to be resolved anytime.

  • China-Japan ties cooled on territorial row anniversary

    2013-09-10 18:20

    A year on from Japan's announcement of its plans to "nationalize" China's Diaoyu Islands, political and economic ties between the two countries have weakened, and they will remain weak if Japan continues its stance.

  • Australian John Coates to become IOC vice president

    2013-09-10 14:21

    Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) president John Coates will be elected as the new International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president after his Syrian rival Sami Moudallah withdrew from the vote, local media reported on Tuesday.

  • 25 militants killed in Afghan raid in 24 hours

    2013-09-10 14:19

    Twenty-five militants were killed and eight others were wounded in a series of military operations across Afghanistan since Monday morning, said the country's Interior Ministry on Tuesday.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.