برچسب مطالب ‘april’

Japanese FM to visit China for economic dialogue

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will pay an official visit to China from April 13 to 15, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced Friday in Beijing.

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US State Department Approves Sale of 56 Supersonic SM-3 Block IB Missiles to Japan

The U.S. State Department has cleared a possible sale of 56 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB missiles for an estimated cost of $1.150 billion, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in an April 9 statement.

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Trump and al-Sisi: Meeting between two showstoppers

While the U.S. Congress has been expressly tuned in raising up the “pressing issues” between the U.S.-Egypt relation, Trump is still rolling out the red carpet for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s visit on April 9.

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France says ‘Non!’ to Brextension deal

France on Friday maintained its tough stance on Britain’s revised exit from the European Union after the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, asked for a 10 week extension to the 12 April departure.

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Crude Games: Why US Attempt to Flood Oil Market to Hurt Iran Will Backfire

Last week, the Department of Energy announced plans to sell off up to 6 million barrels of crude stocks from the US’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve, with deliveries expected to take place between April and May, just as Washington’s ‘temporary waivers’ on Iranian oil to major importers, including China, India and Japan, are expected to expire.

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Spanish right-wing parties could hold a majority in parliament – poll

Spanish right-wing parties PP, Ciudadanos and Vox could together hold a parliamentary majority in a snap election on April 28, one opinion poll showed on Saturday.

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Meet the Walther PPK: The Gun That Killed Adolf Hitler

On April 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler, leader of the Third Reich, killed himself with a 7.65-millimeter Walther PPK pistol.

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Spain could get right-wing government, survey suggests

Right-of-center parties could win enough votes to oust Spain’s Socialist government in April’s snap election, according to a survey published Saturday by El País.

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Political turmoil looming in Spain as PM calls election after budget failure

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap national election for April 28 yesterday after parliament voted down his budget bill, spelling an uncertain few months for a country whose political landscape is increasingly fragmented.

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China, shoring up its navy, muscles into Pacific

In April, on the 69th anniversary of the founding of China’s navy, the country’s first domestically built aircraft carrier stirred from its berth in the port city of Dalian on the Bohai Sea, tethered to tugboats for a test of its seaworthiness.

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Saudi Arabia arrests nearly one million people in four days

The Saudi authorities said they had arrested 994,000 people between 18 April to 22 April, Saudi Okaz newspaper reported.

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Philippines president ditches chartered airliner to save costs

IN a bid to save on taxpayers, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to fly in a small aircraft to Singapore instead of a presidential charter flight to attend the 32nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) this April.

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German FM Maas says EU must increase pressure on Russia

The EU must increase pressure on Russia to change its behaviour in the many crises in which it is involved, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in Brussels on April 13, ahead of Monday’s EU Foreign Affairs Council.

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Abdel Fatah al-Sisi looks set to secure second term in Egypt’s presidential elections

The ballot boxes will remain open for three days and an outright winner will be announced on April 2 after two rounds of elections.

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Lost music of Nazis’ prisoners to be heard at concert in Jerusalem

A quest over nearly 30 years by an Italian musician to track down music composed by Nazi concentration camp victims will reach fruition in April with the first orchestral performance of many of the unearthed works.

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