برچسب مطالب ‘state-media’

China’s Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit in 14 years.

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North Korea says summit deal "in danger" from "hostile U.S. policy"

North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to “withdraw its hostile policy” towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become “a blank sheet of paper”.

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‘Repressed’ North Korea Ex-Nuclear Envoy Seen with Kim Jong Un

North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, DPRK state media reported, despite the rumours that the former spymaster was repressed after the failure of the negotiations with the US.

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Israel attacked Syria in another course of aggression

Israel’s military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called “Israeli aggression”, Reuters reports.

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Attacker on Chinese bus kills 8 people, wounds 22

Chinese state media say eight people were killed after a hijacker with a knife drove a bus into pedestrians in a southeastern Chinese city.

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Sale of arms by US turning Middle East into ‘powder keg’, says Iran’s Foreign Minister

According to Iranian state media, Zarif said: “The amount of weapons the US sells to our region is unbelievable and beyond the needs of the region.”

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Turkish Court Sentences Istanbul Airport Bombers to Life in Jail – Reports

A criminal court in Turkey sentenced six men to life in prison on Friday for their role in the 2016 bombings at Istanbul airport, which killed 45 people, state media reported.

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Saudis Launch Nuclear Research Reactor

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman has launched the kingdom’s first nuclear research reactor as part of a plan to diversify the kingdom’s energy mix and acquire nuclear capabilities, state media reported.

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Cuban president meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea’s state media reported Monday.

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Israel says hits Syrian army posts in response to drone incursion

Israeli forces attacked Syrian military positions near the Golan Heights frontier in the early hours of Thursday, causing limited damage, Syrian state media said.

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In talks with China’s Xi, Kim reiterates call for step-by-step denuclearization process

In talks with China President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, the North Korean leader reiterated his call for a gradual process to carry out the results of last week’s summit with U.S.

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Turkey indicts father of NBA’s Kanter as terror group member: report

Mehmet Kanter, the father of New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, has been indicted by a Turkish court on charges he was “a member of a terrorist organization,” Turkish state media reported on Monday.

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China’s first home-built carrier sets out for sea trials

China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s efforts to modernise its military.

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Court hands Vietnam oil official another life sentence for corruption

A high-profile former Vietnamese oil executive was sentenced to life in jail for embezzlement on Monday, two weeks after was also imprisoned for life on similar charges in a separate case, state media reported.

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China’s Xi tells Trump hard-earned easing of tensions on Korean peninsula must continue

China’s President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Tuesday that the hard-earned easing of tensions on the Korean peninsula must continue, Chinese state media reported.

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‘No hope of finding survivors’: Iranian oil tanker sinks off China, engulfed in flames

An Iranian oil tanker burst into flames from end to end and sank Sunday, eight days after it caught fire following a collision with a cargo ship off China, state media said.

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