Indian President leaves for Greece, Suriname, Cuba visit
19/06/2018
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and his spouse Savita Kovind have begun an official three-day visit to Greece, Suriname and Cuba.
Ivan Duque wins Colombia’s presidency
08:29 20/06/2018
With 99.45% of total votes counted, rightist Democratic Center Party candidate Ivan Duque has won Colombia’s presidency.
6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Japan
23:32 19/06/2018
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale on June 18th struck shortly after 8 a.m north of the Japanese coastal city of Osaka and nearby areas, left at least three people dead and more than 200 others injured.
Paris builds permanent anti-terror fence around Eiffel Tower
22:36 18/06/2018
Paris authorities are building a permanent security belt around the Eiffel Tower, replacing the current fencing around it with more visually appealing glass walls.
ADB President reaffirms commitment to expand partnership to Georgia
15:53 18/06/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao met with President of Georgia Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili and Minister of Finance and ADB Governor Mr. Mamuka Bakhtadze (nominated as candidate for next Prime Minister on June 14th), during a 3-day visit to the country. He also met with Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Ms. Maya Tskitishvili, Minister of Education and Science Mr. Mikheil Chk
UNICEF: Fathers are one of the best, yet most underutilized child development resources
16:36 16/06/2018
(CPV) - As Father’s Day is celebrated across nearly 90 countries this month, UNICEF today launched a new parenting site as part of its ‘Super Dads’ campaign recognizing fathers’ role in their children’s early development. UNICEF is calling for more support for fathers globally, including for policies that give parents the time and resources they need to spend quality time with their children.
US, Thailand begin CARAT joint exercise
14:49 16/06/2018
The US Navy and the Royal Thai Navy began the 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise in Pattaya, Thailand, on June 14th.
WHO optimistic on ending Ebola outbreak in Congo
09:26 16/06/2018
The General Director of the World Health Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has left 27 people dead over the past month.
Venezuela’s President names Vice President
09:26 16/06/2018
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on June 14th named Ms. Delcy Rodriguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs and head of Maduro’s Constitutional Assembly, as Vice President.
Russian President invites DPRK’s leader to Russia
09:25 16/06/2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 14th invited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un to Russia in September.