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Terry Branstad confirmed as U.S. ambassador to China
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Gov.Terry Branstad as the U.S. ambassador to China.
30th ASEAN Summit opens in Manila
10:36 30/04/2017
The 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened in Manila, the Philippines on April 29th with the attendance of leaders of 10 ASEAN member nations.
Senate confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's Secretary of Labor
16:48 28/04/2017
On April 27th, the US Senate confirmed Alex Acosta as Secretary of Labor.
7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Chile
16:51 26/04/2017
An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale has struck off the west coast of Chile.
US Senate confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
10:54 26/04/2017
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue on April 24th was confirmed as US Secretary of the Agriculture Department, with a vote of 87-11.
UNICEF: At no time is education more important than in times of war
18:07 25/04/2017
(CPV) - More than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old, or 22 per cent of children in that age group, are missing out on school in conflict zones across 22 countries, UNICEF said on April 24th 2017.
Macron and Le Pen head for runoff
23:11 24/04/2017
Centrist Emmunuel Macron and far-Right leader Marine Le Pen will face one another in the final round of the French presidential election on May 7th, according to exit polls.
Filipino President Duterte to visit Japan
18:10 20/04/2017
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte will pay a visit to Japan in early June to attend an economic forum among Asian leaders.
US National Security Advisor visits Pakistan
10:01 19/04/2017
US National Security Advisor Herbert McMaster paid a visit to Pakistan for talks on the security situation in Afghanistan and bilateral matters.
France tightens security on election day
18:20 18/04/2017
On April 16th, French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said that 50,000 police personal would be deployed to ensure security on the day of the nation's presidential election.