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Angela Merkel appoints Jan Hecker as foreign policy adviser
13/10/2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has named Jan Hecker, her refugee policy coordinator, as her new foreign policy adviser, according to German media.
US, Philippines to launch joint anti-terrorism drill
16:25 16/09/2017
The US Embassy in Manila, the Philippines, announced on September 15th that the US will launch a joint anti-terrorism drill with the Philippines in the Southeast Asian country and Hawaii within September.
At least 50 dead after Nigerian boat capsizes
16:58 15/09/2017
At least 50 persons are reported killed after a boat capsized in northwestern Nigeria, many probably from the neighboring Republic of Niger, according to officials.
Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in Malaysia
17:52 14/09/2017
A fire killed at least 23 students and 2 teachers at Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah school in Kuala Lumpur on September 14th.
72nd session of UN General Assembly opens
17:14 13/09/2017
The 72nd session of UN General Assembly, titled “Focusing on people: Striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet”, convened at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, September 12th.
Death toll from earthquake rises to 96 in Mexico
20:22 12/09/2017
Mexican authorities on September 11th announced that the death toll from the 8.6 magnitude earthquake had risen to 96.
New UN General Assembly President sworn in
20:20 12/09/2017
On September 11th, Slovak diplomat Miroslav Lajcak was sworn in as new UN General Assembly President of the 72nd session at the UN headquarters in New York.
Mexico earthquake kills at least 61
22:11 11/09/2017
An earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale, followed by a Gulf coast hurricane, has killing at least 61 people In Mexico.
Key Indicators 2017 will be a useful tool for ADB member countries
11:05 11/09/2017
(CPV) - ADB has released the 2017 edition of Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific. Key Indicators 2017 provides the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental statistics for the 48 regional members of ADB.
East Asian countries join hands to fight plastic waste in ocean
11:26 09/09/2017
The East Asia Summit (EAS) on tackling plastic waste in the ocean took place in Bali, Indonesia on September 6th and 7th, with the participation of 85 representatives of EAS member countries.