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Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades re-elected
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has won a second five-year term as President.
7th meeting of China - Japan ruling parties
17:59 28/12/2017
Senior members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Japan's ruling coalition, formed by the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior partner the Komeito Party, attended the 7th meeting in east China's Fujian province from December 25th to 26th.
Russian Communist Party endorses candidate for President
22:37 25/12/2017
The Russian Communist Party on December 23rd chose Mr. Pavel Grudinin as its presidential candidate to challenge President Vladimir Putin next year.
Indonesia tightens security ahead of Christmas
10:35 23/12/2017
Indonesia will deploy some 180,000 security personnel ahead of Christmas and New Year holidays, local authorities said on December 22nd.
RoK President highly appraises visit to China
20:07 22/12/2017
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in highly appraised his official four-day visit to China.
Justin Trudeau appoints Richard Wagner as Supreme Court Chief Justice
10:01 16/12/2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on December 15th appointed Mr. Richard Wagner to be the next Supreme Court Chief Justice.
UN calls for diplomatic solution to Korean Peninsula tensions
08:49 15/12/2017
The current most urgent issue is to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and diplomacy would be the only remedy, said Jeffrey Feltman, the UN under-secretary general for political affairs who has finished his visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in five days.
Mateusz Morawiecki appointed Prime Minister of Poland
09:07 12/12/2017
Polish President Andrzej Duda has appointed Development and Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as Prime Minister.
Andrej Babis sworn in as Czech Prime Minister
11:41 09/12/2017
The Czech Republic’s Billionaire Andrej Babis has been sworn in as the country’s new Prime Minister, after his ANO Party came first in an October election.
UNICEF: 17 million babies under the age of 1 breathe toxic air, majority live in South Asia
11:18 08/12/2017
(CPV) - Almost 17 million babies under the age of one live in areas where air pollution is at least six times higher than international limits, causing them to breathe toxic air and potentially putting their brain development at risk, according to a new UNICEF paper released on December 7th 2017. More than three-quarters of these young children – 12 million – live in South Asia.