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US, Philippines to launch joint anti-terrorism drill
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.
Autumn Melodies Arts Festival in Ho Chi Minh city
19:06 25/08/2017
The 11th Autumn Melodies Art Festival is taking place in Ho Chi Minh city from August 19th – 27th.
"Eurasian Week" forum opens in Astana
19:04 25/08/2017
The "Eurasian Week" annual international exhibition forum, organized by the member countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), has opened in the capital of Kazakhstan on August 24th.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis visits Ukraine
17:02 24/08/2017
US Defence Secretary James Mattis on August 23rd began a visit to Kiev, capital of Ukraine, following the trip by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in July.
Czech Republic sets date for presidential election in 2018
17:01 24/08/2017
The Czech Republic Senate has set the date for the first round of the Czech presidential election, to be held January 12th - 13th next year.
Kyrgyz PM resigns to run in Presidential election
16:40 23/08/2017
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov has resigned to run in the Presidential election in October.
Anatoly Antonov appointed as Russia's US Ambassador
16:38 23/08/2017
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov has been appointed as the new Russian Ambassador to the US.
Mexico, US and Canada to conclude NAFTA by early 2018
16:34 23/08/2017
US, Mexican and Canadian officials have concluded the first round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Singapore and Turkey ratify FTA
17:19 22/08/2017
Singapore and Turkey have ratified the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on August 21st, hitting a new milestone in their relationship.
Italy: Earthquake leaves one dead, seven missing
17:16 22/08/2017
An earthquake registering 3.6 on the Richter scale on August 21st hit the Italian resort island of Ischia, killing at least one person and leaving seven missing.