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Andrea Nahles appointed first chairwoman of SPD
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) on April 22nd elected Ms. Andrea Nahles, by 66.35% of delegates, as their first ever female leader in the party’s 155-year history.
Guinea-Bissau President names new Prime Minister
17:55 02/02/2018
Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has signed a decree to appoint Mr. Augusto Antonio Artur Da Silva as the new Prime Minister.
11 killed due to fire at home for elderly in Japan
17:46 01/02/2018
According to Japanese media, 11 people were killed in a fire that engulfed a home for elderly welfare recipients in Sapporo, the capital of the northernmost Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido.
US special envoy for DPRK to visit RoK, Japan
22:01 31/01/2018
The US State Department on January 29th said special envoy for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun, will visit Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) from February 1st - 6th.
France helps Asian countries to achieve Sustainable Development Goals
10:35 30/01/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Takehiko Nakao met with France’s Minister of State, attached to the Minister of Economy and Finance, Delphine Geny-Stephann and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Financial Affairs and Development of the French Treasury Cyril Rousseau on January 29th 2018.
India, Cambodia ink four cooperative pacts
13:30 29/01/2018
India and Cambodia signed four agreements on January 27th, including a USD36.9 million credit package for a water resource development project in Cambodia and an MoU on prevention of human trafficking during an official visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen to India.
Libya car bombing leaves 22 dead
18:46 25/01/2018
A double car bombing has left at least 22 people dead and 20 wounded in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on January 23rd.
US Secretary of State visits Europe
21:52 24/01/2018
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is travelling to the United Kingdom (UK), France, Poland and Switzerland from January 21st - 27th for talks on global security and economic issues.
ADB to support Bangladesh on implementing SDGs
16:39 24/01/2018
(CPV) - Together with the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and representatives of development partners, ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang attended the Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF) in Dhaka at the middle of January 2018. As a keynote speaker of the opening session, he reaffirmed ADB’s commitment to supporting Bangladesh in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and assisting the countr
Richest 1% bagged 82% of wealth created last year - poorest half of humanity got nothing, says Oxfam
10:20 23/01/2018
(CPV) - Eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, according to a new Oxfam report released on January 22nd 2018.