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Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next President of Cuba
21/04/2018
The National Assembly of People's Power on April 19th voted on First Deputy Chairman of the State Council of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez's nomination as President of Cuba’s Council of State and Council of Ministers.
4.7-magnitude earthquake hits Central Italy
16:44 11/04/2018
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale on April 10th hit an area of Central Italy that was devastated by a major quake in 2016.
Former UN Secretary-General elected BFA chairman
19:10 10/04/2018
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on April 9th was elected as Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).
European leaders congratulate Viktor Orban on election win
19:02 10/04/2018
Central European leaders on April 9th congratulated Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban after he secured a “historic” victory for his ruling Fidesz Party in the national election.
World Bank raises Thailand’s 2018 growth forecast
09:23 10/04/2018
Thailand's economy is expected to grow 4.1 percent this year, up from 3.6 percent predicted last August, as the recovery is broadening, the World Bank said on April 9th.
Hungary’s Viktor Orban declares victory
16:48 09/04/2018
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban on April 8th declared a “historic” victory for his ruling Fidesz Party in the national election.
Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for 5th term
16:42 09/04/2018
The National Liberation Front in Angeria on April 8th announced incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate to run for his 5th consecutive term as President in 2019.
Cambodia, Japan step up bilateral cooperation
11:21 09/04/2018
Cambodia and Japan have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperative relations, especially in economic development.
ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting held in Hanoi
15:45 07/04/2018
Deputy Foreign Minister and head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM Nguyen Quoc Dung and Secretary of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Preeti Saran co-chaired the 20th ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) in Hanoi on April 5th-6th.
Japan ready to host CPTPP chief negotiators' meeting
14:36 07/04/2018
Japan is willing to host a meeting of chief negotiators of the newly-signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in June or July, said a senior Japanese official in charge of the pact.