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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    From one soccer fan to another: Xi gives Merkel tapestry of emperor playing early form of game

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... semi-final in the tournament's history, President Xi Jinping presented Merkel, an avid soccer fan, with an embroidery that depicts a Song dynasty emperor playing an ancient form of the game, ...


    US cuts more Thailand aid in response to military coup

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:20am by Agence France-Presse

    ... on Thailand contrasts sharply with the US approach to Egypt. Washington carefully avoided calling last year’s ouster of elected Islamist president Mohammed Mursi a coup and said last week it had ...

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    After historic Obama phone call, United States returns looted ancient artefact to Iran

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran US returns looted old drinking cup to Rowhani Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has brought home a 2,700-year-old Persian artefact the US administration gave him as "a special gift" to Iranians. "The Americans ...

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    Michelle Obama comes face-to-face with Terracotta Warriors

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:11pm by AFP

    ... Xian, in Shaanxi province, to view the ancient statues. The site houses about 8,000 life-size warriors left by China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, who reigned in the third century BC. ...

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    ‘It’s lonely at home’ says US president, as Michelle Obama kicks off China visit with Peng Liyuan

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:33pm by Teddy Ng, Andrea Chen

    ... with my daughters, and with my mother,” Obama said. Peng said it was “a great delight” to meet her, saying: “In China, we have an ancient idiom, which means when two people meet for the first ...

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    US to host Africa summit amid concern over China's influence

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:48pm by AFP

    ... with the United States or are not suspended from the African Union- meaning there will be no place for states like Egypt or Zimbabwe. Obama will hold the talks on August 5 and 6, seeking to cement ... saw Africa as a source of raw materials would not serve Africans well. That was clearly a reference to resource-hungry China. Egypt, which has caused the Obama administration to tread a fine ...

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    US Secretary of State Kerry tells Egyptians to stop squabbling

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... plus meeting, Kerry and President Mohammed Mursi also talked about Middle East peace, Syria and Iran, as well as the economic, political and human rights situation in Egypt, according to a US ... the economic choices and to find some common ground in making those choices." Kerry's visit comes with Egypt deeply divided between Mursi's mainly Islamist allies and a wide-ranging ...

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    Xi Jinping signs deals worth US$15b in Uzbekistan

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 09:04pm by AFP

    ... Xi said. Xi president will also visit the ancient Silk Road town of Samarkand, where a Confucius Institute- China's equivalent to the British Council or the Goethe Institute- is expected to open. "I have long dreamt of visiting ancient Samarkand... and it is a great honour for me that President Karimov is accompanying me to his hometown," Xi said. ...

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    Greek PM Antonis Samaras meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in investment push

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... the two countries share "common culture and values" based on their "ancient civilisations". "Both our cultures have made significant contributions to the progress ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping heads to Mexico after signing trade deals in Costa Rica

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP

    ... Mexico since 2005, was scheduled to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto, deliver a speech to congress today and visit the ancient Maya archaeological site of Chichen Itza tomorrow, according ...




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