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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Maldives supports China's plan for 'maritime Silk Road'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by Teddy Ng, AFP

    ... of the maritime Silk Road, an initiative touted by Beijing to revive an ancient trade route running from China through Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean to Europe. "I look forward to exchanging ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Modi and Abe tour Kyoto with China's rise on Indian, Japanese PMs' agenda

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:23am by AFP

    ... Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto yesterday, the second day of a visit intended to strengthen security and economic relations and counter ... for a Japanese prime minister to greet a foreign guest outside Tokyo. The two leaders visited the 1,200-year-old Buddhist temple of Toji, a World Heritage site, and offered prayers in front of ancient ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Indian PM arrives in Japan seeking strategic deals to counter China's power

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:50pm by AFP, KYODO

    ... Japan, by special plane for a night in the nearby ancient city of Kyoto where he was to have an unofficial dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a foreign ministry official said. In an “extraordinary gesture of welcome”, Abe travelled to the ancient Japanese capital for the dinner, the Kyodo news agency reported. The Indian leader will visit historic sites and an academic institution ...

  4. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US invites 50 African leaders for talks in Washington as counter to China

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... will include Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi and Morocco's King Mohammed, who will send envoys, but sub-Saharan Africa will be well represented. The presidents excluded were ...

  5. 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 ...

  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    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 ...

  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    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 ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    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. ...

  10. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    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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