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Jordan welcomes UNESCO vote in favour of Palestine

He thanked the countries that supported Israel, "but I would especially like to thank the Italian Foreign Minister and Prime Minister". The measure, pushed by Arab nations, declares "null" anything Israel has ever done to "alter the character and status of the Holy City of Jerusalem ".



Xi's US$113b pledge 'more seed fund than credit pipeline'

During the meeting with President Xi, the prime minister was accompanied by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CM Pervaiz Khattak and Balochistan CM Sanaulllah Zehri, besides Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman and Adviser to the PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.



U.S. supports China's infrastructure connectivity plan: White House adviser

On an entirely different level though is his signature initiative formally known as "One Belt, One Road". "In order for the participating countries along the Belt and Road to fully benefit from the potential of enhanced connectivity, it is crucial to strengthen the links between the Initiative and the Sustainable Development Goals", Mr.



North Korea missile test posed no threat to Russian Federation

Moon told Chinese President Xi Jinping last week that while he understood China's concern, it would be hard to resolve the issue unless North Korea stopped being provocative. "Australia regards this as a reckless and provocative action that leads to instability both regionally and globally and has condemned clearly in the past North Korea for this sort of behaviour and we do so again", Defence Minister Marise Payne told reporters in Melbourne on Sunday.


Trump calls for tougher sanctions after N Korea missile

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after N Korea missile

A missile launched near the city of Kusong, in western North Korea, flew across the country and into the Sea of Japan/East Sea, hitting the water about 60 miles from Vladivostok in eastern Russian Federation, according to United States officials.



French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls

Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says France's Socialist party "is dead" and that he wants to run under the banner of President-elect Emmanuel Macron's political movement in June's parliamentary elections. Valls' overture received a non-committal response from Macron's party. As a pro-business prime minister under outgoing President Francois Hollande, Valls is a kindred spirit of Macron who worked in his government as economy minister.