China’s top diplomat Wang Yi will begin a four-day visit to Russia for security talks on Monday, his foreign ministry said, the latest in a series of high-level visits and phone calls between the two countries. Read our liveblog for all the latest developments on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). Issued on: 18/09/2023 – 07:35Modified: 18/09/2023 – 09:15 4 min 9:05am: Ukraine says recaptured 7 square kilometres from Russian forces last…"Chinese foreign minister to visit Russia for security talks"
Chinese president visited far western region, where the UN has accused China of possible ‘crimes against humanity’, for first time in a year. Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Xinjiang, calling on officials to conserve “hard-won social stability” in a region where Beijing is accused of abuses that the United Nations has said could amount to “crimes against humanity”. The Chinese government has pursued a years-long campaign against what it describes…"Xi Jinping calls for protection of ‘hard-won stability’ in Xinjiang visit | Uighur News"
Narendra Modi was once shunned by the U.S. In 2005, the then-chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat was denied a diplomatic visa amid accusations he tacitly supported Hindu mobs during communal violence three years earlier that left more than a thousand people, most of them Muslim, dead. But he is shunned no more. On June 22, Washington will roll out the red carpet for Modi, who will become just the third world leader…"Why Biden Is Honoring Modi With a State Visit"
Issued on: 14/04/2023 – 11:32 China’s defence minister will visit Moscow next week for meetings with his Russian counterpart and other military officials, Beijing said on Friday, a day after Russia claimed its forces had encircled Ukrainian troops in the battleground city of Bakhmut – a claim disputed by Kyiv. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). 11:15am: China defence minister to visit Moscow…"Chinese defence minister to visit Moscow next week"
CUIDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Sitting on train tracks a few hundred feet south of the U.S. border, Nathalie Gonzalez, 23, pulled her 4-year-old daughter a little closer. Night was coming. She had no idea where they would sleep. They had journeyed 3,000 miles from Venezuela to seek asylum, slogging through jungles, hiding in cargo trains and begging on streets for food. At last they had arrived in this chilly industrial city in northern Mexico, where…"As Biden prepares to visit El Paso border, northern Mexico fills with stranded migrants"
“I realized what a great opportunity it would be to build a business with my family and pass it on to generations.” Most celebrities spare no expense when it comes to fine dining but it turns out that there are quite a few who like to keep it more casual. Instead of ordering hors d’oeuvres at five star restaurants, some celebs prefer to enjoy a burger and fries from the drive-thru. And there are even…"These Stars Own Fast Food Joints You Can Actually Visit"
It’s been a historic week of reckoning in Democratic Republic of Congo as Belgium’s King Philippe paid a visit to the former Belgian colony in Central Africa. “This regime was that of an unequal relationship,” King Philippe said on Wednesday. He called it unjustifiable and said it was marked by paternalism and racism. Related: Benin negotiates with France to return precious objects taken during colonial war The Belgian rule over Congo was brutal. By some estimates,…"Belgian King Philippe’s visit to DR Congo stirs hope for a ‘win-win partnership,’ historian says"
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was on a surprise visit to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, a snap trip that came as efforts to salvage a deal over Iran’s nuclear program were stalled amid a deepening standoff with Tehran. The visit was Bennett’s second public trip to Abu Dhabi since Israel and the UAE agreed to normalize ties in 2020 after years of quiet cooperation, mainly over their shared…"Israeli PM Bennett in snap UAE visit amid standoff with Iran"