Ukrainian journalists foiled operation of special services

On September 18, the Ukrainian opposition website “Strana” made a loud statement. The editorial office reported that Ukrainian special services tried to recruit Vyacheslav Seleznyov, a photojournalist of “Strana”. He is known More »

Kim, Moon agree to denuclearize Korean peninsula at Pyongyang summit

Leaders of the two Koreas agreed Wednesday to end military tensions and try to achieve complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea More »

Russia: Missile that shot down flight MH17 was Ukrainian

The Russian military said on Monday (Sept 17) that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, killing all 298 people on board, came from the arsenals of the Ukrainian army, More »

Riots in the Center of Kiev – Banderists Stormed the Prosecutor General’s Office

In Kiev outside the walls of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine the next “Maidan” [a metaphorical use of the word – ed] developed. Dissatisfied with the fact that a Chechen terrorist – More »

Yemen: mortar attack on UN food silo ‘could affect vital aid deliveries to millions’

Fighting in the Yemen port city of Hudaydah which has damaged a World Food Programme (WFP) storage facility, threatens to hamper efforts to feed millions of people in the war-torn country, it More »

 

China | China’s Green Shift is Positioning it to Overtake US in Energy Technology, Security

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The Guardian reports that air pollution in 62 Chinese cities fell by 30% between 2013 and 2016, according to the World Health Organization. Beijing, the capital, fell from a global 4th place ranking on polluted air to 187th.

China | China-US trade talks: Beijing and Washington agree only to keep talking after two days of dialogue

China and the United States wrapped up their first round of trade talks on Friday with no breakthrough, agreeing only to have more dialogue to ease tensions.

A short statement released by state-run Xinhua said both sides were still “very divided” on some issues and “more work needed to be done”.

China | Succession Politics and the Cost of Eliminating Presidential Term Limits in China

By Taisu Zhang

On Feb. 25, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) issued a formal amendment proposal to abolish constitutional term limits for the presidency. Assuming the amendment goes through, which it almost certainly will, there would no longer be any formal institutional obstacles preventing Xi Jinping from staying in all three of his current positions—Party Secretary, Chairman of the Central Military Commission and President—for life. This would be an exceedingly clear signal that the “” of Chinese high politics, under which lifelong rule by a single strongman gave way to regular retirement, rotations, and collective decision-making, has collapsed, and that Xi will remain in power for the foreseeable future.

China | US officials call in question a market-oriented economy in China. China expressed grave concerns

By Zhong Nan and Ren Xiaojin

China expressed grave concerns about the Office of the United States Trade Representative accusing China, in a trade policy document earlier this week, of adopting “hostile policies” in trade activities, according to the Ministry of Commerce and analysts in Beijing.

China | La Chine sort 68 millions de personnes de la pauvreté en cinq ans

Quelque 68,53 millions de personnes sont sortis de la pauvreté en Chine au cours des cinq dernières années, grâce aux efforts de l’Administration qui a lutté pour l’abaissement du taux de pauvreté qui est passé de 10,2% en 2012 à 3,1% en 2017

Le Bureau du Groupe pilote du Conseil d’Etat pour la réduction de la pauvreté et le développement a fait état de la réduction annuelle d’au moins 13 millions de personnes.

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