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Trump is due to decide by May 12 whether talks with Paris, Berlin and London on tougher anti-Iran measures have advanced far enough.
G7 capitals are worried about Russia's support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime in his country's brutal civil war and alleged attempt to kill a defector with a nerve agent on Russian
No bilaterals between foreign, defence ministers of India, Pakistan at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
The SCO, in which China and Russia play an influential role, specialises in regional security, counter terrorism and related issues.
Taiwan, which is claimed by Beijing as Chinese territory, accused China of "sabre rattling", and carried out its own live-fire exercises on Tuesday on two Taiwan islands close to China.
There has been an intensification of cooperation in areas such as green technology and smart cities.
The agreement involves cooperation in areas such as clean technology, waste management, innovation, renewable energy, skill and women’s development.
India yesterday summoned Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner in New Delhi and lodged a strong protest over attempts to raise the Khalistan issue during the visit of Sikh pilgrims.
Tensions with Washington have worsened after President Donald Trump threatened to hike tariffs on Chinese goods in a dispute over technology policy.
Before boarding his flight from Tokyo, Abe took the unusual step of pledging to clean up the mess in government when he gets back.
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls on Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu not to take any 'destabilising action' on Syria
In a telephone call, Putin urged Netanyahu "to abstain from any action that could further destabilise the situation in the country, which would represent a threat to its security."
The message comes one day after Russia vetoed a US-drafted resolution at the UN Security Council to set up a panel to identify the perpetrators of Saturdays' alleged toxic gas attacks.
Trump's upbeat assessment of Xi's remarks at an economic forum on the southern island of Hainan echoed the view of Wall Street, which was firmly in positive territory Tuesday after a jittery few days.
Relations between Beijing and Tokyo have been strained since the end of the Second World War, stemming from Japan's wartime occupation of mainland China.
Some 700,000 members of the Muslim minority have fled Myanmar since August to escape a bloody military crackdown.
The president also addressed the National Assembly of Equatorial Guinea before leaving for Swaziland.