Interview: Austria's Brucknerfest 2015 to build cultural bri...
... where the musical and artistic growth of both countries can continue to be shared and observed, particularly with new artists constantly emerging from China, he said.
Following a partnership with Russia
in 2013, festival organisers soon turned their attention to a second future partnership, for which the choice of China soon became clear, Frey said.
The program of this year'...
Good day for seeds in Madrid as big guns prepare for debut
... who is tenth seed in Madrid enjoyed a two set triumph 75 against German qualifier Julia Goerges.
There was only one surprise as 15th seed Sara Errani became the victim of the first surprise of the competition as she lost 63, 7 6 (6) 64 to Russia
's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
In the men's competition the seeds enjoyed a successful day, starting with fifth seed Milos Raonic, the Canadian who defeated Argentinean Juan Monaco 63, 64 in one hour and seven minutes....
China's consumers will continue to surprise the world: exper...
... according to the experts.
What's more important, China's household income is now likely above 5 trillion dollars a year, much higher than household income of other developing economies such as Brazil, Russia
and India, they said.
Household income is a more important gauge of a country's future economic performance, as "you can't have consumption without income," they added....
Interview: Xi's upcoming visit shows support for Kazakhstan ...
...s reelection as the head of state shows support to the Central Asian nation, a political analyst said on Monday.
Xi will pay a visit to Kazakhstan on Thursday, the first leg of his second overseas trip in 2015, which will also take him to Russia
ChinaKazakhstan relations that are anchored by practical cooperation feature frequent exchanges at all levels, said Aidar Amrebayev,...
Russia rules out negotiations with EU on lifting sanctions
May 5 (Xinhua) Moscow is not going to discuss with the European Union (EU) about conditions for lifting its sanctions against Russia
, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
"Moscow would not negotiate criteria of lifting sanctions with the EU," Lavrov said after talks with his visiting Austrian counterpart, Sebastian Kurz.
Iran hopeful about nuclear deal in due time
...Iran's (nuclear) enrichment and heavywater activities as well as the continuation of certain parts of Iran's nuclear program and lifting of sanctions."
Representatives from Iran and the P5+1 group, namely the United States, Britain, France, Russia
, China, plus Germany, will wrap up their sixday work on drafting the text of a final nuclear deal on Tuesday, he said, according to state IRIB TV.
The next meeting will resume in the Austrian capital of Vienna next Tuesday, Araqchi added....
|President Xi meets Russian FM
They should use it to celebrate the historic contribution the two countries, as main battlefields in the east and west, made in the war, and to maintain postwar peace and security, the president said.
He said China will cooperate with Russia
to hold the BRICS (Brazil, Russia
India, China and South Africa) summit in Russia
this year to jointly maintain emerging economies' interests and promote global economic governance reform.
Lavrov conveyed Putin's greetings to Xi....
Sharapova, Kvitkova through in Madrid Open
... Coco Vandeweghe 64, 26, 63, while 15 seed Sara
Errani became the victim of the first surprise of the competition
as she lost 63, 76(6) 64 to Russia
's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova....
Nanjing memorial for Russia's "Flying Tigers"
Nanjing memorial for Russia
's "Flying Tigers"
NANJING, May 5 (Xinhua) East China's Nanjing City on Tuesday
held a memorial service for the Soviet air squadron that
volunteered to help China drive out invading Japanese troops during
World War II....
Hungarian duo wins modern pentathlon World Cup mixed relay f...
... and the Chilean couple, Javiera
Rosas and Esteban Bustos were 6th with 1394 points.
In earlier events Valentin Belaud of France won the men's event
on Sunday with 1504 points, beating Russia
's Ilia Frolov who earned
The women's final was on Saturday, won by Zsofia Foldhazi of
Hungary with 1361 points over Elodie Clouvel of France, who was
second with 1358 points.
The World Cup contests will be concluded in Minsk, in June....
|Jets fly during miliary parade rehearsal in Kubinka, Russia
The Swifts aerobatic team flys during the miliary parade rehearsal in Kubinka, Russia
, May 5, 2015. The military parade will be held in Russia
,to mark the 70th anniversary of victory in World War II on May 9. (Xinhua/Pavel Bednyakov)
Jet air supporters Sukhoi Su25 fly during the miliary parade rehearsal in Kubinka, Russia
Spotlight: China's contributions to WWII indelible -- expert...
... Mitter called for more Westerners to know more about China's wartime history as China enjoys growing global influence in today's world.
Sergei Lousianin, deputy director of Russia
's Far East Institute, said China's role in WWII has been long underestimated from a traditional Europecentric historical perspective.
China, as a matter of fact,...
UN chief to travel to Russia, Poland, Ukraine
UN chief to travel to Russia
, Poland, Ukraine
UNITED NATIONS, May 4 (Xinhua) UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Ki moon will travel to Moscow for the celebration of Victory Day on Saturday, following his visit to Poland and Ukraine, a UN spokesman announced here Monday....
Bulgaria to strive to reduce dependence on Russian weapons: ...
... but it's still unclear what equipment would replace it, the country's Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev said here on Monday.
"Bulgaria is perhaps the only country in NATO, which is almost 100 percent dependent on Russia
, and it should not look that way," Nenchev told a press conference.
Bulgaria had incompatibilities and difficulties in joint actions and exercises with NATO, he said.
Chinese company to build new residential zones in Venezuela
... a program that aims to build 3 million homes by 2019.
The Tiuna affordable housing project in Caracas is one of the first projects of the Mission, jointly undertaken by companies from China, Russia
Although the part constructed by Chinese companies started almost one year later than those of the other two countries, the progress of Chinese project has become the fastest....
Abe not to attend Russian WWII ceremony: gov't spokesman
TOKYO, April 28 (Xinhua) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declined an invitation from Russia
to attend events to be held in Moscow to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of World War II in Europe, government officials confirmed Tuesday.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Abe'...
S.Korean carmakers' global sales fall in April on weak expor...
...1 percent to 373,809 units.
Domestic auto sales by the No.2 automaker Kia Motors jumped 10. 4 percent in April from a year earlier due to demand for Sorento and Carnival, but exports declined 3.4 percent on weak demand from Russia
Global car sales by GM Korea tumbled 12.1 percent onyear in April, but Ssangyong showed outperformance in domestic car sales, which surged 35.3 percent last month....
|Russia shrugs off Western leaders' absence from May 9 parade
... but their visit will only add significance to what is mainly an internal celebration, RT International quoted Ivanov as saying.
G8 and EU leaders (LR) Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russia
's President Vladimir Putin, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, US President Barack Obama and France'...