Xi was unanimously elected by the rubber stamp parliament National People's Congress (NPC) on Saturday, days after it ratified a proposal to remove the two-term limit for president paving the way for him to remain in power lifelong.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain has evidence that Russia has been stockpiling nerve agents like the one used against Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
Amid rising protectionism among developed countries, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) urged the Indian government to utilise the meeting to raise systemic and substantive issues, which assume great significance for the country.
The House of Commons Exiting the EU Committee said if major aspects of the future relationship with the EU remain unsettled by October, Britain should seek a "limited extension" of its EU membership.
Sources said China's growing military presence in the South China Sea and its rising assertiveness in that region may figure in the talks that Admiral Lanba will have with top US military officials.
Representatives from 50 countries will be gathering in New Delhi on 19-20 March for an informal World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial meeting.
The warning, given at a news briefing yesterday, followed the meeting between US Vice President Mike Pence and Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pakistani daily Dawn reported.
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President Sirisena, who returned to Sri Lanka last night from an official visit to India and Japan, removed the state of emergency as the situation in the country returned to normal.
According to reports, the company stole information from 50 million users' profiles in Facebook's biggest-ever data breach, to help them design software to predict and influence voters' choices at the ballot box.
Opinion polls give Putin, the incumbent, support of around 70 percent, or nearly 10 times the backing of his nearest challenger.
United States' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into a series of deadly crashes in which airbags in Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate.
Nikolai Glushkov's body was discovered by his family and friends late on Monday night and a post-mortem concluded he had been killed by "compression to the neck".
Li, a second ranking leader in the ruling Communist Party of China, has completed the first five-year tenure along with Xi Jinping who is now regarded as the "core" leader of the party placed along with party founder Mao Zedong.
Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Russia today in a deepening geopolitical dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.
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The Trump administration has fired the number two official at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) accusing him of making an unauthorised disclosure to the media.
Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) today committed USD 120 million loan for completion of works for double-tracking and electrification of railways tracks along high-density corridors to improve operational efficiency of Indian railways.
The United Nations today published a lengthy experts' report on North Korea's repeated violations of the sanctions it faces over its nuclear and missile programs, including the banned export of nearly USD 200 million worth of goods, diplomats said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has been "re-elected" for a second five-year tenure today by China's rubber stamp parliament, the National People's Congress, days after scrapping two-term rule for the President paving the way for his lifelong tenure.
Sweden's foreign minister held what she called "good and constructive" talks with her North Korean counterpart today amid growing speculation about a possible meeting in the Scandinavian country between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
French arms manufacturer Thales will also face corruption charges alongside South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma when he appears in court, prosecutors said today, reinstating charges dropped nearly a decade ago.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party will contest the upcoming general elections from Larkana in Sindh province, a senior party official was quoted as saying by the media today.
British judge hearing the extradition case of liquor baron Vijay Mallya today said that it was “blindingly obvious” that rules were being broken by Indian banks which sanctioned some of the loans to the erstwhile Kingfisher Airlines.
The European Union today published a list of US products it plans to introduce duties on if the 28-nation bloc is not exempted from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.