Feature: Refugees stuck in Greece with no place to go further in Europe

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Refugees stuck in Greece with no place to go further in Europe 

ATHENS, Oct. 29 — Over 300 migrants are lying in Victoria Square in central Athens. Most of them are Afghan men, in their early or late 20s. They arrived Tuesday morning at Athens' main port Piraeus and began their journey in Athens, one of their first stops in continental Europe. However, with many European Union (EU) leaders talking about closing their borders, the refugees may get in stuck in Greece longer than they originally thought.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry begins visit to Spain

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on US Secretary of State John Kerry begins visit to Spain 

MADRID, Oct. 19 — US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday began a two-day visit to Spain during which he will hold meetings with King Felipe VI and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to discuss "various bilateral and global issues."

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Silk Road cities to join Xinjiang forum

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Silk Road cities to join Xinjiang forum 

URUMQI, July 13 — Fifty-five cities from 17 countries will join the Silk Road Economic Belt Cities Cooperation and Development Forum in Xinjiang this month, local authorities said on Monday.

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Thailand to launch roadshows to attract tourists during low-season period

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thailand to launch roadshows to attract tourists during low-season period 

BANGKOK, April 16 — Thailand will, beginning next month, launch a series of roadshows in the Middle East, South Africa and australia as part of the country's campaign to attract foreign tourists during the low-season period.

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