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Premier Li Keqiang holds talks with Irish counterpart

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Updated: May 18,2015 4:27 AM     english.gov.cn [Photo/english.gov.cn] Premier Li Keqiang held talks with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny in Shannon, Ireland, on May 17 local time. The Premier thanked Kenny for coming to Shannon from Dublin to welcome the Chinese delegation with several cabinet ministers and said he was glad to hold talks during his […]

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Premier, Irish counterpart hold joint press conference

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Updated: May 18,2015 4:29 AM     english.gov.cn [Photo/english.gov.cn] Premier Li Keqiang and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny held a joint press conference at Shannon on the afternoon of May 17 local time. Premier Li appreciated the Irish side’s thoughtful arrangements and said that there is huge space for the two countries to work together. Kenny said […]

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Premier, Irish PM tour dairy farm

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Updated: May 18,2015 3:43 AM     english.gov.cn [Photo/english.gov.cn] Premier Li Keqiang and his wife visited Garvey Farm in Shannon with Enda Kenny and his wife on May 17 local time. Kenny joined Premier Li at the entrance of the traditional Irish dairy farm, which covers an area of 107 hectares and has been operated by the […]

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Premier Li makes stopover in Ireland

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Updated: May 17,2015 10:14 PM     english.gov.cn [Photo/english.gov.cn] Premier Li Keqiang arrived at Shannon Airport in Ireland on May 17 for a stopover visit before his tour of Brazil. The Premier and his wife, Cheng Hong, were welcomed at the airport by Irish government representatives, the finance minister and the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland Xu Jianguo. […]

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Happy Independence day to Norway – Constitution day/National day. Independence from Denmark on May 17, 1814, but in union with Sweden until June 1905 – when finally independent.

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UN ‘Free & Equal’ campaign launches video spotlighting LGBT diversity, fight against homophobia

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A new United Nations ‘Free & Equal’ campaign video highlighting the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community is being shown today on the massive screens in New York’s Times Square ahead of International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. Source: United Nations News Centre – UN ‘Free & Equal’ campaign launches […]

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President Obama Honors Fallen Peace Officers | The White House

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Yesterday morning, President Obama attended the National Peace Officers Memorial Service where he honored 131 peace officers who died in the line of duty this year and met with the families of the fallen law enforcement members. The National Peace Officers Memorial Service, held annually at the U.S. Source: President Obama Honors Fallen Peace Officers […]

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‘Make the choice of service,’ UN chief tells Georgetown graduates

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In a commencement address at Georgetown University, where he received an honorary degree today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told graduates to choose service, be bold, listen, champion progress and act with passion and compassion. Source: United Nations News Centre – ‘Make the choice of service,’ UN chief tells Georgetown graduates

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Security Council welcomes Central African Republic national forum, urges implementation of peace pact

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The Security Council has welcomed the recent national reconciliation forum held in the Central African Republic (CAR) and the inclusive, grassroots-level manner in which the consultations were carried out, particularly by ensuring the participation of women, and called on the country’s Transitional Authorities, with the support of the United Nations, to speedily implement the forum’s […]

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