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Crossover: At least 19 dead in early morning knife attack in Japan

At least 19 people have been killed and many others injured in a knife attack at a facility for the disabled in Sagami-hara, just outside Tokyo this morning.

Crossover: Top Asian diplomats gather in Vientiane

For more on the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' meeting, let's go to CCTV reporter Zhu Xuesong, live in Vientiane.

US will not take sides on South China Sea issue

The Chinese Foreign Minister also attended a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the sidelines of the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting.

Verizon to buy Yahoo's operating business for $4.83 billion

U.S. telecom carrier Verizon Communications announced Monday that it will acquire U.S. technology company Yahoo's operating business for approximately 4.83 billion U.S. dollars in cash.

Xi calls on China, U.S. to respect each other's core interests

President Xi Jinping on Monday called on China and the United States to effectively manage their differences and respect each other's core interests.

2 dead, 17 injured in Florida nightclub shooting

Two people were killed and up to 16 others were wounded early Monday in a shooting at a nightclub in the U.S. state of Florida, local media reported.

DNC chair offers resignation before Democratic convention

DNC chair offers resignation before Democratic convention

FBI investigates Democratic Natioanl Committee email hack

The FBI has officially launched an investigation into the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails, the agency confirmed on Monday.

N. China storms and floods leave 164 dead, 125 missing

Official data show that torrential rain and floods have left 164 dead and 125 missing across 10 northern cities and provinces in China, with nearly 15 million others affected, by Monday morning.

Bomber in Ansbach blast pledged loyalty to ISIL

The Syrian asylum-seeker suspected of detonating a suicide bomb, injuring 12 people in Ansbach, Germany, pledged loyalty to the Islamic State prior to the attack and was scheduled to be deported, German officials said.

At least 19 dead in knife attack outside Tokyo

A knife-wielding man attacked a facility for the disabled in eastern Japan's Kanagawa prefecture early Tuesday, leaving at least 19 people die and 45 others injured, local firefighters said.

Seven soldiers in coup attempt taken into custody in Turkey's Marmaris

Seven of the soldiers who attacked President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an’s hotel in the Aegean resort of Marmaris during the attempted military coup on July 15 were captured during in operations on July 25.

Studio interview: Wave of violent attacks in Germany

Peter Bechtold, Portland State University

Studio interview: China proposes code of conduct to avoid conflict

For more on China and ASEAN relations, joining us in the studio is Zhang Junshe, vice president of the Naval Research Institute.

China, ASEAN share close ties in trade

China and ASEAN have a strong trade relationship. According to data, China has been ASEAN's biggest trade partner for seven consecutive years.

German business morale falls after Brexit vote

Business climate index of Germany fell to 108.3 in July from 108.7 in June, suggesting German company executives have become less optimistic since Britain voted to leave the European Union, that's according to a latest survey by Munich-based Ifo economic institute.

China, Laos extend cooperation in more areas

China and ASEAN's dialogue relationship has lasted for 25 years. Analysts say the two sides' cooperation has stepped into a brand-new era.

HKEX launches closing auction session

There is more details on the Closing Auction Session, or CAS..... With this mechanism, trading hours will be extended up to 10 minutes after 4 p.m. for a closing auction.

China, ASEAN emphasize full and effective implementation of DOC

China's foreign minister Wang Yi has said that China and ASEAN ministers have agreed that the dispute between China and the Philippines is a bilateral issue, and should not define relations between China and ASEAN. He made the comment following meetings with his ASEAN counterparts in the Laos capital of Vientiane.

Studio interview: Which sectors suffer most from over capacity?

Today we are joined by Liu Baocheng, dean of the Center for International Business Ethics at Univ. of Int'l Business and Economics.

China slashes 13 mln tons steel capacity in H1

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, a major undertaker of slashing overcapacity in the nation's steel sector, says on Monday that concrete achievements have been made in reducing steel production overcapacity in the first half of 2016.

China to deepen financing and investment reform

China's private investment growth has shrunk to a record low in recent months. The country't top economic planner said on Monday that it is impossible for private investment to continue to grow rapidly as the economy slows, and government investment should not compete with private investment.

Mediterranean refugee deaths near 3,000 so far this year

The International Organization for Migration says nearly 3,000 people have died this year attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.

ASEAN, China focus on positives, reducing tensions in SCS

China's foreign minister has had busy 24 hours in the capital of Laos, with a series of bilateral meetings, culminating in the ASEAN Plus China meeting earlier Monday. Much of the focus was expected to be on the South China Sea issue. And it certainly featured. But in the end, both China and ASEAN seemed eager to focus on strengthening their relations moving forward rather than to harm them.

Xi meets US National Security Advisor

Chinese President Xi Jinping has met with US National Security Advisor, Susan Rice in Beijing.

Chinese FM urges Japan not to intervene in South China Sea issue

China's foreign minister Wang Yi has urged Japan not to intervene in the South China Sea issue, saying Japan is not directly concerned in any disputes there.

China-ASEAN trade & economic cooperation strong

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of China-ASEAN ties. Bilateral trade and economic cooperation have been fruitful over the past decades.

Crossover: Maritime dispute not an issue between China & ASEAN

For more we cross live to CCTV's Rian Maelzer in Vientiane following the story.

China, ASEAN issue joint statement to promote peace and stability in S. China Sea

Chinese and ASEAN ministers have issued a joint statement reaffirming the efforts of China and the ten ASEAN nations to promote peace and stability in the South China Sea.

President Xi meets WHO's Director-General

Chinese President Xi Jinping has met with World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Xi calls on China, U.S. to respect each other's core interests

President Xi Jinping on Monday called on China and the United States to effectively handle differences and respect each other's core interests.

At least two killed, several injured in Florida nightclub shooting

At least two people have been killed and more than a dozen wounded in a shooting at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida.

China's president meets U.S. security advisor Rice

China's president Xi Jinping has met with US National Security Advisor Susan Rice in Beijing. Xi said China values ties with the US, and is willing to promote them through mutual trust and respect.

Low-key funerals held for Kabul attack victims

Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority have begun burials for the more than 80 people that were killed in Saturday's suicide attack in Kabul claimed by ISIL jihadists.

China Foreign Minister holds talks with counterparts

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has held talks with his ASEAN counterparts in Vientiane. Many of them believe that the South China Sea issue should not hinder China-ASEAN cooperation.

ASEAN talks held with counterparts from dialogue partners

Foreign ministers from the ASEAN community have met for a second day in the capital of Laos, Vientiane. They held talks with counterparts from dialogue partners, including Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, US Secretary of State John Kerry, as well as Japan's Fumio Kishida and South Korea's Yun Byung-se.

Guo Boxiong gets life sentence for taking bribes

A military court today sentenced Guo Boxiong to life in prison for accepting bribes. Guo served as vice chairman of the Central Military Commission.

Britain seeks closer economic ties with China after Brexit vote

Britain appears to be seeking more economic and trade cooperation with China after its decision to leave the European Union (EU) last month.

China, ASEAN vow to promote peace, stability in South China Sea

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) reaffirmed their efforts on Monday to "promote peace, stability, mutual trust and confidence" in the South China Sea.

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 42 journalists

Turkey has issued arrest warrants for 42 journalists as part of a greater crackdown on government dissenters following the failed coup that occurred earlier this month. Meanwhile, Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties have united in a rally to denounce the coup attempt.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers first state address

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte holds his first State of the Nation Address today. He is the first president from Mindanao to deliver the speech.

Wang Yi meets Ri Yong-Ho

China's foreign minister Wang Yi has held talks with his counterpart from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Ri Yong Ho. The meeting happened on the sidelines of a regional diplomatic gathering in Laos.

China, ASEAN agree dispute is a bilateral issue

China's foreign minister Wang Yi has said that ASEAN ministers have agreed that the dispute between China and the Philippines is a bilateral issue, and should not define relations between China and ASEAN. He made the comment following meetings with his ASEAN counterparts.

UK warns of Brexit 'shadow' on world economy

British Finance Minister Philip Hammond warned that Brexit would cast a "shadow" over the world economy but said he was eyeing a free trade deal with China.

Brexit: Uncertainties following financial turmoil, new gov't

It's been a month since Britain voted to leave the European Union. It reflected widespread concerns even causing economic turmoil around the world. Richard Bestic has been taking a look back at the tumultuous events of the past month.

Officials vow to build confidence, revive growth

The two-day G20 Finance Ministers Meeting in Chengdu has come to an end and Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said afterwards that the G20 members will use all available policy tools to improve growth in the global economy.

Studio interview: How to mitigate the impact of Brexit?

For more insights concerning the G20 finance ministers and central bankers meeting, let's welcome He Weiwen, a senior fellow at the Center for China and Globalization.

Borrowing costs hinder investment in China

Borrowing costs and access to funding are key obstacles to private investment in China. That was the word today (Monday) from senior members of China's National Development Reform Commission.

Interview with Indonesian Finance Minister: Chengdu gathering points to world recovery

CCTV's Ming Tian spoke with Indonesian Finance Minister during the G20 finance ministers and central bankers meeting.

Yuan weakens to 6.686 against USD

The central parity rate of the Chinese yuan weakened 191 basis points to 6.6860 against the U.S. dollar Monday. That's according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

G20 communique expected to ease market anxiety

Leaders and delegates share their views on the G20 communique.

Taiwan:Peaceful reunification is real will of people on both sides

China's Taiwan regional leader Tsai Ing-wen gave an interview to the Washington Post. She said it isn't likely that the "Taipei government" will accept a deadline for conditions that go against the will of the people.

Officials: China and US need to work to tackle differences

Top Chinese and US officials have met in Beijing to discuss their most important differences and challenges.

China's village finance co-op provides pension care

One village in central China's Henan Province is trying to help its senior citizens through a new financial cooperative. The co-op provides loans for young people to start village businesses and distributes most of its interest yields to the elderly as pensions.

Floods left 161 dead, 123 missing across 10 provinces in Northern China

China's Ministry of Civil Affairs has said that as of Sunday, at least 161 people have been killed and 123 were missing after widespread floods and intense rains ravaged the country's northern provinces.

Officials: Blue weather alert warning in China

China's weather authority has lowered its weather alert for the country to code blue for Monday through Tuesday. Blue is the lowest warning level in China's four-tier color-coded weather warning system.

Chinese diplomat: S. China Sea Arbitration is a political farce

China's Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming has called the South China Sea arbitration case by the Philippines as a "political farce under the cloak of law."

Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together after coup

Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties have united in a rally to denounce the recent military coup attempt.

Crossover: China, ASEAN hope for regional peace and stability

For more on the ongoing ASEAN Foreign Ministers' meeting, let's turn to our correspondent Rian Maelzer, live in Vientiane.

Studio interview: Expert: China values ASEAN's role in protecting regional stability

For more insight, we are joined in the studio by Jia Xiudong, who is a senior research fellow from the China Institute of International Studies.

Chinese FM meets with 10 ASEAN counterparts

China's Foreign Minister, Wang Yi is meeting with his ASEAN counterparts in Vientiane, Laos, for regional talks dubbed the 'Ten Plus One'. This is the 25th year China and ASEAN have held the Ten-Plus-One talks.

China's foreign minister in Laos

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with a number of senior government officials from the ASEAN community in Vientiene on Sunday. They discussed cooperation mechanisms, as well as the South China Sea.

Expert: China-ASEAN cooperation enters new phase

We talked to an expert from National University of Laos, and he shared with us his view about the expansion of cooperation between China and the ASEAN countries.

China's finance minister denies systemic debt risks

China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei has said the country has no systemic regional debt risks, despite a few corporate defaults.

Crossover: Top ASEAN diplomats gather in Laos

For more on the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' meeting, let's turn to CCTV reporter Zhu Xuesong, live in Vientiane.

Seongju residents protest against THAAD deployment

Protests against the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system are continuing in South Korea's Seongju County. They have been happening since the central government chose the county as the site for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system - also known as THAAD - on July 13th.

Panchen Lama's first Kalachakra ritual closes successfully

The first Kalachakra ritual given by the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu concluded on Sunday.

1 dead, 11 injured in explosion near Nuremberg

One person has been killed and 11 others injured in an explosion at a bar in south Germany late Sunday evening.

Police arrest Afghan youth over possible role in Munich attack

German police have arrested a 16-year-old Afghan youth suspected of having a connection to the gunman of the Munich attack.

G20 unified to face global challenges

A meeting involving the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors has drawn to a close in Chengdu in China's southwest region.

Chinese FM meets Singapore counterpart

At the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Vientiane, Wang Yi met his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan. Wang said China-ASEAN relations have been developing well, but continue to face challenges. He said Singapore -- the coordinating nation of China-ASEAN relations -- bears responsibility for fostering deeper cooperation between the two parties.

Wang Yi and Suu Kyi promise to strengthen cooperation

Wang Yi also had a chance to meet with Myanmar's State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi in Vientiane. They both promised to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation.

Chinese, Thai FMs hope Manila returns to dialogue

The Chinese foreign minister said that China and Thailand share the same stance on the South China Sea issue. Wang's remark came after a meeting with his Thai counterpart Don Pramud-winai at the ASEAN meeting.

Chinese FM calls on China, ASEAN to enhance political trust to build closer community of common destiny

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday called to promote the China-ASEAN relations by enhancing mutual trust, deepening cooperation and maintaining regional stability.

Investigators: Munich gunman inspired by Winnenden school shooting

Bavarian officials said on Sunday that the 18-year-old gunman who shot nine people dead in Munich had planned the crime for a year. The gunman visited the site of a previous school shooting in a German town which killed 15 people and took photographs.

US elecion 2016: Immigration restrictions become focal point between parties

Immigration restriction become focal point between US major parties

Kabul sees deadliest attack since 2001, 80 killed

At least 80 people were killed and more than 200 others wounded in a twin blast targeting a mass protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday, the deadliest attack Kabul has ever seen since 2001.

DNC sees protests & resignation of chair before opening

U.S. Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she would resign at the end of the party's convention, amid furor over leaked emails showing DNC's bias against presidential contender Bernie Sanders.

China calls for 'dual-track approach' on South China Sea

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged all parties involved in the South China Sea issue to return to a 'Dual-Track Approach'.

Top ASEAN diplomats gather in Laos

Ministers from the 10 ASEAN countries have been meeting in Laos -- the first major meeting since ASEAN declared itself a 'community' at the end of last year. Host Laos has laid out the priorities that the countries must work on if they are to make that vision of an integrated community a reality.

US National Security Advisor on three-day visit

The US National Security Advisor Susan Rice is beginning a three-day visit to China on July 24. At her first stop, Beijing, Rice will meet with senior Chinese government officials, including State Councilor Yang Jiechi to discuss a range of bilateral, regional and global issues.

North and South get different weather warnings

While the country's southern regions are in the midst of their warmest period of the year, a new round of heavy rain is expected to fall over the north.

Infrastructure construction continues in Sansha

Sansha City in Hainan province is celebrating the fourth anniversary of its establishment on Sunday. It's the country's largest city in terms of gross area including territorial sea, and infrastructure construction has been ongoing since its establishment in 2012.

Studio interview: International tax governance a key topic

For more on G20 meeting, we are now joined in studio by Liu Zhiqin, the senior researcher in the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China.

Crossover: Chinese FM Lou Jiwei releases communique in Chengdu

The two-day G20 Finance Ministers Meeting has wrapped up in China's Chengdu city. Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei released a final communique following the meeting. For more on what was said, we now cross live to our correspondent Ming Tian, who has been covering the event.

130 dead, 110 missing in Hebei due to torrential rain and floods

Torrential rain and floods have left 130 people dead and 110 others missing in Hebei by Saturday. Meanwhile, over 9.04 million people have been affected.

Exclusive: G20 members committed to open and free trade process

On the sidelines of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors' meeting, CCTV's Guan Xin spoke exclusively to the Australian Treasurer, Scott Morrison.

G20 officials agree to tackle global challenges

For more on the meeting outcomes and the remarks from China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei, our reporter Guan Xin has more.

G20 nations to use all policy tools to support growth

G20 finance leaders have reiterated their determination to use all available policy tools -- including monetary, fiscal and structural -- to foster economic confidence and support global growth.

Studio interview: Dialogue addresses security challenges

For more on this meeting, we are now joined by professor Song Qingrun in the studio. He is a senior research fellow at the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations. Welcome.

AMM addresses security challenges

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting, or AMM, is one of the events being held by Laos as part of its 2016 chairmanship of the regional organisation.

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ASEAN, China focus on positives, reducing tensions in SCS

China's foreign minister has had busy 24 hours in the capital of Laos, with a series of bilateral meetings, culminating in the ASEAN Plus China meeting earlier Monday. Much of the focus was expected to be on the South China Sea issue. And it certainly featured. But in the end, both China and ASEAN seemed eager to focus on strengthening their relations moving forward rather than to harm them.

Chinese FM urges Japan not to intervene in South China Sea issue

China's foreign minister Wang Yi has urged Japan not to intervene in the South China Sea issue, saying Japan is not directly concerned in any disputes there.

Bomber in Ansbach blast pledged loyalty to ISIL

The Syrian asylum-seeker suspected of detonating a suicide bomb, injuring 12 people in Ansbach, Germany, pledged loyalty to the Islamic State prior to the attack and was scheduled to be deported, German officials said.

N. China storms and floods leave 164 dead, 125 missing

Official data show that torrential rain and floods have left 164 dead and 125 missing across 10 northern cities and provinces in China, with nearly 15 million others affected, by Monday morning.

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