Turkey's Islamist-rooted AK Party swept to an unexpected victory in elections on Sunday, returning the country to single-party rule in an outcome that will boost the power of President Tayyip Erdogan but may sharpen deep social divisions.
Vietnam, China party chiefs' visits to each country are expected to bring about comprehensive and strategic orientations to bilateral relations, Vu Van Hien, deputy head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee's Theory Council, has said.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met here Sunday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and called for concerted efforts to maintain and strengthen the positive momentum in the rapprochement between their countries.
An opposition lawmaker and two other people were attacked with machetes and injured on Thursday, in the first serious violent incident in campaigning for Myanmar's historic Nov.8 election, his campaign manager said.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) jointly held a workers' football match Thursday at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, a move aimed to improve inter-Korean relations and strengthen national solidarity.