At least 281 people were killed in the devastating earthquake that hit the central regions of Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, according to ANSA on late Friday.
Despite the recent turmoil surrounding both China and the Philippines in the South China Sea, chances still exist for either to create meaningful, lasting and mutually beneficial relationships through cultural, people oriented exchange.
The G20 Summit will be held in Hangzhou, China in roughly one month, and discussions will focus on a range of divisive issues.
The impeachment process into Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff, will enter a decisive phase this week as her trial begins in the Senate.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and South Korean counterpart Yun Byung-se agreed on Wednesday that the three countries shall reinforce cooperation.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend a foreign ministers' meeting of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) in Japan, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said on Thursday.