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African regions must work together to make AfCFTA work

Countries must work together to “level up” their regions in order to make the recently launched African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) a...
China to launch space station’s core module around 2020: industry insider

Roscosmos Can Help Hungary, Thailand, Tunisia, Indonesia Send Astronauts to Space Station

Russian state space corporation Roscosmos is negotiating a spaceflight to the International Space Station (ISS) on board the Russian Soyuz spacecraft by representatives of...
A China-Europe freight train loaded with medical supplies and electronic equipment departs from Chengdu International Railway Port in Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan province, for Felixstowe, the U.K., April 26, 2021. (Photo by Bai Guibin/People’s Daily Online)

China-Europe freight trains bring win-win results to countries along routes in past decade

By Li Yan On June 2, a China-Europe freight train, fully loaded with cargoes containing medical supplies and gym equipment, departed from a logistics park...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Egypt boosts relations with Nile Basin countries via military deals

by Marwa Yahya Egypt has attempted to enhance relations with the Nile Basin countries through concluding military deals, in a move to basically protect its...
Answers from U.S., Denmark

Answers from U.S., Denmark demanded by related countries on spying report

Many countries are pressing the Danish government and demanding immediate answers about the alleged NSA (U.S. National Security Agency) espionage through Danish cables.
Photo taken on May 5, 2021, shows the Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center, venue of the first China International Consumer Products Expo (CICPE), in Haikou, south China's Hainan province. (Photo by Yuan Chen/People's Daily Online)

Chinese market a source of opportunities for all countries

By Zhang Fan China's super-large market and huge consumer demand are attracting wide attention as economic recovery keeps accelerating in the country. China's reviving consumer demand,...
Photo taken on April 26, 2021, shows giant panda twin sisters at the Beijing Zoo. (Photo by Du Jianpo/People's Daily Online)

Countries need to foster synergy in restoring biodiversity

By He Yin May 22 marked this year's International Day for Biological Diversity. Themed "We're part of the solution," it called on the...
Covid Vaccines

U.S. to share COVID-19 vaccines with other countries under mounting pressure

The United States will share 20 million more doses of its COVID-19 vaccines with the rest of the world by the end of June,...
Malaria Vaccination

WHO launches effort to stamp out malaria in 25 more countries by 2025

The World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a new initiative which aims to halt transmission of malaria in 25 more countries by 2025. The initiative...
The opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021 is held in Boao, south China's Hainan province, April 20, 2021. (Photo by Meng Zhongde/People's Daily Online)

Xi says countries should bear in mind shared interests of mankind and make responsible,...

By He Yin “China calls on all countries in Asia and beyond to answer the call of the times, defeat the COVID-19 pandemic through solidarity,...

World Health Day: Countries still struggle with COVID-19

The theme of this year's World Health Day is "Building a fairer, healthier world." Yet in a world still fighting against the coronavirus, people...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwandan president decries reluctance of certain countries to arrest genocide suspects

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Wednesday decried the reluctance of countries, such as France, to bring Rwandan genocide suspects to justice, during a ceremony...

Countries in Europe divided over use of AstraZeneca vaccine

dpa/GNA - European countries were divided in their responses to concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine, with Germany and Poland continuing to use the...

United States and allies have dropped 46 bombs per day on other countries since...

An average of 46 bombs have been dropped on other countries per day by the United States and its allies since 2001, a...
Covid Vaccine

UN launches tool to monitor COVID-19 vaccine roll-outs in some countries

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has launched a new element of a data tool focusing on the roll-out of...
Map of the Horn of Africa

73 percent drop in migrants from Horn of Africa to Gulf countries via Yemen...

The number of migrants from the Horn of Africa travelling to the Gulf countries through Yemen fell 73 percent amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
Who Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

High-income countries’ vaccine deals undermine COVAX – WHO boss

Deals between some high-income countries and manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccines are undermining the WHO-led COVAX initiative by reducing the number of doses it can...
China investment

China appreciates investment in Africa from other countries – Wang Yi

China-Africa cooperation has become a pioneer in global cooperation with Africa, and has promoted other countries to pay more attention to Africa and increase...
Photo taken on Jan. 2, 2021, shows a busy scene at the Beilun harbor area of the Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan, east China’s Zhejiang province. (Photo by Yao Feng/People’s Daily Online)

Countries should take responsible actions to drive global economic recovery

By He Yin The world is paying close attention to whether the global economy can shake off recession in 2021. Whether the world economy will secure...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

Southern African countries want more electricity from Mozambique

Several countries in the southern African region have been asking the Mozambican authorities to increase the supply of electricity to meet the demands of...
Covid Medical Supplies

Countries in Europe reimpose lockdowns as COVID-19 cases surge unabated

Europe is seeing a drastic resurgence of COVID-19 cases, forcing countries to reimpose restrictions in a bid to curb further spread of the virus. Austria...

Countries must mitigate impact of COVID-19 on Malaria, TB, and AIDS

Measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on HIV, TB, and malaria should involve a combination of intensive community engagement, Mrs Cecelia Senoo Executive...
Europaba Big X

4 more countries join hosts of pan-EU medical stocks

Denmark, Greece, Hungary and Sweden have joined Germany and Romania as host countries of the rescEU medical stocks, European Commissioner for Crisis Management...
Pool/AFP / Yannis Kolesidis Greek authorities predict it will take 10 days to clear all the 8,400 refugees and migrants from a makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni, on May 24, 2016

Ten EU countries to take in children from burnt refugee camp in Greece

After a major fire at the refugee camp Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, ten member states of the European Union (EU) vowed...

China’s remarkable control of pandemic, efforts to develop vaccines help more countries, says Egyptian...

China's remarkable control of the COVID-19 pandemic and its efforts to develop and produce vaccines will help more countries to protect their people, an...
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UN humanitarian chief regrets lack of solidarity with poor countries amid COVID-19 crisis

UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock on Wednesday regretted the lack of solidarity with low-income and fragile countries in the global response...

Germany extends travel warning for around 160 countries until end of September

The German federal government on Wednesday extended its travel warning for more than 160 non-European Union (EU) countries due to COVID-19 until the end...
Europaba Big X

Six out of 10 countries with highest National debt-to-GDP ratio are EU nations

U.S. debt continues to spike. Greece is second with a ratio of 214.29% while the Itlay is third at 156.92%. The United States has...

COVID-19 vaccines to be prioritized for some people in all countries – WHO chief

"Initially, when supply of COVID-19 vaccine is limited, priority must be given to vaccinating essential workers and those most at risk, or in other...

African countries conduct over 11.8million COVID-19 tests so far – Africa CDC

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Wednesday said that African countries have conducted more than 11.8 million COVID-19...