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23 houses destroyed, over 3,200 locals affected by flooding in Myanmar’s northernmost state

A total of 23 houses were destroyed and over 3,200 locals were recently affected by flooding due to heavy rainfall in Kachin state,...

Tanzania’s anti-graft body arrests 7 mineral dealers over smuggling claims

Tanzania's anti-graft watchdog on Friday announced the arrest of seven top mineral dealers for their allegedly attempt to bribe senior government officials to...
Gareth Bale

Bale ‘No regrets’ over time at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale on Friday said he had 'no regrets' about his time with Real Madrid in a TV interview in the UK. ...
Rescued illegal immigrants are seen in Tajura, eastern Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 18, 2020. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that Libyan Coast Guard rescued more than 300 illegal immigrants off the Libyan coast on Monday. More than 1,500 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast so far in 2020, said the IOM. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

Millions of migrant workers stay put over COVID-19

Nearly 30 million migrant workers in China have chosen to stay in their hometowns so far this year due to the impact of...

Trump pays respects to Ginsburg at Supreme Court amid boos as battle over her...

U.S. President Donald Trump paid his respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court here on Thursday morning amid...
Hundreds of demonstrators hold a rally and march to protest against police brutality and the death of Freddie Gray, in front of the City Hall of Baltimore, Maryland, the United States, April 25, 2015. Protests continued for days in Baltimore against the overuse of police force surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, in local police van. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

South African demonstrators march to Nigerian embassy over crime concern

Group of demonstrators under the banner "Put South Africa First" on Wednesday marched to the Nigerian Embassy in Pretoria to voice their concerns...

Pepe strike fires Gremio to victory over rivals Internacional

A late goal from forward Pepe handed Gremio a 1-0 victory over Brazilian rivals Gremio in their Copa Libertadores Group E match on...
food package

UN provides food for over 2,200 refugees in Libya

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday it provided more than 2,200 refugees with food packages this week. ...
A Belgian protester shakes hands with a police officer during a protest against planned pension reforms in downtown Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 15, 2016. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan) (zw)

Two U.S. police officers shot in protest over black woman’s death

Two U.S. police officers have been shot and wounded in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests over black woman Breonna Taylor's death.

Over 1,000 displaced by floods in Ghana’s Savannah Region – NADMO

Floods have displaced 1,245 persons in the Savannah Region in Ghana, the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) said. The Savannah Regional Coordinator...

Nigerian labor union to stage strike over electricity tariff, fuel price hikes

Nigeria's organized labor is mobilizing for a general strike on Monday to protest over the federal government's refusal to reverse the hikes in...

Uganda offers cash rewards for recapture of over 200 prison escapees after massive jailbreak

Ugandan prison service on Tuesday offered cash rewards for information leading to the recovery of firearms and recapture of over 200 inmates who escaped...

Zimbabwean teachers to boycott classes over contentious issues

Teacher unions in Zimbabwe said Tuesday they will not report for duty next Monday when schools reopen due to some contentious issues. ...
Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Beijing’s Daxing airport sees over 10 million passenger trips

The total passenger throughput at the newly-built Beijing Daxing International Airport exceeded the 10 million mark on Tuesday after it began operation last September. Currently,...

Mexican police seize over 600 kg cocaine near southern border

Mexican police seized 627 kg of cocaine and arrested the driver of the truck transporting it in the southern Chiapas state, near the border...
Ghanaian Peacekeepers

China sends over 40,000 UN peacekeepers over 30 years: white paper

China's armed forces have sent over 40,000 peacekeepers to 25 United Nations peacekeeping missions over the past 30 years, says a white paper...
Sierra Leone Prison

Over 200 inmates escape, 3 killed in prison break in northeastern Uganda

A total of 219 inmates have escaped from a prison in Uganda's northeastern district of Moroto, a prison spokesperson said here Thursday. ...
airspace violation

Russian fighter escorts U.S. bombers over Bering Sea

A Russian MiG-31 fighter escorted two U.S. strategic bombers over the Bering Sea on Thursday, the Russian Defense Ministry has said. On...
Iran satellite

U.S. threatens sanctions over arms trade with Iran

The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose new sanctions to prevent foreign arms trade with Iran after the expiration of the UN arms...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Bolivia’s interim government declares national emergency over forest fires

Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez declared on Wednesday a national emergency after more than half a million hectares of forest have been burnt in...
Alphonso Davies(Front) of Bayern Munich runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final match between Olympique Lyonnais and Bayern Munich at Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal on Aug. 19, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan/UEFA via Xinhua)

Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv reach Champions League’s playoffs after win over Dynamo Brest

Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the playoff round of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday after beating Belarusian champions FC Dynamo Brest...
Anc President Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As Head Of State In The Republic Of South Africa May

South African president voices concern over impact of COVID-19 on media sector

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday voiced concern over the heavy losses inflicted on South Africa's media by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is...
Algeria Calls For Un Backed Political Solution To Libyan Crisis

UN voices concern over excessive use of force against demonstrators in eastern Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Sunday expressed concern over reports of excessive use of force against demonstrators in the eastern...

NRL players could face 100 million Austrlian dollar pay cut over next two years...

The National Rugby League (NRL) of Australia could cut players' salaries by more than 100 million Australian dollars (about 72.8 million U.S. dollars) over...
Hybrid and electric vehicles

Over 350,000 pure electric vehicles hit the road in Beijing

More than 350,000 pure electric vehicles had been put into operation in the Chinese capital Beijing by the end of August 2020, Beijing Municipal...

Over 6,500 runners compete at international marathon in Lithuanian capital amid COVID-19

The two-day Vilnius Marathon 2020 ended on Sunday, gathering over 6,500 runners around the world. Starting at 8:30 a.m. local time, the...

Tanzania suspends radio station over breach of professional ethics

Tanzania's communications watchdog on Friday imposed a seven-day ban on a private radio station after it was found breaching broadcasting ethics. The...

Turkey launches series of operations against 130 suspects over failed coup

Turkish authorities on Friday launched a series of operations across the country to detain at least 130 suspects over their alleged links to a...
Photo taken on Jan. 7. 2019 shows the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. MPs returned to Westminster Monday after the festive and new year break, and will resume debate on the Brexit bill on Wednesday, with the crucial vote expected in the early part of the following week. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

EU, UK officials meet in emergency talks over controversial Brexit bill

Senior officials from the European Union (EU) and Britain met in London on Thursday for hastily arranged talks over a controversial Brexit bill as...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

African CEOs believe intra-Africa trade will increase over next 12 months: survey

More than 70 percent of African CEOs believe intra-Africa trade will increase over the next 12 months, says a survey released on Thursday. ...