A Chinese-developed light rail line in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, designed to reduce traffic in the city of 1.2 million people, is now active.
Thailand authorities are preparing a compensation package worth 63.9 million Thai Baht (around 1.93 million USD) to the victims of the Phuket boat accident.
The eighth boy emerged Monday evening from a flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for more than two weeks, a witness told Xinhua.
American woman Holly Davis was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Friday in a court in the western U.S. state of Arizona for the murder of a Chinese student after a rear-end collision in 2016.
Ukrainian authorities have staged the murder of well-known Russian journalist and writer Arkady Babchenko to prevent his real assassination, Vasyl Hrytsak, the head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said on Wednesday.
South Korea said Monday whether to hold a three-way summit between South Korea, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States will depend on the outcome of the DPRK-U.S. summit.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Friday that it is ready to sit down for talks with Washington anytime to solve problems between them, after the U.S. side canceled a planned summit with Pyongyang.
Business hours at Brazil's banks will be shortened to four hours a day during the World Cup, according to an announcement by the country's central bank on Wednesday.
The Marx Memorial Library in London is marking the bicentenary of Karl Marx with a major international conference on May 5th and a series of events under a project called Marx200.
Though more countries are taking action, still nine out of ten people worldwide are breathing air containing high levels of pollutants, with an estimated death toll of seven million every year caused by outdoor and household air pollution, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday.
Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has said his country will openly close its main nuclear test site in May, the Blue House of South Korea said Sunday.
UN officials, leading economists and academics have gathered at UN headquarters on Friday to discuss ways to try to protect global free-trade.
Leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea have signed a joint declaration confirming their common goal of complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.