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American Princesses: From Hayworth to Markle
World2018-05-18 13:31May 21 2018 22:44:49

American Princesses: From Hayworth to Markle

Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will tie the knot at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday.

Brazil Bank staff to enjoy four-hour work day during World Cup
World2018-05-11 16:57May 21 2018 22:44:49

Brazil Bank staff to enjoy four-hour work day during World Cup

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.

Marx Memorial Library Commemorates Marx Bicentenary
World2018-05-03 14:25May 21 2018 22:44:49

Marx Memorial Library Commemorates Marx Bicentenary

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.

9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air: WHO
World2018-05-02 11:31May 21 2018 22:44:49

9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air: WHO

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.

DPRK to openly close nuclear test site in May: Blue House
World2018-04-29 16:01May 21 2018 22:44:49

DPRK to openly close nuclear test site in May: Blue House

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 symposium urges more efforts on multilateralism
World2018-04-28 17:07May 21 2018 22:44:49

UN symposium urges more efforts on multilateralism

UN officials, leading economists and academics have gathered at UN headquarters on Friday to discuss ways to try to protect global free-trade.

DPRK, South Korean leaders agree on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula
World2018-04-27 20:43May 21 2018 22:44:49

DPRK, South Korean leaders agree on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

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.

White House Releases Photos of Pompeo-Kim Jong Un Meeting
World2018-04-27 09:10May 21 2018 22:44:49

White House Releases Photos of Pompeo-Kim Jong Un Meeting

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has released on Thursday photos of the meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Macron defends multilateralism, globalization, Iran deal in speech to US Congress
World2018-04-26 09:39May 21 2018 22:44:49

Macron defends multilateralism, globalization, Iran deal in speech to US Congress

Without directly chiding Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday forcefully challenged many of his U.S. counterpart's policies, urging Washington to embrace multilateralism and economic globalization.

Scientists use massive river model to fight erosion
World2018-04-25 10:37May 21 2018 22:44:49

Scientists use massive river model to fight erosion

US Scientists working on new ways to battle the erosion that threatens Louisiana's coastline have a dramatic new tool: a massive replica of the lower Mississippi River.

Death toll in Toronto van attack increases to 10
World2018-04-24 10:38May 21 2018 22:44:49

Death toll in Toronto van attack increases to 10

The number of people who died of injuries has increased to 10 after a van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto's northern suburb on Monday, police said.

S.Korea, DPRK to hold working-level talks for Moon-Kim summit
World2018-04-22 18:45May 21 2018 22:44:49

S.Korea, DPRK to hold working-level talks for Moon-Kim summit

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will hold additional working-level talks early next week to discuss the upcoming summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un.

Chinese actor Zhang Zhen joins 71st Cannes Festival's jury
World2018-04-19 00:16May 21 2018 22:44:49

Chinese actor Zhang Zhen joins 71st Cannes Festival's jury

Chinese actor Zhang Zhen is among the 71st Cannes Film Festival's eight jury members

IMF predicts 3.9% world economic growth for 2018 and 2019
World2018-04-18 09:04May 21 2018 22:44:49

IMF predicts 3.9% world economic growth for 2018 and 2019

IMF predicts 3.9% world economic growth for 2018 and 2019

Jessie J wins Chinese music variety show
World2018-04-14 15:12May 21 2018 22:44:49

Jessie J wins Chinese music variety show

English singer Jessie J on Friday became the first foreign winner of a popular Chinese music variety show

U.S. attacks sites in Syria, loud blasts heard over Damascus
World2018-04-14 13:44May 21 2018 22:44:49

U.S. attacks sites in Syria, loud blasts heard over Damascus

The United States started its military action against Syria's capital Damascus before daybreak Saturday as loud explosions were heard in Damascus with "red dots" seen flying from earth to the sky, reported Syrian state TV and Xinhua reporters in Damascus.

Shared vision of the future should come first: former Italian PM
World2018-04-13 20:29May 21 2018 22:44:49

Shared vision of the future should come first: former Italian PM

Mario Monti, economist and former Italian prime minister, says that he welcomes China's commitment to further opening up the country's market and a shared vision of the future in the international system.

Chinese film director Jia Zhangke's 'Ash is purest white' competes for 2018 Cannes festival's top prize
World2018-04-13 01:40May 21 2018 22:44:49

Chinese film director Jia Zhangke's 'Ash is purest white' competes for 2018 Cannes festival's top prize

With his film "Ash is purest white"

BBC admits to faking scenes in documentary series, fans shocked
World2018-04-12 20:10May 21 2018 22:44:49

BBC admits to faking scenes in documentary series, fans shocked

Fans of BBC expressed their shock and anger on social media after the broadcasting corporation admitted in a statement last week that scenes from its documentary series "Human Planet" were staged by the camera crew.

Soft drinks sugar tax comes into force in the UK
World2018-04-11 19:44May 21 2018 22:44:49

Soft drinks sugar tax comes into force in the UK

The UK is now levying a tax on high-sugar drinks in a bid to reduce obesity.

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