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Death toll in Toronto van attack increases to 10
World2018-04-24 10:38June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 18:45June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 00:16June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 09:04June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 15:12June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 13:44June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 20:29June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 01:40June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 20:10June 19 2018 10:54:07

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 19:44June 19 2018 10:54:07

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.

Trump's homeland security adviser resigns: White House
World2018-04-11 10:57June 19 2018 10:54:07

Trump's homeland security adviser resigns: White House

US President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, has resigned, the White House confirmed Tuesday.

President's message on trade well received
World2018-04-11 10:55June 19 2018 10:54:07

President's message on trade well received

President Xi Jinping has sent China's clear messages it is safeguarding globalization by rolling out "very specific measures and a timetable" in opening the country's door wider to the rest of the world, said veteran politicians, business leaders and scholars.

SpaceX launches spacecraft in resupply mission to Int'l Space Station
World2018-04-03 09:00June 19 2018 10:54:07

SpaceX launches spacecraft in resupply mission to Int'l Space Station

The United States space agency NASA's cargo provider SpaceX launched a Dragon spacecraft Monday afternoon, starting its resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters rally in the U.S. for gun control, school safety
World2018-03-25 08:53June 19 2018 10:54:07

Hundreds of thousands of protesters rally in the U.S. for gun control, school safety

Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied in Washington D.C. on Saturday, calling for stricter control on guns, more secured schools, and an end to gun violence.

African countries sign agreement establishing continental free trade area
World2018-03-22 09:12June 19 2018 10:54:07

African countries sign agreement establishing continental free trade area

The new tunnel, with a length of 265 meters and a diameter of 2.5 meters, is targeting flight simulations from Mach 10 to 25(12,250 to 30,625 kp/h), 10 to 25 times the speed of sound, as Han Guilai, a researcher with China's State Key Laboratory of High Temperature Gas Dynamics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), told China Central Television.

Putin set to win election after 70 pct of ballots counted
World2018-03-19 09:03June 19 2018 10:54:07

Putin set to win election after 70 pct of ballots counted

Incumbent Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to win Sunday's presidential election as he got 75.91 percent of the vote after 70 percent of the ballots were counted, preliminary data from the Central Election Commission (CEC) showed.

City of London delegation visits China
World2018-03-19 08:54June 19 2018 10:54:07

City of London delegation visits China

A business delegation lead by the Lord Mayor of the City of London is visiting China this week to promote trade ties.

Russia says UK accusations of nerve agent attack “unacceptable”
World2018-03-15 08:57June 19 2018 10:54:07

Russia says UK accusations of nerve agent attack “unacceptable”

Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said Wednesday that Britain's allegations that Moscow was responsible for a nerve attack were "completely unacceptable."

Trump replaces Tillerson with CIA chief
World2018-03-14 10:35June 19 2018 10:54:07

Trump replaces Tillerson with CIA chief

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced he was replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, chief of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Japan pauses to mark 7th anniversary of tsunami
World2018-03-12 09:53June 19 2018 10:54:07

Japan pauses to mark 7th anniversary of tsunami

They bowed their heads, hands clasped or palms firmly pressed together. They stood in grassy areas or roadsides overlooking the choppy sea. In Japan's capital, they lit candles and offered flowers. Some dabbed at tears.

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