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Preparations Underway ahead of Obama's Historic Visit to Cuba
World2016-03-20 20:17April 28 2017 18:05:23

Preparations Underway ahead of Obama's Historic Visit to Cuba

Preparations are underway in Cuba ahead of Barack Obama's official visit to the island, the first in almost 90 years by a sitting American president.

Artificial intelligence can change the world: Zuckerberg
World2016-03-20 08:59April 28 2017 18:05:23

Artificial intelligence can change the world: Zuckerberg

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the most promising technology that can change the world, said Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Saturday.

Passenger Boeing from Dubai Crashes in Russia, 62 on Board Killed
World2016-03-19 17:37April 28 2017 18:05:23

Passenger Boeing from Dubai Crashes in Russia, 62 on Board Killed

A Boeing 737-800 passenger plane en route from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Rostov-on-Don in Russia's southwestern Rostov region, crashed on Saturday at the city airport, killing all 62 people onboard, said the Investigative Committee of Russia.

Paris attacks suspect arrested in Belgium, police operation still ongoing
World2016-03-19 09:31April 28 2017 18:05:23

Paris attacks suspect arrested in Belgium, police operation still ongoing

The Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was arrested and shot in the leg in a large police operation Friday afternoon in Brussels, Belgian television chain RTBF has reported.

Brazil's Judge Tries to Suspend Lula's Appointment as Minister
World2016-03-18 15:58April 28 2017 18:05:23

Brazil's Judge Tries to Suspend Lula's Appointment as Minister

A Brazilian federal judge has issued an injunction to suspend the appointment of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief of staff in President Dilma Rousseff's cabinet.

EU Leaders Reach Agreement on Migrant Deal Position to Offer to Turkey
World2016-03-18 09:51April 28 2017 18:05:23

EU Leaders Reach Agreement on Migrant Deal Position to Offer to Turkey

European Union (EU) leaders reached agreement on a common position to present to Turkey on tackling the migrant crisis, said the prime minister of Luxembourg late Thursday.

DPRK Fires Mid-range Ballistic Missile amid Ongoing US-S.Korea War Games
World2016-03-18 09:50April 28 2017 18:05:23

DPRK Fires Mid-range Ballistic Missile amid Ongoing US-S.Korea War Games

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday fired a medium-range ballistic missile into east waters in what appeared to be a move to respond to the ongoing joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States and tougher-than-ever sanctions on Pyongyang.

Kurdish TAK Militant Group Claims Responsibility for Ankara Bomb Attack
World2016-03-17 20:11April 28 2017 18:05:23

Kurdish TAK Militant Group Claims Responsibility for Ankara Bomb Attack

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) on Thursday claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack in Turkey's capital Ankara that killed 37 on Sunday.

Auckland Hails Fu Wah for Building Signature Hotel
World2016-03-17 09:08April 28 2017 18:05:23

Auckland Hails Fu Wah for Building Signature Hotel

The $200 million investment by Beijing-based property developer Fu Wah International Group in the five-star Park Hyatt Auckland serves as a strong signal that Chinese investors have growing interest in global hotel property market, industry experts said.

Denmark Tops 2016 World Happiness Report
World2016-03-17 09:05April 28 2017 18:05:23

Denmark Tops 2016 World Happiness Report

A United Nations report has declared Denmark to be the happiest country in the world this year. 150 countries were surveyed for the report and examined people's health and access to health care, family relations, job security and social factors.

Kerry to Travel to Russia, Meet Putin on Syria Next Week
World2016-03-16 18:25April 28 2017 18:05:23

Kerry to Travel to Russia, Meet Putin on Syria Next Week

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that he will go to Russia next week to meet President Vladimir Putin, discussing the crisis on Syria.

Part of Russian Air Forces in Syria Starts Withdrawal
World2016-03-15 10:37April 28 2017 18:05:23

Part of Russian Air Forces in Syria Starts Withdrawal

The Russian air forces deployed in Syria would start withdrawal from March 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.

Car bombing hit Turkish capital again, killing at least 34
World2016-03-14 15:49April 28 2017 18:05:23

Car bombing hit Turkish capital again, killing at least 34

A terror attack hit the Turkish capital Ankara on Sunday for the second time in less than a month, killing at least 34 people and injuring 125 others, including 19 in serious conditions.

Russia Insists Syrian Kurds Included in Geneva Peace Talks
World2016-03-14 09:11April 28 2017 18:05:23

Russia Insists Syrian Kurds Included in Geneva Peace Talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday that the Syrian Kurds should be invited to the intra-Syrian peace talks in Geneva.

Chinese Student Robbed in Melbourne's Chaotic Night
World2016-03-13 20:22April 28 2017 18:05:23

Chinese Student Robbed in Melbourne's Chaotic Night

A Chinese student has been robbed in Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, while a street gang clash erupted in the city's CBD, sources confirmed on Sunday.

AlphaGo takes 3-0 lead in historic match with Lee Sedol
World2016-03-13 08:56April 28 2017 18:05:23

AlphaGo takes 3-0 lead in historic match with Lee Sedol

GOOGLE'S computer program AlphaGo took a 3-0 lead as it won the third game in a historic five-game match with South Korean Lee Sedol, the world's champion of the ancient Chinese board game.

400 Migrants Stranded on Macedonia-Serbia Border
World2016-03-12 20:17April 28 2017 18:05:23

400 Migrants Stranded on Macedonia-Serbia Border

Some 400 refugees are now stranded in a camp on the border between Macedonia and Serbia.

Biggest cruise ship tests waters
World2016-03-12 08:46April 28 2017 18:05:23

Biggest cruise ship tests waters

The Harmony of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, set off on Thursday on its first sea trial from Saint-Nazaire in western France, with just two months to go before delivery.

Japan Tsunami Remembered Five Years On
World2016-03-11 20:30April 28 2017 18:05:23

Japan Tsunami Remembered Five Years On

Japan is marking the fifth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 dead or missing.

Provocative Moves in Korean Peninsula Must Stop: Foreign Ministry
World2016-03-11 10:09April 28 2017 18:05:23

Provocative Moves in Korean Peninsula Must Stop: Foreign Ministry

China has urged all parties to stop "provocative actions" and maintain calm and restraint to prevent tension from escalating on the Korean Peninsula.

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