Cuba's health authorities announced clinical trials will soon begin for a new drug which seeks to slow down the degenerative effects of Alzheimer's disease.
After locking down the files on a computer, the ransomware called "WannaCry" displays a window demanding the user to pay an initial ransom of 300 US dollars' worth of Bitcoin to regain control of their computer.
After being acquired by a Chinese company, POW! Entertainment will focus more on the Chinese market and Asian market, said Stan Lee, legendary comic creator of the American media and entertainment company.
South Korea's ruling Minjoo Party said Friday that it will push for public hearing on the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to stop conflicts over the issue.
Film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth installment in the series, premiered at Shanghai Disney Resort on May 11.
A 32-year-old Iraqi refugee has pleaded guilty to the rapes of two Chinese students near Germany's Ruhr-University in Bochum last year.
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said Wednesday he will visit Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), under right conditions.
Earning 76.4 million yuan ($11.06 million) during its first weekend in the Chinese mainland, biographical sports drama Dangal is now the second highest-earning Indian film in China.
At least 44 persons including 40 militants have been killed as fighting has been continuing between Taliban and government forces in the northern Kunduz province over the past two days.
More than 66,000 polling stations in the French European mainland opened at 08:00 local time (0600 GMT) and are scheduled to close at 20:00 (1800 GMT) in big cities, while the rest will close at 19:00 (1700 GMT).
At least 82 out of the more than 200 Chibok girls that were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 in Nigeria's restive northeastern Borno State have been released.
Over 200 high-level experts and policy makers have come together at the request of the Swedish government in Stockholm to talk about ways to try to bring an end to conflicts in global hot-spots.
U.S. President Donald Trump has invited his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos to the White House for talks later this month, the White House said Thursday.
A U.S. cartoonist who falsely claimed to be creator of Kung Fu Panda has been sentenced to two years in prison for fraud, local media reported on Wednesday.