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Pistols used in Virginia Beach shooting purchased legally by suspect: official
World2019-06-02 08:57October 20 2020 17:37:36

Pistols used in Virginia Beach shooting purchased legally by suspect: official

Investigators have identified two .45 caliber pistols used in Friday's mass shooting at a municipal building that killed 12 people, a U.S. official said Saturday.

Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India on June 5
World2019-06-01 14:29October 20 2020 17:37:36

Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India on June 5

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will end the preferential trade treatment for India on June 5, which exempts billions of dollars of its products from U.S. tariffs due to its developing country status.

11 killed in Virginia Beach shooting
World2019-06-01 09:29October 20 2020 17:37:36

11 killed in Virginia Beach shooting

At least 11 people were killed and six hospitalized in a mass shooting on Friday in Virginia Beach, the United States, local police said in a press conference.

Two sides of China-Russia highway bridge connected
World2019-05-31 16:49October 20 2020 17:37:36

Two sides of China-Russia highway bridge connected

Two sides of the first highway bridge connecting China and Russia across the Heilongjiang River were joined together on Friday.

U.S. Louisiana governor signs bill into law banning fetal heartbeat abortion
World2019-05-31 10:38October 20 2020 17:37:36

U.S. Louisiana governor signs bill into law banning fetal heartbeat abortion

John Bel Edwards, the Democratic governor in southern U.S. state of Louisiana, on Thursday signed into law a bill banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can occur at about six weeks of pregnancy.

Iran's top leader rules out negotiations with U.S.
World2019-05-30 10:42October 20 2020 17:37:36

Iran's top leader rules out negotiations with U.S.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of negotiations with the United States over the existing mutual thorny issues.

Kushner in Middle East to promote peace plan: report
World2019-05-29 10:49October 20 2020 17:37:36

Kushner in Middle East to promote peace plan: report

U.S. President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East this week to seek the support of the long-overdue Middle East peace plan, U.S. media reported on Tuesday.

Report: Japan bus stop stabbing wounds 19, kills up to 3
World2019-05-28 09:22October 20 2020 17:37:36

Report: Japan bus stop stabbing wounds 19, kills up to 3

A man wielding a knife attacked commuters waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo during Tuesday morning's rush hour, killing as many as three people and wounding at least 19, including 13 children, Japanese authorities and media said.

Trump becomes first foreign leader to meet Japan's new emperor
World2019-05-27 09:39October 20 2020 17:37:36

Trump becomes first foreign leader to meet Japan's new emperor

Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito.

PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announces resignation
World2019-05-26 13:43October 20 2020 17:37:36

PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announces resignation

Embattled Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has announced his resignation at a media conference in the capital city of Port Moresby on Sunday, after a series of ministers defected from his cabinet.

Modi promises to fulfill countrymen's aspirations in 2nd term
World2019-05-26 09:09October 20 2020 17:37:36

Modi promises to fulfill countrymen's aspirations in 2nd term

After receiving the letter of appointment as the country's next prime minister on Saturday, Narendra Modi said he will continue to work for the welfare of his countrymen during his second consecutive term as the premier.

Ramaphosa to be sworn in as president of South Africa
World2019-05-25 19:45October 20 2020 17:37:36

Ramaphosa to be sworn in as president of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office on Saturday as president of South Africa, facing a brew of expectations and scepticism after vowing to reform the country and revive its economy.

At least 23 killed in Venezuela prison riot
World2019-05-25 08:34October 20 2020 17:37:36

At least 23 killed in Venezuela prison riot

At least 23 prisoners died on Friday during a confrontation in a prison in northwest Venezuela, according to local media reports.

U.S. aviation regulators meet international counterparts over Boeing 737 Max
World2019-05-24 13:50October 20 2020 17:37:36

U.S. aviation regulators meet international counterparts over Boeing 737 Max

Aviation regulators from over 30 countries and regions met with officials of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the safety of Boeing 737 Max jets on Thursday in Fort Worth in the state of Texas.

Dance of the egrets
World2019-05-24 09:33October 20 2020 17:37:36

Dance of the egrets

Dance of the egrets

Think tank forum on BRI held in Zambia
World2019-05-24 09:32October 20 2020 17:37:36

Think tank forum on BRI held in Zambia

Chinese and African scholars have gathered in Zambia's capital Lusaka, discussing development opportunities unleashed by the Belt and Road Initiative.

Ramaphosa elected as S. African president
World2019-05-23 09:23October 20 2020 17:37:36

Ramaphosa elected as S. African president

South African Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the republic.

Trump nominates aerospace executive for Air Force secretary
World2019-05-22 09:22October 20 2020 17:37:36

Trump nominates aerospace executive for Air Force secretary

President Donald Trump nominated an aerospace executive and former ambassador to Finland to be the next secretary of the Air Force on Tuesday.

Judge sides with Congress over Trump in demands for records
World2019-05-21 09:21October 20 2020 17:37:36

Judge sides with Congress over Trump in demands for records

A federal judge ruled against President Donald Trump on Monday in a financial records dispute with Congress and said lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed.

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17
World2019-05-20 09:19October 20 2020 17:37:36

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17

A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding some of them, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country's tourism industry.

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