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European leaders call for change at State of the Union conference in Italy
World2019-05-04 10:12June 17 2021 07:37:47

European leaders call for change at State of the Union conference in Italy

European heads of government, ministers, commissioners and political experts gathered in Florence, Italy, for the 9th annual State of the Union conference on Friday.

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case freed
World2019-05-03 20:19June 17 2021 07:37:47

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case freed

A Vietnamese woman who stood trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison Friday, bringing down the final legal curtain on a dramatic and often bizarre two-year murder mystery.

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions
World2019-05-03 09:19June 17 2021 07:37:47

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions

Advancing his anti-abortion agenda, U.S. President Donald Trump moved Thursday to protect health care workers who object to procedures like abortion on moral or religious grounds.

Turkey, U.S. work on Trump's possible visit: sources
World2019-05-02 10:44June 17 2021 07:37:47

Turkey, U.S. work on Trump's possible visit: sources

Turkey and the United States have been working on a possible visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to Turkey, local media reported Wednesday citing Turkish presidential sources.

Mental health defense dropped in Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying's case
World2019-05-01 09:25June 17 2021 07:37:47

Mental health defense dropped in Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying's case

Brendt Christensen, accused kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017, is abandoning his mental-health defense, local media have reported.

2nd BRI Afro-Sino Art Exhibition launched in Zimbabwe
World2019-04-30 09:30June 17 2021 07:37:47

2nd BRI Afro-Sino Art Exhibition launched in Zimbabwe

An exhibition displaying the works of Chinese and African artists has opened in Zimbabwe.

U.S. Police: 7 shot, 1 fatally, in latest Baltimore violence
World2019-04-29 10:43June 17 2021 07:37:47

U.S. Police: 7 shot, 1 fatally, in latest Baltimore violence

U.S. Authorities say seven people have been shot, at least one fatally, in Baltimore.

Spanish PM's Socialists win snap polls marked by far-right gains
World2019-04-29 09:21June 17 2021 07:37:47

Spanish PM's Socialists win snap polls marked by far-right gains

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists won snap elections Sunday without the necessary majority to govern solo in a fragmented political landscape marked by the far-right's entry into parliament.

Sri Lankan forces in gun battle with terrorists
World2019-04-27 08:43June 17 2021 07:37:47

Sri Lankan forces in gun battle with terrorists

Sri Lanka's special forces were engaged in a severe gun battle with suspected terrorists in Kalmunai city, in the Eastern Province on Friday evening, the military said.

EU, Japan reiterate support for Iran nuclear deal despite U.S. pressure
World2019-04-26 09:24June 17 2021 07:37:47

EU, Japan reiterate support for Iran nuclear deal despite U.S. pressure

The European Union and Japan on Thursday reiterated their "joint support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action", despite mounting pressure from the U.S. on the Islamic republic.

Human error occurs over first fire alarm at Paris' Notre-Dame
World2019-04-25 09:31June 17 2021 07:37:47

Human error occurs over first fire alarm at Paris' Notre-Dame

The person in charge of checking the fire alarm did not go to the right place after Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris caught fire on April 15.

Sri Lankan president says to change heads of defense forces following deadly attacks
World2019-04-24 09:30June 17 2021 07:37:47

Sri Lankan president says to change heads of defense forces following deadly attacks

The Sri Lankan President says he expects to change the heads of the defense forces within the next 24 hours following their failure to take adequate measures to prevent Sunday's deadly terror attacks.

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts
World2019-04-23 09:07June 17 2021 07:37:47

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.

Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday
World2019-04-22 10:32June 17 2021 07:37:47

Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 93rd birthday, which this year coincided with Easter Sunday.

Volcano in Indonesia's Bali erupts, triggering rains of ashes
World2019-04-21 13:32June 17 2021 07:37:47

Volcano in Indonesia's Bali erupts, triggering rains of ashes

Mount Agung volcano in Bali resort Island of central Indonesia on Sunday spewed a column of ashes by up to two km onto the sky, leaving rains of ashes, a disaster agency official said.

U.S., Japanese officials meet on ties, DPRK
World2019-04-20 08:45June 17 2021 07:37:47

U.S., Japanese officials meet on ties, DPRK

U.S. and Japanese senior officials met on Friday in Washington, discussing bilateral relations, cross-domain cooperation and the Korean Peninsula denuclearization, among other issues.

U.S. Justice Department releases redacted version of Mueller report on Russia probe
World2019-04-19 09:31June 17 2021 07:37:47

U.S. Justice Department releases redacted version of Mueller report on Russia probe

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative report.

Disney pledges 5 million USD for rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral
World2019-04-18 13:10June 17 2021 07:37:47

Disney pledges 5 million USD for rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral

he Walt Disney Company announced Wednesday that it will donate 5 million U.S. dollars to help rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job
World2019-04-18 09:28June 17 2021 07:37:47

Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it.

Macron vows to rebuild a 'more beautiful' Notre-Dame in 5 years
World2019-04-17 17:26June 17 2021 07:37:47

Macron vows to rebuild a 'more beautiful' Notre-Dame in 5 years

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame "even more beautifully" within five years, as all of France's cathedrals prepared to ring their bells on Wednesday to mark 48 hours since the colossal fire began.

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