Security Council extends UN political mission in Yemen for 6 months

Security Council extends UN political mission in Yemen for 6 months

2019-07-16 07:52

United Nations Security Council on Monday decided to extend its political mission in Yemen for six months until Jan. 15, 2020.

Ukraine discusses intensifying bilateral security cooperation with U.S.

Ukraine discusses intensifying bilateral security cooperation with U.S.

2019-07-16 07:50

Ukrainian Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Danyliuk discussed the intensifying of bilateral cooperation in the security, cybersecurity, energy and financial spheres during his visit to the United States, according to NSDC's press service on Monday.

Feature: Palestinian kids see beach for first time with help of Israeli volunteers

Feature: Palestinian kids see beach for first time with help of Israeli volunteers

2019-07-16 07:50

It was a hot July morning at the Tel Aviv beach, where the waves were as high as the humidity under the scorching sun.

Russia says delivery of S-400 system components to Turkey continues

Russia says delivery of S-400 system components to Turkey continues

2019-07-15 08:21

The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday confirmed that it continued to deliver batches of S-400 air defense system components to Turkey.

Israel receives 2 new F-35 stealth jets

Israel receives 2 new F-35 stealth jets

2019-07-15 08:21

Israel's Air Force received from the United States two new F-35 stealth fighter jets on Sunday, a military spokesperson said.

Kenya calls for joint counter-terrorism efforts after Somali attack

Kenya calls for joint counter-terrorism efforts after Somali attack

2019-07-15 08:21

Kenya on Saturday called on the world to unite in the fight against global terrorism after Somali militant group al-Shabab killed 26 people, among them three Kenyans, in southern Somalia.

Tour of Qinghai kicks off with 150 professional cyclists from 22 teams

Tour of Qinghai kicks off with 150 professional cyclists from 22 teams

2019-07-14 21:43

Launched in 2002, Tour of Qinghai Lake is the biggest Asian cycling race that attracts world-wide attention. It is a 2.HC race sanctioned by the International Cycling Union (UCI), a top intercontinental road stage race, second only to HC races, such as Tour de France.

Barry makes landfall at U.S. Louisiana coast, weakening to tropical storm

Barry makes landfall at U.S. Louisiana coast, weakening to tropical storm

2019-07-14 08:04

Tropical storm Barry made landfall near Intracoastal City, U.S. state of Louisiana, and weakened to a storm again from a hurricane on Saturday afternoon, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC).

UN chief condemns terrorist attack on hotel in southern Somalia

UN chief condemns terrorist attack on hotel in southern Somalia

2019-07-14 08:04

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the terrorist attack on a hotel in southern Somalia, which killed at least 10 people, his spokesman said Friday.

AU mission vows to step up fight against al-Shabab despite terror attacks

AU mission vows to step up fight against al-Shabab despite terror attacks

2019-07-14 08:04

The African Union's senior envoy in Somalia on Saturday vowed to continue with stabilization efforts in Somalia despite increased terrorist attacks in the Horn of Africa nation.

Chinese, Hungarian FMs eye closer exchanges, more cooperation

Chinese, Hungarian FMs eye closer exchanges, more cooperation

2019-07-13 22:01

Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto held talks on Friday, pledging closer exchanges and more cooperation.

AIIB approves membership of Benin, Djibouti and Rwanda

AIIB approves membership of Benin, Djibouti and Rwanda

2019-07-13 22:01

The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Saturday approved the membership of Benin, Djibouti and Rwanda, bringing AIIB's total approved membership to 100.

Feature: Japanese people show rapturous love for giant pandas at Tokyo's Ueno zoo

Feature: Japanese people show rapturous love for giant pandas at Tokyo's Ueno zoo

2019-07-13 22:01

In the Ueno region of Japan's Tokyo, the love for giant pandas is palpable. From stylish food to plush dolls, and from manhole covers to lovely cartoons on restaurants' walls, images of pandas can be seen everywhere which have demonstrated the Ueno Zoological Gardens' special connection with the Chinese animal.

U.S. Secretary of Labor resigns amid Epstein furor

U.S. Secretary of Labor resigns amid Epstein furor

2019-07-13 08:53

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Friday announced his resignation after coming under fire for his past handling of a plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Interview: AfCTFA agenda to boost China-Africa industrial capacity cooperation: Nigerian expert

Interview: AfCTFA agenda to boost China-Africa industrial capacity cooperation: Nigerian expert

2019-07-12 21:27

With the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement launched into action, Africa and China can cement their already existing industrial production capacity cooperation, a Nigeria-based expert in international relations said in a recent interview with Xinhua.

New study suggests Europe's oldest human fossil found in Greece

New study suggests Europe's oldest human fossil found in Greece

2019-07-12 21:27

A new study on two fossilized human skulls discovered in southern Greece in the late 1970s could reveal details on the human migration in Eurasia, Greek media reported on Thursday.

Over 9,000 African entrepreneurs apply for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur prize

Over 9,000 African entrepreneurs apply for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur prize

2019-07-12 21:27

More than 9,000 African entrepreneurs have applied for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI), founded by the Jack Ma Foundation, organizers said on Friday.

China ready to participate in triangular cooperation in UN peacekeeping operations: envoy

China ready to participate in triangular cooperation in UN peacekeeping operations: envoy

2019-07-12 07:57

A Chinese UN envoy said Wednesday that China attaches great importance to actively participating in triangular cooperation in UN peacekeeping operations and is ready to do so.

China's Huawei unveils 1st 5G smartphone in Kuwait

China's Huawei unveils 1st 5G smartphone in Kuwait

2019-07-12 07:50

Chinese technology and smartphone giant Huawei unveiled its first 5G-enabled smartphone HUAWEI Mate 20 X on Thursday to Kuwaiti consumers.

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