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Liu He invited to hold new round of trade talks in US

Xinhua October 08, 2019 17:03:02

At the invitation of the US side, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will lead a Chinese delegation to visit Washington for a new round of the China-US high-level economic and trade consultations from Oct. 1...

China sees 782m domestic tourist trips during National Day holiday

Xinhua October 08, 2019 16:56:49

Tourists tour Xihu Park in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 7, 2019. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT), Chinese tourists made 782 million visits to recreational and...

Hong Kong leader Lam does not rule out Beijing help

Reuters October 08, 2019 16:41:11

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday did not rule out asking Beijing for help, as the Asian financial hub struggles to deal with months of often violent anti-government protests th...

India to lift travel advisory on Kashmir

-- October 08, 2019 11:08:06

India will lift a travel advisory on the disputed region of Kashmir on Thursday, authorities said, two months after the government launched a security crackdown before removing the state’s speci...

Global praise for China's efforts to reduce poverty

Xinhua October 07, 2019 17:45:34

China's achievements in combating poverty over the past 70 years are unprecedented, experts worldwide have said as the country continues to celebrate its weeklong National Day holiday. In the past 70...

HK rioters inflict brutal assault on commoners

Global Times October 07, 2019 17:40:07

Rioters have continued assaulting ordinary Hong Kong residents who hold different political views or oppose their illegal acts as the hit-and-run mob reached a new height of lawlessness. After the ne...

Japan rescues 60 crew from North Korean fishing vessel

Reuters October 07, 2019 17:21:21

Japan has rescued about 60 North Korean crew members from fishing vessel that sank after colliding with a Japanese patrol boat that was chasing it out of Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), p...

Malaysia fines 80 individuals, companies in 1MDB case

Reuters October 07, 2019 13:11:05

Malaysia has fined the brother of former premier Najib Razak and other people and companies for allegedly receiving money from state fund 1MDB, the country’s anti-graft chief said on Monday. Ma...

Nepal police arrest speaker over alleged staff rape

-- October 07, 2019 11:27:52

Police in Nepal have arrested the former speaker of parliament, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, after a female member of staff accused him of rape. The arrest came after a court in the capital Kathmandu issu...

Death toll in Iraq unrest passes 100, government issues new promises

Reuters October 06, 2019 22:54:35

The death toll in five days of clashes between Iraqi police and protesters rose to over 100 on Sunday and the government struggled to appease public anger over corruption and unemployment by announcin...

AI ripe for US-China cooperation

Global Times October 06, 2019 17:23:47

One of the key issues of the 21st century is whether artificial intelligence (AI) is a force for good or the ruin of humanity. With AI at the center of US-China tech rivalry, whether common ethical no...

Taliban meet US peace envoy for first time since ‘dead’ deal

AP October 06, 2019 16:47:01

The Taliban met with a US envoy in the Pakistani capital, a Taliban official said Saturday, the first such encounter since President Donald Trump announced a month ago that a seemingly imminent peace...

Iran will use every possible way to export its oil: SHANA

-- October 06, 2019 15:12:26

Iran will use every possible way to export its oil, Iranian Oil Ministry’s website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Sunday, adding that exporting crude was the country&rsquo...

Hong Kong reopens part of metro

-- October 06, 2019 12:56:10

Hong Kong’s rail operator reopened part of its metro system on Sunday after an unprecedented shutdown, but kept many typically busy stations closed, as the Chinese-ruled city braces for large...

UN calls for end to Iraq protest violence

-- October 06, 2019 11:42:33

The United Nations has called for an end to the "senseless loss of life" in Iraq as the death toll from anti-government protests nears 100. Demonstrators say they are taking a stand against unemploym...

North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with US

-- October 06, 2019 11:34:04

Working-level nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington have broken off, North Korea’s top negotiator said late on Saturday, dashing prospects for an end to months...

Hong Kong’s mask ban follows global standards

Global Times October 05, 2019 17:27:48

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)’s chief executive, announced on Friday that the Hong Kong SAR government would invoke emergency law to introduce an anti-mask law to pre...

Grenade attack injures four civilians in Kashmir

-- October 05, 2019 13:00:01

A grenade attack injured four civilians on Saturday in the city of Anantnag in southern Kashmir, police said on Twitter, blaming “terrorists”. Many people in Kashmir have been seething si...

Myanmar not safe for Rohingyas to return: UN

-- October 05, 2019 11:16:04

The UN's independent investigator on Myanmar says it's not safe for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to return because Myanmar has failed to dismantle its "system of pe...

Death toll surges to 46 as Iraq unrest accelerates

-- October 04, 2019 21:50:15

The death toll from days of violent demonstrations across Iraq surged to 46 on Friday, most of them killed in the last 24 hours as unrest rapidly accelerated and the country's most powerful cleric pla...

SL court dismisses case challenging presidential candidate's citizenship

-- October 04, 2019 19:19:10

A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal case challenging presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Novenber 1...

Unrest-hit Hong Kong outlaws wearing masks in protests

-- October 04, 2019 16:08:49

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday established an anti-mask law in the latest drive to end the prolonged violence. HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam to...

China excels in technology

Global Times October 03, 2019 19:29:33

In celebrating the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, 1.4 billion Chinese have found relief provided by the central government as it continues to steer the country in the right econom...

Typhoon Mitag sweeps parts of South Korea, killing six

-- October 03, 2019 13:27:04

Six people were killed when typhoon Mitag passed through the country on Thursday, South Korea’s government said. Mitag, the 18th typhoon this year, brought heavy rains in southern parts of the...

Iraq declares curfew in Baghdad until further notice

-- October 03, 2019 11:06:24

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday declared a curfew in Baghdad until further notice after at least seven people were killed and more than 400 were injured during two days of nationwid...

North Korea fires 'submarine-launched' missile

-- October 02, 2019 12:35:05

North Korea fired a missile off its east coast on Wednesday that South Korea said may have been launched from a submarine. The country fired the missile a day after it announced the resumption of tal...

Police arrest 144 children in Kashmir this year: Report

-- October 02, 2019 11:19:27

Police in Indian Kashmir have detained 144 children, including a nine-year-old, between August 5 and September 23 this year, according to a court-appointed committee's report. According to data attac...

No force can shake China: Xi Jinping

Ismail Hossain from Beijing October 02, 2019 10:14:09

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that no force can stop China's development and shake the foundation of the nation. "There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation,"...

Iran court sentences Rouhani's brother for courruption

-- October 01, 2019 22:11:54

 An Iranian court sentenced the brother of President Hassan Rouhani to five years in prison, a judiciary spokesman was quoted as saying on Tuesday by the semi-official Fars news, reports Reuters....

70 years: China's contributions to the world

Wu Jinduo, Global Times October 01, 2019 17:18:04

China has spent 70 years exploring a suitable road for its development, and it has simultaneously spent those 70 years continuously contributing to global progress. Since China's reform and opening-up...