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People mourn for terror attack victims in Barcelona


People attend a gathering to mourn for terror attack victims at Placa Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, on Aug. 18, 2017. The number of people killed in Thursday's double terror attacks rose to 14, after a woman died of injuries at the Joan XXIII hospital, the Catalan emergency services confirmed on Friday.

'Iron friend'

China and Pakistan have enjoyed a strong relationship for more than 65 of those years. Global Times (GT) reporter Wang Bozun spoke to the Pakistani Ambassador to China, Masood Khalid, ahead of the celebration to discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ...

Memoirs from 1947

Sitting in her Karachi home, Jamshed Jahan Ara looks straight into the camera as she explains in a trembling voice how her family fled India during Partition in 1947.


59th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show to kick off soon

Photo taken on Aug. 17, 2017 shows a fighter plane at Gary Jet Center, Chicago, the United States. The Media Day for the 59th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show ...

London's famous Big Ben to fall silent until 2021

Photo taken on April 27, 2016 shows the Big Ben in central London, Britain. London's famous Big Ben will chime for the last time on Monday (Aug. 21) when the ...


2 killed in violence storm in Austria

Two people were killed and at least 40 others were injured on Friday in a violence storm in the western Austrian city of Salzburg, local media reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 23:58:50

DPRK accuses Japan of planning cyberspace war of aggression

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Saturday accused Japan of building a cyberspace attack force in its military under the pretext of self-defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 23:41:31

Islamic State claims responsibility for stabbing attack in central Russian city

The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a knife attack that left seven people injured in the central Russian city of Surgut on Saturday, according to media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 23:23:31

10 killed, more than 150 injured after 6 coaches of train derails in northern India

Ten people were killed and more than 150 others injured after a passenger train derailed on Saturday in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 23:09:39

Zuma accepts resignation of official caught in assualt scandal

South African President Jacob Zuma has accepted the resignation of Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana, who has been caught in an assault scandal, the Presidency said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 22:22:44

Several injured after 6 coaches of train derails in northern India

Several people were injured after a passenger train derailed Saturday in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 22:22:18

Abbas condemns Barcelona terror attack

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas strongly condemned the terror attack in the Spanish city of Barcelona, the Palestinian news agency WAFA reported Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 21:42:24

Floods affect 16 mln in Nepal, India and Bangladesh: IFRC

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India, said the International Federation of Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in a statement received Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 21:41:36

Man arrested for allegedly causing 9 fires on Spanish island

A 27-year old man was arrested on Saturday accused of causing nine fires in the island of Ibiza, located in the Mediterranean coast of Spain.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 21:41:01

Portugal's second victim in Barcelona terror attack identified

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa confirmed Saturday that a 20-year-old girl who was missing after Barcelona's terror attack is the country's second victim.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 20:04:34

Spain maintains alert level at 4 with reinforced security measures

The Spanish government decided to maintain its anti-terrorism alert level at 4 but said to reinforce security measures at the same time, the Interior Ministry said Saturday in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 20:01:53

8 injured in stabbing attack in central Russian city

At least eight people were injured in a stabbing attack by an unidentified Knife-wielding man in the Russian city of Surgut on Saturday, Russia's Investigative Committee said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 20:01:05

Taliban key commander among 5 killed in Afghan northern province

A Taliban key commander, Mullah Mohammad Rahim, was among five militants killed in Shortipa district of the northern Jawzjan province on Saturday, police spokesman Sayed Sarwar Hussaini said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 20:00:11