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Robots to take 20 million jobs by 2030, worsening inequality: study

Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while boosting overall economic output, a new study shows.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 19:18:42

Instagram chief insists it doesn't spy on users

Instagram doesn't snoop on private conversations as part of its advertising targeting strategy, the head of the popular social media site said in an interview on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 19:18:40

ISS crew make safe return to Earth

The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) following an ­October launch accident returned to Earth safely on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/25 19:48:40

No summit planned between leaders of S. Korea, Japan during G20 summit: Blue House

No summit has been planned between the leaders of South Korea and Japan during the upcoming Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka, Japan, the South Korean presidential Blue House said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 15:07:45

Brazil, Britain sign cooperation agreement on public healthcare

Brazil and Britain signed an agreement on Monday to promote cooperation on public healthcare.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 14:06:54

Russian military flotilla arrives in Cuba on courtesy visit

A flotilla comprising Russia's most modern warship and its escorts arrived here on Monday for a two-day courtesy visit to further strengthen bilateral military ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 13:09:43

Russia's Putin to visit Israel: PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that he expects Russian President Vladimir Putin to arrive in Israel later in 2019, a sign to strengthen ties between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 10:44:41

Security Council urges parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint in Gulf region

The members of the United Nations Security Council on Monday urged parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint in the Gulf region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 10:39:20

Cambridge academic tears into the veneer of US-propagated myths about China

Alan Macfarlane (Alan) is an anthropologist, a historian and professor emeritus of King's College, University of Cambridge. He is the author and editor of 20 books and numerous articles on the anthropology and history of England, Nepal, Japan and China. Global Times London Correspondent Sun Wei (GT) interviewed him recently in Cambridge about his new book China, Japan, Europe and the Anglo-sphere, A Comparative Analysis, and also sought his opinion on certain debatable issues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 20:53:41

Governments must regulate social networks, says Facebook's Clegg

Governments must regulate social networks and not the companies themselves, Facebook's head of global affairs and a former deputy prime minister of the UK said in an interview Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/24 19:03:41

Italian police begin 3rd joint patrol in China

Italian police officers on Monday began patrolling tourist sites in China, with their local counterparts, after a launching ceremony held in front of the Yongding Gate Tower in central Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 15:25:14

Trump to make 2-day visit to S. Korea from June 29: Blue House

US President Donald Trump will make a two-day visit to South Korea from June 29, the South Korean presidential Blue House said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 15:21:01

Sino-American university launches global enrollment

Duke Kunshan University (DKU), a Sino-American joint university in east China's Jiangsu Province, began its 2019 enrollment to recruit 325 students globally.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 11:01:04

Experts alarmed over climate threat to cultural heritage

Climate change could wreak “irreversible damage” on the world's most precious ancient monuments and other cultural sites, experts warned Saturday as they pushed for UN protection for major global sites.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/23 18:18:40

Trump, Saudi crown prince discuss Iran over phone

US President Donald Trump on Friday spoke over phone with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Iran.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 10:00:06

Trump confirms military retaliation against Iran called off last minute

US President Donald Trump Friday confirmed that he authorized the military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing a US military drone but called off the operations 10 minutes before they were to be implemented.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 9:49:20

US forces prepare evacuation plan for contractors from Iraqi base

US forces in Iraq prepared a plan to evacuate hundreds of contractors of security companies from an Iraqi military base in central the country, an Iraqi security source said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 9:31:26

672 arrested for fake food, drinks

Police in 78 countries have arrested 672 people as part of a coordinated global crackdown on ­potentially dangerous counterfeit food and drink, international police agency Interpol said.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/21 22:28:42