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Prayer break

Muslim women pause for prayers following protests against US President Donald Trump on Sunday in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/2/21 0:18:39

Moreno close to first round win in Ecuador

Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was within striking distance of winning the first round of Ecuador's presidential election on Monday, as the Andean country's electoral body counted ballots late into the night.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/20 23:08:40

US vice president reaffirms strong commitment to EU

US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday reaffirmed "strong commitments" to the European Union (EU), in a bid to allay the bloc's doubts on the new US administration's stance towards it.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 22:57:03

New Russian ballistic missiles can penetrate US missile defense: vice premier

The newly-developed ballistic missiles of Russia can penetrate any US missile shield, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said here on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 22:55:07

Resupply mission

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39 A in Florida on Sunday. The current resupply mission is the 10th of up to 20 planned trips to the International Space Station. The unmanned cargo capsule is packed with more than 2,267 kilograms of food, gear and science experiments.
Source: IC | 2017/2/20 22:48:39

Traffic jams cost US drivers $1,200 a year in fuel, time: study

Traffic jams cost US drivers an average of $1,200 a year in wasted fuel and time, and much more in Los Angeles, the city with the world's biggest rush hour traffic delays, according to a study by INRIX Inc released on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/20 22:43:40

China-Venezuela cooperation aims to improve social welfare for both: Maduro

The cooperation between China and Venezuela have been driven by the goal to improve the social welfare in both countries, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 11:31:32

US vice president arrives in Belgium to reassure allies

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived here on Sunday afternoon, the second stop of his European tour to reassure USworried allies.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 8:54:18

Southern California hit by strong storm leaving 5 dead

Southern California region in western United States was hit by a massive Pacific storm during last weekend, which was described by weather service as the strongest in years, leaving at least 5 dead.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 8:48:15

Several hundred rally downtown Chicago for anti-Trump protest

Hundreds of protesters rallied at downtown Chicago on Sunday afternoon to express their displeasure with the Trump administration's court-paused travel ban, its policies on immigrants in the United States without legal permission.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 8:46:44

No sanctuary

Said Gonzalez shout at a march to the First Unitarian Church in Denver, Colorado on Saturday in support of Jeanette Vizguerra, an undocumented Mexican national, who has taken sanctuary in the church. Vizguerra is facing deportation and has been living in the church since Wednesday when she avoided a scheduled meeting with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials for fear of immediate detention and deportation.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 22:58:39

Remembering history

US Vice President Mike Pence (second from left) stands behind the gate with the infamous phrase “Work sets you free” during a visit to the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, near Munich, Germany on Sunday, one day after he attended the Munich Security Conference.
Source: AP | 2017/2/19 22:58:39

Venezuela, US clash over political prisoners

Venezuela and the US locked horns again over political prisoners held by Caracas, including a jailed opposition leader whose supporters took to the streets of the capital Saturday to demand his release.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 22:43:39

Deadly journey

A bus that overturned sits idly, leaving at least 19 of the 40 passengers dead and more than 20 injured, near the town of Uspallata in the Argentine province of Mendoza on its way to Chile, early Saturday.
Source: CFP | 2017/2/19 22:38:40

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

An unmanned SpaceX spaceship carrying food and equipment to the astronauts living at the International Space Station is poised to blast off from a historic NASA launch pad on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 22:38:39

Bus overturn kills at least 19 in central Argentina

At least 19 people were killed and 21 injured in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday when a bus heading to neighboring Chile overturned in central Argentina's Mendoza province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 9:52:48

US VP reassures Europe about transatlantic bond

US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that his country will "strongly support NATO" as European members of the military alliance are worried about security uncertainties arising from possible change in US policy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 21:13:21

US Treasury Secretary calls Chinese counterparts to foster strong Sino-US ties

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held separate phone calls with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, Minister of the Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs Liu He, People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, and Chinese Minister of Finance Xiao Jie on February 17, 2017, according to a press release from the US Treasury Department.
Source: | 2017/2/18 13:25:04