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Chernobyl children exhibition staged to celebrate Cuba's love for peace

For Peruvian artist Sonia Cunliffe, the "Lost documents: Chernobyl children in Cuba" exhibition is to revive the memory about Cuban people's altruism taking in Chernobyl victims in the wake of the disaster more than three decades ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 14:35:39

Support for free trade among Americans hits all-time high: poll

Support for free trade among Americans has hit an all-time high despite escalating trade tensions between the US and other trading partners, according to a new poll released Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 10:06:50

US law enforcement

US Portland police detain a protester during an alt-right rally on Saturday in Portland, Oregon of the US. Anti-fascism demonstrators gathered to counter-protest a rally held by far-right, extremist groups.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/19 1:03:39

Argentine economy minister resigns

Argentina's Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne resigned Saturday after a week of economic tumult caused by President Mauricio Macri's defeat in a primary poll ahead of a general election.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/18 20:33:39

Man charged after New York scare over rice cookers

A young homeless man has been charged with placing false bombs, police said Saturday, after three empty rice cookers caused major commuter disruption in New York.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/18 20:03:40

Dueling rallies in Portland come to end

A far-right rally and leftist counter-demonstration in the city of Portland, Oregon wrapped up Saturday amid a heavy police presence with no major incidents, following fears that violent clashes would break out.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/18 19:51:37

Three dead in Honduras football violence

At least three people were killed and several injured - including three players - when violence broke out before a Honduran first division football match on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 15:09:30

Argentine finance minister resigns

Argentine Finance Minister Nicolas Dujovne stepped down on Saturday after a week of economic turmoil.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 10:35:55

San Francisco mayor backs advocacy group to press for gun control

San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Saturday threw her weight behind an anti-gun violence advocacy group in the Bay Area to urge the federal government and lawmakers in Congress to take action to control gun-related crime.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 8:56:39

Trump floats possibility of deal with Taliban

US President Donald Trump on Friday floated the possibility of a deal with the Taliban after a meeting with senior advisors on Afghan issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 11:25:35

US stocks trade higher as recession worries fade

US stocks traded higher on Friday, approaching the end of the week in a positive note, as the market appeared somewhat relieved by rebounds in yields of long-dated US treasury bills, which alleviated investors' worries over a potential recession.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 1:29:31

US gov't launches nuclear energy innovation center

The US Department of Energy announced on Thursday the launch of the National Reactor Innovation Center (NRIC) to assist with the development of advanced nuclear energy technologies.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 13:33:18

Venezuelan FM says resumption of talks with opposition possible through "re-thought mechanism"

Venezuela's Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza said Thursday that the resumption of the political dialogue with the opposition is possible through a "re-thought mechanism."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 12:13:10

Mexico's aid plan for Central America is quickly generating jobs: FM

Mexico's Comprehensive Development Plan, which seeks to curb immigration from Central America, is rapidly generating jobs in the region, Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:37:33

Argentinean president announces economic relief measures after defeat in polls

Argentinean President Mauricio Macri announced on Wednesday a package of economic measures aimed at providing relief to the population after the economic turmoil caused by his government's defeat in the primary elections on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:28:59

Six US policemen wounded in Philadelphia shooting

Six police officers were shot and wounded in the US city of Philadelphia on Wednesday during an hours-long incident that began when police tried to execute a narcotics warrant, the Philadelphia Police Department said.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/15 21:53:41

Artificial tree to tackle air pollution

Trees are one of the best things we have to clean the Earth's air, but they have certain drawbacks: They need time and space to grow.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/15 19:23:40

UNAIDS appoints new chief

UN Secretary-General ­Antonio Guterres Wednesday appointed a new HIV/AIDS chief after the previous incumbent left accused of serious mismanagement.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/15 19:23:40