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Pakistan says disappointed at US decision to name Hizbul Mujahideen as terrorist group

Pakistan on Thursday showed disappointment at the US decision to name Hizbul Mujahideen as a Foreign Terrorist Organization and a Specially Designated Global Terrorist group.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 7:20:53

US airstrikes kill 7 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia: Pentagon

The Pentagon said on Thursday that seven militants of al-Shabaab, an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group in Somalia, were killed in US airstrikes this week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 7:19:40

Texas universities: security service keep students safe on campus

Many Chinese parents take pride in their sons and daughters' ability to be enrolled in American universities, but staying safe and avoiding being a victim of crime in university campus can sometimes be challenging.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 7:17:19

Venezuela closes prison where violence kills 37 inmates

Venezuela's Minister of Interior and Justice Nestor Reverol ordered on Thursday the closure of a detention center in the southern state of Amazonas, where a clash between security forces and inmates on Wednesday left 37 dead and 15 others injured.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 7:15:22

Trump lashes out at senator on controversial remarks

President Donald Trump lashed out at fellow Republican Lindsey Graham on Thursday after the South Carolina senator criticized his response to last weekend's deadly violence in Charlottesville.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/18 0:23:40

Lula launches unlikely bid to retake presidency

Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarks on his most audacious challenge yet: to recapture the presidency - and avoid prison.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/18 0:18:40

Climate-saving cactus

The prickly pear cactus is such a powerful symbol in Mexico that they put it smack bang in the middle of the national flag.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/18 0:08:39

Brazil's former minister charged with obstruction of justice

Brazil's Federal Prosecution Office(MPF) announced a formal charge of obstruction of justice Wednesday against Geddel Vieira Lima, former legislative affairs minister of President Michel Temer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 17:22:43

Salaries rise for high-skilled foreign workers in US: study

High-skilled foreign workers are paid more by US employers, with major tech companies giving out the most lucrative job offers, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 13:31:49

Trump says DPRK makes "wise" decision to halt strike towards Guam

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) made a "wise" decision not to launch missiles towards Guam.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 13:05:22

Trump attacks Amazon for taxes, jobs

US President Donald Trump criticized online retail giant Amazon over taxes and jobs in a tweet on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 10:41:31

Iran dismisses US criticism on religious freedom

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed a recent annual report by the US government on the lack of religious freedom in the Islamic republic.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:12:49

US Army helicopter carrying 5 crew members crashes off Hawaii coast

A US Army Black Hawk helicopter carrying five crew members crashed off Hawaii cost local time Tuesday night and the rescue teams have found debris, a spokeswoman said Wednesday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:09:45

Northwestern University escapes Chicago's growing violence

Evanston is a small city only an hour's drive north of Chicago, where Northwestern University (NU) is located. Although it was considered part of the 'Greater Chicago' area, Evanston and NU manage to remain untouched by Chicago's surging violence.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:08:20

UN chief denies pressure from Washington

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday denied receiving pressure from Washington that would stop him from speaking out.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:06:16

Trump ends manufacturing council after CEOs quit over Charlottesville remarks

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he was disbaning both the Manufacturing Council and Strategy and Policy Forum, as business leaders resigned from the council over his remarks on Charlottesville violence.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:05:11

US, Canada, Mexico kick off NAFTA renegotiations amid uncertainty

The United States, Canada and Mexico on Wednesday kicked off here the first round of renegotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) amid widespread uncertainty and anxiety over the future of the decades-old trilateral trade deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:04:46

Former US Presidents Bush condemn hatred

In response to the weekend Charlottesville incident, former US President George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush issued a joint statement Wednesday condemning hatred in all forms.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:01:44