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DPRK, U.S. show determination to continue dialogue: S.Korean president

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States have shown their determination to continue the dialogue for peace on and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/1 14:27:45

Venezuela hit by new widespread blackout

Venezuela was hit by a new blackout on Sunday morning that knocked out power nearly nationwide.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/1 13:49:15

At least 20 killed in bus fire in Peru

At least 20 people were killed as a bus caught fire in the Peruvian capital Lima late Sunday, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/1 13:48:43

Overseas Chinese in San Francisco hold grand ceremony to honor Yellow Emperor

Thousands of overseas Chinese held an annual grand ceremony here on Sunday to pay tribute to the Yellow Emperor, who is considered as one of the common ancestors for all Chinese, in an effort to better integrate the Chinese heritage into the diversified American culture. The Fourth Overseas Worship Ceremony for Yellow Emperor kicked off at the Civic Center in downtown San Francisco, starting with the performance of thunderous drum-beating and lion dancing by a local lion dance association.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/1 10:42:43

A bright reminder

People light candles and form the 60+ sign on Saturday in Cali, Colombia at an Earth Hour organized by the green group WWF. Earth Hour is a global call to turn off lights for one hour in a bid to highlight global climate change.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/31 23:04:47

Seeking justice

Nine-year-old Jennifer Mendez, who said her brother Jose Mendez was shot and killed by police, joins human rights protesters as they demonstrate against police killings, outside police headquarters in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/31 20:43:40

Trump threatens to close Mexico border

The US government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras on Saturday after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the US and threatened to shutter the US-Mexico border.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/31 20:08:40

Russia urges U.S. to stop interfering in Venezuela

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday warned the United States against further interfering in Venezuela's domestic affairs and stirring up speculations about Russia conducting military operations in the South American country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/31 14:08:39

Gov't supporters, opponents take to streets in Venezuela

Both supporters and opponents of the Venezuelan government took to the streets on Saturday amid an ongoing political and economic crisis aggravated by successive blackouts.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/31 11:54:13

US cutting off aids to three Central American countries

The United States is cutting off aids to three Central American countries, as President Donald Trump kept grumbling at their failure to stop illegal migration up north to his country, said the State Department on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/31 11:49:13

NASA's Mars helicopter completes flight tests

The Mars helicopter of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has completed its flight tests, according to a release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 17:57:21

Trump signs permit for long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline construction

US President Donald Trump on Friday signed a presidential permit for the construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline, allowing the long-delayed project to move forward despite environmental concerns.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 15:37:59

Venezuela receives medical assistance from China

The Venezuelan government received on Friday medical aid from China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 15:36:19

Two astronauts complete another 6.5-hour spacewalk this year to swap batteries

Two flight engineers of the United States space agency NASA completed the second spacewalk of this year out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday to upgrade the space lab's power capability.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 9:17:13

US attorney general tells Congress to expect redacted version of Mueller report by mid-April

US Attorney General William Barr told Congress on Friday to expect a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation by mid-April, "if not sooner."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 9:14:41

Trump threatens to close southern border next week

US President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to close the nation's southern border with Mexico next week, amid feud over illegal immigration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 9:06:07

Brazil's Bolsonaro to visit Israel

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will arrive in Israel Sunday to shore up ties with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/29 22:38:40

Trump, Moon to meet in Washington in April amid fallout from failed summit

US President Donald Trump will host his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in next month, Seoul said Friday, after the latest summit between Washington and Pyongyang ended in deadlock.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/29 22:33:40