G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism

The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Friday signed a joint declaration on combating terrorism.

Dress to fight extremism

Clothing factories in Tajikistan are churning out brightly colored national dresses amid a surge in sales, and it’s not just because of the arrival of spring. An increasing number of female officials, teachers and students have been wearing the Atlas and ...

Underage laborers

Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when his hand got caught in a machine, a casualty of the economic boom driving more children into Myanmar’s factories.

DPRK accuses South Korea of drone intrusions

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Saturday accused South Korea of drone intrusions into its territorial space, two days after Seoul said a suspected DPRK drone flew across the military demarcation line.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 14:41:14

Pakistan allocates 180 billion rupees for CPEC in new budget

Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees (approximately 1.71 billion US dollars) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its supporting projects during the 2017-18 financial year which will begin on July 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 14:34:42

18 killed as car bomb rocks eastern Afghan town: official

At least 18 persons were killed Saturday when a suicide car bombing struck a crowded area in Afghanistan's eastern Khost city, a local security official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 14:18:07

Death toll from floods and landslides in Sri Lanka tops 100

The death toll from severe flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka reached 100 on Saturday, government officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 13:46:58

Former US national security adviser Brzezinski dies

Zbigniew Brzezinski, a former US national security adviser, died on Friday, his family said. He was 89.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 12:12:06

One govt investigator shot dead, three others injured in northern Mexico

A government investigator was killed and three other people were injured on Thursday evening when gunmen attacked a prosecutor's office in the town of Villa Ahumanda, in the northern state of Chihuahua.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:59:44

UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Minya, Egypt

The UN chief on Friday condemned the terrorist attack in Minya, Egypt, saying "there can be no justification for such horrific violence."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:58:49

Supreme Court judge doubts validity of accusations against President Temer

Gilmar Mendes, who sits on Brazil's Supreme Court (STF), on Friday said the Court should discuss further the confession made by JBS owner Joesley Batista, which placed corruption allegations on President Michel Temer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:56:15

Small plane crash-lands at Michigan airport

A Cessna plane crash-landed at a Michigan airport on Friday afternoon, leaving two people on board injured.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:55:51

Egyptian jets carry out 6 strikes against terror camps in Libya: state TV

Egyptian air forces carried out six airstrikes on Friday against terrorist training camps in the Libyan city of Darna in response to the shooting attack in Egypt's Minya governorate that killed 28 Copts, Egyptian state TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:55:28

US singer Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show

US singer Ariana Grande told fans Friday she plans to return to Manchester where her sell-out concert Monday ended with Britain's worst terrorist act for 12 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:54:55

British police arrest 44-year-old man linked to Manchester attack

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences in connection with the Manchester bombing attack, the Greater Manchester Police said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:53:33

Egypt's Sisi says Egyptian forces hit terror camps in response to Minya attack

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday that the Egyptian forces hit terrorist training camps after the shooting attack that killed 28 Copts in Upper Egypt's Minya governorate.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:45:09