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Strike a pose


Downward-facing dogs, cobras and warriors sprouted all over Asia on Thursday, including high in the Himalayas, up in the air and under the sea, for International Yoga Day.

Accepting challenge

This screenshot from a video posted on Twitter shows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing Yoga following a fitness challenge in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Living in squalor

A woman picks up garbage on the shores of Manila Bay after a heavy downpour caused by Severe Tropical Storm Maliksi, east of the Philippines, on Sunday. Photo: AFP


Chinese Food Festival held in Tel Aviv

People learn to make Zongzi, a pyramid-shaped dumpling made of glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, during the Chinese Food Festival in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 20, ...

People enjoy leisure time at beach amid high temperatures in LA

People play in the water at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, the United States on June 20, 2018. High temperatures are returning to the Southern California, leading the National Weather ...


Russia, South Korea to discuss economic cooperation, Korean Peninsula issue

Russian and South Korean officials will discuss economic cooperation and the Korean Peninsula issue during the upcoming visit of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 9:16:19

Laos appreciates China's support in youth work

A Lao Youth Union leader said on Tuesday that the Lao side appreciates China's support in its youth work.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 9:08:29

Israeli settlement activities continue in occupied Palestinian territory: UN envoy

Israel has taken no steps to cease settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory as demanded by Security Council Resolution 2344, said Nickolay Mladenov, the UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 9:05:31

China, UN Office enhance cooperation on outer space affairs

Cooperation between China and the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is going from strength to strength, head of the office Simonetta Di Pippo said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 8:57:22

Children should not be snatched from their migrant parents: UNICEF chief

Children should not be snatched from their migrant parents, Henrietta Fore, executive director of UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), said on Tuesday, in reference to the controversial US practice on the Mexico border.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 8:48:19

UN Human Rights Council president stresses importance of strong, vibrant Council after US withdrawal

The President of the UN Human Rights Council Vojislav Suc on Tuesday stressed that it is essential that we uphold a strong and vibrant Council in times when the value and strength of multilateralism and human rights are being challenged on a daily basis.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 8:47:37

UN chief regrets US withdrawal from Human Rights Council

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres regretted the withdrawal of the United States from the world body's Human Rights Council, said his spokesman on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 8:34:27

Mexico slams US border policy as "cruel, inhumane"

Mexico on Tuesday condemned US immigration policy that separates undocumented migrant children from their families as "cruel and inhumane."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 8:29:28

US announces withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

The United States on Tuesday announced its withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council, marking the latest departure by the Trump administration from an international institution.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 8:26:55

U.S., S.Korean FMs discuss next steps on Korean Peninsula issue

U.S. State Department said on Monday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha have discussed next steps on the Korean Peninsula issue after the summit between leaders of the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 23:30:10

'They took my father'

Luciana Villavicencio, 4, shows a photo of her father on a mobile phone during a press conference on Monday. Her father, Ecuadorean Pablo Villavicencio, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents after delivering a pizza at Fort Hamilton Army base in Brooklyn, despite being in the process of adjusting his immigration status. His wife and two daughters are all US citizens.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/19 22:58:40

Yemen govt forces enter Hodeida airport

UAE-backed Yemeni government forces fought their way into Hodeida airport on Tuesday, pressing an offensive that has seen some of the most intense fighting of a three-year war against Huthi Shiite rebels.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/19 22:08:40

Merkel, Macron search for reforms to halt EU 'disintegration'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to hammer out reforms that can stop the "disintegration" of the European Union, torn by populist forces and deep discord over immigration.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/19 22:03:40