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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 ...


Norway's first electric aircraft takes to the skies

Norway's first electric aircraft took to the skies on Monday as the Nordic country that is known for electric cars vowed to electrify its aviation as well.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 17:31:16

Brazil has instruments in response to market volatility: finance minister

Brazil's Finance Minister Eduardo Guardia said Monday that the Brazilian government has instruments in response to the volatility of the financial markets.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 14:29:37

Pentagon suspends planning for military drills with S.Korea in August

US Defense Department said on Monday that it has suspended all planning for the joint military drills with South Korea in August.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 14:13:38

Nepal willing to enhance cross-border connectivity, economic cooperation with China under B&R: PM

Nepal wishes to enhance cross-border railroad connectivity, infrastructure development, trade, investment and tourism cooperation with China under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative, Prime Minister of Nepal, K.P. Sharma Oli, said here ahead of his visit to China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 14:06:59

6 children dead after car plunges into pond in India

At least six children were killed and one was rescued Tuesday after a car carrying them plunged into a roadside pond in India's eastern state of Bihar, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 13:23:34

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

US 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 13:23:09

5 migrants drown, 191 rescued off western Libyan coast

Five illegal immigrants were drowned on Monday, and 191 others rescued off the western coast of Libya, Libyan navy spokesperson said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:38:27

More than 5,000 fans travel through Belarus to Russia for 2018 FIFA World Cup

More than 5,000 fans have traveled through Belarus to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the State Border Service Committee of Belarus said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:16:50

Myanmar parliament votes down motion on death penalty for rape of minors

Myanmar's House of Representatives (Lower House) has voted down a motion on death penalty for rape of minors, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:14:42

4 dead, hundreds injured as 6.1-magnitude quake rocks western Japan

At least four people have been confirmed dead and 350 others have been injured after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Osaka prefecture in western Japan on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:11:15

Four people injured in shooting in Malmo, Sweden

A shooting took place Monday night in southern Swedish city of Malmo, with four people injured, Swedish Television reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:01:21

British PM May suffers defeat in House of Lords on Brexit bill

Britain's unelected House of Lords inflicted a major defeat Monday for Prime Minister Theresa May with a landslide vote in a debate on the government's Brexit bill.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:00:54

London mayor calls for UK-wide ban on petrol, diesel cars by 2030

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced Monday he plans to call for all petrol and diesel fuelled cars and vans to be banned throughout England and Wales by 2030.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:00:19