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.

UN launches new global guidelines for investigating unlawful killings

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Wednesday launched here an updated guidelines for investigating unlawful killings around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:26:06

Brother and father of Manchester bomber arrested in Tripoli

Brother and father of the Manchester bomber were arrested in Tripoli, a security source told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:25:46

7th person linked to Manchester attack detained by police

A man in connection with the Manchester bombing attack has been arrested, according to a police statement released on late Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:25:23

Britain hunts terror network after Manchester attack

Britain raced Wednesday to track down a jihadist network suspected to have orchestrated the Manchester concert bombing, as soldiers fanned out to guard key sites under a maximum terror alert.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 0:43:39

Georgia and Turkey vow to deepen economic ties

Georgian and Turkish leaders on Wednesday vowed to deepen their economic cooperation in various fields.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 0:39:38

Blasts kill at least two in Indonesian capital

Two blasts rocked a public transport terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Wednesday. Two people had been killed, including a suspected suicide bomber, police said.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 0:38:56

Duterte threatens to impose martial law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 0:38:56

Trump pledges peace push after Pope talks

Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with an initially grim-faced Pope Francis.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/25 0:38:55

Ready to fight

A member of Iraqi forces climbs out of a house on the frontline in the old city of Mosul on Wednesday, during the ongoing offensive to retake the area from Islamic State group fighters.
Source: IC | 2017/5/25 0:38:39

Brazil corruption scandal threatens economic austerity reforms

Economic austerity reforms meant to put Brazil's recession-damaged economy back on the rails are in danger now that President Michel Temer is on the verge of being ousted in a corruption scandal, analysts say.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 0:33:40

Two Chinese kidnapped in Pakistan

Armed men pretending to be policemen kidnapped two Chinese language teachers in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, provincial officials said, an attack likely to raise concerns in Beijing about its huge investment plans.
Source: Agencies | 2017/5/25 0:33:40

Trump taps longtime legal adviser

President Donald Trump has tapped a longtime legal adviser to serve as his private attorney while a special counsel investigates whether his campaign worked with Russia in last year's election, a source familiar with the decision told Reuters Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/25 0:33:40

Strong faith

Russian Orthodox faithful line up to kiss the relics of Saint Nicholas (center) in the Christ the Savior Cathedral, in Moscow on Tuesday. Saint Nicholas (March 15, 270 –December 6, 343), also called Nikolaos of Myra, was a historic 4th-century Christian saint and Greek bishop of Myra, in Asia Minor (modern-day Demre, Turkey).
Source: IC | 2017/5/25 0:33:39