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Bulgaria urged to save architectural masterpiece


Perched like a vast flying saucer on a central Bulgarian mountainside, Buzludzha is a brutalism concrete monument that was built nearly 40 years ago.

Gaza child suffering from cancer amazes people with cooking talent

Palestinian child Mahmoud Abu Nada cooks inside the kitchen of a local restaurant, in Gaza City on Oct. 13, 2018. Although blood cancer has forced him to leave school, 11-year-old ...

World Food Day marked

A worker prepares packs of bread at a bakery on the World Food Day in Quezon City, the Philippines, Oct. 16, 2018. World Food Day is celebrated every year on ...


Saudi minister condemns "baseless" claims over missing journalist

Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz condemned on Saturday allegations about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi against his country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 18:17:31

People march in Kathmandu to raise awareness about breast cancer

Hundreds of people, particularly girls and women, from different walks of life took to the streets in Nepal's capital city on Saturday morning to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 18:15:20

Hillary Clinton's security clearance revoked at her request

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's security clearance was revoked at her own request, according to a document released Friday under the authorization the US Senate Judiciary Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 18:14:18

4 wounded in blast in northeast India

At least four people were wounded Saturday in a blast in India's northeastern state of Assam, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 18:13:44

New prehistoric remnants unearthed on Greece's Santorini island

Greek archaeologists have had this year new significant finds at the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri on Santorini island, which may cast more light on the life of inhabitants thousands of years ago, Greek Culture ministry announced on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 15:55:17

Eight climbers, including five South Korean nationals killed in Nepal

Eight climbers, including five South Korean nationals, who were part of a trekking expedition, have been killed after an avalanche buried the base camp of Mount Gurja in western Nepal, police and authorities said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 14:32:29

China donates 500 bags, stationery to Lebanon's orphans

Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian on Friday visited Dar Al Aytam Al Islamiya, a social welfare institution, to donate over 500 school bags and stationery to orphans at the beginning of the academic year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 12:59:04

Pakistan rejects Western media portrayal of economic corridor with China

Pakistan has rejected Western media's recent reporting on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), terming it incorrect information based on distorted facts and one-sided opinion.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 10:39:06

New Okinawa governor urges Abe to forego U.S. base move, fundamentally review SOFA

New Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki in talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday maintained his stance that a controversial U.S. base should not be relocated within Japan's southernmost prefecture and that this reflected the voice of the Okinawan people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 10:27:48

Russian PM condemns protectionism, unilateral sanctions by "certain states"

The global strategic stability has gone through harsh tests due to practices of unfair competition and political blackmail by certain states, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 8:14:50

Cannabis to become legal in Canada

Canada will soon become the second country in the world to legalize cannabis - with the provinces left to work out the details of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's landmark measure.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/12 22:53:41

Air India jet hits wall on takeoff

Air India on Friday grounded two pilots after one of its jets carrying 136 people hit an airport perimeter wall on takeoff and then flew for nearly four hours with a damaged body, officials said.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/12 22:53:40

US cardinal accused of sex abuse resigns

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington, D.C., the Vatican said on Friday, making him one of the most senior Catholic figures to step down in a worldwide sexual abuse crisis.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/12 22:48:41