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China-Europe trains on track

China-Europe freight rail services have become a vital part of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative and helped boost economic cooperation between countries and regions along the route, although concerns over high operating costs persist, experts said Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 22:58:40

Polling station evacuated in eastern France due to suspicious vehicle: media

French police on Sunday evacuated a polling station in Besancon, east France, after a suspicious vehicle was abandoned with the engine running, according to local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 19:22:18

Why is China-Russia-India strategic triangle not viable now?

The idea of the China-Russia-India strategic triangle need not be viewed as futile since an active and positive global role of the three countries could contribute to a more just and balanced world order that China has been promoting. But the basis of such a triangle is that the parties concerned respect the national interests of the others, which India should particularly take note of.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/13 0:13:39

United won’t use police to remove overbooked passengers: CEO

United Airlines will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights after global outrage erupted over a video showing a passenger dragged from one of its planes in Chicago.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/13 0:08:39

Germany detains suspect over soccer attack in Dortmund

German authorities arrested a suspected Islamist on Wednesday in connection with an attack on a bus carrying players of one of the country's top soccer teams, a spokesperson for the Federal Prosecutor's Office said.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/13 0:08:39

Kurdish militants own Turkey bomb attack

Kurdish militants on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a police compound in southeast Turkey that killed three people, saying more than 2 tons of explosives were planted in a tunnel under the complex.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/12 23:58:40

China, India file bids for Tibetan medicine in UNESCO heritage list

China and India filed competing bids for Tibetan medicine to be included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list, with Chinese experts saying "Tibetan-in-exile" communities in India will not give India an edge.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 23:23:39

Sao Tome and Principe prime minister begins first visit to China

Sao Tome and Principe Prime Minister Patrice Trovoada has begun his official visit to China, the first trip since the country cut "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan in December 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 23:08:39

More overseas Chinese students lured by China’s economic strength

China’s economic might is attracting more overseas Chinese students home, with over 2.6 million of them having already returned and still growing, government data shows.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 21:43:39

Putonghua on the rise among US elites

Mandarin learning is gaining growing popularity in the US, as President Donald Trump's granddaughter made a splash on social media for singing a Chinese folk song and reciting ancient poems in front of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife at a summit last Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 20:53:40

School helps migrants’ children, but many are still missing out

"If I hadn't had a chance to study at the Dandelion school, I would have gone back to my hometown to finish middle school, or just dropped out and followed in my parents' footsteps like many of my friends did," said Selina Qiong, a 23-year-old from a small village in Central China's Henan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 20:03:39

Success of In the Name of the People may help fight corruption in all of society: experts

Known as the most daring anti-corruption TV series ever, In the Name of the People has distinguished itself with its relatively bold approach to sensitive political issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 19:33:39

Lion and bear flown out of Mosul zoo

Simba the lion and Lula the bear, the ailing last two residents of Mosul zoo, were flown out of Iraq Monday to receive emergency care from an animal welfare group.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/12 18:58:39

Turkey's pugnacious 'chief' eyeing new poll knockout

If there was a global contest for winning elections, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would see himself as the undisputed - and undefeated - heavyweight champion of the world.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/12 18:43:40

Death toll from Colombia landslide climbs to 262

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed Monday that the death toll from Saturday's landslide in Mocoa had increased to 262, including 43 children.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/4 7:59:15

Death toll in St. Petersburg explosion reaches 11

Casualties in St. Petersburg metro explosion on Monday have risen to 56, with at least 11 killed and 45 wounded, according to Russia's Anti-Terrorist Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/4 7:53:31

China’s HNA Group continues on global shopping spree

There appears to be no end in sight for Chinese conglomerate HNA Group's global shopping spree, counting assets in oil storage, real estate, banking and media involving millions of dollars as its latest potential and actual deals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/3 15:48:44

1st round of annual Belt and Road Industrial and Commercial Conference held in Cairo

The first round of the annual Belt and Road Industrial and Commercial Conference, organized by Egyptian Businessmen's Association and China Federation of Industrial Economics, kicked off Saturday in Cairo.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/2 18:16:25