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India's COVID-19 recovery rate leaps past 83 pct: gov't


India's COVID-19 recovery rate leaped past 83 percent on Tuesday, as the number of recovered cases exceeded the new confirmed cases once again during the past 24 hours, said the federal health ministry.

Mongolia authorities confirms teenage boy died of plague

A suspected case of plague in western Mongolia has been confirmed by lab test results, the country's health ministry reported on Tuesday.

Filming locations of hit suspense show become popular tourist attractions

The filming locations of the Chinese hit crime/suspense drama The Bad Kids have become popular tourist attractions among its fans, with many Chinese netizens saying that the well-received TV series not only brings joy to audiences, but can also boost ...


Riding pedal boat made from recycled materials

Palestinian fisherman Sary Alrdeea, 21, rides a pedal boat near the coast of the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahia, Sept. 29, 2020. Sary and his older brother Mohammed ...

Show of unity

European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen (2nd from right) and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa (2nd from left) talk after the presentation of Europe' s Recovery and Resilience Plan, ...


Belgium's airport officially inaugurates new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes to China

Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/25 17:30:23

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll nears 140,000

Brazil on Thursday said 831 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours pushed the death toll to 139,808.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/25 16:59:05

Most Americans, people in 13 rich nations say US has mishandled COVID-19

Americans and people in other 13 countries overwhelmingly believe the US has done a terrible job in dealing with COVID-19 and that America's social fabric is becoming more polarized, according to the results of a newly published survey by Pew Research.
Source: CGTN | 2020/9/25 9:02:49

US Senate passes resolution reaffirming commitment to peaceful transition of power

The US Senate passed a resolution on Thursday reaffirming its commitment to a peaceful transition of power.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/25 8:43:25

Malaysia will not follow US sanctions against 24 Chinese companies: ambassador

Malaysia will not take sides and follow the US and impose sanctions on 24 Chinese companies the US accuses of advancing China's militarization of the South China, Malaysian Ambassador to China Raja Nushirwan Zainal Abidin told the Global Times in a recent exclusive interview.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/25 0:17:39

China becoming an important development partner of FAO: official

FAO and China have maintained a close partnership covering a broad scope of key areas, Zhang Zhongjun, assistant representative of the FAO China Office, told Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 19:48:41

President Trump's son Eric ordered to testify in fraud probe

A New York judge on Wednesday ordered Eric Trump, the US president's son most involved with running the family business, to be deposed by October 7 as part of an investigation over charges that the organization improperly inflated the value of real estate assets.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 19:18:41

Afghanistan's first female UN envoy warns over women's rights

The Taliban's stance on women's rights should concern the world, one of Afghanistan's top female diplomats has warned, as the government holds power-sharing talks with the Islamist group that once banned girls from going to school.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/24 19:13:40

UN, Britain to cohost climate summit on December 12

The United Nations and Britain said on Wednesday they would cohost a global climate summit on December 12, the fifth anniversary of the landmark Paris Agreement.
Source: AFP-Xinhua | 2020/9/24 19:08:40

A fruitful partnership

FAO and China have maintained a close partnership covering a broad scope of key areas, Zhang Zhongjun, assistant representative of the FAO China Office, told Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:13:40

Nigerian fuel truck fire kills 23

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said 23 people, including students, were killed when a truck carrying petrol overturned and caught fire on Wednesday on a busy road in the center of the country.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 16:58:42

2,500 students locked down at elite Swiss school after virus outbreak

Some 2,500 students of a prestigious Swiss hospitality school have been placed in quarantine after a major outbreak of coronavirus following private parties there, regional authorities said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 16:58:41

Two US police officers shot

Two police officers were shot as angry protests rippled across the US after authorities announced no one would be charged with the killing of Breonna Taylor.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 16:53:40