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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, ...


US announces new restrictions against Cuba

The United States on Wednesday imposed new restriction measures against Cuba, an effort to further deny Havana sources of revenue.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 3:37:17

UN chief voices support for China's cooperation with Africa, developing countries

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said the UN supports China in deepening cooperation with Africa and developing countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 1:56:44

UN chief supports China's efforts to jointly build Silk Road of Green Development

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his support for China's efforts to push for jointly building a Silk Road of Green Development.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 0:56:01

UN expects China to play leading role: secretary-general

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said the UN hopes to continue strengthening cooperation with China and expects China to play a leading role.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 0:47:45

China supports UN's central role, never pursues ideological confrontation: Xi

China firmly upholds the central role of the United Nations (UN) in international affairs, Chinese President Xi Jinping said during a videoconference with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 0:28:56

UK universities embrace Chinese students with charter flights, COVID-secure measures

As universities in the UK reopen their campuses, Chinese students are travelling via chartered flights to the UK at a time when international travel has been severely impacted by the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 0:20:41

The world has only one system, one set of rules: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that in the world, there is only one system, namely the United Nations (UN)-centered international system, and only one set of rules -- the basic norms of international relations based on the UN Charter.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/23 23:43:44

Chinese observers remain cautiously optimistic on border issues with India after latest military talks

China, India agree to stop sending more border troops: China's Defense Ministry
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 23:19:38

Japan PM wants basic policy on new digital agency by year-end - Media

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday he wanted to compile a basic policy on a new digital agency by the end of 2020 and submit the bills to 2021's ordinary session of parliament, local media reported.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/23 18:48:40

LGBT+ advocates dismayed as UK gov't scraps key transgender rights reform

Transgender people will not be allowed to legally change gender without a medical diagnosis, the British government said on Tuesday, scrapping a proposed reform that sparked furious debate between LGBT+ and women's rights campaigners.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/23 18:38:40

Aiming to be carbon-neutral? Don't rely on planting trees, scientists say

Taking better care of nature could absorb many more climate-changing emissions – but will only work if big companies simultaneously slash their own emissions and focus on boosting biodiversity, not just planting trees, scientists warned.
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/23 18:33:40

Rebuild or leave? Future uncertain for US communities in fire zones

Deadly blazes raging across the western US have again destroyed thousands of homes nestled in forested areas in 2020 - with months of the fire season still to come in a region perilously exposed to climate change.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/23 18:08:40

Pentagon vows to help Israel maintain 'qualitative military edge'

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper pledged Tuesday to help maintain Israel's military superiority in the Middle East, amid its concerns over a possible US sale of F-35 fighters to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Source: AFP | 2020/9/23 17:28:41