One trope in filmmaking that is sure to draw scorn from culturally aware critics is the "Magical Negro" -- a black character whose sole purpose is to help the white protagonist.
Voter support for Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) hit its lowest level on record in the 2013 election campaign, a latest Newspoll showed on Monday.
The entities behind 13 U.S. presidential libraries, going back as far as then U.S. President Herbert Hoover, released a joint statement on September 7, calling for a re
Japan's agriculture minister on Thursday referred to the Fukushima nuke wastewater released into the ocean as "contaminated water" instead of the term "treated water" i
China's Ministry of Finance released a report on fiscal policy implementation in the first half of 2023 on Wednesday. The report showed that government revenue during
On August 27, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in China for a four-day visit to discuss trade and technology issues and better manage economic differences.
Former President Donald Trump plans to turn himself in and be processed in Atlanta on Thursday in connection with his indictment in Georgia, he said on social media on
Srettha Thavisin from the Pheu Thai Party was elected as the new prime minister of Thailand on Tuesday after winning a simple majority in a parliamentary vote.Srettha w
Twelve years ago, after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Japan received assistance from all over the world. After 12 years, Japan has decided to put the whole human race
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Kyiv as the senior U.S. official made a surprise visit
The U.S. policies, including tariffs, which were aimed at decoupling the Chinese and U.S. economies, may ultimately not reduce the U.S.' dependence on supply chains lin
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term in office, election officials said Saturday.Mnangagwa, 80, won 52.6 percent of the ballots against 44 percent
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo met with at least three senior Chinese officials including Premier Li Qiang, Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao, and Minister of Cul
China is set to see more capital inflow and enterprise cooperation during this year's Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo, in order to meet the growing app
The world has been closely monitoring the BRICS summit, which brings African countries together to enhance their share of the global economy and bridge the substantial
The United Nations on Tuesday called for a legally binding ban of nuclear tests and warned of a global catastrophe brought by nuclear weapons.In a message on the Intern
China has unveiled a slew of measures to strengthen the cultivation and management of young sci-tech talents to facilitate the country's drive to achieve greater self-r
Indonesia is hosting the 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and several other high-profile meetings associated with the Summit in Jakarta from S
The 15th meeting of BRICS leaders was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from August 22 to 24 with the theme "BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Gr
A recent meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee highlighted the need to effectively prevent and resolve risks in key areas, a
Rescuers on Monday faced a growing race against time to find survivors from the rubble of devastated villages in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, three days after the country