The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are likely to be canceled if the coronavirus outbreak is not controlled by late May, according to International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.
Poor white boys in Britain do worse in schools, but black and Asian Muslim young people, girls especially, do worse for jobs, new research revealed Wednesday.
The euro fell against the dollar and investors braced for a bumpy ride on Monday as Italy appeared headed for a period of political and financial turmoil.
Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga would likely to retain their positions during the country's cabinet reshuffle to be held next month, local media reported Saturday.
Google is reportedly working on a competitor to Amazon's sleeper hit, the smart speaker Echo, and the project is adorably dubbed Chirp internally.
A woman's education level and the number of children affect breastfeeding, according to research results from Australia's University of Queensland (UQ) released on Tuesday.
An overwhelming majority of Australians believe a large-scale terror attack is likely on home soil, while one in four say it is inevitable.
China may face more challenges from changes in monetary policy at the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) than the European Central Bank's (ECB) quantitative easing (QE) program that began on Monday, an European expert has said.
The cost of saving Australia's birds from climate change is estimated at 18.7 million U.S. dollars a year, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said on Wednesday it has decided to grant conditional authorization to an alliance between Qantas Airways Limited and Dubai's state-owned air carrier Emirates.
A Japanese civic group on Friday submitted a "letter of accusation" to the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office against Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and T
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
Hurricane Idalia left a trail of destruction along its path through three U.S. states. In Florida, where it first made landfall in the Big Bend region, where the panhan
The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine (DIU) has reported that Ukrainian forces attacked the 126th Separate Guards Coastal Defence Brigade of the Russian Black Sea Fleet o
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
Former senior minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was elected as Singapore's ninth president on Friday after garnering 70.4 percent of the total votes.His rivals Ng Kok Son
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
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
India's moon rover confirmed the presence of sulfur and detected several other elements near the lunar south pole as it searches for signs of frozen water nearly a week
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who stepped back from leadership late last year to allow Democrats to shepherd in a “new generation,” announced on Friday she will se
Activity in China's services sector expanded for an eighth-consecutive month in August, albeit at the slowest pace of the year, China's Caixin survey showed Tuesday.Cai
Donald Trump will stand trial in March 2024 for trying to overturn his 2020 presidential election defeat, one day before Republican voters in more than a dozen U.S. sta
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
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
South Korea's majority opposition party and civic groups around the country stepped up protests on Wednesday against Japan's plan to release water from the Fukushima nu
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
With less than two months until voters in Virginia decide whether Republicans will take full control of the general assembly or be forced to share power with Democrats,
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