Emperor Akihito's granddaughter's upcoming engagement to her college sweetheart, a commoner, will cost the princess her royal status in a move that highlights the male-dominated nature of Japan's monarchy as it faces a potential succession crisis.
Judge calls incident in which jobless man slashed his 15-year-old boy about 100 times to protect family "a tragedy no matter the angle".
The kidnapped son of Pakistan's former prime minister has been freed three years after gunmen abducted him, his party's chairman said on Tuesday (May 10).
Kidnapped son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was handed to the Lebanese security forces on Friday, the LBCI TV reported.
Al-Shabaab militants have released several prisoners in the southern Somali town of Bardere following major onslaught by African Union and Somali National Army (SNA) troops in the militants' strongholds.
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
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
Thailand's Pheu Thai Party will announce later on Monday it has the backing of 14 parties in its bid to form the next government, its deputy leader said, ahead of this
Iran and China have "good capacities" for environmental cooperation, especially in combating dust and sand storms, said Ali Salajegheh, Iran's vice president and head o
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim
As autumn comes, many parts of China will usher in the autumn harvest in a month. According to China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the country has seen a
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund
Mexico's top political parties this week named their candidates for the 2024 presidential election.Both candidates are engineers and have political experience. And for
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
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) citizens staying overseas will be allowed to return home as a result of the "eased worldwide pandemic situation," state new
China has discovered over 30.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in the country's southwest Sichuan Province, its operator, China Petrochemical Corporation (
The 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturday.Themed "openness leads development, cooperation creates a win-win future,
A group of people in China's Taiwan region gathered on Wednesday to protest against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities' collusion with the Japanese poli
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
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
Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault left for Beijing on Saturday to attend a meeting on climate change and biodiversity issues.This wi
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
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