Following Turkey's deployment of troops around the Kurdish-held Afrin Canton in northwestern Syria, many feel a Turkish military operation is imminent, a sense augmented by reported withdrawal of most Russian troops from the canton.
The United States appears to have decided to enlist the help of Kurdish YPG militia in a campaign to push Islamic State out of its stronghold in Raqqa, Syria, thwarting Turkey's ambitions, a senior Turkish official said on Tuesday.
Turkey and the region are paying the price for the United States choosing the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia as a partner in the fight against Islamic State, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Friday.
The First Sichuan Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Jinjing Daoyin Seminar was held on Aug 26 at the foot of Mount Qingcheng in Sichuan province.Dozen
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
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
When people think of trade, typically their focus tends to be on goods, something produced in one country, and shipped to another. The world has of course seen such tra
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.
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
About 50,000 protesters gathered in the capital of South Korea on Saturday to demand that the government take steps to prevent what they fear is an impending disaster:
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,
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
Thousands of people in Canada remain on evacuation orders as hundreds of fires burn across the country.Many evacuees continue to wait and monitor the news for updates o
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
Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner military group, was buried in private on Tuesday in his native city St. Petersburg, Russia.Prigozhin's press service said in a pos
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
Since the initiation of reform and opening-up, China has achieved remarkable achievements in various aspects of economic and social development. Regional development st
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Sochi on Monday in a bid to reestablish the Black Sea grain deal that Rus
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
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to come to the United Nations headquarters in September, said Ferit Hoxha, Albania's UN ambassador, whose country ho
Israel's foreign minister arrived in Bahrain on Sunday for talks with senior officials in his first visit to one of the Gulf Arab states with ties to Israel.Eli Cohen w
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