Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli offered tributes to those who lost their lives in the April 25 earthquake last year and prayed for the peace of departed souls on Sunday, marking the first anniversary of the 7.9 magnitude devastating quake.
UN officials in Vietnam have warned that "severe drought and salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta is affecting" 39 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Monday.
A small passenger plane with 54 people on board lost contact in Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia, on Sunday, the Transport Ministry said.
The Australian share market opened lower on Monday.
Search and rescue operation for an AirAsia plane that went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board resumed on Monday morning, rescuer said here.
Obesity has the potential to reduce life expectancy by up to eight years and cut healthy life by 19 years, as a result of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, new research published in the British medical journal The Lancet suggests.
In bustling Chinese cities, urbanites use social media for chat and work; in the vast grasslands of north China's Inner Mongolia, nomads depend on it to sell cows and search for lost horses.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein returned to her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, aiding in advancing President Joe Biden's stalled judicial nominees as questio
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad cemented his return to the Arab League (AL) Tuesday when leading Middle Eastern power Saudi Arabia, which long supported Syria's oppos
As the U.S. prepares to end the immigration policy known as Title 42, large numbers of migrants are gathering along the U.S.-Mexico border, mostly on the Mexican side.M
The international society should respect Myanmar's sovereignty and promote political dialogue to restore peace and stability in Myanmar, Chinese State Councilor and For
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On Saturday, gathering at the Senda Park in central Hiroshima, Japan, people from the U.S., the Philippines and South Korea joined local demonstrators and held banners
Ya Ya, a female giant panda who has been at the Memphis Zoo for 20 years, left the the U.S. state of Tennessee on April 26 local time and will arrive Shanghai, China on
China will continue to play a constructive role in the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning said at a regular pres
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Montana Governor Greg Gianforte on Wednesday signed legislation to ban TikTok's operation in the state, making it the first U.S. state to ban the popular short video ap
A two percent net decrease in current employment, or 14 million jobs, will happen in the next five years, according to a survey of employers published on Monday by the
Arab foreign ministers will meet at the Arab League in Cairo on Sunday to discuss Syria, a League spokesman said, amid a regional push to normalise ties with Syrian Pre
Türkiye is heading toward a likely runoff presidential election as neither candidate looks set to surpass the 50-percent threshold of the votes needed to win outright,
At least 270 rockets were fired from Gaza towards southern and central Israel on Wednesday. The vast majority of them fell in depopulated zone or were intercepted by th
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will begin serving her prison sentence on May 30 for defrauding investors in the failed blood-testing startup once valued at $9 billio
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Thursday said China is willing to bring China-India relations back to a healthy and stable development track in
China's market-guiding body made up of officials from the central bank on Friday stressed the importance of curbing extreme exchange rate fluctuations of the yuan, afte
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed accelerating the building of a modern industrial system underpinned by the real economy, and supporting Chinese moderniz
Cuba announced on Tuesday measures that ease restrictions on its citizens living abroad as the country continues to grapple with an unprecedented exodus of migrants to