Slovenia elects first female president

Natasa Pirc Musar, a lawyer, won the second round of Slovenia's presidential election on Sunday and will become its first female head of state, preliminary results show


China expects 68.5m railway trips during National Day holiday

Chinese railways are expected to operate 68.5 million passenger trips during the 11-day-long National Day holiday travel rush, which lasts from September 28 to October


Biden to nominate career diplomat Tracy as U.S. envoy to Russia: report

U.S. President Joe Biden plans to nominate career diplomat Lynne Tracy as U.S. ambassador to Russia, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the ma


Philippine president begins visit to Indonesia, Singapore

Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. departed from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Sunday for a state visit to Indonesia, his first overseas


Death toll from floods in Assam, India rises to 179

Five more people died in floods on Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths due to floods in the state to 179, according to the report released by the Assam State Di


Biden pledges federal money to fund New Mexico wildfire recovery

The U.S. federal government will fund New Mexico's full wildfire response, President Joe Biden said on Saturday in Santa Fe, amid anger from survivors over the blaze th

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