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APD | Rouhani urges U.S. to return to right track for talks with Iran

By APD writer Muhammad SohailIranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday voiced his country’s readiness to resume talks with the United States under the condition tha

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French hardline union calls for more strikes to counter Macron's pension reform

French hardline union CGT called on Wednesday for more strikes in France this month after president Emmanuel Macron pledged to push through an overhaul of the pension s

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Roundup: Int'l community praises Xi's New Year speech on world peace, common development

BEIJING, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- The international community has praised Chinese President Xi Jinping's New Year speech delivered on Tuesday, saying that China's development benefits people, and giving th

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Which Chinese words do foreigners recognize the most?

FromUSPresidentDonaldTrump’sgranddaughterArabellatoJimRogers’daughterHappyRogers,quiteanumberofforeignershaveeitherstartedtolearnChineseorprefertheirdescendants

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Manchester named UNESCO City of Literature

Manchester,EnglandonWednesdaywasdesignatedaCityofLiteraturebyUNESCO.ThecitybuiltBritain'sfirstpubliclendinglibraryandgavetheworldtheworkofgreatwritersincludingE

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Academics uncover 30 words 'lost' from English language

Snout-fair,dowsabelandpercherareamong30"lost"wordswhichexpertsbelievearestillincurrentuse.Researchershavedrawnupthelisttopersuadepeoplethatthesedefunctwordscans

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How Americanisms are killing the English language

SoitturnsoutIcannolongerspeakEnglish.ThiswasthealarmingrealisationfoisteduponmebyMatthewEngel’switty,cantankerousyetnonethelesspersuasivepolemicThat’stheWayitCr

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