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Blast kills at least 2, injures 9 in eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov

​An explosion killed at least two people and injured nine others during a march in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov on Sunday afternoon, local health department said.

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Iran, Turkey cooperation on challenges "a must": Rouhani

Cooperation between Iran and Turkey to restore stability and security in the region is a must, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday.

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China's haze directly linked to gaseous pollutants from traffic, industrial emissions: study

​Severe air pollution in Beijing and other Chinese cities might be directly related to gaseous pollutants rather than particles emitted from urban transportation and regional industry, researchers from China and the United States said Monday.

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APEC meets Beijing at crossroads

Beijing is catching global eyes as leaders of Asia-Pacific economies meet at a suburban lake resort when their regional cooperation initiative comes to a crossroads for reshaping.

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African regional blocs meet over free trade area

​Delegates from 26 countries of three regional African economic blocs on Friday began a two-day meeting here to spearhead the African Free Trade Area (FTA).

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High-class cars donated for use in ASEAN summits in Myanmar

Two private companies have donated to the Myanmar Ministry of Transport dozens of BMW cars for use by dignitaries attending the upcoming ASEAN summits hosted by Myanmar during 2014, official media reported Friday.

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ASEAN summit summarized as productive: chairman

Myanmar President U Thein Sein, who is Chairman of the 24th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), issued an 84-point statement here Monday, summarizing the just-concluded summit in Nay Pyi Taw and calling it productive.

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