U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated Treasury Department official Timothy Massad to serve as next chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
The Obama administration on Thursday slapped sanctions on entities and individuals with alleged links to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)' s ballistic missile and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs.
The Obama administration on Monday slapped fresh sanctions on a primary foreign exchange bank and four individuals in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for their alleged role in the Asian country's nuclear and missile programs.
Jacob Lew was confirmed on Wednesday by the U.S. Senate as Treasury Secretary, as Democrats and Republicans are haggling over the looming government spending cuts.
Wagner Group private military company's leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was presumed dead on Wednesday in a plane crash in the Tver Region near Moscow.According to the list re
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
As autumn comes, many parts of China will usher in the autumn harvest in a month. According to China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the country has seen a
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China's Ministry of Finance released a report on fiscal policy implementation in the first half of 2023 on Wednesday. The report showed that government revenue during
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
South Korean fishermen have suffered a sharp fall in the sale of aquatic products after Japan's dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean."Fishermen are
Donald Trump will stand trial in March 2024 for trying to overturn his 2020 presidential election defeat, one day before Republican voters in more than a dozen U.S. sta
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
The 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits kicked off on Tuesday, with the focus on establishing the region as an epicenter of e
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
Since the initiation of reform and opening-up, China has achieved remarkable achievements in various aspects of economic and social development. Regional development st
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
China is willing to work with Grenada to open up new prospects for bilateral cooperation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.Wang, also a member of the
The office of the U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Wednesday announced a further extension of China Section 301 tariff exclusions on 352 Chinese import and 77
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
Srettha Thavisin from the Pheu Thai Party was elected as the new prime minister of Thailand on Tuesday after winning a simple majority in a parliamentary vote.Srettha w
About 5,000 people gathered in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to protest against a new type of identity card to be introduced later this month, polic
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim