The United States blacklisted Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami for drug trafficking, the first crackdown by the Trump administration against a top official in President Nicolas Maduro's government for money laundering and the drug trade.
An Indian hospital is building a special facility so that an Egyptian woman, believed to be the world's heaviest at 500kg (1,102lb), can soon undergo weight reduction surgery.
It took just five days for bins to overflow and floors to become strewn with rubbish after cleaners at Barcelona's El Prat Airport went on strike.
Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador have agreed to join forces and seek support from Mexico to forge a joint strategy in response to Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidency, El Salvador's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday.
An El Niño-induced drought in Vietnam has left one million people in urgent need of food assistance and two million people lacking access to drinking water, Europe’s humanitarian aid agency said.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Monday that a search was ongoing to determine the whereabouts of Spanish journalist Salud Hernandez, who has been missing since Saturday.
The El Nino weather phenomenon, forecast to be the strongest in five hundred years, which is striking Myanmar this year, will bring down the country's agricultural yield and impact food security, said a noted Myanmar meteorology and hydrology expert Tuesday.
From Alaska to Australia, an unprecedented heating of planet Earth is underway with rising temperatures across huge swathes of land mass and oceans
Mexican authorities are investigating U.S. actor Sean Penn for having met with drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman while the latter was on the run, local media reported Sunday.
Aid agencies across the Pacific are gearing up for months of weather-related crises as a result of a "super-charged El Nino" weather pattern.
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
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term in office, election officials said Saturday.Mnangagwa, 80, won 52.6 percent of the ballots against 44 percent
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
U.S. President Biden arrived in Florida on Saturday with First Lady Jill Biden to survey the damage wrought by Hurricane Idalia. The Bidens toured the town of Live Oak
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Sochi on Monday in a bid to reestablish the Black Sea grain deal that Rus
The world has been closely monitoring the BRICS summit, which brings African countries together to enhance their share of the global economy and bridge the substantial
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Benin's President Patrice Talon pays China a four-day state visit from August 31 to September 3. The visit injects ne
India's moon rover confirmed the presence of sulfur and detected several other elements near the lunar south pole as it searches for signs of frozen water nearly a week
A Pakistani high court on Tuesday suspended former Prime Minister Imran Khan's prison sentence for a graft conviction, his party said, though he still faces a slew of o
The 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits kicked off on September 5 in Indonesia, with a focus on establishing the region as an
The 43rd ASEAN Summit and related summits began on September 5, 2023. Chinese Premier Li Qiang is attending the China-ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN Plus Three Summit and the
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi
Brice Oligui Nguema, commander-in-chief of the Gabonese Republican Guard, was named as the transition leader of the Central African country on Wednesday night following
The South African parliament issued a statement Saturday on the success of the 15th BRICS Summit held in Johannesburg, hailing the outcomes of this "historic" summit as
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
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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
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
China's financial watchdogs announced Thursday that housing credit policies will be adjusted and optimized.The interest rates of existing mortgages for first-home purch