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China's futures market sees over 30-pct growth in deals

China's futures market mushroomed in 2019 with an over 30-percent year-on-year growth in deals, industry data showed. The total transaction of the futures markets across the country jumped 37.85 perc

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Pompeo to postpone Ukraine trip as situation in Iraq worsens

BAGHDAD, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will postpone his trip to Ukraine and other four countries as the situation in Iraq has become tense these days after demonstrators sto

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Sudan vows to hold those involved in West Darfur tribal clashes accountable

KHARTOUM, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sudan's Sovereign Council on Wednesday vowed to hold those involved in tribal clashes in West Darfur State accountable. "The unfortunate events witnessed by El Geneina wi

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Roundup: Ethiopia hails progress on Chinese-backed riverside green dev't project

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday hailed the progress on Ethiopia's Riverside Green Development Project, dubbed "Beautifying Sheger Project." The Ch

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Pentagon to send more troops to Middle East as protesters rally at U.S. embassy in Iraq

BEIJING, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of protesters on Tuesday stormed the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, mourning for the Hashd Shaabi members killed by a U.S. attack in Iraq on Sunday, which has prompted

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Chinese engineers erect 1st box girder of Bangladesh's longest railway viaduct

DHAKA, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- About two months into the commencement of a project linking capital Dhaka's central Kamalapur railway station with a western Bangladesh district, the Chinese engineers on Tu

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Sudan to send troops to West Darfur to tackle local tribal conflict

FILE PHOTO:Security forces are deployed streets as Sudanese people march towards military headquarters/Getty Images Sudan decided on Monday to send troops to West Darfur State to contain the s

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