The United Nations Global Pulse initiative on Friday announced a partnership with Twitter that will provide the United Nations with access to the platform's data tools to support efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders in September last year.
An international LGBT group has submitted a petition asking a Guangdong-based university to apologize to a Guangzhou lesbian student couple for not issuing them diplomas as punishment for their highly publicized marriage proposal, according to the Global Times.
Bill Gross, the manager of the $1.4 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, warned central bank policies that pushed trillions of dollars into bonds with negative interest rates will eventually backfire violently.
Taiwan's new leader Tsai Ing-wen took office on Friday. Tsai, of the Democratic Progressive Party, won Taiwan's leadership election on Jan. 16.
Some 88 Chinese universities are included in the Global 400 subjects in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, which was released Tuesday by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a higher education research firm.
About 200 representatives from 60 countries will gather in New Zealand next week to discuss how to step up the war against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing around the world.
The year 2014 saw continued growth of tax-free shopping around the world, with shoppers from the Chinese mainland being the biggest spending group, it was reported here Wednesday.
Telecommunications firm Econet Wireless Global has acquired the assets of Russian global telecoms operator, VimpelCom in Burundi and the Central African Republic for 65 million U.S. dollars as the telecommunications giant continues to grow its footprint in Africa.
Two Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles currently stationed in Guam will be deployed again to Misawa Air Base in Aomori Prefecture in Japan's northeast next year, Japan's Defense Ministry said Wednesday.
In a study of 53 perfumes and aftershaves, six were found to contain a high amount of dangerous hormone-affecting chemical diethyl phthalate (DEP), an Austrian environmental protection organization said Thursday.
South Korea planned to buy four Global Hawks, the unmanned spy drone, from the United States to beef up its defense capabilities against possible missile and nuclear threats from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday.
With less than two months until voters in Virginia decide whether Republicans will take full control of the general assembly or be forced to share power with Democrats,
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On August 27, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in China for a four-day visit to discuss trade and technology issues and better manage economic differences.
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
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
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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
Russian investigators confirmed that Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed in a plane crash earlier this week, according to Russian media on Sunday."As part
Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad Ahmed Attaf said on Tuesday that his country has put forth a political solution to address the ongoin