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.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday welcomed the safe temporary relocation of hundreds of UN staff members and dependents from Khartoum and other places in
The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, May 3, while signaling it may pause further increases. The decision lif
As the U.S. prepares to end the immigration policy known as Title 42, large numbers of migrants are gathering along the U.S.-Mexico border, mostly on the Mexican side.M
President Tayyip Erdogan led in the first round of Türkiye's most pivotal election in decades on Monday, but failed to secure the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a
To facilitate regional economic integration, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made a declaration on advancing regional payment connectivity
Finance leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations warn about the U.S. debt crisis and urge caution amid mounting global economic uncertainty in a three-day meeting end
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed accelerating the building of a modern industrial system underpinned by the real economy, and supporting Chinese moderniz
The international society should respect Myanmar's sovereignty and promote political dialogue to restore peace and stability in Myanmar, Chinese State Councilor and For
Airline passengers have been told to expect flight disruption in Germany after security staff staged a one day strike at Berlin International Airport. The industrial ac
China's market-guiding body made up of officials from the central bank on Friday stressed the importance of curbing extreme exchange rate fluctuations of the yuan, afte
Türkiye is heading toward a likely runoff presidential election as neither candidate looks set to surpass the 50-percent threshold of the votes needed to win outright,
At the recent Arab League Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was warmly welcomed back after being cut off from most of the Arab community
Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres is sending UN Humanitarian Affairs chief Martin Griffiths as an envoy to the Sudan region, his spokesman s
Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on Tuesday that his conversations with former President Nicolas Sarkozy were being listened to for five years by the U
Arab foreign ministers decided in an Arab League (AL) extraordinary meeting held in Cairo on Sunday to restore Syria's membership in the league after 12 years of suspen
President Joe Biden thanked some of his top donors Friday night as he launches a reelection campaign that is expected to need to raise well over $1 billion to secure hi
China revealed more details about its upcoming space launch Tianzhou-6 cargo mission for the space enthusiasts to dig in as the launch is expected to have only a few da
Thai voters began heading to the polling stations on Sunday morning in the Southeast Asian country's general election.The polls started at 8:00 a.m. (0100 GMT) and will
A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called for efforts to strive for a comprehensive cease-fire so as to create a favorable environment for the political process in