Venezuela's controversial constituent assembly has passed a law creating a "truth commission".
India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah and Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani have been elected to the upper house of parliament (Rajya Sabha) from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's homestate of Gujarat.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is heading toward a showdown with his political foes, promising to seat a new constituent assembly Friday that will rewrite the country’s constitution and hold powers that override all other government branches.
Venezuela is nearing a showdown, with President Nicolas Maduro vowing to install a new constituent assembly that will trump every other branch of government and opposition leaders calling for a mass protest to ensure delegates know their arrival is unwelcome.
A powerful anti-Western cleric was chosen on Tuesday as the head of Iran's new Assembly of Experts, in a sign that hardliners are still in firm control of the body in charge of choosing the next supreme leader.
A U.S. Navy sailor arrested on suspicion of assaulting a woman in a hotel in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, admitting to raping her, local media reported Wednesday.
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
New cabinet members under Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin were sworn in at the Royal Palace on Tuesday.Earlier, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has endorsed th
Japan said that it would start releasing more than 1 million metric tonnes of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, put
China has discovered over 30.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in the country's southwest Sichuan Province, its operator, China Petrochemical Corporation (
A new report shows that more than 76.4 percent of China's population are now internet users, with better digital skills than ever before.The report, released on Monday
Thailand's Pheu Thai Party will announce later on Monday it has the backing of 14 parties in its bid to form the next government, its deputy leader said, ahead of this
About 50,000 protesters gathered in the capital of South Korea on Saturday to demand that the government take steps to prevent what they fear is an impending disaster:
China is set to see more capital inflow and enterprise cooperation during this year's Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo, in order to meet the growing app
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
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
The 15th meeting of BRICS leaders was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from August 22 to 24 with the theme "BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Gr
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
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.
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
China has announced a number of measures to boost the confidence of capital market investors on Sunday, including cutting the stamp tax on securities trading and tempor
When people think of trade, typically their focus tends to be on goods, something produced in one country, and shipped to another. The world has of course seen such tra
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At the invitation of the government of the Republic of India, Premier Li Qiang of China's State Council will attend the 18th G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi, India d
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