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New viruses found in New York City's house mice: study

Someunseenvirusesaswellasbacteriacapableofcausinglife-threateninghumanillnesswerefoundinNewYorkCity'shousemice,accordingtoanewstudypublishedTuesday.Thefindingsa

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Germany faces air transport chaos as public sector strikes

WarningstrikesacrossGermanybeganearlyonTuesdaymorning,affectinganestimated90,000passengers.Publicsectorworkersacrossthecountryaredemandingapayriseof6percent,acc

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Another DPRK soldier defects to South via DMZ: Seoul

ADPRK(theDemocraticPeople'sRepublicofKorea)soldierdefectedtotheSouthonThursdayacrosstheDemilitarizedZonethatdividesthepeninsula,Seoul'sdefenceministrysaid.The"l

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China's bike-share company Ofo rolls into Sydney

China'sbike-sharecompanyOfohaslaunchedoperationinSydneyonThursday.Alreadyin180citiesacross17countries,thepedal-poweredChinesegiantgeneratesover32milliontransact

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Xi calls on CPC, KMT to contribute to cross-Strait ties

XiJinping,re-electedgeneralsecretaryoftheCentralCommitteeoftheCommunistPartyofChina(CPC)Wednesday,saidtheCPCandKuomintang(KMT)Partyshouldcontributetothepeaceful

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At least 950 killed in South Asia’s annual monsoon floods

Devastatingfloodstriggeredbymonsoonrainshavekilledmorethan950peopleanddisplacedcloseto40millionpeopleacrossnorthernIndia,southernNepalandnorthernBangladeshinrec

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Death toll rises to 450 from Sierra Leone mudslide

Thedeathtollhasrisento450inthisweek’sdevastatingmudslideinSierraLeone.Officialssaidathirdofthedeadarechildren.Masssearchoperationsareunderwayforthehundredsthata

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