Brendt Christensen, charged with kidnapping Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying, pleaded not guilty during his arraignment at a federal court in Urbana, the US state of Illinois on Thursday.
A federal grand jury indicted Brendt Christensen on Wednesday for kidnapping Chinese visiting scholar Zhang Yingying last month, federal prosecutors said.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad and his Iranian counterpart Hussein Amir-Abdollahian on Wednesday jointly warned the United States against its reported military b
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to come to the United Nations headquarters in September, said Ferit Hoxha, Albania's UN ambassador, whose country ho
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
Brice Oligui Nguema, commander-in-chief of the Gabonese Republican Guard, was named as the transition leader of the Central African country on Wednesday night following
A recent meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee highlighted the need to effectively prevent and resolve risks in key areas, a
The Russian military repelled a drone attack at an airport in Pskov, western Russia, where four transport aircraft were damaged, officials said early on Wednesday."The
Tens of thousands of Israelis protested in cities across the country on Saturday ahead of a key decision by the Supreme Court over legislation passed by the coalition w
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
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
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced on Monday the opening of a cloud data center in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, as part of its efforts to expand its online service offer
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
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 (
The 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits kicked off on Tuesday, with the focus on establishing the region as an epicenter of e
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
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:
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.
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim