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11 Oct 07:15 PM

Leading officials and scholars from around the world will gather in Beijing next week for the fifth meeting of China's flagship cultural forum to discuss how to build a community with a shared future for mankind through cultural exchanges, China Daily reported. Read Full Story »

Reuters 10 Oct 06:23 PM

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced Tarique Rahman, the acting chairman of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to life in jail, and 19 more to death, over a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2004, lawyers said.Read Full Story »

Trump says next summit with North Korea's Kim to come after November U.S. elections

Reuters 10 Oct 05:55 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held after U.S. congressional elections on Nov. 6. Read Full Story »

Indonesian leader says all quake victims must be found as toll rises above 1,200

02 Oct 03:27 PM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered more rescuers to be sent in to find victims of a devastating earthquake and tsunami on Tuesday as the official death toll rose above 1,200 and looting raised fears of growing lawlessness, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Indonesia rushes to help quake-hit island, death toll likely to soar past 830

01 Oct 10:59 AM

Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island, and prepared to bury some of the at least 832 dead, while the government said it would accept international help for disaster relief, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

At least 384 killed in Indonesian quake, tsunami

29 Sep 11:52 AM

At least 384 people were killed, many swept away by giant waves as they played on the beach, when a major earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said on Saturday, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Swedish PM Lofven ousted, anti-immigrant party pushing for policy role

25 Sep 08:07 PM

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Maldives says opposition wins 'peaceful' presidential election

Post Report 24 Sep 02:48 PM

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21 Sep 06:50 PM

At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania’s top police official Simon Sirro said on Friday, and scores more were still feared missing as rescuers searched for survivors on the morning after the disaster. Read Full Story »

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61

21 Sep 11:27 AM

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died in a military hospital at the age of 61, according to state media report. Read Full Story »

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib to face further charges in 1MDB case

19 Sep 08:55 PM

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face further corruption charges related to money allegedly siphoned off from scandal-plagued state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the anti-corruption agency said on Wednesday, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Ousted ex-PM Sharif, daughter set to be freed during appeal

Post Report 19 Sep 08:46 PM

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release from jail of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending prison sentences a lower court handed down in July over the purchase of upscale apartments in London, Reuters reported.Read Full Story »

18 Sep 05:35 PM

China said on Tuesday that it has no choice but to retaliate against new U.S. trade tariffs, raising the risk that President Donald Trump could soon impose duties on virtually all of the Chinese goods that America buys, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Trump says he will announce decision on China tariffs after market close

18 Sep 05:31 PM

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North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

Post Report 17 Sep 10:10 AM

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 '40 Years On - China and the World'

Post Report 14 Sep 03:24 PM

To mark the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up, the fifth Vision China event, themed 40 Years On – China and the World, was held by China Daily at One Great George Street, London, on September 13. Read Full Story »

13 Sep 03:51 PM

Eleven people were killed and 44 injured after a car plowed into a crowded square in southern China and the driver attacked people with a knife and spade seeking “revenge” on society for previous criminal convictions. Read Full Story »

California shootings: Six dead in Bakersfield

13 Sep 03:38 PM

Six people have been killed in linked shootings in the city of Bakersfield in California, police say, BBC reported. Read Full Story »

Xi: Local ties key to relations

12 Sep 05:48 PM

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07 Sep 06:42 PM

The bodies of at least 166 people have been found in the Mexican state of Veracruz, prosecutors said on Thursday, the latest in a string of grim discoveries made in the eastern region in recent years, Reuters reported.Read Full Story »

India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

06 Sep 06:23 PM

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Typhoon kills 10 in Japan, boats move stranded passengers from airport

05 Sep 03:42 PM

A powerful typhoon killed 10 people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats from a flooded airport, the government said on Wednesday, as more than a million homes were without power, Reuters reported.Read Full Story »

Wives of Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar call for their release

05 Sep 03:27 PM

The wives of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar jailed for seven years on official secrets charges insisted on Tuesday that the men were innocent and called for them to be released and reunited with their young families as soon as possible, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Myanmar court jails Reuters reporters for seven years in landmark secrets case

03 Sep 05:44 PM

A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress toward democracy in the Southeast Asian country. Read Full Story »

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan dies

Post Report 18 Aug 03:59 PM

Former UN secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died. He was 80. Read Full Story »

Ex-cricketer Imran Khan elected prime minister of Pakistan

18 Aug 12:10 PM

Pakistani lawmakers elected former cricket legend Imran Khan prime minister on Friday and he pledged to bring to justice “all those who have robbed this country” through corruption, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

16 Aug 06:35 PM

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who ordered nuclear tests to make India a nuclear weapons power and traveled by bus to Pakistan in a grand diplomatic gesture, died on Thursday, the hospital where he was admitted said in a statement, Reuters reported.Read Full Story »

Venezuela's Maduro says drone blast was bid to kill him, blames Colombia

05 Aug 02:51 PM

At least one explosion rocked a military event where Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was giving a speech on Saturday and the government said it was a failed assassination attempt involving drones carrying explosives, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Mexico plane crash: Investigators find black box flight recorders

02 Aug 02:25 PM

Investigators have found the flight recorders from an Aeroméxico flight, which crashed in Mexico's northern Durango state on Tuesday, BBC reported. Read Full Story »

India strips 4 million of citizenship

Bbc 30 Jul 05:49 PM

India has published a list which effectively strips some four million people in the north-eastern state of Assam of their citizenship. Read Full Story »

Pakistan election: 27 killed in Quetta bomb blast

25 Jul 02:29 PM

Violence has erupted as millions head to the polls in Pakistan, with the worst incident seeing at least 27 killed by a bomb in the city of Quetta. Read Full Story »

Japan heat wave deaths climb to 80 as authorities weigh preventive measures

24 Jul 08:51 PM

Two weeks into Japan’s blistering heat wave, at least 80 people have died and thousands have been rushed to emergency rooms, as officials on Tuesday urged citizens to stay indoors to avoid temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) in some areas, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Wildfire kills at least 50 near Athens, flames trap families as they flee

Post Report 24 Jul 03:18 PM

A wildfire killed at least 50 people and injured scores more as it swept through a small resort town near Athens and trapped families with children behind walls of smoke and flames as they tried to flee to the beach, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

South Korean court sentences president Park Geun-hye to another eight years in jail

20 Jul 04:23 PM

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