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Maldives says opposition wins 'peaceful' presidential election

Post Report 24 Sep 02:48 PM

Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the island nation’s presidential election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Twitter on Monday, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

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

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

Post Report 19 Sep 08:46 PM

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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

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would announce his latest plan for China tariffs after the markets close, with expectations he would levy about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

Post Report 17 Sep 10:10 AM

Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. The death toll rose to at least 17. Read Full Story »

 '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

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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

India’s Supreme Court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday in a landmark verdict, sparking celebrations across the country where gay sex had been punishable by prison for up to 10 years. Read Full Story »

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 »

Scott Morrison is new Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

24 Aug 03:13 PM

Scott Morrison has become Australia's new prime minister after Malcolm Turnbull was forced out by party rivals in a bruising leadership contest, BBC reported. Read Full Story »

Powerful quake hits Venezuela coast, damage limited

22 Aug 05:45 PM

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Venezuela’s eastern coast, home to largely poor fishing communities, on Tuesday afternoon, shaking buildings as far away as Colombian capital Bogota and knocking power out in parts of Trinidad, Reuters reported. 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 »

Malaysia's Najib pleads not guilty to money laundering as charges pile up

08 Aug 03:15 PM

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges slapped on him on Wednesday, as the country’s new government looked for answers to how billions of dollars went missing from a state fund 1MDB during his term, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Veteran Indian politician M Karunanidhi dies at 94

07 Aug 07:32 PM

Veteran Indian politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi has died at the age of 94. 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 »

Pakistan's Imran Khan declares victory amid rigging claims

27 Jul 10:55 AM

Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan declared victory on Thursday in a divisive general election, and said he was ready to lead the nuclear-armed nation despite a long delay in ballot counting and allegations of vote-rigging from his main opponents. Read Full Story »

Nineteen dead, more than 3,000 in need of rescue, after Laos dam collapse - media

25 Jul 03:59 PM

Nineteen people have been confirmed dead and more than 3,000 need to be rescued after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, local media reported on Wednesday, Reuters reported.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 »

'It was magical': Thai boys relive moment of discovery by divers during cave ordeal

18 Jul 08:18 PM

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand recounted details of their ordeal on Wednesday, at their first public appearance, during which they waved, smiled and offered traditional “wai” greetings on a national broadcast, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Lecturers envision new steps by BRICS

18 Jul 03:32 PM

Leaders of the BRICS countries are expected to coordinate as they cope with the challenges of the-globalization, unilateralism and protectionism while shaping their consensus in further boosting economic growth, speakers said on Tuesday at an event organized by China Daily, Chinadaily .com.cn reported. Read Full Story »

Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke

18 Jul 11:25 AM

U.S. President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, saying he misspoke in a joint news conference in Helsinki, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Ousted Pakistan PM arrested on return, as bomber kills scores

Post Report 14 Jul 10:50 AM

Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, both facing lengthy prison terms, were arrested minutes after landing in the country on Friday as they returned seeking to revitalize their flagging party ahead of a July 25 election, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

10 Jul 04:22 PM

In a successful end to a perilous mission that has gripped the world, all 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave have been rescued, Reuters reported on Tuesday, quoting a Thai navy SEAL unit said on Tuesday. Read Full Story »

Thailand cave: Rescuers in race against weather as rains close in

05 Jul 02:45 PM

Rescuers in Thailand are racing against the weather to free 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. Read Full Story »

Saudi women take victory lap as driving ban ends

Agencies 25 Jun 12:59 PM

Women in Saudi Arabia hit the roads on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women’s repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. Read Full Story »

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