20 killed, 26 wounded in U.S. Texas mass shooting: official2019-08-05 13:27
Twenty people were killed and 26 others wounded on Saturday after a shooting at a shopping center in El Paso in U.S. state of Texas, local officials said at a press conference.
Rwandan health minister dismisses reports of closing border with DRC2019-08-01 21:13
Rwandan health minister Diane Gashumba on Thursday dismissed reports saying Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over fears of Ebola outbreak.
S. African business sector calls on Africa to forge ties with Chinese companies2019-07-30 21:42
South Africa and other African countries must forge relations with Chinese enterprises to grow their economies, said Futran Holdings CEO Andries Louw at the Global Trade Show South Africa 2019 in Johannesburg.
Zambia to benefit from China through enhanced cooperation: expert2019-07-30 21:41
The Zambian government attaches great importance to its bilateral cooperation with China, which will benefit the people of Zambia through improved economic growth, says an industry group.
Russia declares state of emergency in four regions over wildfires2019-07-30 07:52
Russia has declared a state of emergency in forests in four regions of Siberia and the Far East over mass wildfires, the Russian Aerial Forest Protection Service said Monday.
Iran, Russia to hold joint drill in Indian Ocean: commander2019-07-30 07:15
Iran and Russia have agreed to hold a joint naval exercise in the Indian Ocean in near future, Iran's navy commander announced Monday.
Zambian expert commends Chinese support to Africa's development2019-07-29 21:46
A Zambian peace and development expert has urged African governments to continue enhancing China-Africa relations stating that the continent still has a lot to learn and share with China given that country's economic success.
Iran warns Europe of further drop of nuclear commitments2019-07-29 21:46
Iran on Monday warned the European signatories of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal of withdrawing from more of its commitments under the deal if they fail to meet Iran's demands.
Chinese missile destroyer partakes in Russian naval parade2019-07-29 07:50
Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet participated in a military parade here marking Russia's Navy Day on Sunday.
Iran says European decision to deploy naval force to Gulf "hostile"2019-07-28 22:15
"European plan to potentially deploy its naval force to the Gulf bears a hostile message," Iran's government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Sunday.
Tunisia bids farewell to president Essebsi at state funeral2019-07-27 21:07
Tunisia on Saturday bid farewell to its President Beji Caid Essebsi who passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 92.
Chinese firms eye Kenya's renewable energy sector amid potential for growth2019-07-27 19:28
Chinese companies are keen to expand their footprint in Kenya's renewable energy sector whose growth has accelerated against a backdrop of friendly policy and regulatory environment, senior executives have said.
South Sudan says peace deal boost investor confidence amid improved security2019-07-27 19:28
South Sudan's investment climate has recently improved thanks to normalcy linked to the ongoing implementation of the revitalized peace deal by the warring parties, a senior official said on Friday.
Spotlight: U.S. farmers say they want trade more than aid2019-07-27 08:01
Several U.S. farm associations on Thursday urged the Trump administration to end trade disputes with its trading partners and restore agricultural markets, as the government unveiled details of a 16-billion-U.S.-dollar trade aid package for farmers who have been hit hard by the U.S.-initiated trade wars.
Ugandan troops arrive in Somalia to beef up security for UN staff2019-07-27 08:00
Some 625 Ugandan peacekeepers have arrived in Mogadishu to begin duties of supporting the UN efforts to bring peace and stability to the Horn of Africa nation, the UN said on Friday.
Feature: Yemeni youngsters learn music to get rid of pain, stress caused by war2019-07-26 22:18
The sound of music is still heard in war-torn Yemen, as a Yemeni musician seeks to achieve his dream of creating a national music group and dozens of young people insist on learning music to get rid of the pain caused by the war.
Interview: Europe's future linked to that of China: expert2019-07-26 22:17
No major change is expected over the European Union's China policy under the EU's new leadership given their practical views on China and bilateral relations, and there is plenty of room for further two-way cooperation, an expert has told Xinhua.
Feature: Economic situation forces Gazans to replace cigarettes with electronic smoking2019-07-26 22:16
Kamal Ibrahim, 60, used to smoke various cigarettes, and he did not expect that he would give up his habit, even when he was in hospital to receive treatment due to the negative impact of smoking for his health.
Feature: Gazan artist draws on grape leaves to overcome psychological stress2019-07-26 09:09
Leen Alhaj, 21, based in Nuseirat refugees camp in the central Gaza Strip, is drawing on grape leaves and turning them into beautiful paintings.
Russia completes first stage of S-400 delivery to Turkey2019-07-26 09:08
Russia has completed delivery of the first shipment of S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey, according to media reports on Thursday.