Trump's administration unveils tax cut principles

Trump's administration unveils tax cut principles

2017-04-27 08:07

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday unveiled the principles of the long-awaited tax reform plan that will significantly cut income taxes for Americans and corporates, ahead of the administration's first 100 days in office.

U.S. aims to pressure DPRK by sanctions, diplomacy: officials

U.S. aims to pressure DPRK by sanctions, diplomacy: officials

2017-04-27 08:07

U.S. President Donald Trump aims to use economic sanctions and diplomatic measures to pressure Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) into dismantling its nuclear and missile programs, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

Russia ready to mend ties with NATO: top military chief

Russia ready to mend ties with NATO: top military chief

2017-04-27 08:07

The relations between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are at their lowest level since the end of the Cold War, but Moscow is ready to repair them, the country's military chief said here Wednesday.

Damascus warns Turkey of undermining Syria's sovereignty

Damascus warns Turkey of undermining Syria's sovereignty

2017-04-27 08:07

The Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned on Wednesday the Turkish airstrikes that targeted Kurdish positions in northern Syria, warning the Turkish government against undermining Syria's sovereignty.

Your daily briefing on China

Your daily briefing on China

2017-04-27 08:07

China launched its second aircraft carrier Wednesday morning in a Dalian shipyard in Liaoning Province, northeast China.

10 arrested in France, Belgium in suspicious linkage to terror attacks

10 arrested in France, Belgium in suspicious linkage to terror attacks

2017-04-26 20:25

Ten people have been arrested between Monday and Wednesday in France and Belgium in suspicious linkage to the terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo and a Kosher supermarket in 2015 in Paris, media reported on Wednesday.

Abbott World Marathon Majors inks major partnership deal with Wanda Group, aims to hold race in China

Abbott World Marathon Majors inks major partnership deal with Wanda Group, aims to hold race in China

2017-04-26 20:27

China's Wanda Group put pen to paper on a partnership deal with the Abbott World Marathon Majors (WMM) here on Wednesday, in an agreement that will see three major marathon events held in Asia within the next 10 years.

UN cooperates with Chinese bike sharing firm to raise awareness on climate change

UN cooperates with Chinese bike sharing firm to raise awareness on climate change

2017-04-26 07:42

The UN Development Program (UNDP) has launched a partnership with the Chinese bike-sharing platform known as Ofo to raise public awareness about climate change, a UN spokesperson said Tuesday.

White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

2017-04-26 07:42

The White House on Tuesday set up a new website to showcase what U.S. President Donald Trump has accomplished in his first 100 days in office, highlighting his numberous executive and legislative actions as well as following up on his campaign promises.

Putin urges Russian navy to prioritize nuclear force buildup

Putin urges Russian navy to prioritize nuclear force buildup

2017-04-26 07:42

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday demanded the Russian navy to prioritize the development of strategic nuclear forces and modernize its weaponry.

Interview: Industry 4.0 is more evolution than revolution: Hanover Fair chief

Interview: Industry 4.0 is more evolution than revolution: Hanover Fair chief

2017-04-26 07:42

The so-called "industry 4.0" is more evolution than revolution, according to chief of the Hanover Fair 2017, the world's leading industrial trade show, which runs from Monday to Friday.

Iran top leader urges robust growth by tapping domestic potentials

Iran top leader urges robust growth by tapping domestic potentials

2017-04-25 21:18

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday urged the presidential hopefuls to rely on the domestic potentials in their programs for economic development, state IRIB TV reported.

Israel annoyed with German FM's plan to meet critics over West Bank

Israel annoyed with German FM's plan to meet critics over West Bank

2017-04-25 21:20

Israel's political arena was stirred Tuesday by Netanyahu's threat to cancel talks with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel over the visiting diplomat's plan to meet with groups critical of Israel's action in the West Bank.

Spotlight: Countries turn to cement cultural, economic ties as Ancient Civilization Forum opens

Spotlight: Countries turn to cement cultural, economic ties as Ancient Civilization Forum opens

2017-04-25 07:27

The first Ancient Civilization Forum kicked off here on Monday as countries representing early civilizations across the world aim to pool their wisdom together to address today's problems and challenges with stronger cultural and economic ties.

One third of U.S. millennials live with and rely on parents: survey

One third of U.S. millennials live with and rely on parents: survey

2017-04-25 07:26

Around one third of all U.S. millennials live with and rely financially on their parents, putting off adulthood milestones like marriage, having a child and home-buying, according to a new report from U.S. Census Bureau on Monday.

Spotlight: More alleged chemical attacks feared to frame Syrian army

Spotlight: More alleged chemical attacks feared to frame Syrian army

2017-04-25 07:20

Striking the Syrian army on the pretext of its chemical attack against civilians without substantial evidence gives ultra radical groups a reason to stage future attacks to attract more strikes on Syrian forces, analysts say.

Lawyer for United Airlines passenger signals law suit against airline

Lawyer for United Airlines passenger signals law suit against airline

2017-04-25 07:18

The lawyer for the passenger dragged off an United flight signaled on Monday that his client intends to file a lawsuit.

Ethiopia taps Chinese firms to employ a burgeoning youth population

Ethiopia taps Chinese firms to employ a burgeoning youth population

2017-04-24 22:04

Selam Fantahun, an Ethiopian high school dropout, feels that her life's prospects have brightened up since she landed a job at a Chinese shoe factory in Addis Ababa four months ago.

Outcome of French first round election sends high stocks in France, Europe

Outcome of French first round election sends high stocks in France, Europe

2017-04-24 21:53

Stocks in France and exchanges in European markets opened with rosy note on Monday after pro-market and Europe stance Emmanuel Macron's win in French election's first round offered a relief to investors who had feared radical candidates could win power.

UN decries lack of accountability for abuses in S. Sudan

UN decries lack of accountability for abuses in S. Sudan

2017-04-24 21:57

A UN human rights official has said lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the violence in Wau town in South Sudan's northwest region remains one of the country's "biggest challenges."

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