Feature: American artist makes discoveries, draws inspiration in China for her works

Feature: American artist makes discoveries, draws inspiration in China for her works

2018-01-18 07:41

Few people may be able to get excited over the guts of a fish, sores on human skin, or a half-eaten peach. But Mary A. Johnson, an American artist and lecturer at Beijing's Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), is fascinated by such things and embraces them in her works.

Belt & Road Initiative brings opportunities to countries involved: U.S. experts

Belt & Road Initiative brings opportunities to countries involved: U.S. experts

2018-01-18 07:41

The Belt and Road Initiative would not only enhance trade and commerce ties among participating countries, but also further their relations diplomatically as well as culturally, said U.S. experts.

Russia's 2018 federal budget may move into surplus: finance minister

Russia's 2018 federal budget may move into surplus: finance minister

2018-01-18 07:41

Russia's federal budget is on track to return to surplus this year due to higher than expected oil prices, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Wednesday.

Trump's 1st year marked by rifts, feuds and controversies

Trump's 1st year marked by rifts, feuds and controversies

2018-01-18 07:41

One year into Donald Trump's presidency, the uncertainties and anxieties over his unconventional playbook appear to have not diminished.

East Africa remains fastest-growing in Africa in coming years: UN report

East Africa remains fastest-growing in Africa in coming years: UN report

2018-01-17 22:29

Projecting Africa's aggregate growth and domestic product (GDP) to grow at 3.5 percent in 2018, and 3.7 percent in 2019, a new UN report reiterates that East Africa remains fastest-growing sub-region on the continent.

Chinese firms to start building sub-sea pipeline installation in Nigeria

Chinese firms to start building sub-sea pipeline installation in Nigeria

2018-01-17 08:22

Two leading Chinese companies have held a groundbreaking ceremony to start the construction of a sub-sea pipeline installation for Dangote Oil Refining Company Limited in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub.

Russian airline may resume flights to Cairo in late February

Russian airline may resume flights to Cairo in late February

2018-01-17 08:22

Russia's largest airline Aeroflot will not resume direct flights to Cairo until the end of February, its CEO Vitaly Saveliev said Tuesday.

UN chief sees world going in reverse

UN chief sees world going in reverse

2018-01-17 08:22

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that the world has gone in reverse as peace remains elusive.

Most foreign terrorists in U.S. born abroad: gov't report

Most foreign terrorists in U.S. born abroad: gov't report

2018-01-17 08:22

Three quarters of all those convicted of international terrorism or related offense in the United States since 2001 were foreign born, a government report found Tuesday.

Armed conflict fuels HIV spread in Ukraine: study

Armed conflict fuels HIV spread in Ukraine: study

2018-01-17 08:22

Conflict in eastern Ukraine that erupted in 2014 has escalated the spread of HIV throughout the country as millions of people were uprooted from their war-torn homes, researchers said on Monday.

Syria wary of U.S. fragmentation plot by forming new rebel army

Syria wary of U.S. fragmentation plot by forming new rebel army

2018-01-16 22:31

The Syrian government is concerned that the latest U.S. move to form a new army in northern Syria aims to fragment the country.

UAE unveils world's largest man-made desalinated water reserve

UAE unveils world's largest man-made desalinated water reserve

2018-01-16 22:31

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) unveiled Monday the world's largest reserve of desalinated water.

Angola reaffirms commitment to one-China policy

Angola reaffirms commitment to one-China policy

2018-01-16 08:26

Angola's Foreign Minister Manuel Domingos Augusto on Sunday reaffirmed his country's commitment to the one-China policy.

Purported Trump comments draw outrage in Africa

Purported Trump comments draw outrage in Africa

2018-01-16 08:26

Vulgar comments attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump has caused ourage across Africa.

Apple says battery degradation only affects iPhones, no other devices

Apple says battery degradation only affects iPhones, no other devices

2018-01-16 08:26

U.S. top tech leader Apple Inc. has confirmed that the slowdown resulting from degradation of batteries will only affect older iPhones instead of other Apple devices such as iPads, Apple Watches or MacBooks.

Automakers roll out plans for autonomous vehicles in U.S.

Automakers roll out plans for autonomous vehicles in U.S.

2018-01-16 08:26

Automakers from around the world shared plans at ongoing North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) to produce autonomous vehicles for the U.S. market within the next five years.

Somali militants "lecture" frightened Kenyan villagers before escaping

Somali militants "lecture" frightened Kenyan villagers before escaping

2018-01-15 22:01

About 100 Somali Al-Shabaab militants on Sunday stormed a village in Kenya's coastal Lamu region where they "lectured" frightened villagers.

Russia says to facilitate dialogue between U.S., DPRK

Russia says to facilitate dialogue between U.S., DPRK

2018-01-15 22:02

Russia is ready to facilitate bilateral dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang within the framework of the six-party talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.

Nearly 1,000 families evacuated as Philippine volcano spews ash

Nearly 1,000 families evacuated as Philippine volcano spews ash

2018-01-15 22:05

Philippine authorities have ordered more than 900 families to evacuate as Mayon volcano continues to spew ash on Sunday.

Libyan eastern army accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism in Libya

Libyan eastern army accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism in Libya

2018-01-15 07:37

Libya's eastern-based army spokesman on Sunday slammed Turkey as the sponsor of terrorism in Libya.

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