U.S. state lawmaker hopes for negotiated settlement of trade disputes with China

U.S. state lawmaker hopes for negotiated settlement of trade disputes with China

2019-01-19 13:27

The U.S.-initiated tariff war against China could have been avoided and bilateral trade disputes should be resolved through talks, a U.S. state lawmaker from Utah said Thursday.

NASA cooperates with China on moon exploration

NASA cooperates with China on moon exploration

2019-01-19 08:50

The United States space agency said Friday that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is expected to image the landing site of China's lunar lander Chang'e-4 on Jan. 31.

EU countries should defend TurkStream extension in Brussels: Putin

EU countries should defend TurkStream extension in Brussels: Putin

2019-01-19 09:03

Russia has resources and is ready to extend the TurkStream gas pipeline to Europe across Bulgaria and Serbia, if governments of European Union (EU) member countries along the route persuade Brussels to give them the green light, Russian President Vladimir Putin said here on Thursday.

Thousands more migrant kids likely separated from parents at U.S.-Mexico border: report

Thousands more migrant kids likely separated from parents at U.S.-Mexico border: report

2019-01-19 08:49

Thousands more migrant children were likely separated from their parents and guardians at the U.S.-Mexico border than was previously known, according to a report released Thursday by the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

What is behind Jack Ma's footsteps in Africa?

What is behind Jack Ma's footsteps in Africa?

2019-01-18 21:54

The beginning of the year 2019 has seen exchanges between the Rwandan government and China's Alibaba Group, as the two sides discussed agro-products exports in Rwanda and a dozen Rwandan officials visited Alibaba's headquarters in China.

Cooperation on clean energy fuels future of China-Africa ties

Cooperation on clean energy fuels future of China-Africa ties

2019-01-18 21:18

As African countries are seeking clean energy to drive their economic development, China has stressed its commitment in fostering cooperation with Africa in this area to promote their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

Los Angeles receives record 1.2 mln Chinese visitors in 2018

Los Angeles receives record 1.2 mln Chinese visitors in 2018

2019-01-18 09:38

The western U.S. city of Los Angeles received a record 1.2 million visitors from China in 2018, the authorities said on Wednesday.

Longest gov't shutdown in U.S. history dragging down economy

Longest gov't shutdown in U.S. history dragging down economy

2019-01-18 09:38

As the partial government shutdown stretches into its 26th day Wednesday, the damage to the overall U.S. economy is piling up, with federal workers, business people, travelers and beyond badly affected.

Analysis: Pompeo's Middle East trip yields little, say U.S. experts

Analysis: Pompeo's Middle East trip yields little, say U.S. experts

2019-01-18 09:38

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrapped up his eight-day visit to the Middle East earlier this week, a trip the U.S. experts see full of rhetoric that can hardly regain regional confidence in Washington.

Russia, Serbia sign major deals in energy, infrastructure

Russia, Serbia sign major deals in energy, infrastructure

2019-01-18 09:38

Russia and Serbia signed a package of agreements on bilateral cooperation during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the Serbian capital of Belgrade, the Kremlin said Thursday.

Zambia's manufacturing sector has vast potential for cooperation with China: expert

Zambia's manufacturing sector has vast potential for cooperation with China: expert

2019-01-17 21:36

There is vast potential in Zambia's manufacturing sector for further cooperation with China, an industry group said on Tuesday.

Feature: From mud hut to modern home: four houses of a Tibetan herdsman

Feature: From mud hut to modern home: four houses of a Tibetan herdsman

2019-01-17 21:36

To understand the effects of China's ambitious poverty alleviation efforts, you might want to talk to Tibetan herdsman Ngoizhub Gyaco and visit his family's four generations of houses in one of the most inaccessible places on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Russia, Japan far from partners: Russian FM

Russia, Japan far from partners: Russian FM

2019-01-17 08:14

Russia and Japan are far from being partners in international affairs as rifts remain between them, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.

U.S. military says American soldiers killed in Syria explosion

U.S. military says American soldiers killed in Syria explosion

2019-01-17 08:11

A number of U.S. soldiers were killed in a blast on Wednesday while conducting a routine patrol in northern Syria, the U.S. military said, the first U.S. casualties since President Donald Trump announced his plan to pull out of troops from the country.

Russia willing to save INF Treaty despite U.S. stance: Russian FM

Russia willing to save INF Treaty despite U.S. stance: Russian FM

2019-01-17 08:13

Russia is willing to work to save the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty despite the U.S. attempt to bury it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.

UN General Assembly president says world needs more multilateralism

UN General Assembly president says world needs more multilateralism

2019-01-17 08:12

The current world needs multilateralism more than ever before in face of many serious challenges, UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said in a recent interview with Xinhua.

Kenyan leader vows war against terror as 14 killed in hotel attack

Kenyan leader vows war against terror as 14 killed in hotel attack

2019-01-16 21:10

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday vowed to reactivate the war against terrorism in the wake of an attack by Somalia-based al-Shabab militants at a business complex in Nairobi that claimed 14 innocent lives.

Senate hearing of Trump's attorney general pick focuses on Mueller probe

Senate hearing of Trump's attorney general pick focuses on Mueller probe

2019-01-16 10:17

U.S. Senate started Tuesday the confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr, focusing on the ongoing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and its final results.

Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian sailors

Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian sailors

2019-01-16 10:19

Moscow's Lefortovsky District Court on Tuesday extended the pre-trial detention for 12 Ukrainian sailors charged with violating Russian borders in the Kerch Strait until April 24, Russian news outlets reported.

Los Angeles schools lose 15 million USD on first day of teachers' strike

Los Angeles schools lose 15 million USD on first day of teachers' strike

2019-01-16 10:15

Los Angeles schools lost 15 million U.S. dollars on the first day of the teachers' strike, said Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner on Tuesday.

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