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Boeing plane orders hit 16-year low

[2020-01-16 00:00]

Orders for Boeing planes fell to a 16-year low in 2019 after two crashes of the 737 Max aircraft killed 346 people and led to the worldwide grounding of the plane, costing the company nearly $10 billion and its title as the world's largest aircraft manufacturer.

Plane dumps fuel over five schools in Los Angeles

[2020-01-16 00:00]

LOS ANGELES-An airplane with engine trouble returning to Los Angeles International Airport, or LAX, on Tuesday morning dropped jet fuel onto five schools, leaving some people with minor injuries.

Berlin to host Libya peace conference

[2020-01-16 00:00]

BERLIN-Germany has invited major world powers to a conference on Sunday to address the civil conflict in Libya, after the country's rival leaders left Moscow without reaching an agreement, according to a statement by the German government on Tuesday.

Middle East dominates debate

[2020-01-16 00:00]

The seventh debate involving Democratic hopefuls for this year's presidential election kicked off with blunt exchanges over the United States' policy in the Middle East.

Russian PM submits resignation to Putin

[2020-01-16 00:00]

Dmitry Medvedev, Russian prime minister, submitted his resignation to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Russia's Tass news agency reported.

Wild winter weather claims 160 lives in Afghanistan, Pakistan

[2020-01-16 00:00]

ISLAMABAD-Search teams helped by Pakistani troops pulled out 21 more bodies from homes destroyed by this week's avalanches in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, raising the overall death toll due to severe winter weather to 160 for Pakistan and Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday.

EU outlines funding for Green Deal

[2020-01-16 00:00]

The European Commission on Tuesday unveiled the funding details for an ambitious 1-trillion-euro ($1.1 trillion) investment plan over the next decade to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.

Yemeni beekeepers take risks to produce honey

[2020-01-12 09:11]

SANAA, Yemen-Fleeing from airstrikes and land mines, Yemeni beekeeper Darwish Ali drove his beehives for more than 500 kilometers toward the western highlands of Sanaa Province, seeking safe valleys for herding his bees.

US House move to curb Trump's war power dismissed by president

[2020-01-12 09:11]

WASHINGTON-US lawmakers concerned about rushing to war with Iran adopted a measure on Thursday aimed at reining in US President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against the Islamic republic.

Commons vote paves way for Brexit in 3 weeks

[2020-01-12 09:11]

LONDON-Britain on Thursday gained a clear path toward the exit gate from the European Union in just three weeks.

China's envoy defends multilateralism principle of UN Charter

[2020-01-12 09:11]

China's top envoy to the United Nations on Thursday expounded on China's position of firmly upholding multilateralism and the UN Charter.

EU seeks to defuse tensions over Gulf

[2020-01-08 00:00]

European Union leaders are trying to help defuse the high tensions between Iran and the United States following the US assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in a military drone strike in Iraq on Jan 3.

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