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Brazil rejects G7 aid on Amazon fires

[2019-08-28 07:43]

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, after the seven leaders concluded their summit on Monday in France's seaside town of Biarritz with a pledge of more than $20 million to combat the horrendous fires.

Johnson refuses to rule out suspending Parliament

[2019-08-28 07:43]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out suspending Parliament in an effort to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union. In response, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said that in such a case, the United Kingdom would be at the "mercy" of the United States for a trade deal.

Build, Build, Build program making strides

[2019-08-28 07:43]

As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte embarks on his fifth visit to China, analysts expect the countries will speed up their cooperation, especially on infrastructure development.

Village sport, lost in time, makes comeback

[2019-08-28 07:43]

BANGUI, Central African Republic - Two teams confronted each other on the dusty sports field, wielding roughly cut sticks to whack a homemade puck at high speed.

Certification flights for Max may be in October

[2019-08-28 07:43]

Certification flights for the Boeing 737 Max are likely to be conducted in October following approval of the software update to the plane's anti-stall device implicated in two fatal crashes, according to news reports.

Spacecraft with Russian humanoid robot docks at Intl Space Station

[2019-08-28 07:43]

MOSCOW - An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit docked at the International Space Station, or ISS, on Tuesday, following a failed attempt over the weekend, according to the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos.

Players relive moments of 'ping-pong diplomacy'

[2019-08-26 06:58]

Connie Sweeris was one of nine table tennis players who traveled to China at the end of the 31st World Championships 48 years ago, a trip that gave birth to the "ping-pong diplomacy" and paved the way for the re-establishment of United States-China relations.

After 50 years, battle to protect culture continues

[2019-08-26 06:58]

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO's 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property.

Troops deployed to battle Amazon fires

[2019-08-26 06:58]

This year's fire season in the Amazon is igniting a global debate on climate change and deforestation while thousands of Brazilian troops battle the spreading fires.

Protesters gather on Biarritz for G7

[2019-08-26 06:58]

As leaders of G7 descended on the French resort of Biarritz for their summit on Saturday, thousands of protesters were marching in nearby towns, accusing leaders of the rich nations of causing many global problems.

DPRK tests new 'super-large' multiple rocket launch system

[2019-08-26 06:58]

Pyongyang has successfully tested a new "super-large multiple rocket launch system" under the guidance of its leader Kim Jong-un, the official Korean Central News Agency reported on Sunday, amid "ever-mounting military threats and pressure offensive from the hostile forces".

Gun violence in US tramples on human rights

[2019-08-26 06:57]

China Society for Human Rights Studies has published an article to highlight the long-lasting, unsolved problem

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