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Iran’s passenger plane makes emergency landing

An Iranian passenger plane made an emergency landing at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport on Saturday, semi-official Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA) reported. ...
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2 dead, several injured in cigar lounge shooting outside Chicago

A shooting incident occurred at a cigar lounge outside the U.S. city of Chicago on Friday night, leaving two dead and several others injured,...

Confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia rise to 5 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has reported three more cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases here to five. ...

Soyuz-2 carrier rocket launch postponed due to technical problems

The launch of Russia's Soyuz-2 carrier rocket with a Meridian-M military communications satellite has been postponed indefinitely due to technical problems, Russian media reported...

2 confirmed dead in Houston explosion

At least two people were confirmed dead in the large explosion at an industrial facility in the U.S. city of Houston early Friday morning,...

“Too early” to declare coronavirus outbreak in China a global emergency – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that it was "too early" to declare the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China a...
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U.S. Senate rejects Democrats’ demand for documents from White House in Trump impeachment trial

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to table a motion proposed by the Democrats during an ongoing impeachment trial against President Donald Trump demanding...
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Trump impeachment trial formally starts in U.S. Senate

The impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off Tuesday in the Senate as the chamber debated, and would later vote on, a...
Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers attend a service at the Selassie Church, in the city of Mekelle, Ethiopia, on January 5, 2020. PHOTO | EDUARDO SOTERAS | AFP

10 killed, 250 injured in Wooden bench collapse at Ethiopia religious gathering

The death toll from a sudden collapse of a wooden bench on Monday at a major religious gathering in northwestern Ethiopia's Gondar city has...

IMF pause global growth projection over surprises

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut global growth projections on Monday, citing negative surprises in a few emerging markets, notably in India, and increased...
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (R) meets with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Brussels, Beglium, March 16, 2015. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)

Iran threatens to leave NPT if nuke case sent to UNSC

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that the Islamic republic will leave the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in case the nuclear case of...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump legal team slams House Democrats’ impeachment move in 1st formal response

The White House legal team on Saturday slammed House Democrats' impeachment effort against President Donald Trump as "brazen and unlawful" in its first formal...

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” wins big at Critics’ Choice Awards

With four prizes, comedy-drama "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" turned out the big winner of the 25th annual Critics' Choice Awards, held at...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei prays near the coffins of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Tehran, Iran January 6, 2020. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Iranian supreme leader urges probe over Ukrainian plane crash

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday urged relevant authorities to conduct investigations over "possible shortcomings" leading to the recent crash of a...
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State media say Sultan of Oman dies

The Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said passed away on Friday evening, Oman's state media reported early Saturday. "The Diwan of Royal...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) delivers a statement at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, Jan. 8, 2020. Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no U.S. casualties have resulted from Iran's missiles attack against U.S. forces in Iraq on Tuesday, adding that the United States would impose additional sanctions against Tehran. (Xinhua/Hu Yousong)

No U.S. casualties in Iran’s retaliatory attacks, sanctions to come – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no U.S. casualties have resulted from Iran's missiles attack against U.S. forces in Iraq on Tuesday,...
Vladimir Putin

Putin urges strengthening Russia’s military might in next 10 years

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for building up the country's military capabilities in the next 10 years to withstand global threats. ...
President Trump: I commend the policemen who prevented this incident from becoming a disaster

White House rejects ongoing impeachment inquiry

The White House said Tuesday that it won't cooperate with the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump led by House Democrats. ...
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At least 7 pupils killed after classroom collapses in Kenya

At least seven pupils were killed and 59 others injured early Monday after their classroom collapsed at a school compound in Nairobi, government and...
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China to grant 5G commercial-use licenses

China will soon grant 5G licenses for commercial use, the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said Monday. China's 5G...

Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York, pilot rescued

A helicopter fell short of the landing pad and crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday afternoon, injuring one person...
Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in central Baghdad, Iraq on April 30, 2016. Thousands of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and took control of the parliament building and surrounding areas, while dozens of lawmakers, officials and employees tried to escape the government district. [Xinhua]

2 killed, 6 wounded in suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad

At least two people were killed and six other were injured on Thursday in a suicide bomb attack at a marketplace in Sadr City...

About 56 people confirmed dead in a road accident in Ghana

Police have so far counted at least 56 bodies of the dead in a fatal road crash in midland Ghana on Friday morning, a...
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Senegalese Re-elects Macky Sall As Their President

Macky Sall has been reelected as Senegal's president, Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne announced early Monday, citing preliminary results. According to the Senegalese prime...
The first ever cotton sprout on the moon released by Chongqing University who led the design of this biological payload on the Chang'e-4 lunar mission. [Photo: CGTN/ Chongqing University]

China’s Mini Biosphere Experiment on the Moon Yield Perfect Results

One of the cotton seeds carried to the moon by China's Chang'e-4 probe is the first ever to sprout on the moon, according to...
Sudanese protesters chant slogans during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Khartoum on January 6, 2019

24 Confirmed Dead in South Sudan Protests

The death toll in Sudan's protests has risen to 24, said Amer Mohamed Ibrahim, head of a Sudanese government fact-finding committee in charge of...
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Germany Plane Crash Claims Two Lives

A small plane crashed in Germany's northern state of Brandenburg on Saturday, killing two people, German media Focus reported. The crash site was near the...
A journalist talks to a policeman at the street beside the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters after shooting happened at the bureau in Suitland, Maryland, the United States, April 9, 2015. A guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters was shot and critically wounded Thursday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

U.S. Mall Shooting Leaves One Injured

At least one person was shot and wounded at a shopping mall in the U.S. state of New Jersey on Friday night, media here...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

U.S. Government Shutdown breaks Record as it Enters its 22nd Day

As the clock struck midnight, the U.S. partial government shutdown over disputed congressional funds for President Donald Trump's border wall entered its 22nd day...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

S. Afghanistan Militants Attack Claims The Lives 15 Police Officers

Up to 15 personnel of Afghan Border Police force were killed and seven others injured in an overnight attack of anti-government militants against a...