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U.S. House Moves Bill to Partially Halt Government Shutdown

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a spending package late Thursday that would end the partial government shutdown, amid a veto threat from the...
accident

Road accident in western Kenya claims thirty lives

A road accident Sunday on a major highway in west Kenya killed 30 and injured dozens of others. The accident occurred at dawn when a...
Electoral campaign

Electoral campaign ends as Angola expects new president

Angola's electoral campaign, which started on July 23, closed on Monday countrywide, a process that happened without major constraints. Angolans will go to the polls...
earthquake

5.6-magnitude quake strikes Japan’s northeast, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan's northeast on Tuesday, the weather agency here...

Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad on official visit

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister arrived on Saturday in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on an official visit, an Iraqi foreign minister official told Xinhua. ...
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister's questions at the House of parliament in London, Britain, Feb. 8, 2017. The British House of Commons on Wednesday night passed the Brexit Bill which gives the British government the power to begin the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

British PM wins landslide final battle in House of Commons to trigger EU exit

The parliamentary bill empowering the British government to begin the formal process of leaving the European Union completed its passage Wednesday night in the...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN chief “deeply regrets” Israeli adoption of bill to retroactively legalize settlements in West...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said that he "deeply regrets" that Israel adopted a bill late Monday that would retroactively legalize Jewish settlements...
Asian Stocks

Singapore stocks end up 0.68 percent

Singapore shares closed ni0.68 percent higher on Wednesday, as investors bought on price dips in the morning after U.S. President Donald Trump accused Germany...
elections

Exit polls: Bulgaria to elect a new president in runoff

According to Alpha Research agency, the Bulgarian Socialist Party-backed Major General Rumen Radev is expected to have 24.8 percent of the valid votes, against...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

4 killed, 3 hurt in Kabul truck attack – police

"One militant rammed a truck bomb at the wall of North Gate camp which gives home to several foreign companies and logistic firms. Two...
Asian Stock Markets

Chinese shares drop four percent in afternoon trading

Chinese shares tumbled on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down more than 4 percent in the afternoon trading session. The Shenzhen Composite...
People gather at Tundikhel after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

All flights canceled as Kathmandu?s airport closes down after quake

The Kathmandu airport was shut on Saturday following a strong earthquake which struck the country earlier in the day, with all the flights canceled...