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Accident

Jan. 14 world news summary at 0030 GMT

KHARTOUM -- At least 14 people were killed on Sunday in a traffic accident in western Sudan, an official of Sudanese North Darfur State...
newspapers

Jan. 13 Quotes of the Day from World News

LONDON -- British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that a failure to support her Brexit deal will be catastrophic for Britain. Saying a...
media

Jan. 13 world news summary at 1530 GMT

STOCKHOLM , The six people who died in a tragic road accident in Sweden on Saturday have been identified as Swiss citizens, Swedish Television...
SADC

Jan. 12 Quotes of the Day from World News

LUSAKA -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday called on all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to refrain from...
Michael Pompeo

Jan. 12 world news summary at 1430 GMT

RIYADH -- Visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday that the United States has no intention to leave the Middle East...
accident

Jan. 12 world news summary at 0030 GMT

HAVANA -- Seven people, including four foreign tourists, were killed and 33 others injured in a bus accident that occurred in eastern Cuba, local...
Newspapers

Jan. 10 world news summary at 1530 GMT

MOSCOW -- The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) intends to continue cooperation with Russia in exploring outer space despite pressure from Washington,...
Person voting

Jan. 10 world news summary at 0930 GMT

KINSHASA -- Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to interim results proclaimed early...
Immigration Officers

Jan. 5 Quotes of the Day from World News

ACCRA -- The Ghana Immigration Service(GIS) is ready to deepen its collaboration with China in order to instill efficiency into the work of its...
Carlos Ghosn

Jan. 4 world news summary at 1530 GMT

MOSCOW -- U.S. national Paul Whelan, who was detained last week in Moscow on suspicion of espionage, also has British citizenship, Russian Foreign Ministry...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Dec. 24 world news summary at 0830 GMT

BOGOTA -- Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla group launched a unilateral temporary cease-fire on Sunday in the lead up to Christmas. The cease-fire began...
accident

May 13 world news summary at 0030 GMT

PARIS -- A man randomly attacked bystanders with a knife on Saturday night in central Paris, Paris prefecture confirmed. "Five people in the 2nd district...
Ghana-Newspaper

May 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

RABAT -- Citing Tehran's support to separatists in Western Sahara, Morocco announced on Tuesday to sever ties with Iran, only a few years after...
Yemen damage by Saudi airstrikes, Dec. 5, 2017

April 23 major world news summary

SANAA -- At least 40 people were killed or wounded late on Sunday when air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding ceremony...
earthquake

Feb. 7 world news summary at 0030 GMT

JERUSALEM -- Israel's parliament passed Monday a controversial law to retroactively legalize wildcat Jewish outposts built on private Palestinian lands, despite international condemnations and...
File photo taken on April 11, 2013 shows Fidel Castro attending the inauguration of a school in Havana. Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has died at 90, local media said on Nov. 26, 2016. (Xinhua/Cubadebate)

News Ghana Top ten world news events in 2016

The following are the top ten world news events in the year 2016 selected by Xinhua in a chronological order: 1. CHINESE...
Iraqi

Dec. 20 world news summary at 0045 GMT

ANKARA -- Turkey will continue to move some of its troops out of Nineveh province in northern Iraq, where the camp is based, said...
Security Council

Dec. 19 world news summary at 0030 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution endorsing an international roadmap for a Syrian-led political transition in order to...

Dec. 16 world news summary at 1530 GMT

KAMPALA -- As the Burundi crisis continues to worsen, the British minister for Africa currently on a tour in the Great Lakes region has...

Dec. 15 world news summary at 0030 GMT

LONDON -- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced Monday that its board of governors had approved a request by the Chinese...

Dec. 14 world news summary at 1530 GMT

ANKARA -- The U.S. Embassy in Turkish capital Ankara announced Monday that they limited services on Monday and Tuesday due to "security threat." ...
A policeman ask a driver to detour 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)

Dec. 3 world news summary at 0100 GMT

LOS ANGELES -- One suspect was gunned down and one in custody Wednesday afternoon after a shooting killed at least 14 people and injured...
bomb

Nov. 29 world news summary at 1530 GMT

YAOUNDE -- At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in a suicide bomb blast Saturday in Cameroon's Far North Region,...
Spain

Nov. 29 world news summary at 0030 GMT

MADRID -- Thousands of people throughout Spain protested on Saturday against the war in Syria in a series of concentrations which were accompanied by...
Gun

Nov. 28 world news summary at 1530 GMT

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday called for the need to control weapons domestically, a day after a shooter killed three people...

Nov. 28 world news summary at 0030 GMT

LOS ANGELES -- Authorities in the U.S. state of Colorado confirmed that at least four police officers and an undetermined number of civilians were...

Nov. 26 world news summary at 1530 GMT

MADRID -- Spain's political unity against the threat of terrorism was strengthened on Thursday when seven parties signed the anti-terrorism pact which the governing...

Nov. 23 world news summary at 1530 GMT

ACCRA -- Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama over the weekend received a massive endorsement from his ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) to run in...
Belgian soldiers patrol in central Brussels, capital of Belgium, on Nov. 22, 2015. The terror threat level in the Brussels region was increased to "maximum" as authorities received information on the risk of an attack "similar to Paris." The terror threat currently facing Belgium is "broader than Salah Abdeslam alone", the country's interior minister Jan Jambon said in a TV interview late Saturday. (Xinhua/Zhou Lei)

Nov.23 world news summary at 0030 GMT

BRUSSELS -- A series of police operations in the Brussels regions has finished, Belgian public radio La Premiere reported on Sunday night, with the...
David Cameron

Nov. 22 world news summary at 0130 GMT

LONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron is pushing for parliamentary backing for airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, and British lawmakers...