Speakers at the Belt and Road Summit – including Vice-Premier Ding Xuexiang – all said the same thing: that the city’s success rests on the rule of law.
Corruption charges against the New Jersey Democrat might give Republicans a shot at winning the seat and potential control of the Senate in 2024.
Palestinian workers found dozens of ancient graves, including two sarcophagi made of lead, in a Roman-era cemetery near Jabaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip. The site dates back some 2,000 years.
Saudi Arabia is the latest country to mandate Chinese language education in schools as the region embraces Beijing links.
The Biden administration said Egypt was vital for US national security interests, despite what critics have said about widespread human rights abuses.
Rania al-Mashat, Egypt’s minister of international cooperation, says Lee has expressed keen interest in North African country.
The attack in Khartoum came about a week after another air strike, also in Khartoum, killed 20 civilians, according to activists.
The two countries occupy an important strategic position and have long-standing political and economic ties with Beijing.
Addition of Middle Eastern, African countries reflects Beijing’s influence, but regional rivalries could make it hard for group to reach agreementon some issues.
The Singapore-flagged BW Lesmes and the Cayman Island-flagged Burri were towed away after the tankers collided in the Suez Canal and caused a disruption in vessel traffic.
The reactions could be explained as predatory, but it may also suggest a maternal instinct in female crocodiles, researchers say.
The navies of Taiwan, Thailand, North Korea and Australia didn’t make the global top 10 either. But Indonesia, South Korea, Japan and India did.
The tanker, Chinagas Legend, was en route from Singapore to the US. Canal sources said 6 other tugboat crew members had been rescued and taken to hospital.
The protests against chronic power cuts and difficult living conditions provide a rare public show of discontent with the territory’s Hamas government. Witnesses said there were several arrests.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday signed a law moving the official Christmas Day holiday to December 25 from January 7 with the goal of ‘abandoning the Russian heritage’.
Italy hosted Mediterranean leaders in Rome at a conference aimed at extending an EU-backed deal with Tunisia to curb the arrival of migrants on European shores.
As a member of the International Criminal Court, South Africa would be expected to arrest Putin – wanted by the ICC over accusations that Russia unlawfully deported Ukrainian children – if he sets foot in the country.
Neither India nor Brazil want to lose influence in the bloc, but observers say New Delhi’s recent tilt to the West mean its ‘makes sense’ for other BRICS members to back Beijing’s push to welcome Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and others into the fold.
Israel said its two-day operation, which involved over 1,000 troops, was aimed at destroying militant infrastructure and weapons in the Jenin refugee camp.
What’s the longest river in the world? The question has fuelled a heated debate for years. Now, an expedition into the South American jungle aims to settle it for good.
Modi landed in Cairo on Saturday – the first state visit to Egypt by an Indian prime minister since 1997 – after a four-day trip to the US where he held talks with US President Joe Biden.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed his grief over the tragedy off the coast of Greece that left more than 500 migrants presumed drowned and said Monday would be observed as a day of mourning.
Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan visited the Islamic republic on Saturday following a seven-year rupture. The two countries agreed in March to mend ties in a Chinese-brokered deal.
Jakarta-based J&T Express is reportedly considering a share sale in the city from US$500 million to US$1 billion as soon as this year.
The delegation said it was pressing on with plans to meet Ukrainian President Zelensky later on Friday, before talks with Russian President Putin in St Petersburg on Saturday.
Women, for years ‘deprived of pleasure, without any connection to body’, can have clitoral reconstruction surgery at nation’s first such clinic – if they can afford to.