5 killed, dozens missing in Ghana boat accident

Accra [Ghana], May 28: At least five people died and dozens went missing after a boat carrying dozens of people sank in the Savannah Region...

Kung Fu competition promotes Chinese culture in Athens

Athens [Greece], May 28: The 1st European Chin Woo Wushu Kung Fu Open Championship and Chinese Cultural Festival kicked off on Saturday in Athens, offering...

Farm-turned industrial park fuels China-Slovakia cooperation

Bratislava [Slovakia], May 28: The Chinese ambassador to Slovakia and local guests have shared stories about the Zhongjie Friendship Farm founded over 60 years ago,...

Serbia's second Confucius Institute marks 9th anniversary

Novi Sad [Serbia], May 28: The Confucius Institute at the University of Novi Sad marked its ninth anniversary on Saturday with a series of cultural...

Sudan army calls on ex-soldiers to re-enlist as fighting persists

Khartum [Sudan], May 28: Sudan's army has asked the United Nations to change its envoy to the country, as it calls on reservists and retired...

Man who opened plane door mid-air arrested

Seoul [South Korea], May 28: A man has been arrested for opening a door of an Asiana Airlines flight as it was landing in South...

Hundreds of German civil servants forced to leave Russia

Berlin [Germany], May 28: Several hundred German civil servants, including diplomats, teachers and staff working for a cultural organization will have to leave Russia.

Russia planning massive incident at nuclear site, claims Ukraine

Kiev [Ukraine], May 28: Ukraine's defence ministry has warned that Russia plans to simulate a major accident at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station, which is...

British passport e-gate failure causes delays at airports

London [UK], May 28: Failures with the passport e-gate system at British airports are causing long delays for those arriving in the country as the...

Pakistan establishment closes ranks in crackdown on Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28: With military courts, intimidation of the press and mass arrests, Pakistan's rulers are seeking to destroy former prime minister Imran Khan's...

Cambodian killed by 40 crocs after falling in enclosure

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], May 28: About 40 crocodiles killed a Cambodian man on Friday after he fell into their enclosure at his family's reptile farm,...

Erdogan pays homage to Menderes

Istanbul [Turkey], May 28: Turkish President RecepTayyip Erdogan paid homage to his executed Islamic predecessor on Saturday in a last-gasp attempt to rally his conservative...

Russian forces intercept two British Storm Shadow missiles, defence ministry says

Moscow [Russia], May 28: Russian forces intercepted two long-range Storm Shadow cruise missiles supplied to Ukraine by Britain, Russia's Defence Ministry said on Saturday.

Avalanche kills 11 members of nomadic tribe in northern Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28: At least 11 people died after an avalanche hit members of a nomadic tribe as they crossed a mountainous area in...

Biden, McCarthy have tentative US debt ceiling deal

Washington [US], May 28: U.S. President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal government's $31.4...

In jolt to Imran Khan, founding member quits Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founding member and former Sindh governor Imran Ismail on Saturday resigned from all party positions in a major...

'Safe digital public square' never more important, says UN High Commissioner for...

New York [US], May 28: Allowing space for everyone to speak up, is critical for a free and fully functioning society, said the UN High...

UAE calls for resumption of dialogue, de-escalation between Serbia and Kosovo

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 28: The United Arab Emirates has expressed concern over the recent tensions on the border between the Republic of Serbia and...

Mohammed bin Rashid receives greetings of Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Crown...

Dubai [UAE], May 28: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received the greetings of H.H....

UN warns Yemen's food insecurity remains serious threat

Sanaa [Yemen], May 27: Despite the efforts of the United Nations and its partners, the problem of food insecurity in Yemen remains a severe threat,...

Baltic PMs, German Chancellor meet in Tallinn

Riga [Latvia], May 26: The prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania discussed with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in the Estonian capital Tallinn on Friday...

Chinese commerce minister meets WTO director-general

Washington [US], May 27: Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao on Friday met with WTO Director-General NgoziOkonjo-Iweala on the sidelines of the two-day 2023 APEC Ministers...

Myanmar, China hold business forum to boost private sector cooperation

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], May 27: A forum on Myanmar-China trade cooperation was held here on Friday to further promote private sector cooperation between the...

At least 16 wounded as blast rocks north Afghan city: local media

Pul-e-Khumri [Afghanistan], May 27: At least 16 people have been confirmed wounded after a blast rocked Pul-e-Khumri city, the capital of Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province,...

6.0-magnitude quake hits 130 km W of Neiafu, Tonga - USGS

Hong Kong, May 27: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 130 km west of Neiafu, Tonga at 00:11 GMT on Saturday, the U.S....

Philippine authorities warn of syndicate crime behind children beggar using QR code

Manila [Philippines], May 27: A photo of a boy begging in the Philippine capital using a QR code went viral on social media, prompting a...

China, South Korea pledge to deepen trade, economic cooperation

Detroit (Michigan) [U], May 27: Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao met here Friday with South Korea's Trade Minister AhnDuk-geun, with both sides vowing to intensify...