Kerry says Iran nuclear deal will make Egypt, region safer

2015-08-02 21:04:16

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that a nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers would make Egypt and the region "safer than they otherwise would be."

Ex-Virginia governor files papers to run for US presidency

2015-07-30 15:53:53

Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore on Wednesday became the 17th entrant in the crowded Republican field of candidates for the 2016 US presidential race.

US to maintain strong presence in Middle East

2015-07-30 10:39:57

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Wednesday sought to assure lawmakers that the US military would maintain a strong presence in the Middle East to " check Iran's malign influence" despite the nuclear deal.

New freighter service launched between China and Canada

2015-07-29 19:12:14

China's flag cargo will launch a new freighter service connecting its major city, the gateway city of North Canada and a city in a key oil-producing region in the US.

88th anniversary of the founding of PLA marked in US

2015-07-29 15:56:34

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai (third from left) and some 500 guests attend the reception on Tuesday at the Chinese embassy in Washington to mark the 88th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA). Second from left is US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian Pacific and Security Affairs Kelly Magsamen.

Chinese elements help Met attendance reach record high

2015-07-29 12:22:47

Authorities with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, New York, announced Tuesday that the annual number of visitors to the iconic museum has reached 6.3 million.

Flying Tiger show lands in Washington DC to mark the victory anniversary

2015-07-29 10:35:40

A group of Chinese peace lovers from Yunnan province is on a 35-day tour around the US to honor the Flying Tigers - the American pilots who flew in China's air force against the Japanese - as part of the commemorations of the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

US refuses to pardon Snowden

2015-07-29 10:21:46

The White House on Tuesday reiterated its refusal standing to pardon the government information leaker Edward Snowden. Instead, it says, the former contractor should return to the U.S. and "accept the consequences of his actions."

Delta stake in China Eastern Airlines enhances partnership

2015-07-29 09:55:28

China Eastern Airlines Corp and Delta Air Lines Inc have had a long partnership, and now they have taken it to the next level.

40th film festival unveils line-up

2015-07-29 09:38:44

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of the Toronto International Film Festival and artistic director Cameron Bailey announced the first round of titles premiering in the 15 Galas and 34 Special Presentations of the 40th TIFF on July 28 in Toronto.

Lifting of game-console ban in China offers opportunity

2015-07-28 14:33:46

China's decision to lift a ban on the making and selling of videogame consoles by overseas companies could shake up the domestic gaming industry.

Wanda invests $30 million in first US film

2015-07-28 14:19:54

The boxing film Southpaw, backed by a $30 million production investment from Chinese property developer Wanda Dalian Corp, took in $20 million during its opening weekend at US and international box offices.