UN chief marks Intl Day of Reflection on Rwandan Genocide

2015-04-08 11:27:31

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon honored the memory of the 800,000 people massacred in Rwanda in 1994 on Tuesday's International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda.

World Bank welcomes AIIB

2015-04-08 11:26:43

The World Bank will collaborate with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in solving world poverty, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday.

Tibet success story told in California

2015-04-08 11:08:21

A delegation of Tibetan deputies in the China's National People's Congress (NPC), the country's top legislature, arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday on a trip designed to boost ties between China and the United States.

7 killed in plane crash in US state of Illinois

2015-04-08 10:10:10

Seven people were killed in a plane crash near Bloomington Airport in McLean County of the US state of Illinois early Tuesday morning.

Rand Paul launches presidential bid to 'beat the Washington machine'

2015-04-08 09:57:56

US Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday officially threw his hat in the ring for the 2016 White House run, depicting himself as the opposite to 'career politicians.'

Johnny Rockets to open restaurants in China

2015-04-08 09:49:03

US retro-themed burger chain Johnny Rockets is making its first foray into China, planning 100 restaurants with the first ones scheduled to open in 2016.

Obama presents climate change as hazard to your health

2015-04-07 16:28:16

President Barack Obama will ask Americans to think of climate change as a threat not just to the environment, but also to their health.

VP Biden to give major speech on Iraq's future

2015-04-07 11:32:27

Vice President Joe Biden is planning to give a major speech Thursday about the progress that's been made to strengthen Iraq's government and beleaguered military.

Trade mission seeks opportunity

2015-04-07 10:48:29

The upcoming official US trade mission to China could bring opportunity for more bilateral cooperation in both business and energy, said US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.

Bust of Edward Snowden sneaked into, removed from NYC park

2015-04-07 10:21:06

A 4-foot (1.2-meter)-high, 100-pound (45-kilogram) sculpted bust of former NSA contractor now exiled in Russia was sneaked into Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park on Monday before dawn.

Snowden sculpture sneaked into NYC park

2015-04-07 10:19:17

A 4-foot (1.2-meter)-high, 100-pound (45-kilogram) sculpted bust of the whistleblower now exiled in Russia was sneaked into Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park on Monday before dawn.

China major thrust of US tourism pitch

2015-04-07 09:59:50

While gateway US cities and states already have big campaigns to attract Chinese tourists, the US' official tourism bureau wants Chinese travelers to visit more than just major cities.