Chinese, US top diplomats exchange views on hot issues via phone

2016-05-17 09:49:01

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday held a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the latter's invitation, calling on the two sides to continue focusing on cooperation and properly manage their differences.

US hype of China's 'military threat' undermines mutual trust

2016-05-16 19:16:25

The release of an annual report by the United States to hype up China's "military threat" will only undermine the strategic mutual trust between the two major countries.

Trump, Ryan, pledge to work together

2016-05-14 08:27:20

Straining to mend their party after months of chaos, Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan declared themselves "totally committed" to working together after a fence-mending personal meeting on Thursday. Ryan suggested that after initial hesitance, he may well end up endorsing the GOP candidate for president.

Solar plane on global trip completes latest leg

2016-05-14 08:27:20

A solar-powered airplane has landed in Oklahoma after taking off from Arizona on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.

World's oldest person dies at age 116

2016-05-14 03:25:01

Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world's oldest person, has died in New York at age 116.

Impeachment threatens Brazil's welfare programs: Rousseff

2016-05-13 10:49:59

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who was suspended Thursday to face an impeachment trial, warned that the impeachment movement threatened key government welfare programs and recently-discovered deep-sea oil deposits.

Brazil Senate notifies VP Temer of promotion to acting president

2016-05-13 09:24:27

Brazilian Vice-President Michel Temer on Thursday signed a Senate notice promoting him to acting president, after lawmakers voted to open impeachment proceedings against suspended President Dilma Rousseff.

Pregnant women advised to avoid Rio Olympics amid Zika risks

2016-05-13 05:12:02

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on Thursday advised pregnant women not to travel to Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics.

7th annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event held in Canada

2016-05-13 10:45:06

Participants wearing high-heel shoes walk in the street during the 7th annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event in Toronto.

Trump, Ryan pledge to work together

2016-05-13 10:16:26

Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday the two were "totally committed" to cooperation.

Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream becomes one step closer to reality

2016-05-13 07:58:14

Fifty kilometers north of Las Vegas, Nevada, Elon Musk's vision of transporting people at around 700 miles per hour, or 1,126km per hour, is one major step closer to reality.

China, US talk cyber standards

2016-05-12 16:41:54

China and the United States held their first senior experts group meeting in Washington on Wednesday to address international standards of state behavior and other crucial issues for international security in cyberspace.