Voters to decide in Iowa today

DES MOINES, the United States, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- The Iowa caucuses on Monday mark the beginning of the presidential nomination process for both...

EC says no deal after talks with UK PM

LONDON, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Visiting European Council President Donald Tusk said "no deal" had been reached yet over Britain's future in Europe after...

Hamas to continue preparations for battle

GAZA, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- A spokesman for the Islamic Hamas movement's armed wing al-Qassam Brigades said on Sunday night that his group will...

Pakistan, Afghanistan for better coordination

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan and Afghan military commanders agreed Saturday on better coordination and enhancing security measures at both sides of the...

Trump could still win nomination

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Republication frontrunner Donald Trump boycotted Thursday night's presidential debate, but he still could clinch the Republican Party (GOP)...

AU summit opens with call for unity

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- The 26th AU Heads of State Summit opened on Saturday in Addis Ababa, with a rallying call for...

Miners rescued after 36-day ordeal

BAOTAI TOWNSHIP, SHANDONG PROVINCE, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Four miners were rescued from a collapsed mine in east China's Shandong Province on Friday night...

Intra-Syrian talks kick off in Geneva

GENEVA, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria met the Syrian government delegation on Friday, kicking off United Nations-brokered peace...

UNSC slams terror attack at Saudi mosque

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Friday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack at a mosque in...

Scores infected by Zika in the Americas

GENEVA, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- Following World Health Organization's (WHO) decision on Thursday to convene an emergency committee on the Zika virus situation, unit...

Canadian citizen indicted in China for spying

SHENYANG, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- A Canadian citizen has been accused of spying and stealing China's state secrets, Chinese authorities said on Thursday. Kevin Garratt...

DPRK may have tested hydrogen bomb

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) may have had a failed test of some components of a hydrogen...

Syrian opposition undecided on talks

RIYADH, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Syrian opposition have ended their meetings here Wednesday without reaching a final decision over whether they would participate...

Five migrant workers killed in Myanmar

YANGON, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- Five migrant workers have been killed after falling off the edge of a mountain while digging jade stones in...

China keen to work with US on global issues

BEIJING, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged the United States to work with China to find solutions to more global...

Danish parliament adopts controversial bill

COPENHAGEN, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Danish Parliament on Tuesday passed a controversial bill that tightens rules on asylum applications and empowers the authorities...

Six police officers killed in Kenya

LAMU, Kenya, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) --At least six Kenyan police officers were killed on Tuesday and three others injured when the vehicle they were...

Russia will not yield to western pressure

MOSCOW, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Russia intends to build relationships with western countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, and it will...

President calls on Indians to shun violence

NEW DELHI, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged Indians to shun "violence, intolerance and unreason" in a reference to...

Europe faces threat of Paris style attacks

AMSTERDAM, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- The terrorist group Islamic State is planning large scale Paris-style terror attacks, focusing primarily on Europe, the head of...