19 killed, over 50 injured in Pakistan attack

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- At least 19 people were killed and over 50 others injured when an unknown number of gunmen stormed a...

IS confirms Jihadi John killed

DAMASCUS, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Islamic State (IS) group confirmed Tuesday the killing of its notorious executioner, known as Jihadi John, in a...

Pakistan tests cruise missile

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan on Tuesday tested a cruise missile, the military said. The''Ra'a" has a range of 350 kilometers, the army spokesman...

Israel, India to enhance cooperation

JERUSALEM, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Israel and India agreed Monday to intensify cooperation in a broad range of fields including security and cyber, following...

Americans not happy with nation’s security

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Americans' satisfaction with security from terrorism has dropped significantly in the wake of the recent terror attacks in France...

Xi optimistic about China’s economy

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Despite downward growth pressure and recent financial market volatility, President Xi Jinping on Monday said that the country's long-term...

Cybercrime in Australia on the rise

CANBERRA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Cybercrime in Australia continues to increase at an alarming rate, the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) said on...

Gunmen kidnapped 3 Americans in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three Americans in Baghdad, an Iraqi news agency reported on Sunday. The three Americans, who worked as...

China, Algeria to build mega sea port

ALGIERS, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Algeria and China on Sunday inked a 3.3-billion-U.S-dollar deal to build and exploit the new center transshipment port of...

EU, U.S. announce lifting of sanctions on Iran

VIENNA/WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) and the United States have announced their decision to lift nuclear-related sanctions on Iran after...

IS kills over 280 people in Syria’s Deir al-Zour

DAMASCUS, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Islamic State (IS) militant group killed as many as 280 people when its militants stormed a town in...

UN chief slams attacks in Burkina Faso

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned the heinous terrorist attacks carried out on Friday in Burkina Faso's...

Oil prices plunge below 30 dollars

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices on Friday plummeted to below 30 U.S. dollars a barrel as the expected increase in Iranian...

Singapore’s President outlines goals

SINGAPORE, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam said on Friday the government would work in its new term to keep...

Trump remains Republican front-runner

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Bombastic billionaire Donald Trump remains in the lead of a large pack of Republican candidates vying for their party's...

China vows to keep pressure on corruption

BEIJING, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's top anti-graft body on Thursday vowed to keep up high pressure on corruption in the new year. The Communist...

Malaysia on highest aleart following attacks

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Malaysian authorities have beefed up vigilance over potential terror treats following the bombing attacks in Indonesian capital of...

Ban notes challenges faced by UN states

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Thursday shared a rare piece of good news with the UN General Assembly...

Explosions, gun-fire exchange rock Jakarta

JAKARTA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- At least six explosions were heard in the shopping mall of Sarinah located at the heart of the Indonesian...

Implementation of US-Iran nuke deal soon

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the implementation of the Iranian nuclear deal will take place...