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...

China demands sound air quality

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- China's Minister of Environmental Protection Chen Jining has called for tough and targeted measure to ensure sound air quality...

S. Korean president urges different response

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday urged different responses from the international society to the Democratic People's Republic...

Suu Kyi calls for national reconciliation

NAY PYI TAW, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson of the Committee for Rule of Law and Tranquility of the House...

Russia ready to cooperate with West

MOSCOW, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow is ready to cooperate with the West over the fight against terrorism and...

Xi calls for advancing reforms in all sectors

BEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping called for advancing reforms in all sectors as China's leading group for overall reform convened its...

Japan’s northeast jolted by 4.5-magnitude quake

TOKYO, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The northeast of Japan was struck by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 on Monday afternoon, although...