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Pakistan tests cruise missile

Pakistan tests cruise missile

🕔07:43, 20.Jan 2016

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 said. “Pakistan conducted a successful Flight Test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile

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Israel, India to enhance cooperation

Israel, India to enhance cooperation

🕔07:04, 19.Jan 2016

JERUSALEM, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — Israel and India agreed Monday to intensify cooperation in a broad range of fields including security and cyber, following a meeting between top Indian and Israeli politicians. “India attaches the highest importance to the full

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Americans not happy with nation’s security

Americans not happy with nation’s security

🕔07:00, 19.Jan 2016

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — Americans’ satisfaction with security from terrorism has dropped significantly in the wake of the recent terror attacks in France and California, found a Gallup poll released Monday. Only 43 percent of Americans now say they

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Xi optimistic about China’s economy

Xi optimistic about China’s economy

🕔06:55, 19.Jan 2016

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 economic fundamentals remain sound. Xi made the remarks at a symposium attended by ministers and provincial

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Cybercrime in Australia on the rise

Cybercrime in Australia on the rise

🕔08:19, 18.Jan 2016

CANBERRA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — Cybercrime in Australia continues to increase at an alarming rate, the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) said on Monday. The ACORN highlighted the danger of online activity and the increase in cybercrime in Australia

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Gunmen kidnapped 3 Americans in Iraq

Gunmen kidnapped 3 Americans in Iraq

🕔08:14, 18.Jan 2016

BAGHDAD, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three Americans in Baghdad, an Iraqi news agency reported on Sunday. The three Americans, who worked as military trainers, were at the house of a translator in the southern district of Doura,

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China, Algeria to build mega sea port

China, Algeria to build mega sea port

🕔08:09, 18.Jan 2016

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 Cherchell. The agreement was signed between Algeria’s Transport Ministry, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) and China

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

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

🕔08:56, 17.Jan 2016

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 the UN nuclear watchdog confirmed Tehran’s commitments to the July deal. “Today, I released a report

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

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

🕔08:54, 17.Jan 2016

DAMASCUS, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — The Islamic State (IS) militant group killed as many as 280 people when its militants stormed a town in Syria’s eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Saturday, pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported. “A horrific massacre” was

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UN chief slams attacks in Burkina Faso

UN chief slams attacks in Burkina Faso

🕔08:50, 17.Jan 2016

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 capital which resulted in 23 deaths and many other people wounded, said a statement of Ban’s

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Oil prices plunge below 30 dollars

Oil prices plunge below 30 dollars

🕔08:16, 16.Jan 2016

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — Oil prices on Friday plummeted to below 30 U.S. dollars a barrel as the expected increase in Iranian crude exports added to oversupply concerns. Global oil prices are hovering near 12-year lows as the

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Singapore’s President outlines goals

Singapore’s President outlines goals

🕔08:07, 16.Jan 2016

SINGAPORE, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam said on Friday the government would work in its new term to keep the country safe and secure, renew the economy and foster a more caring society. Work must

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Trump remains Republican front-runner

Trump remains Republican front-runner

🕔08:02, 16.Jan 2016

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — Bombastic billionaire Donald Trump remains in the lead of a large pack of Republican candidates vying for their party’s nomination, even after Thursday night’s nationally televised debate. Trump has led the group for several months

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China vows to keep pressure on corruption

China vows to keep pressure on corruption

🕔07:41, 15.Jan 2016

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 Party of China (CPC) will maintain a heavy-handed approach against corruption, “with unabated forces and

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Malaysia on highest aleart following attacks

Malaysia on highest aleart following attacks

🕔07:38, 15.Jan 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Malaysian authorities have beefed up vigilance over potential terror treats following the bombing attacks in Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Thursday. Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said police had raised the alert to

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Ban notes challenges faced by UN states

Ban notes challenges faced by UN states

🕔07:33, 15.Jan 2016

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 as he briefed them on his plans for “a very demanding” 2016. Liberia joined Sierra Leone

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Explosions, gun-fire exchange rock Jakarta

Explosions, gun-fire exchange rock Jakarta

🕔11:15, 14.Jan 2016

JAKARTA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — At least six explosions were heard in the shopping mall of Sarinah located at the heart of the Indonesian capital on Thursday morning, with fire exchanges between suspected terrorists and police taking place around the

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Implementation of US-Iran nuke deal soon

Implementation of US-Iran nuke deal soon

🕔08:12, 14.Jan 2016

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the implementation of the Iranian nuclear deal will take place likely in the coming days. “Implementation day, which is the day on which Iran proves that

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China demands sound air quality

China demands sound air quality

🕔08:09, 14.Jan 2016

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — China’s Minister of Environmental Protection Chen Jining has called for tough and targeted measure to ensure sound air quality in the first quarter of 2016, the remaining winter season. The minister listed several “feasible” measures

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S. Korean president urges different response

S. Korean president urges different response

🕔09:04, 13.Jan 2016

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 of Korea (DPRK)’s fourth nuclear test. Park told the nationally televised speech to the people that

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