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  • Hagel in New Delhi to expand defense ties with India

    2014-08-08 09:09

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in New Delhi Thursday on his first trip to India as the defense chief is seeking to expand common interests and renew a defense framework agreement set to expire next year.

  • Beijing students' rubber band-powered car wins top prize at Formula E Race

    2014-08-08 07:10

    Students from Beijing University of Technology captured the top award Thursday in the 2014 Formula E race hosted by the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

  • US funded Chinese fashion website targets a new customer segment

    2014-08-07 04:52

    Backed by US funding, an online fashion website in China aims to tap into a younger generation of consumers who shopping online for clothing, accessories and jewelry.

  • Second Ebola patient due to arrive in US

    2014-08-06 07:05

    The second American aid worker infected with Ebola in West Africa is due to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday in serious medical condition, while a New York hospital completes tests on a man for the deadly virus.

  • United flight makes emergency landing in Canada

    2014-08-06 10:47

    A spokesman for the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, says a United Airlines Boeing 777 airliner on its way to Brussels from the U.S. has made an emergency landing after a fire on the aircraft.

  • UN Security Council condemns extremist attacks in Iraq

    2014-08-06 10:38

    The United Nations Security Council condemns the attacks in northern Iraq by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, warning that those responsible must be held accountable for crimes against humanity.

  • 14 hurt in NYC Times Square bus crash

    2014-08-06 09:43

    A traffic accident involving two double-decker tour buses in the city's Times Square Theater District on Tuesday afternoon sent shattered glass flying and injured 14 people, three of them seriously.

  • US announces $30 bln to boost ties with Africa

    2014-08-06 09:42

    Over $30 billion commitments were announced at the first US-Africa summit to boost economic ties between the world's largest economy and the continent.

  • 2 Canadians probed in theft of State secrets

    2014-08-06 01:54

    China is investigating a Canadian couple who ran a coffee shop on the Chinese border with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for the suspected theft of military and intelligence information and for threatening national security, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

  • Patient in NYC tested for possible Ebola virus

    2014-08-05 19:17

    A patient at a New York City hospital has been isolated and is now undergoing medical tests for possible Ebola virus, health official said on Monday.

  • UN chief urges Palestinians, Israelis to abide by ceasefire

    2014-08-05 14:19

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday night called on the Palestinians and the Israelis to abide by the 72-hour Gaza ceasefire they had both approved.

  • UN Security Council slams attacks on Lebanese Armed Forces

    2014-08-05 09:59

    The UN Security Council on Monday condemned the attacks by violent extremist groups against the Lebanese Armed Forces and Internal Security Forces in Arsal, an eastern town of Lebanon near its border with Syria.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.