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  • United Nations

    100 days countdown to International Day of Peace: UN says

    Lifestyle | June 15, 2017 11:11 IST

    It is a day on which the United Nations calls for a 24-hour global cease fire, with the hope that one day of peace can lead to another, and another, and ultimately to a stilling of the guns.

  • heavy snow strands over 50 000 people at china train station

    Heavy snow strands over 50,000 people at China train station

    World | February 03, 2016 7:28 IST

    Beijing: More than 50,000 passengers were stranded at China's Guangzhou railway station as snow and sleet in central and eastern provinces delayed 27 trains, a railway spokesperson said on Tuesday.In the worst cases, trains departing

  • un goals to focus on quality education for children unicef

    UN goals to focus on quality education for children: Unicef

    World | September 22, 2015 10:36 IST

    United Nations: With more than 200 million children unable to read and write globally, the UN's new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will focus on access to quality education, the executive director of Unicef has said."There

  • eu to hold emergency meeting on refugee issue

    EU to hold emergency meeting on refugee issue

    World | September 16, 2015 13:15 IST

    Brussels: European Union (EU) interior ministers will hold an emergency meeting on September 22 to cope with refugee crisis, officials said.Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg's Minister for Immigration and Asylum and President of the Council, on Tuesday

  • us responsible for refugee crisis in europe chinese

    US responsible for refugee crisis in Europe: Chinese commentary

    World | September 05, 2015 14:55 IST

    Beijing: The US is "mainly responsible for all the mess" that Europe is facing due to the massive influx of refugees, Chinese news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on Saturday.Titled "US should bear blame

  • 4 new fires erupt in china s tianjin port disaster area

    4 new fires erupt in China's Tianjin port disaster area

    World | August 21, 2015 15:56 IST

    Tianjin:  Four new fires burned on Friday within a disaster zone in China's Tianjin port where massive warehouse explosions more than a week ago killed at least 114 people and contaminated the area with toxic

  • we want tension free ties with india pakistan president

    We want tension-free ties with India: Pakistan President

    World | August 14, 2015 15:23 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday expressed his country's desire to have tension-free relations with India. Addressing a flag hoisting ceremony to mark the Independence Day celebrations here, Hussain regretted what he said were "acts

  • chinese currency continued sharp fall on third day

    Chinese currency continued sharp fall on third day

    August 13, 2015 13:29 IST

    Beijing:  Chinese currency today continued its sharp fall for the third consecutive day, sending jitters in the markets as the central bank assured that there will not be currency slump as feared by many at

  • massive explosions rock chinese port city tianjin 17 killed

    Massive explosions rock Chinese port city Tianjin, 17 killed

    World | August 13, 2015 6:25 IST

    Beijing:   At least 17 people have been killed and over 400 injured in two massive explosions followed by heavy fire at a warehouse containing chemical and toxic materials in the northern Chinese port city

  • washington to host fourth nuclear security summit in 2016

    Washington to host fourth nuclear security summit in 2016

    World | August 11, 2015 12:08 IST

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will host a fourth Nuclear Security Summit in Washington in 2016 to continue coordinating global efforts to fight nuclear terrorism, the White House said.The summit is scheduled to be held from March

  • boeing committed to mh370 search

    Boeing committed to MH370 search

    World | July 30, 2015 11:27 IST

    Beijing: Boeing China said on Thursday it is committed to the search for the missing MH370 flight following reports of wreckage found in the Indian Ocean."Like the global aviation industry, Boeing shares the same aim

  • china building telescope with dish size of 30 football

    China building telescope with dish size of 30 football fields

    World | July 29, 2015 14:06 IST

    Beijing: Supercomputer Skyeye-1, capable of a quadrillion computing operations per second, will support space exploration by the world's largest radio telescope whose dish size will be equivalent to 30 football fields.Assembly of the telescope, with

  • who calls for intensified efforts to prevent hepatitis

    WHO calls for intensified efforts to prevent hepatitis

    World | July 29, 2015 13:20 IST

    United Nations:   World Health Organization (WHO) has stressed the importance of acting now to prevent hepatitis, saying infections caused by the five distinct hepatitis viruses are causing about 1.45 million deaths worldwide each year.The message

  • 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits indonesia

    7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

    World | July 28, 2015 9:21 IST

    Jakarta: A 7.2 magnitude quake rocked Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia early Tuesday, however, there were no reports of damages or casualties, a media report said.The quake struck at 4.41 a.m. Jakarta time, with the epicentre at 75

  • chinese firm busted for mass producing fake iphones

    Chinese firm busted for mass-producing fake iPhones

    July 26, 2015 8:13 IST

    Beijing: Police in China have cracked down on a Beijing-based company which allegedly made more than 40,000 fake Apple iPhones worth about $19.6 million, a media report said on Saturday.Police said they arrested nine suspects and

  • china s ex security chief under investigation xinhua

    China's ex-security chief under investigation: Xinhua

    World | July 29, 2014 17:16 IST

    Beijing: In a significant political move, China's ruling Communist Party is probing former security czar Zhou Yongkang for charges of corruption and abuse of power, targeting one of the most powerful politician in the country.