China urges release of Huawei executive

5 days ago | December 7, 2018

China urges release of Huawei executive

BEIJING. - Chinese officials are urging the US and Canada to clarify why Meng Wanzhou, a senior executive of Huawei ...

6 days ago | December 6, 2018

Five missing after US military planes crash off Japan

TOKYO. - Rescue operations were underway Thursday for five US marines missing after two American military aircraft ...

Bush burial on after four-day tribute

HOUSTON. - George H.W Bush is to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw ...

2.8 tonnes of African pangolin scales torched in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR. - Malaysia on Thursday torched nearly three tonnes of seized scales of endangered pangolins worth $9 ...

UPDATED: 2 job-seekers die after road run

Two male job-seekers died on admission to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals yesterday after suffering health complications ...

7 days ago | December 5, 2018

Chinese first lady urges closer cooperation with Panama on AIDS ...

PANAMA CITY. -- Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Monday called for closer cooperation between her ...

China steps up efforts to promote open global economy at G20, ...

HAVANA. -- China stepped up efforts to promote an open global economy and free trade at the just concluded Group of 20 ...

China’s BRI to write new chapter in China-Portugal ties

LISBON. -- Portugal, a country with indelible imprints on maritime trade, has well-grounded interests in the Belt and ...

1 week ago | December 4, 2018

Blue economy: Who owns the oceans and their hidden treasures?

LONDON. - Ransom-hungry pirates, polar explorers, offshore oil giants - the race for the riches of the world’s final ...

Macron to suspend fuel tax hikes to calm fiery protests

PARIS. - The French government plans to announce Tuesday the suspension of fuel tax increases slated for January in a ...

Brexit deal: Legal row holds up UK debate

LONDON. - British MPs on Tuesday begin debating a highly contentious Brexit deal amid a row over the government's ...

US experts not required to fight Ebola in DRC: WHO

GENEVA. - The head of the World Health Organisation says it doesn't need experts from the Centres for Disease Control ...

1 week ago | December 3, 2018

JUST IN: Van Hoogstraten divides MPs

There was commotion in Parliament today when members of the portfolio committee on Mines and Mining Development bickered ...

Mozambique’s Renamo to elect leader in January

MAPUTO. - Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo will elect its leader at a congress next January, anofficial confirmed.

Calls for “urgent” action as climate talks open in Poland

WARSAW. - After the starkest warnings yet of the catastrophic threat posed by climate change, nations gathered in Poland ...