2017-03-20 Pakistan passes landmark Hindu marriage bill
The president of mainly Muslim Pakistan has signed into law a bill allowing the Hindu minority to register their marriages for the first time since partition from India in 1947.
2017-03-15 Top EU leaders condemn Erdogan's Nazi jibe
European Council President Donald Tusk has expressed support for the Netherlands and condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for dismissing the Dutch nation as "Nazi remnants”.
2016-11-29 Plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes
An airplane carrying 81 people including members of a Brazilian football team has crashed in Colombia, killing 76 people and leaving only five survivors, the Colombian police said Tuesday.
2016-10-14 Guterres appointed as new UN secretary-general
The UN General Assembly has officially approved former Portugese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres to take over for Ban Ki-moon as the next UN Secretary-General at the start of next year.
03-24 08:59 Panda twin cubs in Vienna zoo Giant Panda twin cubs Fu Feng and Fu Ban, which were born on August 7, 2016, are seen in their enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, March 23, 2017.
03-01 10:25 5G technology captures spotlight at MWC Tech firms are betting on a 5G network to reform the industry and change people‘s lives, from what it looks like at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain.