World

By
0

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) at the start of talks with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas that he had discussed the Middle East conflict with his US counterpart Donald Trump. “I just spoke with American President Trump,” Putin told Abbas before continuing the talks behind…

By
0

About a quarter of all Iraqi children are living in poverty, and in the wake of more than four years of violence, families are being pushed to “extreme measures” in order to survive, said the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday (Tuesday in Manila), as a major conference on…

By
0

YANGON: Aerial photos of Rakhine state have emerged that appear to show several bulldozed Rohingya settlements, renewing accusations Myanmar is wiping out the homes and history of the Muslim minority. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine state to Bangladesh since insurgent attacks on police posts triggered a brutal military…

By
0

SYDNEY: A British warship will sail from Australia through the disputed South China Sea next month to assert freedom of navigation rights, a senior official said on Tuesday in a move likely to irk Beijing. British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said HMS Sutherland, an anti-submarine frigate, would arrive in Australia…

By
0

A 27-year-old woman received a rare living-donor intestine transplant from her little sister at a Northwest China hospital. Cheng Fei and her sister Tian are both recovering well following the 8-hour, robot-assisted procedure in January at Xi’an’s Xijing Hospital. Surgeons successfully removed 1.8 meters of small intestines from 20-year-old Cheng…

By
0

A PROTOTYPE nuclear fuel container made from Chinese indigenous materials has passed tests, symbolizing China’s ability to localize the storage and transport of nuclear fuel, which an expert said could boost China-made nuclear equipment. The container, made of the B4C/Al neutron absorbing materials for storing and transporting nuclear fuel and…

By
0

A Guangdong Province man was detained after he was caught on video stepping all over a Chinese flag while conducting a traditional ceremony, thepaper.cn reported. The man surnamed Zhong was charged with flag desecration, a crime that carries a maximum sentence of three years. Zhong turned himself in to Guangning…

By
0

Several major Chinese video platforms are facing investigation for providing platforms for “Elsagate” videos, China’s anti-pornography office said on Monday. A number of inappropriate cartoons and reality shows involving inappropriate content after Elsagate videos were uploaded to Youtube. Elsagate refers to a trend in which seemingly innocent animation and reality…

By
0

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Sunday (Monday in Manila) to serve another full four-year term despite growing criticism within her conservative ranks of the sweeping concessions she made to hold onto power. The veteran leader said that despite the sniping over a poor election result and the loss…

1 7 8 9 10 11 2,004