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The most dangerous of these scenarios is the one that sees the need for the US to launch a military strike against Iran to destroy the latter’s nuclear infrastructure. Another scenario sees the possibility of directing the crisis towards a breakthrough through negotiations to resolve it or freeze it at the current stage until a final settlement is reached.
Exploring China’s biodiversity hotspot: If you’re told that a “Skywalker” has been spotted in the forests of southwest China, there’s no need to feel confused. It’s not the Jedi of the “Star Wars” series, but refers to a gibbon species named by Chinese scientists. The species, with white eyebrows, was found in the Gaoligong Mountains …
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, which took place on 11 March 2011, the Embassy of Japan in Egypt extended heartfelt prayers for the lives of many of the victims, with sincere condolences to all those affected by the disaster. The Embassy also expressed sincere thanks and gratitude …
The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) first female and first African Director General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, officially took office
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Resignation demand comes after months of protests against Pashinyan due to disastrous handling of 6-week conflict between Azerbaijan, ethnic Armenian forces
Nine-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic said that the Melbourne Park victory would put wind in his sails for the rest of the year
A Kazakh herdsman bid farewell to his cattle and sheep, and turned to breeding camels in a village in Xinjiang, China. Find out why. Produced by Xinhua Global Service
The first batch of 200,000 doses of vaccine was conveyed by a special flight of the national company Air Senegal from Beijing.
Impressed by the development of high-speed rail, a retired Hong Kong businessman spent two and a half years and more than 77,000 U.S. dollars building a model of the control system of high-speed railway. China’s total railway mileage reached 146,300 km by the end of last year, with 37,900 km of high-speed rail, data from …
Hungary is set to receive its first shipment of Chinese vaccines soon. It is the first EU member to acquire China-developed vaccines.
China’s first nuclear power unit using Hualong One, a domestically designed third-generation reactor, entered commercial operations, paving the way for mass construction and export. The steam generator is among the 411 core components domesticated for Hualong One. While they were mostly imported from countries like France and the United States before 2007, China’s first patented …
The chief executive of Swiss pharma giant Roche said China’s role as a provider of medicines and an innovation hub is increasingly important as the company reported solid 2020 results on Thursday and expects sales growth in the low to mid-single digit range this year. CEO Severin Schwan told Xinhua in an interview following the …
A special plane carrying the first batch of China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Cambodia on Sunday, which was welcomed by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the capital’s airport. Hun Sen has expressed his profound gratitude to China for the provision of the Sinopharm vaccines to Cambodia, saying that the donation truly reflected …
Thousands of protesters rallied in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon, on Sunday to denounce last week’s coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
North of country placed on high alert as locals fear many swept away by water
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, started visiting southwest China’s Guizhou Province on Wednesday, about one week before the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year. For nine years in a row, Xi has made it a tradition to visit ordinary people, especially the disadvantaged groups, ahead of …
Li Di never doubts China’s FAST will provide faster access to epoch-making discoveries for human beings.“Unexpected discoveries will be made with the help of some equipment that has achieved a leap in observation capability,” said the chief scientist of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST).Starting formal operations on Jan. 11, 2020, FAST, located in …
US COVID-19 cases rose to 26,012,880, with a total of 438,239 deaths, as of 2:22 p.m. local time (1922 GMT), according to the CSSE tally.
King conducted an estimated 50,000 on-air interviews during his 60-year career
As Biden assumes power, a new chapter of Egyptian-American relations will start. Egyptian-US coordination has always been standing in all regional issues
Afreximbank will facilitate payments through advance procurement commitment guarantees of up to $2bn to manufacturers
Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to perform at ‘diverse’ Biden inauguration
Ensuring sustainable, inclusive recovery post-COVID-19, reversing divergence between rich and poor countries are main 2021 priorities, says Kristalina Georgieva
The next general elections are scheduled for March 17, 2021. Until that date the Dutch government stays on as demissionary cabinet
A total of 29 bodies have been retrieved in Mamuju city, while the search and rescue operation for the Indonesia quake victims persists
Twitter also permanently banned the Trump campaign’s account @TeamTrump after the account shared the same four-tweets from account @POTUS.
More than 30 people died in the Australian bushfires with another estimated 445 deaths due to smoke inhalation, and 18 million hectares of land were burned
Confrontations between law enforcement officers and protesters have caused injuries from both sides. At least 4 people have died around the Capitol area
US President-elect Joe Biden condemned the “insurrection” at the US Capitol on Wednesday, after some Trump supporters broke into the building