The death toll in Brazil's recent nightclub fire rose to 238 on Tuesday after a 20-year-old victim passed away in hospital, local authorities said.
Global index highlights expense residents of major urban areas face
US President Barack Obama plans to visit Israel this spring, his first trip to the Jewish state since taking office, a White House official said.
US President Barack Obama urged Congress to delay massive government spending cuts in the near term, saying government budget policies will have effects on US economic growth.
Authorities in Guangdong province on Tuesday sacked a senior policeman who allegedly owns 192 houses and has double national identity cards.
Chinese experts on Tuesday refuted latest accusations from the US side linking Chinese authorities to alleged hacking activities.
Beijing weather authorities issued a firework index for the first time on Tuesday to ensure safety and reduce pollution, as sales of fireworks for Spring Festival started at 1,337 certified stores citywide.
Bitterly cold weather is sweeping across the country, bringing dramatic temperature drops, heavy snow and strong winds, meteorologists said on Tuesday.
More than 10 percent of the tickets bought could have been returned by the end of China's holiday travel rush this year, said rail officials.
Japan on Tuesday intensified the ongoing territorial dispute with China by setting up a new publicity office aimed at Diaoyu Islands-related propaganda issues.
Beijing on Tuesday urged Myanmar's government and ethnic Kachin forces to live up to agreements reached on Monday in China.
Chaoyang District People's Court has sentenced 10 defendants ― who included three minors ― for illegally detaining petitioners.