Asia-Pacific

  • Japanese war criminal confessions compiled

    Chinese publishers have compiled the written confessions of 45 Japanese war criminals in 11 new books, as domestic authorities continue their drive to raise awareness on China's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.

  • Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

    The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black boxes are recovered.

  • Malaysia, Australia to share costs for MH370 search

    Malaysia on Thursday said it would share with Australia the cost of the latest effort to uncover signs of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Americas

Europe

  • Ukraine, West accuse Russia of new incursion

    Ukraine and the West have accused Russia of launching a new incursion into Ukraine's eastern region after a meeting between Russian and Ukrainian leaders Tuesday made no breakthrough in the months-long crisis.

  • Turkey's Erdogan to be sworn in as president

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking the oath of office as Turkey's first popularly elected president, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years.

  • China-Russia energy cooperation promising

    Energy cooperation is a crucial part of bilateral practical cooperation and testifies to the high-level China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination.

Malaysian airliner crashes in Ukraine

Xi attends BRICS summit, visits Latin America

Territorial disputes in the South China Sea

Safety worries mount for Chinese overseas

A series of incidents involving Chinese citizens overseas has shocked the country and prompted public concern about the safety of Chinese people when traveling abroad.

Ceasefire comes into effect in the Gaza Strip

A new Gaza ceasefire came into effect on Tuesday at 7:00 am (0400 GMT), after an agreement, brokered by Egypt, reached between Israel and the Palestinian factions, including Hamas movement.

Over 1.2m affected by flood in NE India

Over 1.2 million people have been affected by floods in the northeast Indian state of Assam where the rivers, including the Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to rise above danger level.

S Korea, Japan may hold strategic dialogue

South Korea and Japan are likely to hold a vice ministerial-level strategic dialogue in the foreseeable future, which had yet to be held under the Park Geun- hye government.

China, Turkmenistan to expand cooperation

China and Turkmenistan are set to further expand practical cooperation as Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli arrived here Tuesday to give a fresh boost to bilateral relations.

Middle East

Africa

  • Doctor dies of Ebola in Nigeria's oil hub

    A doctor in Nigeria's oil industry hub of Port Harcourt has died from Ebola fever, after he was infected by man linked to the first case in Africa's most populous country.

  • WHO: unprecedented number of medical staff infected with Ebola

    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said in a statement that the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa is unprecedented in many ways, including the high proportion of doctors, nurses, and other health care workers who have been infected.

  • Mugabe a frequent visitor to China

    Robert Gabriel Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, visited China twice before the African country's independence in 1980. He advocated Chairman Mao Zedong's ideology, but didn't meet him during the two visits.