One dead, three wounded in blast at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

A car exploded near the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, killing its driver and wounding three people, the healthcare ministry said.

Hillary Clinton outlines mental health plan

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday outlined a sweeping mental-health agenda that would integrate the mental health services into the nation's health care system.

Colorful parade at Notting Hill Carnival

A performer participates in the parade at the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Britain, August 29, 2016.

Canadian prime minister leaves for China for visit, G20 summit

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau left here early Monday for China for an eight-day visit intended to strengthen relations between China and Canada, and for attending the Group of 20 (G20) summit among other agendas.

Middle East


  • Madagascar declares Sept 1 holiday due to solar eclipse

    Madagascar's government has declared Sept 1, 2016, the day when annular solar eclipse is expected, holiday for health reasons, a statement issued by the government council said on Wednesday.

  • African drum and dances connect hearts

    When it comes to different countries, races and languages and cultures, communication between people usually becomes difficult. But Chinese dancer Jiang and her husband, Cameroon dancer Simon Abbe say their communication is very easy because they have a unique language: dance.

  • China welcomes more partners to Africa

    A high-level Chinese official is urging international partners to align their project plans with development strategies of African governments.


Solar-powered visitor begins orbiting Jupiter

Soaring over Jupiter's poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system's largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops.

Exploring subterranean space
Top 10 richest in Chinese mainland by Hurun list