US, Japan make no progress in TPP talks

2014-09-25 14:33:10

The United States and Japan made no progress in bilateral talks aimed at promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) said Wednesday.

UN chief lauded for role in leading world climate efforts

2014-09-25 14:10:57

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was recognized Wednesday in New York by the South-South Awards for his role in leading the world's efforts to combat climate change.

US-China institutes tackle water pollution

2014-09-25 13:52:10

Two Nevada-based environmental research institutions will partner with a Nanjing university on water pollution research, which they hope eventually will help solve water pollution problems in China.

Suspect captured in case of missing student

2014-09-25 13:02:20

By all appearances, the man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a British-born University of Virginia student has led a fairly ordinary life: He worked at a hospital, helped coach youth football for a time and attended a Christian university.

Chinese FM calls for 'new thinking and new steps' to terrorism

2014-09-25 10:01:34

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the international community to come up with "new thinking and new steps" in its response to terrorism.

UNSC passes anti-terror resolution

2014-09-25 05:41:02

United Nations Security Council unanimously passes an anti-terror resolution on Wednesday afternoon. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi participated in the meeting - chaired by US President Barack Obama -- and made a speech on behalf of China.

UN Security Council adopts resolution on foreign terrorist fighters

2014-09-25 05:26:01

The UN Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution addressing the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters and expanding obligations on member states in responding to this threat.

Pakistan blasts US drone strike in territory

2014-09-24 20:03:05

Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a US drone strike in its North Waziristan tribal region, which killed at least eight people.

Bin Laden's son-in-law gets life in prison

2014-09-24 14:18:12

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday in New York to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept 11 terror attacks.

UN Climate Summit concludes with call for 'meaningful' climate accord

2014-09-24 14:13:47

More than 120 heads of state or government and business leaders attended the one-day event in a bid to raise ambition, mobilize resources, and generate actions towards a universal climate deal next year in Paris.

US hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste

2014-09-24 14:08:45

US hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country, potentially putting the wider community at risk, biosafety experts said.

Obama to address UN amid new Mideast strikes

2014-09-24 14:08:39

US President Barack Obama is addressing the United Nations as a commander in chief overseeing a war against militants in two Middle Eastern nations.