A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Sept. 28, a day after killing four and injuring more than 600 in Taiwan, where authorities remained on alert for the possibility of a landslide.
Having been living in China for 10 years, seven of those 10 years spent in one of the top Chinese universities, I believe China’s education system is not one that prepares students’ minds for questioning.
The World Trade Organization on Sept. 27 revised down its 2016 global trade forecast by more than a percentage point, warning growth had hit its slowest pace since the global financial crisis.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sept. 26 said the European Union needed to establish migrant deals with African countries such as Egypt and Tunisia along the lines of the agreement it already has with Turkey.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday said it was time for a new direction in relations with Cuba, during a landmark visit to the Americas' lone communist-ruled state.
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The day after the G-20 Hangzhou Summit in China, I read an article in the Jakarta Post
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“The Americans will always do the right thing, after they’ve exhausted all the alternatives.”
A Chinese court has sentenced defense lawyer Xia Lin to 12 years in prison, his attorney said Sept. 22, the latest blow in a broad crackdown on human rights defenders and activists.
Global airlines are expected to post record profits of almost $40 billion this year, the head of industry body IATA said Sept. 22, but he warned the sector faced threats from terrorism, a sharp rise in oil prices and protectionism
Lufthansa has signed a route sharing deal with China’s flagship carrier Air China , capping off two years of talks that will boost Germany’s biggest airline’s access to the world’s fastest growing aviation market
China’s banking sector could be facing an imminent debt crisis, a global central bank watchdog has warned, fuelling fresh fears about a blowout in the world’s number two economy that could hit the global economy
Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has hailed his country’s “solid transit potential” as he unveiled an international airport worth over $2 billion in the capital Ashgabat
Turkey, not a regular contender in many Olympic branches, as was seen in Rio this summer, won its first Olympic gold medal in a team competition at the Paralympic Games in goalball on Sept. 16, spreading pride across the nation
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Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said that North Korea was the “neighborhod outlaw” after Pyongyang’s fifth nuclear weapons test on Friday
The Pentagon said on Sept. 16 that a U.S.-led coalition airstrike on Sept. 7 killed an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) leader who oversaw the extremist militant group’s propaganda
For archaeologists Afghanistan, rich in ancient treasures and once a key stop on the legendary silk road, is an “open-air museum”, albeit one ravaged by war and plagued by looters
Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff left the presidential palace in Brasilia last week and boarded a plane for her adopted home city of Porto Alegre. She leaves behind a successor who risks indictment for far worse offences than the ones that brought her down, and a country that has lost its right to a place among the BRICS
Turkey ranked as having the worst environment for social entrepreneurs, scoring poorly in most of 12 indicators used to measure political, economic, regulatory and cultural factors, according to Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of almost 900 social enterprise experts in the world’s 45 biggest economies
Russian state power company InterRAO may enhance its presence in Turkey once relations between Moscow and Ankara are fully restored, a board member told Reuters Russia Investment Summit
The Turkish and Russian top soldiers held extensive discussions in Ankara on a wide range of issues, including the ongoing turmoil in Syria, in the first top level military-to-military meeting since the two countries resolved a crisis
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