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Flying Dutch man’s mission to unite firms over climate change

News Agency DAVOS While global leaders take to the stage at Davos in the Swiss Alps, one of the world’s most prominent businessmen is busy behind the scenes — trying...

New coronavirus cases rise to 571 in Chinese mainland

Anxiety rises Wuhan goes into lockdown due to Coronavirus Online WUHAN A sense of anxiety is growing in Wuhan as the Chinese city goes into lockdown in an effort to...

Migrant parents separated from kids since 2018 return to US

News Agency LOS ANGELES Nine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the US late Wednesday to...

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

News Agency DHAKA A top United Nations official who deals with human rights in Myanmar said Thursday that the international community must continue to put pressure on...

Jailed UK-Iranian Zaghari-Ratcliffe is ‘chess piece’: husband

News Agency LONDON The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran, on Thursday said his wife was being used as a “chess piece,”...

Xi meets country’s ex-Presidents

INP BEIJING President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have visited former senior leaders to extend festive greetings ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese...

Chinese officials advise against travel to Wuhan

Death toll jumps to 17 The outbreak has spread to cities including Beijing and Shanghai, with cases also confirmed in Thailand, South Korea, Japan, as well as Taiwan...

South Korea to deploy anti-piracy unit to the Strait of Hormuz

Monitoring desk SEOUL South Korea’s military said on Tuesday it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off the coast of Africa to the area...

China emerges as major engine of World economy: Han Zheng

INP BEIJING Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, speaking at the ongoing 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, has reiterated that China will not stop pushing for...

Senators clash over rules as trial opens on Trump impeachment

Online WASHINGTON The US Senate has rejected repeated Democratic attempts to secure new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment as his trial began. Senate...