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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:36
BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 11 world cities (20:00 Aug. 29 - 20:00 Aug. 30, Beijing Time, temperatures in Celsius): Min. Max. Condition Wind scale Beijing...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:36
LONDON, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- British house prices increased 0.8 percent through August, data issued by Nationwide Building Society showed Friday. The growth rate was higher than the 0.2 percent rise...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:35
Foreign exchange rates in Pakistan ISLAMABAD, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The following are interbank rates of foreign currencies against the Pakistani rupee released by the National Bank of Pakistan on...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:35
GUIYANG, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Seventeen people have been confirmed dead and six others remain missing after a landslide destroyed most of a village in southwest China's Guizhou Province on Wednesday...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:34
VLADIVOSTOK, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The second Vladivostok Rocks music festival and conference, or V-ROX, opened in Russia's Far Eastern city of Vladivostok on Friday. The annual fest's main venue is...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:34
Future Bangsamoro in S. Philippines not to be cradle of religious extremism: official MANILA, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The future Bangsamoro region in southern Philippines will promote collective security...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:32
SHENZHEN, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda Group announced it will set up an e-commerce joint venture with two of the country's leading Internet firms, Baidu and Tencent, on...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:31
MOSCOW, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Reports on Russian troops invading Ukraine's eastern regions are false, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. "There are no facts to support the claims about...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:30
PYONGYANG, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday urged South Korea not to repeat annual war maneuvers with the United States, which have driven north-south...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:30
BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- China's top leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) appealed to reform the country's education examination and enrollment system on Friday. During the meeting...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:30
KIEV, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- A total of 789 Ukrainian troops have been killed since the start of government's military operation against independence-seeking insurgents in eastern regions in mid-April,...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:29
DR Congo confirms 13 Ebola cases KINSHASA, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- A total of 13 Ebola cases have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's Minister of Public Health Felix Kabange...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:29
BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Ren Runhou, vice governor of north China's Shanxi Province, is under investigation for suspected "serious law and discipline violations," China's anti-graft authority...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:29
Vietnam's rubber export revenue down nearly 32 pct HANOI, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam is expected to earn 989 million U.S. dollars from exporting rubber in the first eight months of 2014, down 31.9...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:27
by Xinhua writers Liang Saiyu, Lai Yuchen, Tan Haoxuan GUANGZHOU, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese novelist Mai Jia has a very tight schedule during the summer vacation. With several book fairs staged in...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:27
ROME, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Italy's consumer price index (CPI) decreased 0.1 percent in August year-on-year, preliminary data by the Italian National Institute for Statistics (ISTAT) revealed on Friday...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:27
BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The process under which local Chinese graft inspectors report their findings will be further streamlined next year in a bid to catch more corrupt officials, the Communist...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:26
KIEV, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk on Friday said that his government sent a bill to the parliament, urging cancellation of Ukraine's non-aligned status to allow the...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:26
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. families earned more income but spent less in July as the lackluster economic performance held back their cashing in, according to a report released by the...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:26
Maldives president hails creation of new economic zones, promises greater development COLOMBO, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has hailed legislation passed in parliament this...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:24
Five Afghan police kidnapped following attack in western province HERAT, Afghanistan, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Five Afghan police were kidnapped Friday after their checkpoint came under attack by Taliban...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:24
KIEV, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- At least 2,593 people were killed in eastern Ukraine since fighting flared up in mid-April, a senior UN official said here on Friday. "At the beginning of the conflict an...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:23
BRUSSELS, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The eurozone's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.5 percent in July, stable compared with June, according to figures released by Eurostat, the statistical...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:22
Pakistan PM says he has not sought army's mediation in political crisis ISLAMABAD, Aug. 29(Xinhua) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday told parliament that he has not sought the army's...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:22
Malaysia Airlines recovery plan released, new company to take over KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia Airlines (MAS)' largest shareholder, announced Friday a 12-point...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:21
(Sports) Vietnam to host int'l badminton tournament HO CHI MINH CITY, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Yonex Sunrise -- Vietnam Open 2014 badminton tournament will kick off here from September 1 to 9,...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:21
1st LD Writethru: 13 die of Ebola in DR Congo KINSHASA, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- A total of 13 people, including five doctors, died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's Minister of...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:20
Syrian troops kill 15 rebels in ambush near Lebanon border DAMASCUS, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Syrian troops on Friday killed 15 rebels and injured 25 others in a rugged region northwest of the capital...