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Italy Earthquake Death Toll Soars To 267

The death toll after the powerful earthquake in central Italy has climbed to 267, the country’s Civil Protection Department said on Friday. A total...

Obama’s Daughter Malia To Attend Harvard After Gap Year

Malia Obama, the elder daughter of US President Barack Obama, will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after taking a gap year,...

World Water Week To Focus On Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

The 2016 World Water Week kicked off on Monday, focusing on water to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Opening the event, Secretary General of...

More Than 650 Kids Turned Into Child Soldiers In S. Sudan In 2016

More than 650 children have been recruited into armed groups and forces in South Sudan since the start of 2016, the United Nations Children's...

US Identifies 10 More Locally Spread Zika Cases In Florida, Travel Notice Issued

The US state of Florida has identified 10 additional cases likely caused by local mosquito bites, bringing the total number of people with locally...

China Launches First-Ever Quantum Communication Satellite

China successfully launched the world's first quantum satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern Gobi Desert at 1:40 a.m. on Tuesday. In a...

New Magnitude 4.4 Earthquake Registered In Central Italy

Another earthquake was registered near the central Italian city of Arquata del Tronto in Le Marche region, according to local media. A 4.4-magnitude earthquake took...

Turkey President Urges Obama To Extradite Leader Of Opposition Movement

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday reiterated a call for his US counterpart Barack Obama to hand over the leader of an opposition...

FAW-Volkswagen Starts Building North China Plant

FAW-Volkswagen on Wednesday started the construction of its north China production base in Tianjin. With an investment of 19.5 billion yuan (USD3 billion), the car...

Singapore Confirms 26 More Cases Of Locally Transmitted Zika Infection

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday confirmed 26 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, bringing the total number of infected cases...

China Floods Death Toll Climbs To Over 160, About 120 People Missing

Floods in China claimed 161 lives and left 123 people missing, the Chinese Civil Affairs Ministry said on Sunday. On Saturday, the number of people...

China Toys Improving Quality, Popular Among EU Customers

The quality of China-made toys, which take the lion's share of the European Union market, has been improving over the years, an industry association...

Another Baby Panda Born In SW China

Another giant panda cub was born at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province during the early hours of Monday. The...

Obama Reiterates US “Unwavering Support” For Democratically-Elected Civilian Turkish Gov’t

US President Barack Obama on Saturday reiterated the US "unwavering support" for the democratically-elected civilian government of Turkey in the aftermath of a coup...

Mitsubishi Breaches 600,000 Local Production In PH

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) has manufactured 600,000 vehicles in its 53 years of its business in the country. MMPC President and CEO Yoshiaki Kato...

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