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Explosion at French nuclear plant, ‘no radiation risk’

10 Feb, Caen: An explosion at a nuclear power plant on France's northwest coast caused minor injuries today, but the authorities said there was...

Trump writes letter to Chinese President Xi, seeks ‘constructive relationship’

9 Feb, Washington : US President Donald Trump sent a letter to China’s President Xi Jinping on Wednesday saying he looked forward to working with...

Sri Lanka wants stronger relations with China, says FM

9 Feb, Colombo: Sri Lanka, on Wednesday said it shared very good relations with China and looked forward to working closely with them. Foreign Minister,...

Israel settlement law crosses ‘thick red line’: UN

8 Feb, Jerusalem: A new Israeli law legalising dozens of Jewish outposts built on private Palestinian land crossed a "thick red line" towards annexation...

Guard kills Afghan diplomat in Pakistan

7 Feb, Karachi, Pakistan: An Afghan diplomat in the Pakistani port city of Karachi was shot and killed by his security guard who opened fire...

Eighteen killed in massage parlour fire in China

6 Feb, Beijing: Police detained one person Monday in connection with a fire at a foot massage parlour in China that killed at least...

Nearly 1,600 foreigners get China “green cards” in 2016

6 Feb, Beijing: In 2016, 1,576 foreigners became permanent Chinese residents, an increase of 163 percent on the previous year, according the Ministry of...

US court rejects bid to reinstate Trump travel ban

5 Feb, LOS ANGELES: A US federal appeals court early Sunday rejected a request by the Department of Justice to immediately reinstate President Donald...

Thousands protest in US, Europe over Donald Trump travel ban

5 Feb, New York: From London and Paris to New York and Washington, thousands of people took to the streets in American and European cities...

7 dead in North China car accident

4 Feb, Shijiazhuang: Seven people were killed when a car crashed into a wall in a county road in north China's Hebei Province, local...