Category: WORLD

Chinese ex-Politburo member Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life for corruption

Chinese ex-Politburo member Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life for corruption

A Chinese court sentenced former top Communist Party official Sun Zhengcai to  life in prison after being found guilty of accepting millions in bribes ...
Britain Lobbying US to Remain in Iran Nuclear Deal

Britain Lobbying US to Remain in Iran Nuclear Deal

Britain's Foreign Secretary is set to lobby the Trump administration to remain a party to the 2015 agreement struck between Iran and world powers to l ...
Russian business eyes reform in Putin’s fourth term

Russian business eyes reform in Putin’s fourth term

Russian businesses are expecting wide-ranging reforms and are full of suggestions for a new government as Vladimir Putin begins a fourth Kremlin t ...
Five key events in post-Soviet Russia

Five key events in post-Soviet Russia

Vladimir Putin on Monday begins his fourth term as Russian president, but has kept the possible reshuffle of his inner circle a closely guarded se ...
Thai ‘dwarf giant’ Wanheng equals Mayweather’s 50-0 record

Thai ‘dwarf giant’ Wanheng equals Mayweather’s 50-0 record

Thai boxer Wanheng Menayothin clinched his 50th straight victory on Wednesday, stopping a Panamanian challenger to hold onto his WBC minimumweight ...
Australian Cardinal to Go on Trial for Sexual Abuse Charges

Australian Cardinal to Go on Trial for Sexual Abuse Charges

An Australian court ruled Tuesday that Cardinal George Pell, one of the Vatican's highest-ranking officials and a close adviser to Pope Francis, must ...
UK’s new interior minister promises immigration reforms after scandals

UK’s new interior minister promises immigration reforms after scandals

Britain's new interior minister pledged Monday to create a "fair and humane immigration" system hours after being appointed as he tried to move be ...
Chinese Foreign Minister to Visit North Korea

Chinese Foreign Minister to Visit North Korea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to neighboring North Korea this week, following a historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...
Paraguay Elects New President

Paraguay Elects New President

Voters in Paraguay have selected Mario Abdo Benitez of the ruling Colorado Party as the country's new president with 47 percent of the vote. His op ...
Chemical Weapons Inspectors Start Probe into Alleged Deadly Gas Attack

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Start Probe into Alleged Deadly Gas Attack

International chemical weapons inspectors face a dilemma. They’ve been supplied by rebels with the coordinates of the burial site of dozens of vict ...