Argentina & Spain into semi-finals, Serbia and Poland’s fairy tales end From

SHANGHAI, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — Serbia still stays at the latest FIBA Basketball World Cup Power Rankings, but its legend ended on Tuesday as Argentina ruled out the tournament’s favorite 97-87 in quarter-finals and reached the final four phase for the first time in last 13 years. Polish fairy tale also came to an end […]

China strongly condemns U.S. inclusion of Xinjiang police departments in “Entity List” From

BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) — China’s national anti-terrorism leading group office on Wednesday voiced strong condemnation of and firm opposition to the United States adding Chinese entities including police departments in Xinjiang to its “Entity List.” The office urged the U.S. side to immediately correct the wrong practice, withdraw the wrong decision and stop interfering […]

Bangladesh rank slips on WEF’s global competitiveness index to 105th place From

DHAKA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) — Bangladesh has slipped two positions to rank 105th out of 141 surveyed economies in the 2019 annual global competitiveness. A leading Bangladeshi think-tank, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), unveiled the report on behalf of the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) at a press briefing in Dhaka on Wednesday. Last […]

Trump says to participate in impeachment inquiry if “rules are fair” From

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) — U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would participate in an ongoing impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats “if the rules are fair.” Asked if he would cooperate with the Democrats running the proceedings if they held a full House vote on the impeachment, Trump told reporters at the […]

Turkey starts ground operation in northern Syria From

ANKARA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) — Turkish Armed Forces on late Wednesday began a land operation into northern Syria against the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG). “The Turkish Armed Forces and the Syrian National Army have launched the land operation into the east of the Euphrates river as part of the Operation Peace Spring,” the […]

Leaders of France, Germany to meet at weekend, Brexit on the agenda From:

PARIS, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) — Leaders of France and Germany will meet in Paris on Oct. 13 in preparation for the due European Union summit and to discuss ways to secure an orderly Brexit, the French presidency said on Wednesday in a statement. French President Emmanuel Macron will receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Oct. […]

Man who rammed and killed seven pedestrians shot dead

Seven people were killed and seven others were injured in an intentional collision by a driver in Zaoyang, central China’s Hubei province, according to a report by Zaoyang Metropolitan TV Channel on Friday. The incident occurred at 6 am on Friday, when a suspect drove a car into pedestrians in Taiping county, causing seven people […]