UN Condemns Taliban for Suppression of Journalists and Distorted Casualty

UN: Over 1,000 Civilians Killed Since Taliban Takeover Despite the end of the war in Afghanistan, numerous people continue to lose their lives violently...

Japan’s Successful Moon Landing Opens Possibility for Power Restoration and Lunar Exploration

In a significant development, Japan has announced that there is a possibility of restoring power to its Moon lander after it was switched off...

EU to Ramp Up Efforts to Shield Sensitive Assets from China

EU to Ramp Up Efforts to Shield Sensitive Assets from China Brussels (AFP) - The European Union will unveil a raft of measures Wednesday to...

Safeguarding China’s Youth: Striking a Balance between Protection and Freedom

Safeguarding China's Youth: Striking a Balance between Protection and Freedom In the heart of China's bustling metropolises and serene districts, a battle is being waged...

Out of sight, Mongolia is rocked by anti-corruption protests

This huge territory is landlocked between Russia and China and it is unusual for demonstrations, but suspicions of corruption in the coal industry have...

The UN summit personally returns to a world of divisions

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, speaking ahead of the General Assembly leaders summit, said the divisions in the world are "the widest since at least...

Dream come true’: Japan reopens to tourists

Japan reopens its doors to tourists after two and a half years of tough Covid restrictions, and travelers flock to it TOKYO (AFP) - Japan...

China’s President Xi Jinping Urges Accelerated BRICS Expansion for Global Equilibrium

China's President Xi Jinping Urges Accelerated Expansion of BRICS Group BEIJING (Reuters) - In a summit held in Johannesburg, China's President Xi Jinping called for...

Covid-19: China is not done with the virus… and with the restrictions

In China, the Covid-19 is starting again: the epidemic is even at its highest level for six months. No more question therefore of relaxing...

Death toll rises in Iran protests as internet services are cut off

The killing of Mahsa Amini, 22, in the custody of the Iranian morality police, sparked a wave of violent demonstrations. Paris (AFP) - At least...

“Marcos Continues the Controversial ‘Anti-Drug War’ in the Philippines”

"Marcos Follows the Script of His Predecessor" Under President Duterte, thousands of people were killed in his self-declared war on drugs in the Philippines. It...

China’s population fell in 2022 for the first time in 60 years

India should thus become this year the most populous country in the world. Chinese people wait for the metro in Guangzhou, China, November 15, 2022....

Millions of Muslims embarking on pilgrimage to Mecca without COVID restrictions

The Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, known as the Hajj, will begin this evening, for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, without...

China: Explore the Dizzying Tiger Leaping Gorge

Monday, January 16, the 20 Hours newscast sets off to discover an exceptional site in China: the Tiger Leaping Gorge. It is one of...

UN raises death toll from Kabul classroom bombing to 35 as women protest ‘genocide’

The death toll of the United Nations mission in the attack on the Kaj Higher Education Center is much higher than the death toll...

India Achieves Historic Soft Landing in Moon’s South Pole Region

India Achieves First Soft Landing in Moon's South Pole Region Just days after the failed Russian moon landing mission Luna-25, India has become the fourth...

Asian markets sway on recession fears as inflation data looms

Traders look to Tokyo as the yen dips towards the 145.90 level it touched last month, triggering a massive intervention to support the currency. Hong...

UN accuses Taliban of harassing female employees in Afghanistan

The Taliban have imposed strict rules on the behavior of women in Afghanistan since their return to power in 2021, particularly with regard to...

North Korean law allows first nuclear strike and makes program irreversible!

KCNA photo of North Korean Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles during a military parade in Pyongyang Seoul (AFP) - North Korea has passed a law allowing it...

China doubles down on coal as energy crunch bites

Coal loading onto trains at a coal plant in Huaibei, east China's Anhui Province, on June 23, 2022 - Coal power still makes up...

Beijing Launches Military Exercises in Disputed South China Sea

Beijing Launches Military Exercises in Disputed South China Sea Beijing recently announced the commencement of military exercises in the hotly contested South China Sea. This...

Thai Court Reinstates Reformist Ex-PM Candidate Pita as MP

Thai Court Reinstates Reformist Ex-PM Candidate Pita as MP Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand's Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of Pita Limjaroenrat, the former prime...

Xi Jinping’s visit to Moscow: Will China supply arms to Russia?

Chinese President and Vladimir Putin are due to sign very important diplomatic and economic documents on the second day of Xi Jinping's visit to...

Thousands evacuated as typhoon pounds Japan

Typhoon Nanmadol brought torrential rain, high waves and strong winds to southern Japan Minamata (Japan) (AFP) - Thousands took shelter in southwest Japan on Sunday...

Russian forces “besieged” near the main town of Ukraine in the annexed area

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a grand ceremony in the Kremlin Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP) - Ukraine announced Saturday that it has cordoned off several thousand...

Russia begins mobilizing forces to fight Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, or surrendered, urging Russians to resist Vladimir Putin's partial mobilization. Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP) - Moscow began a mandatory troop recall...

Xi and Putin look to challenge global order at regional summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for global order change at a summit challenging Western influence. Samarkand (Uzbekistan) (AFP) Russian President...

Biden pledges solidarity with Iranian women as protests spread

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - US President Joe Biden pledged solidarity with Iranian women Wednesday as eight people were reported killed in growing...

The Magelang Regency Government encourages creativity and innovation through cultural carnival activities

The Magelang Regency Government will continue to encourage any activities including the cultural carnival as an effort to promote creativity and innovation in the...

Hong Kong leader says he “mocks” US sanctions

The arrival of the mega yacht owned by the Russian oligarchs in Hong Kong has sparked controversy over sanctions HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong's...

A Modern Reflection of Ancient Splendor: The Pool at the Baths...

A Modern Reflection of Ancient Splendor: The Pool at the Baths of Caracalla In the heart of Rome, where history intertwines with contemporary innovation, a...