Democratic and Republican US senators exasperated with the Obama administration's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine threatened on Wednesday to pass new sanctions without waiting for the Obama administration to act.
Confrontation with the US would be disastrous for both countries as well as the world, President Xi Jinping said Wednesday addressing an annual bilateral dialogue here in Beijing.
Shanghai-based Zhinzhen Internet Technology wins over Apple in a Beijing court, upholding validity of a patent held by a Chinese company, clearing the way for Zhinzhen Internet Technology to continue its own case for infringing intellectual property rights.
On Wednesday, one of the biggest typhoons churned Okiwana, heading towards Japanese main islands, left 20 people injures, one seriously.
At least two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Tel Aviv on Wednesday were shot down mid-air by Israel's Iron Dome defense system, the Israeli military said.
North Korea on Wednesday fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea in the latest in a series of launches interspersed with spurned peace overtures to South Korea.
Iraq said the Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad, where 2,500 chemical rockets filled with the deadly nerve agent sarin or their remnants were stored along with other chemical warfare agents.
A dozen mothers in an asylum-seeker camp have reportedly attempted suicide so their children can be settled in Australia, piling pressure on prime minister Tony Abbott who Wednesday said he would not be morally blackmailed.
An Indian-American man has been sentenced to six months in prison for concealing more than 8 million dollars in bank accounts in India and UAE.
On Tuesday, Ukraine rejected peace talks with pro-Russian rebels on a truce to halt an insurgency convulsing the ex- soviet nation until they laid down their arms.
Mahatma Gandhi, who led efforts to end British rule in India and was repeatedly imprisoned, is to be honoured with a statue outside the UK parliament which will stand alongside tributes to several colonial-era enemies.
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday requested $3.7 billion in emergency funding from Congress to help cope with a surge of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America.
Iranian journalist and blogger Marzieh Rasouli reported to Evin prison on Tuesday to serve a two-year sentence and receive 50 lashes over charges of spreading anti-government propaganda, sources close to the journalist said.
Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory on Tuesday in Afghanistan’s disputed election, blaming fraud for putting him behind in preliminary results as fears rise of instability and ethnic unrest.
Members of the infamous ‘Cambridge Five’ spy ring were ‘constantly drunk’ and were ‘not very good at keeping secrets’, according to files from the Mitrokhin Archive released at Churchill College, Cambridge, on Monday.