Black Friday Holiday Shopping Kicks Off
The U.S. holiday shopping season is officially under way, with Black Friday discounts drawing millions of shoppers in stores and online.
For Obama, Ferguson Violence is a Personal Issue
The violence in Ferguson caused President Barack Obama to use language more forceful than he has in the past about race, breaking taboos abo...
South Africa Sees Male Circumcision as Way to Reduce HIV Infections
South Africa remains plagued by AIDS despite massive government and NGO efforts on prevention and life-sustaining Anti-Retro-Viral programs....
African Stars Give ‘Band Aid 30’ Ebola Track Cool Welcome
Dozens of British music stars have come together to record a new version of the song ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ to raise money for th...
[中英对照] Italian Espresso Expands Into Space
Italian-style espresso coffee has devotees around the world, with a growing number of people abandoning a regular cup of coffee for the thic...
Report: Double African Agriculture R&D
Sub-Saharan Africa’s long-term food security faces a number of threats. A new report recommends speeding up agricultural productivity, but ...
The End of AIDS Could be Within Reach
This year's World AIDS Day focuses on how to achieve an AIDS-free generation. The United Nations predicts that if prevention and treatment ...
Holiday Shopping Erodes Thanksgiving Tradition, Many Say
Never mind the traditional meal of roast turkey with family and friends on Thursday. For some, Thanksgiving Day marks the unofficial start ...
Chinese Tourism to US Expected to Grow
San Francisco is a major stop for Chinese visitors, and an agreement between China and the United States, announced in Beijing this month, p...
Future Uncertain for Asian Immigrants Facing Deportation in US
One group often overlooked in the U.S. immigration debate is the estimated 1.3 million illegal immigrants from Asia. President Barack Obama...
French Far-right National Front Reveals Russian Financing
Amid growing evidence of links between the Kremlin and far-right groups across Europe, France’s National Front has admitted taking a multim...
[中英对照] 'World’s Best Rice' Title Could Boost Cambodian Rice Exports
For the third year in a row, Cambodia’s premier rice has been voted the world’s best at the World Rice Conference.
New Bird Flu Strain Reaches Europe
A new strain of bird flu – known as H5N8 – has been detected in Europe. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says it poses a s...
Asia Seeks to Improve Vital Birth Registrations
This week government ministers from Southeast Asia are meeting in Bangkok to discuss how to improve official registrations of births, deaths...
Merits of Giving Ukraine Lethal Aid Debated
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has condemned what he calls Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, but stopped short of saying the United States...
Swiss Museum to Accept Nazi-era Art Trove
A museum in Switzerland has decided to accept hundreds of artworks from the son of a Nazi-era art dealer. German authorities seized a price...
Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Through June 30
International powers and Iran extended talks on a comprehensive deal over Iran's nuclear program, with new deadlines reaching into next yea...
World Health Organization's Ebola Response Draws Criticism
The head of the World Health Organization has admitted that there were problems with the organization's response to the Ebola outbreak in W...
Excessive Police Force Cases Spark Racial Violence
The August 2014 shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, re-ignited lon...
New Skateboard Defies Gravity
A futuristic dream only a couple of decades ago, the hoverboard – a skateboard that floats above the ground - has finally been made possibl...
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