2 female NASA astronauts complete spacewalk to upgrade battery

File photo: AFP Two female US astronauts wrapped up a spacewalk out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, upgrading the battery for...

Iran to leave NPT if nuke case sent to UN Security Council: FM

File Photo: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a press conference in Tehran, capital of Iran, on Feb. 13, 2019. Photo:XinhuaIranian...

BBC boss Tony Hall to step down in six months

File photo:AFPEmbattled BBC boss Tony Hall will step down in six months' time, he told staff on Monday, as the British broadcaster grapples...

Threat of volcanic eruption in Philippines could keep thousands displaced for weeks

A youth living at the foot of Taal volcano rides an outrigger canoe while the volcano spews ash as seen from Tanauan town...

Trump’s lawyers urge Senate to reject impeachment, acquit him speedily

US President Donald Trump holds an umbrella as he speaks to journalists before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White...

3 rockets land near US embassy in Iraq’s Baghdad

 File photo:XinhuaThree Katyusha rockets on Monday landed near the US embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad, an Interior Ministry...

2,400 Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters reach Libya: monitor

Fighters of Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord are seen during clashes with the east-based Libyan National Army (LNA) at the Al-Yarmook frontline...

Two police officers killed in Hawaii shooting

File photo:XinhuaAt least two police officers in Honolulu, Hawaii, were killed Sunday morning in an apparent shooting, according to local law enforcement sources.The...

Strikes against retirement reform highlight institutional crisis in France

Photo:AFPStrikes, protests, and disrupted traffic that began on Dec. 5, 2019 in France, are beginning to weigh on various sectors and reflect a...

Chinese, South Africans celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in Johannesburg

Dragon and lion dance teams celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival with a competition in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on Saturday. Seven teams...

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