Trump declares national emergency over border wall, igniting new battles
U.S. President Donald Trump signed on Friday a national emergency to expand the U.S.-Mexico border wall and push for his signature campaign promise.
World leaders convey Spring Festival greetings, stressing relations with China
The 2019 Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday. Many world leaders conveyed their best wishes to China and all the Chinese around the world were gearing up for celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival.
Lippi leaves China as coaching contract ends
Marcello Lippi, the legendary 70-year-old Italian coach, left China on Tuesday as his contract as the national head coach ended after the AFC Asian Cup tour.
Fresh round of China-U.S. trade talks start in Washington
China and the United States kicked off here on Wednesday morning a new round of high-level talks to address their differences on outstanding economic and trade issues.
Pelosi invites Trump to deliver State of the Union address on Feb. 5
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Donald Trump to deliver the State of the Union address on Feb. 5, according to her deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill.
Venezuela breaks off diplomatic relations with US
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on Wednesday that the country has cut off diplomatic relations with the United States, giving American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country.
U.S. recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader as nation's "interim president"
U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the United States had recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the nation's "interim president," a move that came after Nicolas Maduro was inaugurated as president of the Latin American country earlier this month.
2nd Trump-Kim summit expected to be held in Vietnam
The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is expected to take place in Vietnam, with three candidate cities being under consideration, U.S. media reported Sunday.
World's oldest man from Japan dies at 113
The oldest living man in the world, 113-year-old Masazo Nonaka from Japan, died at his home on Sunday, local media reported.
AFC Asian Cup: Group stage ends with Oman, Vietnam advancing last
After 36 matches, the group stage of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 ended here on Thursday with Oman and Vietnam clinching the last two tickets for the round of 16 knockouts.