15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village
Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said.

Rural Poverty? Cooperatives!
The author is professor of peace studies, dr hc mult, is founder of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment and rector of the TRANSCEND Peace University-TPU . He has published 164 books on peace and related issues, of which 41 have been translated into 35 languages, for a total of 135 book translations, including ‘ 50 Years-100 Peace and Conflict Perspectives ,’ published by the TRANSCEND University Press-TUP . The post Rural Poverty? Cooperatives! appeared first on Inter...

15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide
BEIJING: Rescuers pulled 15 bodies from an avalanche of rocks that buried a mountain village in southwest China on Saturday (Jun 24) as an increasingly bleak search for some 100 people carried into the night. Only three survivors - a couple and their one-month-old baby - have been found so far ...

China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan
A frantic rescue operation continues in Sichuan province, with 15 bodies recovered so far.

China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan
A frantic rescue operation continues in Sichuan province, with 15 bodies recovered so far.

South Koreans march to protest US missile defence system
SEOUL: Thousands of protesters marched near the US embassy in Seoul on Saturday (Jun 24), accusing President Donald Trump of "forcing" South Korea to deploy a controversial American missile defence system opposed by China. The protest came as South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In heads to ...

Hopes Fade After Landslide Destroys Chinese Village
Rescue workers searched for survivors after a landslide in the southwestern province of Sichuan, a region of brittle, unstable mountains, but said their chances were slim.

South Korea president invites North Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics
SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday (Jun 24) invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker. The South and nuclear-armed North Korea are separated by one of the world's most heavily armed borders and remain technically at war ...

Six dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village
More than 100 Chinese villagers were feared dead on Saturday, 17 hours after a landslide buried their homes in southwest China as a day of searching by rescuers uncovered just six bodies, according to state media.

Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home
Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

S. Korea president invites N. Korea to 2018 Winter Olympics
PanARMENIAN.Net - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday, June 24 invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker, AFP reports. The South and

Muslims on India train assaulted 'because they ate beef'
A man confesses on television that he took part the attack after being goaded by his friends.

Singapore GK Hassan Sunny dislocates shoulder, breaks nose in S.League
Home United goalkeeper Hassan Sunny is in serious doubt for Singapores next AFC Asian Cup qualifier in September after finding himself in hospital after an S.League game on Friday night. Homes cruc

Chile strength comes from their experience Australia veteran Tim Cahill
Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill says he is not taking the challenge of Chile lightly ahead of Sundays crunch Confederations Cup clash. The looming clash in Moscow pits Ange Postecoglous youthful side

Alex Gersbach delighted to get Socceroos chance after late Confed Cup call
Alex Gersbach says hes looking to build on his fine performance for Australia against Cameroon after getting a late call up to the Confederations Cup. Gersbach, 20, was enjoying a sun-drenched week

At least eight miners die in explosion at Colombia coal mine
BOGOTA: At least eight miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and five more are missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the national mining agency said on Saturday. The explosion took place on Friday in the Cucunuba municipality in Cundinamarca province, an area where ...

Online concern over Chinese 'human embroidery' trend
PanARMENIAN.Net - Chinese media are asking parents to be vigilant about a new, online trend: stitching patterns into your skin, BBC News said. Online users have in recent weeks been posting pictures

Taekwondo Team Opens Door to Inter-Korean Cooperation
MUJU, SOUTH KOREA - A North Korean Taekwondo demonstration team visiting South Korea could present a way forward to reduce tensions by using sports to reestablish a channel of dialogue and cooperatio

How CPEC Security Will Test the ‘All-Weather Friendship’ of China and Pakistan
If Pakistan can't ensure the safety of Chinese workers, it should expect a cold shoulder from Beijing.

S Koreans march to protest US missile defence system
Seoul - Thousands of protesters marched near the US embassy in Seoul on Saturday, accusing President Donald Trump of forcing South Korea to deploy a controversial American missile defence system opp

6 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide
BEIJING: At least six people were found dead and over 100 remained missing hours after a massive landslide buried a mountain village in southwest China on Saturday (Jun 24) as rescuers frantically scoured through rocks for survivors. A couple and a baby were rescued and taken to hospital after ...

Cricket Australia confirms pre-Bangladesh tour camp
Melbourne [Australia], June 24 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Saturday confirmed that the national cricket team will undergo a week-long camp at Darwin before moving to Bangladesh for a two Test series i

South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North
If the North and the South form a team for the Winter Games next year, it would represent a major milestone in inter-Korean relations.

China, U.S. agree on 'irreversible' Korean denuclearization efforts
PanARMENIAN.Net - China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be complete, verifiable and irreversible, Chinese state media said on Saturday, June 24,

Will the Qatar crisis engulf India as well?
Author: Ashok Sajjanhar, Institute of Global Studies A political earthquake shook the Persian Gulf and its neighbours on 5 June 2017 when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt all severed links with Qatar, a member of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). These countries were soon joined by Libya, Yemen and the Maldives. […]

For Eid, Catholics change their Mass timetable to leave carparks free for Muslim ...
In Jakarta, car parks for the cathedral and mosque are used by both communities. Early morning moves to "leave room" for the celebrations of the Islamic feast. Message from the Archbishop of Jakarta.

5 dead, 120 people missing in China landslide
BEIJING: At least five people were found dead and more than 120 remained missing hours after a massive landslide buried a mountain village in southwest China on Saturday (Jun 24) as rescuers scoured through rocks for survivors. A couple and a baby were rescued and taken to hospital after dozens of ...

DPM Tharman to visit Beijing, Tianjin, Dalian
SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will be in China from Jun 25 to Jun 29, in a visit that will take him to Beijing, Tianjin and Dalian. Announcing the dates on Saturday (Jun 24), the Prime Minister's Office said Mr Tharman will attend the World Economic Forum's annual June ...

China, US agree on aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation
China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said on Saturday, reporting the results of high level talks in Washington this week.

Sale prices for second-hand private jets fall 35%
Rich find their planes are hard to sell because of a glut created a decade ago

Contenders vie to be China’s next central bank governor
Zhou Xiaochuan set to stand down after 15 years at helm of People’s Bank of China

On the last Friday of Ramadan, Saudi Security Forces foil terror attack at Islam's holiest site - the Grand Mosque in Mecca
MECCA, Saudi Arabia - Thwarting a plan that would spell disaster - Saudi Security Forces revealed on Saturday that they had foiled an attack being planned near the Grand Mosque area in Mecca.


Grenfell tragedy spurs Camden to evacuate towers
London council moves 650 families from Chalcots estate after fire safety inspection

This Super Common Beauty Product Could Be Linked to Breast Cancer
A new study conducted by Rutgers School of Public Health found a connection between hair dye and relaxer usage and an increased chance of developing breast cancer. The results show that way these products affect you has a lot to do with your race. The study found that African-American women who used dark brown or black hair dyes saw a 51 percent increased risk of developing breast cancer. These products also led to a 72 percent increase specifically in estrogen-positive ...

Erdogan's game: Koran read in Hagia Sofia for first time since Ataturk
The reading transmitted by state TV. Groups tied to Bulent Arinc, former vice president, and the brotherhood of the Naxbantiya, to which Erdogan belongs, want to reopen the basilica as a mosque.

Sectarian group claims Pakistan bombs; death toll rises to 50
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan: A faction of Pakistan-based sectarian militants Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Saturday claimed responsibility for twin bombs that hit a market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, killing at least 50 people ahead of the holiday marking the end of Ramadan. LeJ's Al Alami ...

China's party paper trumpets UN rights resolution as combating West's monopoly
BEIJING: The West's monopoly on rights has been dealt a blow by the United Nations' decision to adopt a China-led resolution saying development promotes human rights, an editorial in the official paper of China's ruling Communist Party said on Saturday. The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday ...

Syrian Olympic football team loses to Oman in a friendly match
Muscat, SANA - The Syrian Olympic football team lost 0-1 to Oman in a friendly match held on Friday in Muscat within the two teams preparations for Asian Cup under - 23 qualifications scheduled next

Mongolian voters weigh love-hate relationship with China
The waving flags, triumphant song and rousing speeches of a Mongolian presidential campaign rally were interrupted by a fight that broke out in the crowd.

New Zealand to take on British and Irish Lions
New Zealand snuff out the British and Irish Lions' hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display in the first test of the three-match series.

New Zealand outclass British and Irish Lions
New Zealand snuff out the British and Irish Lions' hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display in the first Test in Auckland.

China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearisation
China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said on Saturday, reporting the results of high level talks in Washington this week.

Administration OKs $2 Billion Drone Sale to India
The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.   India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. The deal is estimated to be worth about $2 billion. The offer is still subject to congressional approval. Modi visits this week   The green light from the administration marks a further deepeni...

Panda mania hits Germany as China's cuddly envoys arrive
Germany was bracing for panda mania as furry ambassadors arrive from China on Saturday, destined for a new life as stars of Berlin's premier zoo. The pair, named Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, will be jetting in on a special Lufthansa cargo plane, accompanied by two Chinese panda specialists, the Berlin Zoo's chief vet and a tonne of bamboo. Berlin's mayor, China's ambassador to Germany and a gaggle of journalists will greet the VIPs as LH8415 pulls to a stop on the tarmac of Schoenefeld airport.

Barack Obama received 'intelligence bombshell' on Russian hacking plans, investigators report
Barack Obama received an “intelligence bombshell” from the CIA to warn him of a hacking campaign led by Vladimir Putin to help Donald Trump win the US election, it has been reported. The Russian president had given specific instructions on the operation’s objectives to defeat Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton, and help get her opponent elected, the Washington Post revealed in a special report. Citing interviews with current and former senior US officials, the newspaper detailed how the Obam...

Landslide in China Is Feared to Have Buried Over 140 People
In a village in Sichuan Province, an avalanche of mud and rocks buried as many as 40 homes in a village, officials said.

China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation
China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said on Saturday, reporting the results of high level talks in Washington this week.

China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearization
BEIJING: China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said on Saturday, reporting the results of high level talks in Washington this week. "Both sides reaffirm that they will strive for ...

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