US approves direct flights to Cuba
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US approves direct flights to Cuba

The United States has granted permission for US airlines to begin the first scheduled flights…

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Expert: Philippines case violates international law
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Expert: Philippines case violates international law

The view that the South China Sea arbitration case lacks legal basis is one shared…

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Brazilian Security forces hold security drills at Rio station ahead of Olympics
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Brazilian Security forces hold security drills at Rio station ahead of Olympics

Security forces in Brazil have carried out a drill simulating an attack on a subway…

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Rio protesters call for removal of acting president
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Rio protesters call for removal of acting president

Besides Zika and security concerns in Brazil, political chaos is also grilling the nation. Protesters…

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Kuczynski wins Peru presidential run-off
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Kuczynski wins Peru presidential run-off

Five days after the presidential election in Peru, Keiko Fujimori, daughter of imprisoned ex-president Alberto…

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Muslims join Jumu’ah prayer in ancient city of Kashgar
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Muslims join Jumu’ah prayer in ancient city of Kashgar

Muslims worldwide are currently celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. In Kashgar, Northwest China’s Xinjiang…

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China Population Day: Statistics for the world’s most populous country
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China Population Day: Statistics for the world’s most populous country

June 11 is China Population Day and here are some official statistics about the most…

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Philippines population growth slows as more opt for contraceptives
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Philippines population growth slows as more opt for contraceptives

The Philippine government census indicates that close to a million babies were born in 2015;…

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EU declares shutdown of Balkan route
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EU declares shutdown of Balkan route

For the first time in two years, the European Union has shifted its attention back…

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Euro 2016: 90,000 security officials to be deployed during tournament
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Euro 2016: 90,000 security officials to be deployed during tournament

Security concern, rotting trash and an ongoing workers strike were significant issues that people were…

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