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Beijing: Official data released by the Chinese government showed the country's youth jobless rate has hit a record high of 19.9 percent, media reports said. more
Chinese anime fan allegedly detained, interrogated by police for wearing traditional Japanese dress

Beijing: A Chinese anime fan has claimed she was detained by police and interrogated for wearing kimono, a traditional Japanese dress, to pose for photos in the eastern city of Suzhou, me ...

Huge explosion rocks Kabul Mosque, many feared killed

Kabul/IBNS: A huge explosion rocked a mosque in the Aghan capital Kabul during evening prayers on Wednesday with many feared dead or injured, media reports said on Wednesday.

Thailand Police arrest Chinese businessman for illegally running online casino

Bangkok: Thailand Police have arrested a Chinese businessman for allegedly running an illegal online casino, media reports said on Wednesday.

400 Afghan families receive assistance from China

Aybak, Afghanistan: A total of 400 families in Afghanistan's northern Samangan province received assistance from China on Wednesday, provincial government official Wali Mohammad Stani ...

UN chief appoints inaugural Internet Governance Forum Leadership Panel

New York: Ten distinguished persons hailing from all regions of the globe have been appointed to serve on the Secretary-General’s inaugural Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Leadershi ...

US: First Lady Jill Biden tests COVID-19 positive

Washington: US first lady Jill Biden has tested COVID-19 positive.

Humanitarian funding still needed for ‘pure catastrophe’ situation in Afghanistan

Although $4.4 billion is required to fund humanitarian operations in Afghanistan, $1.8 billion has been received so far, or roughly 40 per cent, a senior UN official told journalists in N ...

Mali: Security situation deteriorates, human rights concerns rise

New York: UN troop rotations in the peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA) resumed on Monday with a new approval mechanism one month after they were suspended by the ruling junta, which a ...

Yemen: UN envoy underscores need to ‘end the conflict, not merely manage it’

New York: The Security Council has a joint responsibility to help Yemen take the “necessary and decisive steps towards peace,” the country’s UN Special Envoy told the am ...