UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday regretted the lack of progress toward the total elimination of nuclear weapons and the risk of backsliding.
China's railways saw 15.09 million passenger trips on Thursday, a record high for the period since the start of the COVID-19 epidemic, due to the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, which runs from Oct. 1 to 8.
China on Friday rebuked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks on Uygur women as completely unfounded, saying those remarks are "another lie fabricated" by him.
With the regular measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic still in place, peace and joy have once again become the keywords of the first National Day holiday since the implementation of the national security law in Hong Kong.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's statements at High-level Meetings Marking the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN), demonstrating the global vision and firm commitment of China as a major country, have been welcomed and highly regarded by the international community, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday highlighted the extraordinary achievements women have made in the society and the challenges they face globally, calling for joint efforts to promote gender equality and women's development around the world.
The European Union has launched legal action against the United Kingdom over alleged breaches of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
The witness claimed the government of Ecuador had hired the company in October 2015 to provide security for the daughters of the country's president and to watch over the London embassy.
The Australian State of Victoria is undertaking a massive airborne reseeding program to boost the recovery of forests following last summer's historic bushfires.
The Japanese Health Ministry's advisory body on Friday approved a policy to provide all members of the public in Japan with a free dose of vaccine against COVID-19 in a move aimed at tackling the spread of the virus.
A team of Chinese researchers has discovered a new species of Apocynaceae in southwest China's Yunnan Province and named it Hoya gaoligongensis, the National Forestry and Grassland Administration (NFGA) said.
A scenic site in North China's Shanxi province has been closed and its administrators are under investigation by police after a fire at the site killed 13 people on the first day of the eight-day National Day holiday, local authorities said on Friday.
Chinese swimmers broke the world record of the mixed 4X100m medley relay in 3 minutes 38.41 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships in Qingdao on Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said early Friday morning that he and his wife, Melania, have tested positive for COVID-19, after a close aide had contracted the virus.
U.S. personal income decreased 2.7 percent in August, following the expiration of extra unemployment benefits provided by the federal government, the Labor Department said Thursday.
European Union (EU) leaders welcomed the target set by China to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060, according to a conclusion issued during an EU special summit early Friday.
The first regional hospital for women and children started trial operations on Thursday in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region."It will help to realize the goal of reducing the maternal and infant mortality rates and increasing the hospital delivery rate."
Jimmy Carter, the oldest living former U.S. president, turned 96 on Thursday.
The Chinese embassy in Britain on Thursday strongly condemned the despicable acts of separatist Hong Kong rioters who burnt the national flag and assaulted the embassy building.
China and the United States "should lose no time in taking bilateral relations onto the right track," Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Thursday.
Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 34 million on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. The global case count reached 34,092,696 with a total of 1,016,050 deaths worldwide as of 1:23 p.m.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday asked older people to be a priority in the global response to COVID-19, on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons.
"So, it is President Trump's fault that the forests have not been cleaned out of combustible dead wood and maintained," Nemhauser, a businessmen in the environment industry, said Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday that he won't agree to any rule changes at the remaining two debates with 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
An Egyptian archeological mission unearthed on Thursday a carved statuette of ancient Egyptian god Nefertum at Saqqara necropolis of Giza province near the capital Cairo, said the Egyptian ministry of tourism and antiquities in a statement.
From elaborate rituals to eating mooncakes, Mid-Autumn Festival customs have gradually changed over recent centuries. However, the modern version of the holiday still includes traditions and rituals that date back thousands of years
The "snapback" mechanism on sanctions against Iran has not been invoked, contrary to a U.S. claim, said Vassily Nebenzia, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, in his capacity as president of the Security Council for the month of October.
Chinese animated film "Jiang Ziya," also known as "Legend of Deification," opened Thursday in a limited theatrical release in North America on the occasion of China's National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival.
Security Council meetings will return, next week, to the venue where they belong -- the Security Council Chamber with the trademark horseshoe-shaped table in the middle, almost seven months after a lockdown by the coronavirus.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday asked New Yorkers to download the newly launched mobile contract-tracing app COVID Alert NY for self-protection and efforts to help contain the pandemic.