Five people were killed and five police officers wounded on Friday (Feb 15) when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the outskirts of Chicago, police said.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 hit northern Japan on November 22nd, generating a tsunami that hit the nation's northern Pacific coast.
Pacific Rim leaders vowed on November 20th to fight protectionism and Chinese officials said more countries are looking to join a China-led trading bloc after Mr. Donald Trump's election victory raised fears the United States would scrap free trade deals.
Two Chinese astronauts returned to Earth early Friday morning (November 18th) after a month-long space lab mission that set a new record for their country's human spaceflight program and advanced preparations for China's first space station.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US president-elect Donald Trump have spoken over the phone to discuss efforts to improve US-Russian ties, the Kremlin and Trump's office said.
Vietnam destroyed nearly 2.2 tons of seized elephant ivory and 70 kg of rhino horns on Saturday, in one of its strongest moves yet to stop illegal wildlife trafficking.
Messages of congratulations to Mr. Trump are now being sent to him from all over the world.
Republican Donald Trump has defeated his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the US election and will become the 45th President of the United States.
Thousands of soldiers dressed in period uniforms along with a wide range of historical military hardware have taken part in a march marking the 75th anniversary of a legendary 1941 parade that saw Soviet troops off from Moscow to World War II battlefields.
Paris Agreement will take effect in November 4, less than one year of negotiation. This is the first universal climate change agreement to be unanimously approved by more than 190 delegations.
A Cambodia-Russia Cultural Week has been held in Phnom Penh for the first time to strengthen friendship and cultural exchange between the two countries, according to Cambodian News Agency (AKP).
17 Vietnamese poachers will be released and brought back to Vietnam on November 2 in the witness of President Duterte.
Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Dinh The Huynh called on the UN to continue cooperating with Vietnam in maintaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and climate change response.
A resolution calling for the end of the United States embargo on Cuba was passed by 191 votes to zero at a plenary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on October 26th.
United Nations on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with Ministry of Justice of Vietnam organized the second regional legal research group meeting on sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism on Oct 27 in Hanoi.
African leaders on October 15th signed a landmark charter that aims to preserve the continent’s maritime security and safety.
After months of preparation, China has launched two astronauts into space on a mission to its orbiting laboratory on October 17th.