Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday (Dec 13), officials said.
Key members of Thailand’s royal family were present at Siriraj Hospital, where King Bhumibol Abdulyadej is under treatment, on October 12th amid news on the monarch’s unstable health condition.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said he would donate USD 950,000 in Nobel Peace Prize money to the victims of Colombia’s half-century conflict.
The United States President Barack Obama formally announced the lifting of U.S. sanctions on Myanmar on October 7th by terminating an emergency order that deemed the policies of the former military government in Naypitaw a threat to U.S. national security, which had been imposed on Myanmar for almost two decades.
On October 2nd, India, which accounts for about 4.5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, ratified the Paris climate change agreement, making it the 62nd country to do so.
The US Congress voted overwhelmingly on September 28th to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke during his eight-year presidency.
The race to the White House is entering a decisive phase as the two presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump begin their televised debates.
FARC rebels and the Colombian government met in Havana on September 21st to sign a historic peace accord, marking the end to a guerrilla war that has seethed for more than half a century.
China has finished building the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), the world’s largest single-aperture telescope.
31 more countries formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change on September 21st at the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly, greatly improving the pact’s chances becoming reality.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced on September 15th the creation of the first national marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean, preserving nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England, a northeastern region of the U.S.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said Washington is ready to lift economic sanctions on Myanmar.
Nearly two million pilgrims gathered at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj, starting from September 10th.
The United States has made the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, when al-Qaida terrorists hijacked four planes and flew them into the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon near Washington, while one crashed in rural Pennsylvania.
ASEAN leaders continue to voice deep concerns about the East Sea situation in the Chairman’s Statement of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits, which was issued on September 7th afternoon.
An exhibition entitled “All colors of Asia” has taken place at the State Darwin Museum in Russia’s capital Moscow on August 26th.
Business Insider has released the list of 36 most attractive museums, one of them belong to Vietnam which is popular museum attracting a lot of visitors by unique design and creativeness in display.