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.
Ten-month-old Bangladeshi siamese twins were recovering in hospital Wednesday (August 2nd) after what surgeons hailed as the country's "groundbreaking" first successful separation operation on conjoined siblings.
The Philippines has registered the fastest-growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Asia-Pacific in the past six years with a 140-percent increase in the number of new infections, the Health Ministry and the United Nations said on Tuesday (August 1st).
On the occasion of the National Day of the Kingdom of Morocco on July 30, let us catch a glimpse of the growth of Morocco nowadays, in an article written by Azzeddine Farhane, Ambassador of His Majesty The King of Morocco to Vietnam.
Severe monsoon flooding has killed 213 people in western India, an official said on Sunday (July 30th), as rescuers continue to sift through villages devastated by torrential rains.
The White House on July 26 announced that US President Donald Trump nominated diplomat Daniel Kritenbrink as new ambassador to Vietnam.
Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry speak out about coping with grief and loss after the death of their mother 20 years ago
A Chinese energy company is building 100 solar farms shaped like the bears along the route of the Belt and Road initiative.
Much of the once bountiful and lush-green rice fields was reduced to a dry, yellow-brown landscape, after successive years of scanty rainfall and severe drought.
Flooding across large parts of Myanmar has displaced more than 100,000 people, causing two deaths, while dramatic riverbank erosion has washed away a Buddhist pagoda, officials, residents and state media said on Monday (July 24th).
An Indian man who strummed the guitar as surgeons operated on his brain demonstrated on Thursday (July 20th) how the unusual procedure had cured the problem hindering his ability to play.
AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a United Nations report on Thursday (July 20th) proclaiming "the scales have tipped".
Meeting life-saving global health targets by 2030 could require investments by donors and national governments of up to USD 58 per person per year, or USD 371 billion annually, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday (July 17th).
Japan on Monday (July 17th) pledged it will provide USD 1 billion in aid for children and the youth around the world over the next two years as part of efforts to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Eighteen months after the surgery, Zion Harvey is "more independent and able to complete day-to-day activities", says a doctor at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where the operation took place.
A centenarian Japanese doctor who saw patients until just months before his death and helped set up the medical systems that have made Japan one of the world's longest-lived nations died on Tuesday at the age of 105.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday (July 12th) visited a region devastated by flooding over recent days and promised that the government would do everything possible to help rebuild.