Xi sends congratulatory message to new UAE president
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday congratulated Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his assuming the presidency of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
IMF lifts weighting of RMB, dollar in SDR currency basket
The International Monetary Fund announced Saturday an increase in the weighting of the Chinese renminbi and U.S. dollar in the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) currency basket after completing a quinquennial review.
US marks 1 million COVID deaths
About 27 months since confirming its first COVID-19 case, the United States reached a once-unthinkable milestone on Thursday as its death toll crossed 1 million. Observers said that is a tragedy caused by a failure of governance and a lack of respect for human life.
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Oil prices jump as EU aims for Russian oil ban
Oil prices rose sharply on Wednesday after the European Union (EU) unveiled a plan to phase out Russian oil, triggering concerns over tight supplies.
Putin approves retaliatory sanctions over Russia-Ukraine conflict
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Tuesday on retaliatory sanctions against individuals and entities in response to their "unfriendly actions" over the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Exchanges give Sino-US ties a sporting chance
Exciting developments are happening in sports exchanges between China and the United States, an area in which the two sides have "tremendous opportunities" for future collaboration.
UNWTO confirms Russia's intention to withdraw
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) confirmed here on Wednesday that Russia had announced its intention to withdraw from the organization.
COVID-19 pandemic not over yet: WHO
"When it comes to a deadly virus, ignorance is not bliss. The WHO continues to call on all countries to maintain surveillance," WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
Twitter accepts Elon Musk's acquisition offer
Twitter announced on Monday it has accepted Tesla CEO Elon Musk's offer to acquire the company at $54.20 a share, valuing the social media platform at $44 billion.